United Sound Studios, a Detroit music jewel reopens
By Steve Furay for The Michigan Citizen
United Sound Systems Recording Studio, the historic birthplace of hit songs from some of Detroit’s greatest musicians, has reopened its doors to the public for the first time in years, now as a museum and a production facility. From Aretha Franklin to Funkadelic, the studio has produced classic music and sounds for generations of listeners…
Saving United Sound: Legendary Detroit studio set stage for Motown
by Susan Whitall for The Detroit News
When Motown stripped the recording equipment out of its legendary Studio A at 2648 W. Grand Blvd. in the mid-’70s, it broke the hearts of musicians like Peter Frampton, who longed to record in one of the world’s great temples of sound.
Historical site: A look inside the United Sound Systems Recording Studio near I-94
by FOX 2
…from Aretha Franklin to the Rolling Stones. However, a bill before Detroit City Council proposes to designate United Sound Systems Recording Studio as a historical site. VIDEO: FOX 2′s Jason Carr visits the studio
Detroit music history icon United Sound Systems fights the odds and plans grand opening in February
On the corner of Second and Antoinette in Detroit’s midtown there is a lesser-known recording studio that is facing extinction. In true Detroit fashion located in a non-descript blue building facing an old motel, United Sound Systems has been at the heart of the Detroit music scene for 80 years.
Detroit’s United Sound Systems Studio Slowly Gets Its Groove Back
By Eli DiSante Hoerler for Deadline Detroit
It’s a place where last names fade away – legendary funk musicians George Clinton and Bootsy Collins become “George” and “Bootsy.” And when long-time sound engineer Jim Viti showed up to United Sound Systems Recording Studio’s grand reopening party Saturday, news spread quickly that “Jim is here.”