Listen to St Vincent with Me at the W Hollywood

 

Listen to St Vincent with Lisa Niver at the WI was invited to a private soiree at W Hollywood and guitar goddess St. Vincent hosted a listening party of her newest album, MASSEDUCATION. She shared the inspiration behind her music and answered questions about life on the road and how fantastic the new Sound Suites are. If you want to make music while traveling, check out the features of the Sound Suite below. I loved our tour of the suites.

Listen to St Vincent with Lisa Niver at the W
St Vincent and Lisa Niver at the W Hollywood

A UNIQUE SPACE FOR ARTISTS TO WORK HARD AND PLAY HARD

W Hollywood’s Sound Suite, a private music recording studio and creative space. With enough room to host a proper entourage, this sound suite includes a live room and a main mixing room featuring the latest professional equipment from top tier brands. 

Listen to St Vincent with Lisa Niver at the WInnovative recording technology invites you to unleash your creativity in the studio, while signature WHATEVER/WHENEVER® service ensures you have everything you need to channel your musical genius into your very own masterpiece. Let the positive vibes and non-stop energy of the entertainment capital of the world inspire you. Don’t miss W Hollywood’s Sound Suite. #WSOUNDSUITE

SOUND SUITE FEATURES

Photos and equipment list from W Hotels:

Analog & Midi Keyboards: 

  • Akai mpc 2000 XL
  • Komplete kontrol s49
  • Roland Juno-106
  • Roland XP-80
  • Alexis QS8
  • Akai MPK 88
  • Alesis ion
  • Machine jam
  • Traktor control S8
  • Machine studio

Miscellaneous

  • 1 iMac 17
  • 1 apple keyboard
  • 1 Kensington Trackball
  • 1 Vizio 50″ TV
  • 1 Boss F5-5U pedal

Console

  • 1SSL AWS 924

Speakers

  • 2 genelec speakers
  • 2 genelec subs
  • 2 Yamaha NS-10
  • 2 avantone mixcube

Speaker amplifiers

  • 1 Hafler P3000
  • 1 Hafler P1500

EQ

  • Manley massive passive eq.

500 Series

  • BAE 3LB

Effects

  • BBE 882i
  • Eventide Ultra-Harmonizer
  • Tc electronic M-One

Audio Interfaces

  • Aphex 228
  • Apogee Symphony

Compressors

  • Tube-Tech CL 1B
  • Teletronix LA-2A
  • Dbx 166 XL
  • 2 Dbx 160 A

Microphones

  • 1 Neuman U 87 Ai
  • 1 Shure KSM 313

Instruments

  • Yamaha acoustic guitar
  • Fender jaguar bass

Preamps

  • Universal Audio 6176

Listen to St Vincent with Lisa Niver at the W

 

Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Ellen Niver, M.A. Education, is a science teacher and an award-winning travel expert who has explored 101 countries and six continents. She sailed the seven seas by cruise ship for seven years and backpacked for three years in Asia. Find her talking travel at KTLA TV and in her We Said Go Travel videos with over one and a quarter million views (1,250,000) on her YouTube channel. She is the founder of We Said Go Travel which is read in 235 countries, named #3 on the top 1000 Travel Blogs and the top female travel blogger 3 times in 2019. She has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best, is verified on Twitter and has over 160,000 followers across social media. Niver is a judge for the Gracies Awards for the Alliance of Women in Media and also ran fifteen travel competitions publishing over 2500 writers and photographers from 75 countries on her own site, We Said Go Travel. From 2017 to 2020 in the Southern California Journalism Awards and National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards, she has won three times and been a finalist fourteen times for her broadcast television segments, print and digital articles. Niver won an award for her print magazine article for Hemispheres Magazine for United Airlines in the 2020 Southern California Journalism Awards. She was also a finalist for four other categories including online journalist of the year, digital story for activism journalism with Ms. Magazine, educational reporting for Wharton Magazine and a broadcast lifestyle feature for KTLA TV in Los Angeles.    Niver won a 2019 NAEJ (National Arts and Entertainment Journalism) award for one of her KTLA TV segments and was a finalist for articles published in both Ms. Magazine and Wharton Magazine. In 2018,  she was a finalist for stories in Smithsonian, PopSugar Fitness and the Saturday Evening Post. Niver won a 2017 Southern California Journalism Award for her print story for the Jewish Journal and was a finalist for travel reporting. Niver has written for AARP, American Airways, Delta Sky, En Route (Air Canada), Hemispheres (United Airlines), Jewish Journal, Luxury Magazine, Ms. Magazine, Myanmar Times, National Geographic, POPSUGAR, Robb Report, Saturday Evening Post, Scuba Diver Life, Sierra Club, Ski Utah, Smithsonian, TODAY, Trivago, USA Today 10best, Wharton Magazine and Yahoo. She is writing a book, “Brave Rebel: 50 Scary Challenges Before 50,” about her most recent travels and insights. Look for her underwater SCUBA diving, in her art studio making ceramics or helping people find their next dream trip.  http://lisaniver.com/one-page/

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