SONO LUMINUS

Located in the nearly 100-year-old former Emmanuel Episcopal Chapel in rural Boyce, VA, the Sono Luminus studios are a world-class recording facility with a special focus on classical and acoustic music. Studio A boasts a 25 foot vaulted wood ceiling over a 35’x65′ original heart pine floor, providing a beautiful natural acoustic. Sono Luminus specializes in the highest caliber of audio quality with the capability of recording 24 simultaneous channels of audio with sample rates up to DXD (Digital eXtreme Definition) 352kHz/24bit or DSD (Direct Stream Digital).

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

WHY CHOOSE SONO LUMINUS?

THE TEAM

The GRAMMY-winning team at Sono Luminus consists of engineer, Daniel Shores, and producer, Dan Merceruio. With hundreds of album credits to their names, they have the experience to bring your project from dream to final master.

THE SPACE

Stone exterior…slate roof…heart pine floor…beautiful natural acoustic. The former church was built in 1916, and boasts a 25 foot vaulted ceiling over a 35’x65′ space with gorgeous natural decay, providing the space with a sound suited for a variety of ensemble sizes.

THE GEAR

Featuring an array of world-class microphones coupled with the most pristine and high-resolution converters available capable of recording, mixing, and mastering in DSD and DXD 9.1 surround sound.

BLOG

March 26, 2016

Spektral Quartet Interview

  After working with Spektral Quartet on the album “Serious Business”, we wanted to take a closer look on who they are as professional musicians and as innate comedians. …

January 5, 2016

The 2015 List of Lists

We are grateful to be included in many ‘Best of 2015’ lists! Boston Globe The best classical albums of 2015: Jeremy Eichler In the Light of Air http://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/music/2015/12/12/the-best-albums-classical-music/JGENKruUT2FrhPHWhtOACP/story.html “Vast, glittering …

December 11, 2015

Producer Dan Merceruio Nominated for a GRAMMY

On Monday The Recording Academy released the list of GRAMMY nominees. After sifting through 21,000 entries in 82 fields they whittled the list to 415 nominations. We’re pleased to announce …

October 14, 2015

The Immersive Audio Listening Experience at AES 2015

Presented by Sono Luminus, Auro Technologies, PMC Speakers, 2L and Pure Audio Blu-Ray Friday, October 30, 2015 from 6-9pm 2015 AES Convention PMC Speakers “Masters of Audio Demo Room” 1A18 …

April 10, 2015

Why Do We Choose Blu-Ray Audio Over SACD? 

This post was initially written by our Head Engineer Daniel Shores as a response to a customer’s inquiry regarding why we choose to publish our surround sound releases in Blu-Ray …

October 23, 2014

Daniel Shores Featured on Exponential Audio’s Website

Daniel Shores is featured on Exponential Audio’s website. There’s a real lunge towards the nostalgic, the vintage mics, vintage compressors, vintage desks, but it sounds as if you are really …

THE TEAM

  • Engineer

    3 Time GRAMMY® Nominee Daniel Shores started his professional career with Sono Luminus, first as an assistant engineer, then engineer, then head of the …

  • Producer

    Dan Merceruio is the producer for Sono Luminus, and has worked for the record label since 2006. Dan takes pride in maintaining an overall …

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LOCATION

Sono Luminus
9 W Main St
Boyce, VA
22620
540-837-5071