Production Samples"Every day of my life I think about the craft of recording studio engineering and about how I can challenge myself to constantly improve. My main goal is to insure that my clients are ecstatic about their finished projects."
– Tod Levine - Chief Engineer, Magnetic North Studio
MAGNETIC NORTH STUDIO is a unique recording studio environment designed for flexibility as well as for comfort. It was created for the discriminating artist with a realistic budget. Magnetic North provides a place where you can feel comfortable, creative, respected as an artist and valued as a client.
Magnetic North's "Class A" Analog mix desk combined with ProTools, Reaper, SawStudio and a host of classic outboard gear make for a powerful recording, mixing & mastering environment that is superior to "in the box" production.
Tod Levine brings over thirty years of professional studio experience to each session. All mastering and production at Magnetic North is performed personally by Tod to ensure that all projects are done at a consistently high level.
Tod Levine got his real start in professional audio beginning in 1980 working at his family's legendary company AUDIOTECHNIQUES in New York City. During this time Tod studied studio engineering with Howard Stein at White Cloud Recording on Long Island and he was also a full time music major at the famed High School for the Performing Arts in NYC. Shortly after that Tod became a staff engineer at White Cloud and a full time audio engineering student at the Center for the Media Arts, NYC. After graduating from C.M.A. Tod Became Chief Engineer of Jerry Marotta's Wigtown Studio in Long Island City, NY. Tod has held staff engineering positions at K-Town Studios, Funky Town, Platinum Island, Nevessa Studio, Applehead and Power Play Studios (The home of Boogie Down Productions).
Some of the extremely talented artists who have chosen to perfect their projects with MAGNETIC NORTH STUDIO:
Miles Davis, Donald Fagen, Basia, Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, Dave Brubeck, Jack DeJohnette, Sergio Mendes, Dave Grusin, Larry Coryell, Billy Cobham, Jeff Berlin, Spyro Gyra, Larry Carlton, Lee Ritenour, Michael Franks, Kevin Eubanks, Kenny G, Béla Fleck, Manu Katche', Mike Manieri, Lalo Schifrin, Gary Burton, Bill Frisell, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn, Al Jarreau, The Rippingtons, Randy Brecker, David Brecker, Eumir Deodato, Omar Hakim, Lenny White,Cassandra Wilson, Eddie Gomez, David Benoit, Hiromi. Mark O'Connor, Esperanza Spalding
Recording, Mixing & Mastering Credits:
Gail Ann Dorsey, John Sebastian, David Sancious, KRS One, Tony Levin, Annette Peacock, NRBQ, David Torn, Michael Bernier, Orleans, Boogie Down Productions BDP, Astrid Gilberto, George Shearing, Jerry Marotta, Tommy Be, Five Points Band, Layne Redmond, Aleah Long, Sweetbryar Band, Robin Ludwig, Acacia Ludwig, Jason Bowman, John Hall, Johanna Hall, Robbie Dupree, Donna Lewis, Homespun Tapes, Larry Hoppen, Ubaka Hill, Mosa, Jimmy Bralower, Robert Caradine, Buckwheat Zydecko, Voodelic, Illy Rap, Guy's with Eyes, PUC, Bibi Farber, Daria Grace, Pre War Ponies, Jack Grace, David Bernz, Jacob Bernz, Gary Burke, Bad Brains, Justin Love, Kate Pierson, Voodelic, Robert Thurman, Steve Gorn, Krishna Das, Shyamdas, Ray Spiegel, Raka Mukherjee, Aashish Khan, Snehashish Mazumder, Tejendra Majumdar, Pandit Ramesh Misra, Subhra Guha, Jimmy Weider, Peter Walker, Woodstock Film Festival, Jazziz Magazine, Ram Charan, Gus Mancini, Patti Martin, Krishna Devi, Uptown Horns, D.O.A., Ode to Orpheus, Bar Scott, Perfect Thyroid, Artie Traum, Conehead Buddha, Cindy Cashdollar, Jonell Mosser, T.J Cole, Les July, Serah Casperson, Weeds (Showtime), Hewlett Packard, Ford Sync, Nestle, Wonderful Pistachio Nuts, Kikkoman, Solartech, Susan Weed, Gangaji, Arundhati Devi, Jeremy Alsop, Harvey Jones, Steve Johnson, Chris Max, Prince Buster, Vague Assurances, Malamor, Futu Futu, David McDonald, Jimmy Eppard. Randy Ciarlante, On Ten Tu, Matt Chamberlain, Lew Soloff, Meg Johnson Band, New York Trio Project, Jeff "Siege" Siegel, John Menegon, Teri Roiger, The Crows, Lisa Lougheed, Ateeka, Mike LePond, Laurel Masse, Ross Rice, Dennis Yerry, Jai Uttal, Daniel Paul, Marcello Gilberto, Lunch Meat, Peacebomb, The Nitecaps, The Viginia Wolves, Sarah Perotta, Harvey Sorgen, The Ladybugs, Cowboy Junkies, James Krueger, Benjamin Herndon, Steven Michael Pague, David Wegman, Viberatto, Paul Rubin, John Berenzy, John Bruschini, XJ-5000, SPIV UK, Split The Bill, JD Saxon, The Fierce Nipples, Nic Harcourt, Cacophonic FM, Mosa, Johnny Monster band, Jacks Empty Hours, Arrowhead
Tod has also had the pleasure of assistiant engineering on sessions for:
Depeche Mode with Chris Lord Alge engineering,
The Swans "Love Will Tear Us Apart Again" produced by Roli Mosimann,
Friction debut CD produced by Roli Mosimann,
Big Pig remixes produced by Roli Mossimann
Recorded, Mixed and Mastered by Tod Levine for Magnetic North Studio.