Twelve 3 South Recording

Recording Studio, Mixing

Twelve 3 South Recording on SoundBetter

We are one of Nashville's premier recording studios located just minutes from downtown. Our studio team has credits on over 25 Billboard Top 10 charting songs/records (Matchbox 20, Foreigner, ZAYN, Emma Zander) and two Grammy nominations. We offer services for all things music production, whatever your needs may be.

Services Provided:
1. STRINGS: Donnie Reis composes works individually, per project and plays the stringed instruments live in the studio. Credits include ZAYN, Foreigner, Larry, Stewart, Amy Lee, and various TV episodes and films.
2. STUDIO: The Nashville studio offers sound recording services for instrumental sessions, scratch demos to full production recordings, and more, featuring our API-1608 Analog Console. Furthermore, if you've recorded on a system less than optimal for what you're needing, or just want to add some stellar, analog, Class A warmth, send us your tracks, and we can run them through our API 1608 as well as any of our outboard compressors or eq's. 
3. MIXING: About Twelve 3 South's Mix Engineer, Greg Archilla -- Greg engineered and mixed Albert Collins’ Iceman (Point Blank), which received a Grammy nomination for Best Contemporary Blues Album. In 1997 his skills behind the glass received another Grammy nod, this time for Best Rock Album on Neil Young’s Broken Arrow (Reprise). Some of Archilla’s other studio credits include Matchbox 20, Collective Soul, Edwin McCain, Buckcherry, James Brown, Mavis Staples and Jerry Lee Lewis.
4. TOP LINE WRITING: Donnie has written hit songs for various artists including Home Free, Straight No Chaser, Emma Zander, Caroline Glaser, and more.

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Credits

AllMusic verified credits for Donnie Reis
  • Home Free
  • Straight No Chaser
  • Straight No Chaser
  • ZAYN
  • ENATION
  • Jonathan Jackson
  • Dalton Domino
  • Dalton Domino
  • Dalton Domino
  • Gion Stump & the Lighthouse Project
  • ENATION
  • Jonathan Jackson
  • ENATION
  • Jonathan Jackson
  • ENATION
  • Jonathan Jackson
  • Byron Cage
  • Straight No Chaser
  • ENATION
  • Jonathan Jackson
  • Leona Berlin
  • Leona Berlin
  • Gion Stump & the Lighthouse Project
  • Straight No Chaser

Interview with Twelve 3 South Recording

  1. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  2. A: Arlis Albritton -- we've written several hit songs together

  3. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  4. A: I've been composing, arranging, playing, and recording professionally for 25 years.

  5. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  6. A: Pop, rock, country.

  7. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  8. A: The ability to hear all the parts necessary to bring a song to life and produce it into reality, whether just strings or the full song.

  9. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  10. A: Lyrics, melodies, and the arrangements that take a song from an idea to a hit.

  11. Q: What's your typical work process?

  12. A: I like to work through ideas on my piano in the studio with the artist and/or other songwriters. We work out arrangements and finalize lyrics and melodies. Then we start adding all the parts/instrumentations with my team to turn it into a full production. Mixing and editing is done in house. Songs are then sent off for mastering.

  13. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  14. A: The studio consists of a state-of-the-art tracking room, two isolation booths, and a control room for mixing and editing, all designed for impeccable sound quality by sound engineer, Josh Rowe, and producer/writer/artist, Donnie Reis. Located just minutes from downtown Nashville, TN.

  15. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  16. A: Songwriting, arranging, recording, production, string arrangements, mixing, and editing.

Terms Of Service

Typical turn-around time is 3 days. 1 FREE revision allowed as needed. Thereafter, $100/revision. A 50% deposit is required to begin. Payment is due in full prior to release of any files. No Refunds.

GenresSounds Like
  • Foreigner
  • ZAYN
  • Matchbox 20
Gear Highlights
  • API 1608 Analog Console
  • Universal Audio LA610 Mic Pre/Compressor
  • Vintech 273 (neve 1073 clone) Mic Pre
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