Vee Meadows Wins $50,000 for Autism Charity

Vee Meadows Wins $50,000 for Autism Charity

In June, we wrote a blog about our client Vee Meadows, who wrote a song and created a video for a nation-wide contest benefitting children’s charities. Despite steep competition from dozens of musicians and celebrities like Marie Osmond and Tony Hawk, Vee got...
The Savage Young

The Savage Young

Since high school, drummer Brad Sewell’s favorite band has been Muse. “I love them more than anything,” he says. “I’ve seen them six or seven times.” But Brad had never played a Muse song in any band he’d ever been in—the music isn’t easy, and no lead singer could...
Q&A With Mike Dolbear

Q&A With Mike Dolbear

A couple of years ago, Mike Dolbear was manning his booth at the NAMM show in Anaheim, when another drummer looked at his name tag. “Mike Dolbear!” he said. “I’ve been following your website for fifteen years, but I didn’t know you were real!”  Studio West owner...
The Local, a true San Diego Original

The Local, a true San Diego Original

The Local at Mother’s Saloon. Amy Day and Scott Walsh had a lot in common. Both were lifelong musicians who moved to San Diego’s Tierrasanta neighborhood within a few years of each other. They dove into San Diego’s rich local music scene, seeing local bands on...
What is John Cena Doing at Studio West?

What is John Cena Doing at Studio West?

You’ve gotta be a little nuts to climb into a wrestling ring with the likes of “The Rock” and “The Undertaker”.  So it’s perfectly fitting that pro wrestler, rapper, and actor John Cena is featured in the largest pistachio ad campaign ever.  As the voice of...