"The Year of Mocha" EP by Mocha Bands was released on August 19th, 2017. 18yr. old Mocha Bands much aniticipated EP is a solid body of work produced, recorded, and mixed by Sonny Carson & staff @ s5studio. A true artist who has been perfecting her craft since the age of 11 and now on display is her lyrical ability, versatility creativity, passion and love for hip hop.
Brooklyn bred emcee Kris Kasanova is rapidly becoming one of the most discussed rising artists in hip-hops new age. Known for his lyrical prowess, clever punch lines and in-your-face delivery, he’s rapidly transitioning from an underground act to main stage phenom.
Spring 2017 Kris recorded, and mixed his follow up album "Always Something" here at s5studio with the help of head engineer Sonny Carson.
s5studio's Sonny Carson, is called to help mix 90's R&B trio, Bell Biv DeVoe's new single, titled "Run." The single marks the return of their 15 year long break and is to be included on their fourth studio album, "Three Stripes." The LP is expected to be released early 2017. Although Carson's work is no stranger to being featured on Billboard.com, he is proud to be a part of the re-emergence of this nostalgic, American trio, as their new music video for "Run" is presented HERE.
To check out more of Bell Biv DeVoe's music, visit their VEVO page HERE.
Summer 2016, Swedish artist Lulu, is dropping her anticipated EP titled “What If”. The EP was crafted here at s5studio with the help of producer/engineer Sonny Carson. It will be featuring songs like Paved the Way, En Minut, and more. The project, which she wrote, explores topics such as fear, love, and self-acceptance, through 90s rnb inspired melodies soulful vocals, and trap inspired rhythmic ideas. Make sure to look out for it by visiting her website: www.lulumusiq.com
Memorial Day weekend marked the launch of a few new exciting things here at s5studio. First off, we decided to throw a Listening Party for our very own recording artist Mocha Bands. The fun-filled event attracted over 100 attendees and her project, that is scheduled to be released later on this year, received tremendous positive feedback. We also made a few upgrades to our studio by adding more high end pieces of outboard gear, which will allow us to produce a more sophisticated and refined sound. We are eager for you to take part of all of our new additions and we're confident that you will leave us wanting more!
Check out the launch of our new video series, "s5live". We will be featuring both live and recording session videos of artists we work with. In this episode s5Live presents Lulu, Kenny Dark, and Thalys Peterson’s acoustic interpretation of Ariana Grande’s “Almost Is Never Enough”