2022 — A Year of Anniversaries

Every now and then we stop in our tracks and say, “How long has this been going on?” Well, it happens that 2022 is a big year for anniversaries and celebrations for the Blue Coast family! 40th Anniversary of OTR Studios Hard to believe we opened the doors to the studio on January 1, 1982. […]

We Called Him Dino

If you’ve ever wondered why I become a recording engineer, here’s my “origin story”: Gone But Never Forgotten I met Dino more than 40 years ago with him having just moved to San Francisco after several years of his playing trombone with Ike and Tina Turner’s band… and later toured with Tina.  Like many who […]

The International Space Orchestra at OTR Studios

We were anxious to get back into the studio and do what we do best… record musicians playing live.  Little did we know what would happen when we took on the project with the International Space Orchestra. Evan Price, an old friend who was in the Turtle Island String Quartet, called us a few months […]