Looking for a great studio?

Posted on June 15th, by Mitch in Blog. Comments Off on Looking for a great studio?

On Tour and looking for a studio to record in?  Check out Fastback Studios.  We are a 3,000 sqft. recording studio that offers recording, mixing and mastering for your project needs. You can contact Mark directly to book your session ~ 206.920.5438, or contact us through our contact page.

Here are some of the things we have to offer.

~ API console and a large selection of analog outboard gear

~ Neumann and Telefunken microphone collection

~ Easy access off of the I-5 freeway. ( Exit 174 )

~ Tour bus and van access & parking

~ Area restaurants and hotels

~ Large live drum room 22x33x12

~ 3 Isolation booths

~ Dedicated mastering lab

~ Lounge with Wi-Fi


Fastback 25 amp tone now on Two-Notes Audio!

Posted on May 2nd, by Mitch in Blog. Comments Off on Fastback 25 amp tone now on Two-Notes Audio!

You can now take the Fastback Sound with you when and wherever you need to record. Check out and download the Fastback25 Wall of Sound Plug-in for just $13.50. The Fastback tone blends the classic sounds of a Celestion® Pre-Rola G12M Greenback 4×12 speaker cabinet with Fastback’s modern and historic microphone collection and our bold live room sound, to give the mix that perfect balance of clarity, drive and tone.

The Fastback Sessions

Posted on February 7th, by in Blog. Comments Off on The Fastback Sessions

Something that has received a lot of buzz lately is The Fastback Sessions. The Fastback Sessions are a documentary series showcasing the talent in the Northwest. Invite only acoustic performances + live video/audio recordings. We do this show once a month and you can follow the sessions both on our Facebook page or our Youtube page.

Gear Addicts Talk Show

Posted on January 7th, by in Blog. Comments Off on Gear Addicts Talk Show

Want to know more about home recording technics? Our good friends Jason and Ryan from Gear Addicts had a round table discussion with our own Chief Engineer Jason Lackie and engineer Aaron Smith. Head over to our video page and enjoy the discussion on microphones, DAW systems, gear cost and more.

Neumann SM2

Posted on October 6th, by in Blog. Comments Off on Neumann SM2

The Neumann SM2 Stereo Mic was released from 1957 through 1966 and was the first stereo condenser mic built by Neumann. The SM2 consists of two KM56 small microphone capsules that can be rotated against each other to vary the recording angle between Omni, Cardioid and Bi-Direcional.

Kawai Grand Piano

Posted on October 5th, by in Blog. 1 Comment

Here is sound clip of our Kawai Grand Piano. This piano is a center piece in our 22 x 33 x12 live room

Tape, Tape, Tape.

Posted on October 3rd, by Mark Naron in Blog. Comments Off on Tape, Tape, Tape.

Mix Magazine Review

Posted on September 18th, by Mark Naron in Blog. Comments Off on Mix Magazine Review

FBS is featured in the September issue of Mix Magazine.  So our little secret is out that we are building a custom API console.   Want to know a little more, see what Mix Magazine says about FBS.



Amplifier Clinic at FBS, June 1st. 3pm-8pm

Posted on April 30th, by in Blog. Comments Off on Amplifier Clinic at FBS, June 1st. 3pm-8pm

Come by FBS Saturday June 1st from 3pm-8pm.  We will be showcasing the Fastback amplifier line from 18 watts to 100 watts.  Bring your favorite guitar, beer is on us.  See you then.

Fastback outboard gear video

Posted on March 29th, by in Blog. Comments Off on Fastback outboard gear video

Click on the RCA BA6A photo and it will link you to our Fastback You tube channel.  This video is a quick look at our Fastback outboard gear.  Our gear dates back from 1945 through today.  Also check out our photos with detailed information about our gear.

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