MANAGER / ENGINEER
Alex began recording music at a young age and right from the start knew he wanted to spend his life capturing sound. During his time in college, Alex had the opportunity to work at a number of studios in the Indianapolis area and develop his discerning ear that clients have come to rely on. After studying music business at both Anderson University and later graduating from Full Sail, Alex began working at Christ Community Chapel in their media department as a live sound engineer. He has helped design and install many state of the art live sound rigs as well as multimedia systems. As studio manager and head engineer at The Audio Kitchen Alex brings a wealth of expertise in getting the perfect tone correct at the source. His drive to make great sounding records and to push the boundaries with new techniques and innovative recording processes makes Alex a client favorite to have for the recording of their projects.
JOE VITALE JR
Joe Vitale Jr has grown up in the music industry his entire life. He’s the son of rock drummer Joe Vitale from the Eagles, Crosby Stills and Nash, Joe Walsh, Buffalo Springfield and many others. Joe started engineering music when he was still in High School recording his friends’ bands as well as his own music. In 2000, Joe started to work for Sony Creative Music (formerly Sonic Foundry) creating loop libraries for Acid Pro software. In 2001, along with starting his solo album, Joe got the job to edit tracks from Stephen Stills’ album “Man Alive”. From that album, Joe went on to edit, mix and pre-master Stephen Stills albums “Just Roll Tape” and “Live at Shepherd’s Bush (London)” Live DVD and CD. He’s also done work for the Jimi Hendrix Foundation editing previously unreleased tracks from Jimi and Stephen Stills and edited live material for Joe Walsh. In 2007 and 2008 Joe spoke at the Los Angeles NAMM Show for Sony on abilities for Song Vegas and Acid Pro recording software. Today, Joe has a speaking series at colleges and universities on the music industry and recording, as well as touring his personal band. Joe has worked in Los Angeles and here at home in Ohio. He continues to record, edit, mix and master music for known and up-and-coming artists around the country.