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 is an award-winning travel expert who has explored 101 countries and six continents. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, she worked on cruise ships for seven years and backpacked for three years in Asia. You can find her talking travel at KTLA TV and in her We Said Go Travel videos with over 1.3 million views on her YouTube channel. As a journalist, Niver has interviewed an Olympic swimmer and numerous bestselling authors and has been invited to both the Oscars and the United Nations. She is the founder of We Said Go Travel which is read in 235 countries and was named #3 on Rise Global’s top 1,000 Travel Blogs. She was named both a Top 10 Travel Influencer and a Top 50 Female Influencer for 2021 by Afluencer and is the Social Media Manager for the Los Angeles Press Club. She has been nominated for the inaugural Forbes 50 over 50/Know Your Value list due out in Summer 2021. She has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best and has more than 150,000 followers across social media. Niver is a judge for the Gracies Awards for the Alliance of Women in Media and has also run 15 travel competitions publishing over 2,500 writers and photographers from 75 countries on We Said Go Travel. For her print and digital stories as well as her television segments, she has been awarded two Southern California Journalism Awards and two National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards. From 2017 to 2021 in the Southern California Journalism Awards and National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards, she has won four times for her broadcast television segments, print and digital articles. Niver won in 2021 as Book Critic and in 2019 for one of her KTLA TV segments NAEJ (National Arts and Entertainment Journalism) award. Niver won an award for her print magazine article for Hemispheres Magazine for United Airlines in the 2020 Southern California Journalism Awards and a 2017 Southern California Journalism Award for her print story for the Jewish Journal. Niver has written for National Geographic, USA Today 10best, TODAY, Teen Vogue, POPSUGAR, Ms. Magazine, Luxury Magazine, Smithsonian, Sierra Club, Saturday Evening Post, AARP, American Airways, Delta Sky, En Route (Air Canada), Hemispheres, Jewish Journal, Myanmar Times, Robb Report, Scuba Diver Life, Ski Utah, Trivago, Undomesticated, Wharton Magazine and Yahoo. She is writing a book, “Brave(ish): It's All About Perspective 50 Adventures Before 50,” about her most recent travels and insights. When she's not SCUBA diving or in her art studio making ceramics, she's helping people find their next dream trip.  http://lisaniver.com/one-page/

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