OUR TEAM

David Amlen
Owner & Chief Engineer
Having successfully run Sound On Sound, Legacy, and MSR Studios for more than 30 years, David has had a broad career in audio, from engineering albums to coordinating broadcasts for network TV. After relocating to New Jersey, he has spent the latter half of 2017 building the new Sound On Sound Studios.
Tony Drootin
Studio Manager

Tony began his career at Unique Recording in NYC, which he ended up managing for 9 of his 13 years. He then went on to manage numerous other facilities, including Sony Music Studios on West 54th, Daddy's House, Platinum Sound, and his own Area 51 NYC before teaming up with David to manage Sound On Sound Studios.

Juan Peña
Assistant Engineer
A graduate of Suny Purchase, Juan "Saucy" Peña has had a successful engineering career in NYC, working out of Daddy's House, Area 51, and Downtown Music Studios. He has worked with several major hip-hop artists, including A$AP Ferg, earning a platinum title for "Plain Jane" (2017).
Alex Graves
Assistant Engineer
A graduate of Belmont University, Alex first interned at Area 51 before spending a year and a half as a staff assistant engineer at Platinum Sound in NYC, working under several Grammy- and platinum-awarded artists. Alex also enjoys music production and playing the bass, piano, and drums.
Mike Rachlin
Assistant Engineer
A graduate of IAR, Mike began interning at Puff's NYC recording studio Daddy's House, then became an assistant engineer at Area 51. He has worked with platinum-selling artists as well as Grammy-winning engineers. Mike is an active recording engineer and contributor to the NJ/NYC DIY scene.