Mikaelin 'Blue' BlueSpruce has recorded and mixed music for the industry's biggest names, such as Akon, Chrisette Michelle, Kelly Rowland and Marsha Ambrosius. He moved to New York, from Seattle at the age of 18, as a DJ with aspirations of becoming a studio engineer. He graduated with Honors from New York University's program for Music Technology, and worked as an intern at Jay-Z & Just Blaze's Baseline Studios. After doing years of freelance work in studios such as Quad and Sony, he found a permanent home at Lounge Studios.
In 2010, Blue received a Grammy nomination for his work on Prince Royce's platinum debut album. In 2009 he recorded and mixed Time magazine's #6 song of the year "Stillness is the Move" for Solange Knowles. He worked with multi-platinum producer Syience, on Cheryl Cole's debut album "3 Words" (3x Platinum). Blue is one of the most sought-after engineers in New York City.
Blue has worked with the likes of Kendrick Lamar (Interscope, Aftermath), Wyclef Jean (Columbia, J Records), Akon (Universal, SRC), Carly Rae Jepsen (Universal), Tinashe (RCA), Elle King (RCA), Jazmine Sullivan (J Records, Arista), Estelle (Atlantic), Solange Knowles (Sony), Dev Hynes a.k.a. Blood Orange (Domino), Elle Varner (RCA), Pusha T (Good Music/Def Jam), Chrisette Michelle (Def Jam), Marsha Ambrosius (RCA), Prince Royce (Sony), Bebe Rehxa (Warner), Ghostface Killah (Def Jam), Jim Jones (Diplomat, Koch, Columbia), Cheryl Cole (Universal/Polydor), Spector (Universal/Polydor), Hal Linton (Motown), Lalah Hathaway (Stax), Dawn Richard (Bad Boy), Ruben Studdard (J Records), Slim (of 112), Adrienne Bailon (Def Jam), Mr. Hudson (G.O.O.D./Sony), Bridget Kelly (Roc Nation), Wynter Gordon (Atlantic)
Joseph has been in love with music since he was a little kid. He was determined to make a name for himself in the music industry. After interning with a few producers and his early mentor Walter Randall, Joseph landed an internship with Lounge Studios under Mikaelin "Blue" Bluespruce. After interning for 2 years Joseph landed a engineering contract with Lounge Studios. To date Joseph has worked with the likes of Rockwilder, Chuck Harmony, Keyshia Cole, and Ty $ to name a few. He has been a great addition to the Lounge Studios family.
J soundz moved to New York, from Atlanta with the goal of becoming one of the top engineers/producers in the Industry. Before his move to New York he interned for Mikaelin 'Blue' BlueSpruce at Brown Sugar Recording Studios in the summer of 2009. Jsoundz attended SCAD in savanna GA and studied sound design. He then later worked briefly at Soul Asylum Studios in Atlanta. In the summer of 2010 he received a call from Lounge Studios in New York with an opportunity to engineer and produce at Lounge Studios.
J soundz has since worked as Cheif Engineer for Atlantic Records Recording Studio. He has engineered for some of the Industy's top artists such as Justin Bieber, Shawn Mendes, Sevyn Streeter, Wyclef, BOB, Bun B, Ty $, Elle Varner, Skizzy Mars , Melanie Martinez , Sean Paul , DJ Webstar, Kardinal Offishall, Ed Sheeran , Rockie Fresh, Hoody Allen, Casey Veggies, Travis Scott , K Michelle , Lil Boosie , Stalley, Icona Pop, PNB ROCK, Monty, 21 Savage, Lil UZI & more!
Jesus made the decision to develop his love for music into a career and studied audio engineering and production at the Institute of Audio Research in New York City. He then refined his skills as an intern for Kaleidoscope Sound in Union City, New Jersey, where he was quickly promoted to an assistant engineer. Initially introduced to the staff at Lounge Studios as an intern, Jesus’ capabilities and artistry landed him a contract as a recording engineer shortly after. Jesus now works in Vanilla Sky Lounge with the likes of K Michelle, Kehlani, Elle Varner, Skizzy Mars , Melanie Martinez , Sean Paul , Joel Ortiz, DJ Webstar, Stalley of MMG and many more.
Mark already has nearly a decade’s worth of experience in the music industry. Beginning with song-writing and playing guitar for the band Reckless Serenade, Mark and his band shared the stage with pop punk legends the likes of Good Charlotte, Mayday Parade, and Yellowcard while touring on the national festival, Vans Warped Tour. After Reckless Serenade disbanded, Mark began furthering his education in audio production while continuing to write and record his own music. His ability and love for production grew naturally as he began hosting a variety of freelance artists out of his garage studio in upstate New York. Whether he’s producing or engineering, Mark has the creative ear to elevate a song’s production value and the technical knowledge to capture a great performance. His music has been featured on MTV’s The Challenge, NCIS: Special Victims Unit, as well as NHL and MLB TV Broadcasts.