Studio VII is a recording studio and music production company by A.J. Johnson and Nico Essig

AJ Johnson attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, where he majored in music production and filmmaking. After graduating he relocated to Los Angeles and was mentored by producer Fernando Garibay (Lady Gaga, U2, Sia). After years of working on both independent and commercial projects, Studio VII opened its doors in the fall of 2021.

Nico Essig is a professional mixing engineer who has helped artists like Justin Timberlake, Paul McCarney, Daft Punk, and countless others achieve their best possible sound. Essig studied music production and sound engineering at the Berklee College of Music, graduating in 2007. Before long, he found himself working at the legendary Henson Studios, where he worked with countless top artists, filling in as both a mixing engineer and record producer for some of the biggest hitmakers in the world.

We work with all types of artists and all styles of music. Drop us a line, send a demo or an idea and we will get back to you with a quote.

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