Soundtoken EP Recorded At River 16!

The local youngsters in rock band Soundtoken have recently recorded an EP at River 16. In 2013, they won the Glenburnie talent show award, the prize of which was in the form of studio time. They spent the last year working on writing and fine-tuning a handful of songs.

The band’s story originates with Dylan Joshi and […]

Ginger St. James Nominated For 2 Hamilton Music Awards

Ginger St. James has been nominated for both Female Artist of the Year and Alt-Country Recording of the Year awards for the upcoming 2015 Hamilton Music Awards, taking place this year at the Dofasco Centre for the Arts. Since 1995, the nationally broadcast music awards show, industry awards show, festival, conference and Rising Star Search has grown significantly.

We […]

Glen Morris & the New Generation of Vintage-Style Guitar Amplifiers

Glen Morris was back in River 16 recently to demonstrate another custom amp designed specifically for the studio.



Randy Bachman Records Interview At River 16

River 16 had the honour of having rock music legend Randy Bachman (BTO, The Guess Who) in the studio recording a radio interview promoting his new album Heavy Blues.

Pre-order the album here.

Damien Rattler

Damien Rattler & the Electric Soul Circus has finished recording and mixing their debut EP at the studio. The sextet plays an exciting blend of blues, funk and rock. The Rattlers’ sound is made complete with wailing guitar and organ solos, explosive horns, howling, near-growling lead vocals, all kept tightly sealed in the pocket by […]

Jay Harmony

Dynamic singer/songwriter, Jay Harmony, is an artist to watch over the coming years. Jay Harmony has a unique and powerful voice describe by audiences across Canada, as soulful & sweet. Raspy, yet delicate, sassy yet classy, a versatile singer/songwriter, her performances will take your breath away!”

Jay has been in the studio working on a […]

Hammer Antics

The Hamilton-based rock outfit is currently in the studio recording a LP.
Michelle Owen, lead singer from rising rock band The Hammer Antics.

Ryerson Assignment Comes to River 16

Baillie Vickers dropped by the studio today for a quick write up on River 16 for her journalism program at Ryerson. While stopping by, she played a few tunes!

Ginger St. James having fun at River 16!

The Canadian Tenors

Anthony Mancini, musical director, and the band for the Canadian Tenors stopped by the studio for pre-production over a couple of days.

They were sounding great! Check out a clip of them rehearsing: