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Trend Def Studios

Trend Def Studios houses the talent of superstar producers Mike Gonsolin and Nick Nittoli, a production squad with a state of the art studio based out of West Hollywood, CA.

"The most prominent 'ONE STOP SHOP' for music production in the industry today"

Centralized in pop, rock, rap, EDM, dubstep and even cinematic scoring, Gonsolin and Nittoli have collectively worked with notable artists all across today's modern genres such as Lady GaGa, Moby, Sammy Adams, Cisco and Shwayze and Andy Milonakis.

The true beauty of this production powerhouse is their ability to work at creating the highest quality product for their clients. In an era of home studios and constant production corner cutting Trend Def Studios reminds their clients what it's all about to get a top of the line packaged product. "We pride ourselves on being the most prominent "One Stop Shop" for music production in the industry today. Whether it's writing, production, tracking, editing, mixing, mastering, artist development or label representation, we take great pride in having our clients leave with a finished product that is tantamount or superior to today's top recording artists."

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Mike Gonsolin

Mike Gonsolin is one of today's fastest rising pop, rock, EDM, dubstep and hip hop producers. With his signature sound productions and unique style he has quickly made a name for himself as the producer of our next generation, and as a true multi-instrumentalist his music productions and compositions have no limits. Gonsolin is an IMDB credited film composer, has had songs placed in major motion pictures and television, and is currently producing pop, rock, EDM, dubstep and hip hop tracks for today's top artists all across the genre globe. Mike is represented by some of LA's top TV/Film music supervisors and has had tracks placed in films and TV shows ranging from Warner Bros, CW, MTV all the way to Nickelodeon.


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Nick Nittoli

Nick Nittoli is an american songwriter/producer from the Bravo Reality TV Series Platinum Hit starring Kara Dioguardi and Jewel. Nittoli finished 4th in the songwriting competition only to then begin working with some of top 40 radio's biggest names. A self taught musician and producer, Nittoli prides himself on merging genres and creating new, original music.



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STUDIO PHOTOS

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Studio gear

The studio’s vast repertoire of equipment features top of the line gear featuring a Pro Tools HD rig armed to the teeth with an arsenal of plugins, a masssive selection of both vintage and modern outboard gear, and an extensive collection of the finest instruments and amps.

Hardware & Software

Mac Pro 8 core processor with 16 gigs of RAM

Mac 30" cinema display

Kensington Expert Mouse Trackball

Pro Tools 10 HD5 rig

Magma EB7

Logic Pro 9.1.1 with hundreds of custom sounds

Weiss Saracon

Reason 7 with entire refill collection and hundreds of custom sounds

Recycle 2.1

Ableton Live 9

Toast

Apogee AD-16 with X-HD card

Apogee DA-16 with X-HD card

Antelope Audio Atomic Clock and Trinity

Switchcraft 96 point TTS patchbay (3)

Motu Midi Timepiece 128 (3)

Axon AX 100 MKII guitar midi pickup

Little Labs PCP Instrument Distro 3.1

Little Labs IBP Analog Phase Alignment Tool

Vocalbooth large AMP box

Mogami Cabling

Alan & Heath MixWizard3 16:2

Furman P-2400 IT balanced power conditioner

Furman P-1800 AR voltage regulator (7)

Monitors

Adam S3A

Yamaha NS-10s

Adam Sub12

Klipsch 2 Tower Speakers and 10 sub

Cranesong Avocet

Rolls Headphone Amp

Microphones

Neumann U87

Sony C800g

Royer R-121

Royer RE-20

Shure SM7B

Shure SM57 (3)

Shure SM58 Beta (2)

Shure SM81 (2)

Sennheiser 421 (4)

Sennheiser e609 silver (2)

Seinnheiser MKH416

AKG D112 (2)

AKG 451b (2)

Shure SM7B

Shure Beta 52

Shure SM81 (2)

Shure SM91

AKG 414 B-ULS (2)

AKG 414 B-TLII

Audix i5

Octava MK-012 (2)

Yamaha SKRM-100 SubKick

Outboard Gear

Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor

Avalon 737sp (2)

Neve 1072 vintage originals (2)

Neve 1073 (2)

Api 512c (2)

