Project Description


A 4500 sq. foot, full-floor studio complex, Roc the Mic is highlighted by fully networked, spacious twin control rooms featuring SSL 9000 J and 4000 G+ consoles, plus a high-end Pro Tools production suite. All three rooms aim to set powerful new benchmarks in power and accuracy with custom Augspurger monitoring systems. Designed to meet Jay-Z’s standards for elegance, RTM is a study in 21st Century luxury and comfort. Centered on a massive communal lounge and flanked by private client areas, all ensconced in dark wood for a warm, rich environment, it quickly became one of the world’s hottest hip hop and R&B production studios. The WSDG team was committed to providing a great-sounding, extremely comfortable space totally conducive to a smooth workflow. WSDG principal architect/acoustician John Storyk has designed studios, for superstars ranging from Aerosmith to Alicia Keys’ “Roc the Mic co-owners Juan Perez and Jay-Z’s successful 40/40 Sports Club set the standard for their level of excellence here,