Magic Door Recording is Montclair, New Jersey’s full-service recording studio, founded in 2017 with a singular vision: to create an inspiring space for capturing musical expression and experimentation in New Jersey’s most interesting town. Gorgeous acoustics, a curated combination of vintage and modern recording gear, an extensive microphone collection, and a compelling variety of instruments come together in a good-vibes downtown location, designed by legendary studio designer George Augspurger. It is the HQ for owner/operator Ray Ketchem, a longtime award-winning indie rock producer, whose recent projects have ranged from soup-to-nuts album recording, to mixing, to session work for a dynamic mix of clients such as Guided by Voices, Luna and Versus

NJ Arts article on Ray and Magic Door Recording
Ray's AllMusic Credits

Magic Door Recording is Montclair, New Jersey’s full-service recording studio, founded in 2017 with a singular vision: to create an inspiring space for capturing musical expression and experimentation in New Jersey’s most interesting town. Gorgeous acoustics, a curated combination of vintage and modern recording gear, an extensive microphone collection, and a compelling variety of instruments come together in a good-vibes downtown location, designed by legendary studio designer George Augspurger. It is the HQ for owner/operator Ray Ketchem, a longtime award-winning indie rock producer, whose recent projects have ranged from soup-to-nuts album recording, to mixing, to session work for a dynamic mix of clients such as Guided by Voices, Luna and Versus.

Read the NJ Arts article on Ray and Magic Door Recording
Ray's AllMusic Credits