A Charlotte NC recording studio serving producers, musicians, self-recordists & project studios

Use Catalyst's wide array of analog & digital gear to bring the most out of your recordings. Audio problems? Catalyst always has a solution!
  • Catalyst's control room, winter 2014
    Catalyst's control room, winter 2014
  • Catalyst fisheye, photo: Shakti Subramanium
    Catalyst fisheye, photo: Shakti Subramanium
  • Guitar amps and pedals at Catalyst
    Guitar amps and pedals at Catalyst
  • Gear for capturing bass guitar at Catalyst
    Gear for capturing bass guitar at Catalyst
  • Deirdre Kroener of Grown Up Avenger Stuff
    Deirdre Kroener of Grown Up Avenger Stuff
  • Tacam MSR-16, photo: Shakti Subramanium
    Tacam MSR-16, photo: Shakti Subramanium
  • Brandon Nater on trumpet
    Brandon Nater on trumpet
  • Cullen West of Bums Lie as seen in PAR
    Cullen West of Bums Lie as seen in PAR
  • Neil Jackson w/ Blue's Reactor mic as seen in PAR
    Neil Jackson w/ Blue's Reactor mic as seen in PAR
  • Gideon Smith and band at Catalyst
    Gideon Smith and band at Catalyst
  • Rhyne Franklin of Hoverboard
    Rhyne Franklin of Hoverboard
  • Bale & Smyth Co.
    Bale & Smyth Co.
  • Ultralush
    Ultralush
  • Nute with Rob (circa 2000)
    Nute with Rob (circa 2000)
  • Rob and Rachael of Angwish at the Milestone
    Rob and Rachael of Angwish at the Milestone
  • Rob with Via
    Rob with Via
  • So Actuate
    So Actuate
  • Mego Dirge with Rob
    Mego Dirge with Rob
  • Perry Fowler at Catalyst
    Perry Fowler at Catalyst
  • JoJo tests the Snoop Dogg mic
    JoJo tests the Snoop Dogg mic
  • 187 Deathstep and Ampex 440
    187 Deathstep and Ampex 440
  • Solid state drives (right) as used in Catayst's Mac
    Solid state drives (right) as used in Catayst's Mac
  • Catalyst's Yamaha upright piano
    Catalyst's Yamaha upright piano
  • The Lights Fluorescent
    The Lights Fluorescent
  • Catalyst's house bass, Ventura circa 1970
    Catalyst's house bass, Ventura circa 1970
  • Handmade cork absorber/diffusors
    Handmade cork absorber/diffusors
  • Blue Sky monitors as used at Catalyst
    Blue Sky monitors as used at Catalyst
  • Catalyst's Daking FETIII compressor
    Catalyst's Daking FETIII compressor
  • AMS-Neve 4081 mic pre
    AMS-Neve 4081 mic pre
  • Audio Writer & Reviewer

    Catalyst’s Rob Tavaglione is a veteran audio writer who writes feature stories, editorials, blogs and reviews gear for Pro Audio Review Magazine, Pro Sound News & occasionally for Audio Media Magazine (in the UK). Rob has written over 175 articles and reaches over 150,000 audio engineers a month through print & web.

  • Music Recording

    • Tracking
    • Stem-mixing
    • Editing
    • Mastering
    • Mixing
    • Location Recording
  • Production

    Self-produced artists and producers are preferred at Catalyst, but we can offer production help too if you’d like.

    Whether you’d like songwriting advice, arrangement help or simply a producer to inspire you, we’re here for you. Every production project is custom, so please contact us for pricing.