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OPENING HOURS

Lessons:
Monday-Friday 3:00pm-8:00pm*

Saturday 9am-4-pm*

Sunday 9am-4-pm*

 

Rehearsal Space:
Monday-Friday 5:00pm-11:00pm*

​Saturday-Sunday 12:00pm-5:00pm*

ADDRESS

237 Riverview Avenue
Newton, MA 02466

info@parallelsoundstudio.com

857-366-9444

*Please note that our lessons and rehearsal space are available by appointment only.  While walk-in business is greatly appreciated, we cannot guarantee that someone will be here if there are no lessons schedued or rehearsal space booked at that time.

We enforce a 24 hour cancellation policy for lessons and room rentals.  Any lesson or room can be canceled or rescheduled provided it is not within the 24 hour hour period of its scheduled appointment.  This is to protect the livelihood of our teachers and staff and to allow them to properly schedule their week. 

© 2018 by Parallel Sound Studio.

  Rehearsal Studios 

A practice place for your band. That's right, professionally equipped and soundproofed studios are available at a low hourly rate. All our studios have brand new equipment and are capable of supporting a standard band setup. This includes 1 PA system with mixer and 2 speakers, 1 bass amp, 2 guitar amps and one standard drum set. Mics and stands are also provided. No need to call in advance, just ask when you arrive.  If you need anything else that we didn't mention here, please let us know in advance and we'll try our best to accommodate your request.

We enforce a 24 hour cancellation policy for lessons and room rentals.  Any lesson or room can be canceled or rescheduled provided it is not within the 24 hour hour period of its scheduled appointment.  This is to protect the livelihood of our teachers and staff and to allow them to properly schedule their week. 

Recording. Whether you want to record your live session, a few demo songs or fully featured album, we're here for you. Our sound engineers will work with you every step of the way.

 

To book your rehearsal space online, click here.  We are now using a

booking software called Mind Body.  It will allow you to book more

efficiently and even has an app that you will allow you to book on the run!

Please note that as of January 1, 2018, we had to increase our prices by a couple of dollars due to rising rent.  We want to keep the building we have and in order to do so, we need to pay our rent!  We hope you understand.

Studio A

The dimensions of this studio are 14 feet by 13 feet. Six people can comfortably sit or stand in this room. All walls and floor are soundproofed with two carpet layers and special third layer of rubber-like sound barrier material. Studio foam and bass traps are used on top of the carpet to better absorb and diffuse standing sound waves. The following equipment is available in this studio:
 

  • 2 Peavey Windsor 100 watt tube half stack guitar amplifiers

  • Fender RUMBLE 150 watt bass amplifier

  • Standard Pulse Pro 5 piece drumset

  • Behringer Europower PMP2000 powered mixer with 2 Behringer B212XL 800W speakers

  • Sheet music stand

  • White board
     

Microphones and mic cables (not guitar) also will be provided at your request.  No need to call in advance, just ask when you arrive.

Please note that due to damage or special requests, there is a possibility that not all equipment listed will be available, however reasonable replacements will be provided.


 

Studio B

The dimensions of this studio are 10 feet by 15 feet. Five people can comfortably sit or stand in this room. This studio is adjacent to our control room and is also used for recording. All walls and floor are soundproofed with two carpet layers and special third layer of rubber-like sound barrier material. Studio foam and bass traps are used on top of the carpet to better absorb and diffuse standing sound waves. The following equipment is available in this studio:
 

  • 2 Marshall MG100HFX/MG412A 100 watt half stack guitar amplifiers

  • Fender RUMBLE 100/210 100 watt bass amplifier

  • Standard Pearl 5 piece drumset

  • Yamaha EMX 312 SC powered mixer with 2 Behringer B212XL 800W speakers

  • Sheet music stand
     

Microphones and mic cables (not guitar) also will be provided at your request. No need to call in advance, just ask when you arrive.

Please note that due to damage or special requests, there is a possibility that not all equipment listed will be available, however reasonable replacements will be provided.

 

 

Studio C

The dimensions of this studio are 10 feet by 13 feet. This studio is small but can easily fit 4 people. For bands larger than 4 members please consider Studio A, Studio B orStudio D. All walls and floor are soundproofed with two carpet layers and special third layer of rubber-like sound barrier material. Studio foam and bass traps are used on top of the carpet to better absorb and diffuse standing sound waves. The following equipment is available in this studio:

 

  • 2 Fender FM212DSP 100 watt guitar amplifiers

  • Fender RUMBLE 100/210 100 watt bass amplifier

  • 5 piece Yamaha Stage Customm Birch Drum Set

  • AudioChoice by SoundTech QM 4 powered mixer with 2 AudioChoice speakers

  • Sheet music stand
     

Microphones and mic cables (not guitar) also will be provided at your request.  No need to call in advance, just ask when you arrive.

 

Please note that due to damage or special requests, there is a possibility that not all equipment listed will be available, however reasonable replacements will be provided.

 

Studio D

The dimensions of this studio are 14 feet by 13 feet. Six people can comfortably sit or stand in this room. All walls are soundproofed with special sound absorbing blankets. This room has wall to wall carpet. The following equipment is available in this studio:

  • 2 Fender Mustang V HD 150W half stack guitar amplifiers

  • Fender Rumble 350W 2x10 bass amplifier

  • Tama Rockstar 5-Piece drum set with cymbals

  • Yamaha EMX 312 SC powered mixer with 2 Yamaha BR12 12 2-Way speakers

Microphones and mic cables (not guitar) also will be provided at your request.  No need to call in advance, just ask when you arrive.

Please note that due to damage or special requests, there is a possibility that not all equipment listed will be available, however reasonable replacements will be provided.

 

 

​​Studio E

This is our showcase stage.  Bands can rehearse in a live setting situation complete with a light rig and work on their cues and general stage presence.   The stage is set in a large room and the dimensions of the stage are 16 x 10.  The following equipment is available in this studio:

  • Fender Hot Rod Tube guitar amplifier

  • Marshall DSL40 Tube guitar amplifier

  • Fender Rumble 150W 2x10 bass amplifier

  • Tama Silverstar 5-Piece drum set with cymbals

  • Behringer Europower PMP4000 powered mixer with 2 Yamaha BR12 12 2-Way speakers

Microphones and mic cables (not guitar) also will be provided at your request.  No need to call in advance, just ask when you arrive.

 

Please note that due to damage or special requests, there is a possibility that not all equipment listed will be available, however reasonable replacements will be provided.

 

 

 

 

Control Room

Our control room is very well equipped to help you create the sound you want. We use an all new digital PreSonus platform. Our main mixing console is a PreSonus StudioLive 16.4.2. Our DAW features Studio One Pro, version 2 also by PreSonus, which is completely integrated with the mixer itself. Apart from various software plugins we have numerous hardware features integrated into the console such as equalizers, gate, compressor, reverb, delay and many others. We can record up to 16 tracks simultaneously and later overdub an almost infinite number of tracks. 

We have all of the standard software packages that you would expect to find in a recording studio, including various effects, vocal correction, drum/beat track production and many others. 

Our studio monitors are very accurate KRK ROKIT 8 G2. As for the microphones, we have several professional studio mics made by SHURE and Audio-Technica: SM57, SM58, Beta 57A, Beta 58A, PG81, PG52, Beta 52, KSM-27, AT4033CL to name a few. 

Rent this studio hourly at $28.00/hour.
Rent this studio hourly at $25.00/hour.
Rent this studio hourly at $25.00/hour.
Rent this studio hourly at $28.00/hour.
Rent this studio hourly at $33.00/hour.