About

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The Label

 

Small Town Records is a record label and full recording studio in Durham, NC. Based out of Duke University, Small Town Records is completely student-run, offering artist and label services to young musicians. STR signs several new artists each year, cycling our roster to help kick-start the careers of emerging Duke artists. With a history of successful debut releases, our team provides artists with the foundation for growth beyond the Duke community.

Artist services:

-Management

-Marketing and promotion

-Booking

-Events and outreach

-Audio engineering

-Music production

-Financial support

-Full studio and live band


The Studio

 

The STR studio space is the nerve center of the label, housing state-of-the-art equipment and well-trained engineers to help our artists and our student body maximize their creativity. The space includes the control room, a studio lounge, and a live tracking room that also doubles as a rehearsal space for our artists and the Duke community. Studio and rehearsal times are available free of charge for all Duke students.

The equipment includes:

Focal Trio 6 Be monitors

API, Vintech, and Manley preamps

Apollo 16 Quad interface

Fully spec'ed Mac Pro with Pro Tools, Logic, and Ableton

Extensive mic closet including Neumann U87s, AKG 414s, Mojave Audio MA-200s, and many more iconic microphones

Nord Electro 5D

DW Collector's Series drum kit

Literally hundreds of plugins by Universal Audio, Waves, Slate Digital, Antares, Celemony, iZotope, Fab Filter, Spectrasonics, Native Instruments, etc.

And many more instruments/effects/live sound gear


The Team

  Anthony Melita   President

Anthony Melita

President

   Ethan Udell    Executive Vice President

Ethan Udell

Executive Vice President

  Ethan Goldish   VP of A&R / Management

Ethan Goldish

VP of A&R / Management

  Gaines Langford   VP of Outreach / Booking

Gaines Langford

VP of Outreach / Booking

  Veronica Yuziuk   VP of Marketing

Veronica Yuziuk

VP of Marketing

  Robin Yeh   VP of Visual Media

Robin Yeh

VP of Visual Media

  Mitra Kiciman   VP of Communications

Mitra Kiciman

VP of Communications

  Eric Morgenstern   VP of Engineering / Production

Eric Morgenstern

VP of Engineering / Production

  Sam Frederick   Music Director

Sam Frederick

Music Director

  Ping Ping Kitsiriboon   Studio Manager

Ping Ping Kitsiriboon

Studio Manager