Digital Recording, Sound Engineering, & Design Studio










Mindwatering, South Main Studios, and South Main Media are a unique fusion of a full service technology consulting and design company, a professional and private recording studio, and a new media publishing company. Mindwatering, the canvas of the three ensembles, was founded in 1996 by east coast business, art, and music creatives, Tripp & Nicki Black. What began as concentrated, but small beginnings, grew steadily into a now worldwide client base, with services provided on nearly every continent, from local Mom & Pop businesses up to global Fortune 500 companies.

South Main Studios was founded in the year 2000, and is the sound department of Mindwatering. We are located in the heart of Historic Wake Forest, North Carolina, and we're an easy drive from the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Triad, and Southern Virginia. We specialize in recording voice work for commercials, television, and audio books, and recording and engineering music within a spectrum of genres. We have a very comfortable, intimate, and laid back atmosphere, and over 35 years of live and studio sound recording/engineering expertise, over 25 years in promotional design, as well as, expertise in venue and stage lighting and live event video streaming.

Many of our wonderful music artists and band clients record with us because they've had a personal invitation or referral, but we do not limit our services to only people that we know, so please feel free to contact us if you're interested in having your project done at our studio. Recording happens over a lot of good conversation and getting to know each other through the long hours we work together on your project. You may come in as a stranger, but we hope you leave as a friend.

Our mission at South Main Studios is to release positive, non-profane, uplifting, nation and people-building projects. Because of that, and because we are a private studio, we have the right to refuse projects if they do not line up with our purpose. If we do not specialize in your genre, or feel we will not be a good fit for each other otherwise, we will always honestly let you know during our first consultation(s).

South Main Studios can also write custom soundtracks for your business and personal websites, DVDs, and other promotional materials.

Even more, South Main Studios can provide clients with a complete professionally designed promotional package, to include your CD cover/insert designs, logo, website, business cards, mailers, apparel artwork, posters, banners, stage backdrops and more. We can even host your website and maintain it for you.

Our advantage, and therefore yours, is that we offer affordable rates, seasoned and relational expertise, a more intimate recording experience, and a one-stop-shop for our clients!

Call us for more information at 919-556-3691, or contact us for a quote on your projects.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not have drop-in hours. All consultations and studio time is scheduled by appointment only.

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