Conrad Osipowicz | Chief Engineer
Conrad founded Blue Room Productions in 2009 after graduating Magna cum Laude from Emerson College in Boston, MA with achievements in audio/radio production and entrepreneurial studies. While living in Boston, Conrad acted as the Live Mix Director for WERS 88.9 FM, one of the largest stations broadcasting to the New England area and online around the world.
As a producer and engineer, Conrad has continued to push his boundaries by attending workshops, master classes and industry conferences which have taken him as far as Avignon, France, attending the Mix With the Masters seminar with legendary grammy-award winning engineer Chris Lord-Alge. As an experienced producer with over 13 years of experience and a veteran drummer, Conrad is one of the most versatile and respected producers in the DC area, as well as being a voting member for the Grammy’s. He’s also a member of the Audio Engineering Society, a society comprised of leading audio engineers and scientists as well as the Washington D.C. chapter of the Grammy Foundation.
Ben Green | Engineer/Producer
Ben Green is a Washington DC based musician, producer and engineer, who designed the functionality of Studio A in Blue Room Productions Herndon, and oversaw the construction process. He is the driving force behind SEAS, and is a founding member of the band Fairweather, whose landmark records in the early 2000s inspired a generation of melodic punk rockers, and whose single, Alaska landed on the Billboard Hot 200 Singles chart in 2002. During that time, he spent seemingly countless months on tour, played nearly a thousand shows, and experienced the high and low points that go hand in hand with being in a working band.
As a producer and engineer, Ben’s clients include Benjy Ferree, Melodime, Highway Cross, Beasts of No Nation, Loud Boyz, His Dream Of Lions, Duffy Kane, Equal Vision Records, Magic Bullet Records, Cricket Cemetery Records, and many others.
In 2014, Ben had two singles land in the top 10 of both the New Music Weekly Top 40 chart, and the Digital Radio Tracker chart, one for His Dream of Lions “Novel” and one for Eddy Faulkner’s “I Wont Give Up”.
Ben’s approach to production and engineering is rooted in focusing the aesthetic and philosophical presence of each artist he works with, and capturing their performances as genuinely as possible – while keeping a mindful sense of excellent product quality and arrangement. Ben also teaches the audio engineering, production and amplifier building courses in Herndon.
He hopes to give every client a professional, flexible and unique sounding experience.
Aaron Mason | Engineer/Producer
Aaron Mason is a guitar player, singer, and audio engineer/producer in Northern Virginia with over 20 years of experience: from learning the guitar at 11 and joining his first band at 13, to touring the world as lead guitarist with the hardcore punk band Good Clean Fun in 2003 and fronting his own rock band A Papier Mache Monster in 2007. Since 2009, he’s dedicated his time (quite obsessively) to the art of sound recording and has recorded and produced some of the most talented singer/songwriters and bands in the DC area. Recent credits include The Cowards Choir, Lauren Calve, Derek Evry, Ms. Fridrich, Dr. Robinson’s Fiasco and Rainbow Rock.
Aaron believes being a musician is very crucial to being a great recording engineer/producer and is devoted to making artful and meaningful records.
Devin Spear | Producer & Songwriter
Devin Spear is a composer, producer, songwriter, and multi-instrumental musician based in Northern VA. He has produced and/or written for Neon Hitch, Sydni Alexander, Agent Method, Rixton, Sam Trocki, and many others in the music industry. Devin makes an extra effort with his clients to deliver the highest quality and understanding for each of their visions and is very eclectic in his taste for arrangement and composition. He also enjoys teaching music production workshops and one-on-one production lessons at the Herndon studio.
With years of experience as a session guitarist, Devin has shifted focus and is becoming a prominent producer in the DMV area. He has studied multiple instruments and genre’s, giving him a highly innovative and crossover approach to production. He prides himself on the unparalleled quality and commitment to his custom instrumentals, and is always more than willing to collaborate with clients in any and every way possible.
Jay Glaspy | Studio Operations Manager
Jay is the Studio Operations Manager for Blue Room Productions and is the primary point of contact for booking, project inquiries, marketing, and artist outreach. He has a very unique background in multiple industries and provides a wealth of diverse experiences to the team at Blue Room. Jay was actually a client for Blue Room Productions as a recording artist prior to joining the team. Jay is also a driven bassist (http://www.xeonesbass.com) and provides expert advice for artists, musicians, and bands on career development in the music industry. In addition, Jay served in the United States Army for 20 years and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). He holds a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from American Military University (AMU) and is currently enrolled at Liberty University Masters of Arts Program for Executive Leadership. Jay is dedicated to assisting recording artists accomplish their musical and artistic endeavors here at Blue Room Productions. Email [email protected] or call 240-707-7993 to schedule an appointment.
Antonice Jackson | Publicity & Studio Management
Antonice Jackson is a vibrant, organized and patient, tech-savvy communications professional with an immense passion for all things in music and entertainment. With a diverse background that includes being an on-air radio personality for POWER96.5 and IMPACT 89, a journalist for a niche’ publication—VOICE Magazine, concert and corporate event planner and creative public relations specialist, Antonice brings an array of skills to support Blue Room Productions and its clients. She serves as President of the Black Public Relations Society, Washington D.C. Chapter, on the Board of Directors for the Public Relations Society of America, National Capital Chapter and an Associate Member of The Recording Academy (The Grammys).
Born in Detroit, Michigan, the sounds of Motown are in her blood and she was blessed to gain the knowledge of the diverse sounds of blues, soul, jazz, rock, techno, pop and hip-hop among other genres, thanks to her mother and DJ father. To this day she dedicates her time to understanding the creative and business sides of music through listening, writing and singing. Antonice prides herself on being “the young girl that goes out and grabs the world by the lapels” (Quoted from Maya Angelou), and is excited to be on the Blue Room Productions team!
As Studio Manager, Antonice is committed to making your recording, mixing and mastering experience a great one. She is here to answer any questions and handle everything from studio tours to scheduling and invoicing. Give her a call at (734) 812-4423 or email her at studio [at] blueroommusicstudio [dot] com.