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Joseph “Dante” Delfino is an experienced audio engineer, music producer, and an accredited educational mentor that graduated from the Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences in 2007. As the founder of Miller Street Studios, he takes pride in running his business with the utmost level of professionalism as the General Manager/Chief Engineer. Dante worked with the property owner, Dan Nagal, and by 2008 he earned the opportunity to develop his newly founded company from the ground up. This was the break of a lifetime considering the long road of hardships he endured. Since then, he has linked up and worked with the likes of Lecrae, Wu-Tang Clan, Twista, Tedashii, Trip Lee, MER, Gemstones, Mike Petro, Kareem Manuel, Dave Pracyse and more.

Dante has legitimate experience in recording, mixing, and producing music over the course of +10 years. As an official partner of the Recording Connection Audio Institute, Dante teaches a nationally accredited audio engineering and music production curriculum that is offered to aspiring students looking to delve into this profession. He deserves a great deal of credit for turning Miller Street Studios into the “go to” spot for indie artists in Chicago. One thing he stresses is knowing your role in the studio atmosphere. Dante’s etiquette and approach are what set him apart from other engineers in the industry. He partnered with John Bassmaji in 2010 to launch the career of a local electronic musician/recording artist named Mike Petro. Dante is a one of a kind professional that is more focused on changing peoples lives’ through music rather than strictly pursuing music for financial rewards.

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Contact Dante: Email joe@millerstreetstudios.com | Phone 773.789.9553 | Twitter @dante_millerst

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[bd_center]Miller Street Studios offers the highest quality recording, mixing, and mastering capabilities at the lowest rates located right in the heart of the Chicago Arts District (Pilsen).[/bd_center]

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[bd_center]Our nationally accredited audio engineering & music production program ranks among the best educational certifications in the industry.[/bd_center]

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Equipment

Our acoustic quality rivals that of the top studios in Chicago with our:

  • State-of-the-art control room
  • Spacious Live Room
  • Isolation Booths (2)
  • Pro Tools HD
  • Alesis X2 analog 24-track console
  • Tube Tech CL1B Compressor
  • Distressor British Mod
  • Lynx A/D Converters
  • A list of Plug-ins
    • PREAMPLIFIERS
    • Avalon VT-737SP Mono Vacuum Tube Microphone Preamplifier
    • Vintech X73i (Neve 1073 Replica)
    • Focusrite Oktopre (8)
    • Presonus Digimaxx (8)
    • ART PRO MPA II
      • MICS
      • Neumann U87ai
      • Neumann M147
      • Neumann U87 [Custom]
      • AKG C12 [Custom]
      • AKG C414
      • Shure SM 57 (3)
      • Shure SM 58 (2)
      • Shure 52A
      • Audio Technica AT4033
      • Audix D6
      • Rode NT5 (2)

The studio features:

  • Floated floors to eliminate any rumble from the earth
  • Exterior brick and hung walls to eliminate outside ambient noise
  • Interior 16-inch double-walls with double-paned windows
  • Soundproof doors to eliminate any noise bleed between rooms
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The atmosphere is very comfortable, highlighted by a newly remodeled kitchen and lounge, comfortable bedroom, and plush bathroom with a Jacuzzi. We’re located in the Chicago Arts District near 18th and Halsted, just a couple blocks off the 18th Street exit of I-90 E/I-94 E. Parking is always available on the street as well as in our attached two-car garage which makes the dreaded chore of loading/unloading gear a breeze.

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