STUDIOS AND ENGINEERS
Western Sound Studios (Kalamazoo, MI) - WMU's full-service recording studio, and audio education program.
Glenn Brown Productions (Lansing, MI)
Willis Sound (Willis, MI)
37ent - (Kalamazoo, MI)
Broadside Productions (Kalamazoo, MI)
Third Coast Recording Company (Grand Haven, MI)
Centennial Sound (Grand Rapids)
Troubadour Recording (Lansing, MI)
Second Story Sound (Grand Rapids, MI)
Reed Recording (Bay City, MI)
Amber Lit Audio (Grand Rapids, MI)
Rooftop Recording (Grand Blanc, MI)
Welcome to 1979 (Nashville, TN)
Anthony Gravino (Chicago, IL)
Saff Mastering (Chicago, IL
Plymouth Rock Productions (Plymouth, MI)
DIT Sessions (Kalamazoo, MI)
Kalamazoo Recording Company (Kalamazoo, MI)
Tempermill Studios (Ferndale, MI)
River City (Grand Rapids, MI)
Big Sky (Ann Arbor, MI)
Goon Lagoon (Grand Rapids, MI)
High Bias Recording (Detroit, MI)
VINYL PRESSING RESOURCES
Third Man Pressing (Detroit, MI)
Gotta Groove Records (Cleveland, OH)
Welcome to 1979 Vinyl Mastering (Nashville, TN)
Fido Motors - Electric scooters, made in Kzoo!
Fido Motors Cafe - Get yourself a cup o' joe with a lovely view of the Fido Motors' workshop
Kal-Tone Musical Instrument Co - Guitar luthier and instrument restoration
Elemental Media - Video and photo production company
Kalamazoo Piano Company - Sales and restoration
Stuffed Brain Studio - Graphic Design & Illustration
Black Thread Studio - Eana Apple Agopian, Artist
Metric Motorworks - Automotive Repair
Damn Handsome Grooming Co. - Soaps, Oils & Salves
KALAMAZOO FRIENDS AND BUSINESSES:
PFC - Kalamazoo's wonderful food grocer and co-op. Fresh, local, healthy, tasty.
Green Light Music - Record Store, new and used
Satellite Records - Record Store , new and used
Overneath Creative - Video production company
Heritage Guitars - Locally made, out of the old Gibson factory
Tremolo Instruments - Musical consignment shop
LAB Musical Instruments - Handcrafted guitars and basses
Rootead - Community and cultural center presenting dance, drumming, performances, and much more.
Laing's TV - TV, radio and electronics repair
Kazoo Audio - Hi-fi sales and repair
Cusack Music - Pedal geniuses from Holland, MI
Terrapin World Imports - Clothing and Gifts
Michigan News Agency - Local independent bookstore and newsstand
Kazoo Books - Local independent bookstore
Bell's Brewery - Famous beer, and world-class venue
Kalamazoo State Theatre - Historic venue
Los Brothers - Great family-owned neighborhood Mexican restaurant
Mi Pueblo - More great local noms
THE LIFE ARTISTIC IN KZOO:
Local Spins - Covering West Michigan’s music scene
Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo - Among many other events and services, they provide grants to Kalamazoo-area musicians and artists!
Crawlspace Eviction - Improv Comedy
Wellspring Cori Terry & Dancers - Modern Dance
Great Lakes Acoustic Music Association - Home of the Coopers Glen Music Festival
Kalamazoo Valley Museum - Science and history, and home of the Kalamazoo Fretboard Festival
Kalamazoo Public Library - A great supporter of local music!
Park Trades Center - Indoor mall of local artist studios and showrooms
All Ears Theater - Old-school radio dramas, performed in front on a live audience
Olive + Knüt - Music Industry Graphic Design
Kzoo Music Scene - Local music promoter and event organizer
GET OUTSIDE AND LOVE THE EARTH!
Kalamazoo Astronomical Society - Look up!
Open Roads - Teaching bike skills and maintenance to youth
Tiller's International - Classes and internships in rural arts
LOCAL ACTIVISM AND COMMUNITY RESOURCES
KNOW - Kalamazoo Non-Violent Opponents of War
ERACCE - Eliminating Racism and Celebrating Equality
Gryphon Place - Helping those in conflict and crisis
Soundbreaking - Great PBS documentary on recorded music
Harry Nilsson - Did Somenody Drop His Mouse? - Documentary on the making of his 1972 album "Son of Schmilsson", featuring tons of great session footage of the legendary Trident Studios.
The Sound Factory - Info on some this historic Kalamazoo recording spot, including ProCo Sound and Uncle Dirty’s Sound Machine Studios.