Altravox Studios is in the lower level of the private residence of Radar Love Records owner & Executive Producer Michael Hanson.
The studio is known to be a creative environment of extreme warmth and comfort, with exceptional recording quality and an environment built for song writing as well as recording.
Altravox also features: Air hockey, food & drinks, video games.
The studio uses LOGIC music software, and hosts cutting edge gear including:
- NEVE (BAE) 1073 pre-amp EQ
- UAD 1076 pre-amp / compressor-limiter
- Neumann U87
- Rickenbacker Guitars
- Fender Guitars
- Martin Acoustic Guitars
- Larave Acoustic Guitars
- McCartney Violin-style Hofner Bass Guitar
- UAD -2 Satellite Quad System (KONTACT: Abbey Road Drums, Guitar Rig, Massive)
Michael Hanson was the original drummer, founder and a pivotal member of iconic Canadian music superstars Glass Tiger.
With Five Juno Awards, a Grammy nomination and gold & multi-platinum sales worldwide, he is now one of Canada’s brightest songwriter/producers having written & recorded with the likes of John Bettis (Madonna, Pointer Sisters), Brad Buxer (Michael Jackson), Susan Pomerantz (Cher, Chicago) to name a few and has toured alongside Tina Turner, The Moody Blues and Journey – later becoming a staff songwriter (obtaining GOLD status) for Warner/Chappell Canada and now a successful independent Producer with his own studio in Mississauga, ON.
Writing & Producing new songs for established artists as well as extraordinary new young singers, Michael is also now creating an industry buzz writing and recording cutting-edge jingles and hosts the first company ever to use only young, talented Canadian artists to perform these original television jingles.
MUSIC FOR FILM & TV
MAINSTREAM POP PRODUCTION SAMPLES
FILM & TV SERIES DRAMATIC PRODUCTION SAMPLES
- Original Member GLASS TIGER (drums) ’83-’90
- 5 Juno Awards
- Grammy Nominated
- CCAA Award for “Think I’m A Joke” (Charity song against bullying)
- Signed to Warner Bros. as staff songwriter 90-93
- Received Gold Record for Julianne Werding (Germany)
- Co-wrote and/or produced with with John Bettis (Madonna, Carpenters, Pointer Sisters), Brad Buxxer (Michael Jackson), Sue Shiffron (Chicago, Cher), Susan pomerantz (Chicago), Scott Humphries (Rob Zombie )
- Multi Platinum sales worldwide with Glass Tiger, 5 top ten hits
- Toured with Tina Turner, Journey, The Moody Blues, Honeymoon Suite
- Key Composer for the following movies & television series:
2014 “The Sheik” (Hot Docs Premiered in Toronto)
2014 “Mummers” (Cannes Film Festival Entry)
2013 “Fight Exchange”( Reality Show )
2003 “Full Contact Fishing” ( Reality Show )
2015 “The Nature Of Things” CBC
2016 “The Money Movie 2015” (wrote & performed on all songs )