Mike Olson

Mike Olson

Owner

Mike Olson is the owner of Blast House Studios LLC, along with the Madison Music Foundry LLC and 24/7 Rehearsal Studios LLC. Mike has been involved with music for most of his life starting his music experience playing in punk rock bands and organizing shows that have taken him throughout the country gaining a deep appreciation for the power of music and the community that surrounds it. In the fall of 2006 he made the leap into the entrepreneurial life and self employment as he opened the Madison Music Foundry. Now along with Blast House Studios and 24/7 Rehearsal Studios he works (pretty much everyday) to provide quality resources for musicians of all talents, ages and backgrounds with the resources needed to work their skills and perfect their craft.

Landon Arkens

Landon Arkens

Head Engineer

Landon earned his Bachelors degree in Music Recording Technology from UW-Oshkosh and quickly moved to New York City in to put it in practice. He worked at Legacy Recording Studios (now Manhattan Sound Recording) from 2005-2008 while it was the largest studio on the east coast and has worked directly with David Gilmour and Roger Waters (Pink Floyd), Paul Simon, Wynton Marsalis, Trey Anastasio, Ice- T, Lloyd Banks, and many others. His home base since 2009 has been Blast House Studios, where he works as the facility's Head Engineer. 

Listen to songs from recent projects that Landon has worked on in the player below. Like the songs that grab you or leave a comment! Check out his full client list at http://www.landonarkens.com/

Dustin Sisson

Dustin Sisson

Dustin Sisson is a seasoned sound engineer and producer who joined the Blast House team in 2009. Based out of Madison, WI, he has recorded numerous local groups as well as national acts including 3 6 Mafia, Screeching Weasel, and Miles Nielsen. Dustin also teaches Recording Science at Madison Media Institute and coaches youth bands for Madison Music Foundry's Rock Workshop program. He is a personable and passionate craftsman who invests himself technically and artistically to make his clients' projects the best they can be.