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Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist

Central Recording Studio — Silver Spring, MD

Three recording facilities — Adelphi Studios, Track Recorders, and DB Sound — have helped put Silver Spring, Maryland on the world’s musical map, while a fourth, Paragon Studios, is notable for having captured The Muffins’ influential early work (as was noted in the recent Bob Devlin piece) .  Thanks to Jeff Krulik, I now know of a fifth Silver Spring studio — a 24-track facility, in fact — whose history is virtually unknown except by a relative few who were active in the Washington, DC music scene during the 1980s and early 90s.

Zero to 180 is currently developing a story about Central Recording Studio, its recorded legacy, and all the factors that conspired (unfairly, perhaps) to obscure the studio’s history.  Please click on the link below for the full story — finally completed in November, 2021.

Jeff Krulik and Betty Green of Mother’s Band @ Central Recording Studio

November 30, 2021 Update:

LINK to “Silver Spring’s Central Recording Studio

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