Iacon (eye-uh-con) Sound (Formerly known as Black Box Studios) is located in Golden Hill just outside of downtown San Diego, CA. This professional recording facility features a fantastic live room with high ceilings ideal for drum tracking, guitar recording, and just about anything else one can think of, as well as an isolated control room with a 32 channel mixing console that can accommodate every musical need.
With a combination of classic analog gear and the latest in automated digital technology, Iacon Sound has all the tools you need to bring your ideas to life. Through tireless dedication, a passion for all things audio, unbridled talent, and state-of-the-art audio production tools, Iacon Sound intends to raise the bar in San Diego for audio recording / production.
We will provide industry standard professional recording equipment and offer our clients a closer attention to detail and customer service than is normally available at other studios in our price range. Every recording is treated equally no matter how small or how large the project is. With an in-house engineer as well as a talented in-house music producer, it would seem a perfect choice for any musician who truly wants to take their music to the next level.
Iacon Sound is a San Diego rehearsal studio that features 6 rehearsal spaces available for monthly rental. ( 4 Large rooms and 2 small rooms ) as well as hourly rental of the Live room ( When recording isn’t taking place. ) Hourly rehearsal is by appointment only.
Iacon Sound is owned by producer/engineer/musician Frank W. Torres and Sulo King and is based in sunny San Diego, California.
Frank W. Torres (top left) has been writing, recording, and engineering music for over 15 years. As a composer / recording artist he has written hundreds of pieces of music and recorded 5 publicly released musical collections including 1 full length worldwide label release nominated for best hard rock album of 2009 at the San Diego Music Awards.
He possesses dual bachelor degrees in both fine arts and audio production. Frank has also engineered many live sound events and works with companies / venues / events such as: Audio Design, Brick By Brick, SOMA, The Griffen, The Ruby Room, Casino Pauma, Pala Casino, San Diego County Fair, Fiesta Del Sol, US NAVY, KPBS, Wayne Foster Music and Entertainment, National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Grammy Association, Gridiron Records, San Diego Music Awards, Art Institute of California, and many others.
A veteran of many studio sessions as both an artist and a producer, Frank is quickly making a name for himself as a producer/engineer with a penchant for detail, a gift for songwriting, and a knack for capturing stellar vocals. As a seasoned musician, performer, composer, producer, and audio engineer, Frank W. Torres possesses all the skills and talents necessary to truly bring your musical vision to the next level of quality.
Sulo King (bottom left) has been involved in the music industry for over 13 years and has worked closely with venues, promoters, artists, and industry professionals in the San Diego music scene.
After studying the business of music and recording arts in college Sulo jumped straight into the job market. From heading the booking department for San Diego music venue Brick by Brick, to owning an independent live music production/promotion company, to artist management and music consultation, Sulo has explored various facets of the music industry.
As a musician (lyricist /vocalist) Sulo has been the front man for several local bands opening up for many national touring acts and has produced a handful of bands in the recording studio over the years. He specializes in developing genre specific artists and bands in studio to help them achieve their recording goals.
SD READER: Blurt Music News
Dec. 19, 2012
Sulo King buys Black Box Studio, changes name to Iacon Sound.
By Jay Allen Sanford