Neil Godbole - Laboratory Owner
Studio A - Producer/Engineer
Neil, a Bay Area Native, grew up surrounded by music. He began playing at a young age, and discovered his passion for the recording process after seeing how his father composed, arranged, and produced his own records in the 80’s and 90’s.
Neil holds a B.S in Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he specialized in Computing and Human Perception. After a decade in tech (Google, Raytheon, Amazon) and finance (Calypso, Opulent Lite), Neil switched gears and took over engineering and production work at the world famous Studio D at Hyde Street Studios in San Francisco from 2009 to 2011.
In 2011, Neil was named successor to the long enduring Bayview Studios in the East Bay. After renovations and updates were complete, the studio reopened in mid-2011 as Airship Laboratories.
At Airship Laboratories, Neil brings his interdisciplinary experience and background to production and engineering. Neil has collaborated with producers, songwriters, film directors, dance companies, and many musicians. He has worked with artists such as Zakir Hussain, Larry Coryell, George Brooks, Alam Khan, Jim Santi Owen, Salar Nader, Osam Ezzeldin, Selva Ganesh, The Alonzo King LINES Ballet, The Chitresh Das Dance Company, Farah Yasmeen Shaikh, Midi Matilda, Cosmic Machine, The Greening, and many others.
Nahuel Bronzini - Studio Burgundio
Studio A - Arranger/Producer/Engineer
Nahuel Bronzini is an Argentinean arranger and music producer living in the Bay Area and working with his production company, Studio Burgundio, since 2010. He is a Governor for the Recording Academy, San Francisco Chapter and a member of the Producers and Engineers Wing Committee, as well as a committee member for the AES SF Chapter.
Nahuel’s work focuses in the blending of acoustic instrumentation into pop and folk productions, making use of chamber type ensembles such as string quartets and horn sections as a complement to the work of solo artists and bands.
Nahuel is a graduate from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and from Escuela de Música Contemporánea (Argentina), and studied audio and acoustics at Universidad de Tres de Febrero (Argentina).
Nahuel has worked with groups and artists such as Fantastic Negrito, Tony Toni Toné!, MagikMagik Orchestra, Diana Gameros, D'Wayne Wiggins, Arun Shenoy and Kendra McKinley.
Reto Peter - Smalltune Music
Studio B - Producer/Engineer
Reto Peter has been actively producing and engineering music for over 20 years at prestigious studios in Boston, New York, Switzerland and the San Francisco Bay Area. He earned a Bachelor Degree in Music from Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he focused on Music Production and Engineering, and has been part of multi-platinum albums. His credits include: Green Day, The Counting Crows, Flipsyde, Mickey Hart, Modest Mouse and many chart topping artists from his native Switzerland. He also co-owns the production company tinytone music that produces music for television which can be heard on various cable networks and national ad campaigns.
Has been an active member of the local audio community as a producer, engineer, teacher, and voting member of the Recording Academy.
For more information including a full discography, visit Smalltune Music.
Ed Clare - Nova Noir Productions
Studio B - Producer/Composer
Edmond Clare AKA "Spookyrockstar" can create almost any style from any era, but he believes he is at his best when using his skills to help and artist realize their own unique style, and when bringing their to its best potential.
Obsessively studying trends, and using his expertise in both conventional and unconventional sound design within music has had even established producers around the San Francisco / Bay Area consulting with him on “how to get that latest sound”. Multiple companies and corporations have utilized him on recreating sounds of current and previous eras and bands.
His skill-set is currently utilized by both artists signed to Sony (Europe) and at Sony (Europe) itself. His past clients also include Conde’ Nast, PG Music Inc., Universal Music, and hundreds of artists over the lifespan of his career.
He is currently serving on the board of the West Coast Songwriters, and will be launching a YouTube and Periscope channel with the goal of helping artists become producers themselves.
Chris Hughes - Chris Hughes Sound
Chris Hughes is an audio engineer based in the San Fransisco Bay Area. His passion in the art and science of music has been present ever since he was very young and growing up in Colorado.
Chris moved to California in his late teens and studied music theory in Santa Barbara with emphasis on songwriting. That is also where he landed his first studio internship at the legendary Santa Barbara Sound Design.
Since then, he has moved up north, received a Batchelor's of Applied Science in Sound Arts from Ex'pression College for Digital Arts and started a successful freelance audio career. Over the years he has helped numerous bands create and release their music.