Avedis E27 EQ (2)

Purple Action Compressor (2)

Standard Audio Level-Or

Empirical Labs Distressor (2)

Empirical Labs Distressor with British Mod & Image Link (2)

Universal Audio Teletronix LA2A

Purple MC77 Limiting Amplifier

Lexicon MPX 1

Lexicon PCM 81

Lexicon PCM 96

TC Electronic M3000

DBX 166XL

Dangerous 2 Bus LT

Guitars, Basses and Drums

Les Paul Custom

Paul Reed Smith custom guitar

Paul Reed Smith custom guitar (Single cut)

Paul Reed Smith SE baritone guitar

Fender Stratocaster guitar (American made)

Ibanez Universe 7 string guitar

Ibanez RG series 7 string guitar

Ibanez Prestige 8 string guitar

Washburn Acoustic Guitar

Ernie Ball Musicman Stingray 4 string bass (rosewood)

Ernie Ball Musicman Stingray 5 string bass (rosewood)

Ibanez Soundgear 5 string bass (rosewood)

Roland V-Drums TD-20x

Guitar Amplifiers and Bass DIs

Mesa Boogie Tremoverb Dual Rectifier

Bogner Uberschall rev blue

Diezel Vh-4 silverface

Diezel Herbert

Peavey 5150 EVH original block letter head

Marshall JCM 800 vintage original

Mesa Boogie slant cab

Marshall 1960a vintage straight cab with all original speakers

Roland Jazz Chorus-120 Amp

Fender Twin Reverb 1965 Reissue

Vox AC30 cc2x

Ampeg SVT vintage original 1976 black line

Ampeg 8 x 10 cab American model

Demeter Bass Tube Preamp

Avalon U5

Pod XT Pro

Bass Pod XT Pro

Axe Fx Ultra

Outboard Sound Modules

M-Audio Axiom Pro 49

Virus TI

Moog Voyager

Novation Supernova II

Sound Electronics SE-1X

Oberheim Matrix-1000

Yamaha Motif ES

Roland Fantom XR with expansions

Waldorf XT

Waldorf Q

Roland JP-8080

Roland JV-2080 with all 8 expansions

Nord Rack 2

Korg MS2000R

E-MU Proteus 2500

E-MU Mo Phatt

E-MU Planet Phatt

E-MU X-treme Lead

E-MU Vintage Keys

E-MU Orbit 3

E-MU Planet Earth

E-MU Pro/cussion

Sample Libraries and Soft Synths

EVERYTHING

Plug-Ins

EVERYTHING

Guitar Pedals

We own every guitar pedal under the sun, and if we don't have the one you're seeking for your recording, with a little advanced notice we can get it for you.

Amenities

70" Plasma TV & 10 person Jacuzzi in lounging areas

Notable Client List

ARTISTS/BANDS

KIT
See Trend Def's artist Kit perform his single "Hail to the King" produced by Trend Def, with Flo Rida HERE
ANA CRISTINA
ANDY MILONAKIS
BENNY BLANCO
CATALINA TOMA
CC SHEFFIELD
CISCO AND SHWAYZE
COLD FLAMES
CURTAINS
DAVID DANN
DJ LETHAL
THE ENVY
G CURTIS
THE HOLDING
JEFF BLUE
KAETLYN TARVER
KEON B
MEGAN MCCAULEY
NINA BERGMAN
PARIS HILTON
PULLMAN STANDARD
RACHEL LONDON
SAMMY ADAMS
SHORELINE'S END
THE VERONICAS
W.E.R.M.
WILL HAVEN

LABELS

Atlantic      Interscope     No Limit    Sony    Virgin    image


 

FILM/TV

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ARTISTS/BANDS

  • Production:
    • Engineering
    • Tracking
    • Producing
    • Programming (large sample library)
  • Live Instrumentation:
    • Drums
    • Keys
    • Bass
    • Guitar
  • Post-Production
    • Editing/Mixing/Mastering
 

FILM/TV

  • Composing
  • Scoring
  • Editing/Mixing/Mastering
  • Sound Design/Sound Replacement
  • Audio Clean Up
  • ADR
  • Voice-Over

Contact Info

Phone: 323.592.3130
Email: info@trenddef.com

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