Flat Five Studio

How A Legendary Virginia Recording Studio Is Changing With The Times

Flat Five Studio has frequently evolved to keep track with the rapidly changing music industry. Now, as a new owner takes the helm, the studio is trying new things while still remaining grounded in the fundamental art of expert music production.

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Flat Five Studio, Old Growth Forests And Trouble At WVU, Inside Appalachia

This week, we drop by Flat Five Studio in Salem, Virginia. It had a reputation for recording bluegrass bands, but caught a big break in the early 1990s when the Dave Matthews Band needed a quiet place to record its debut album. We also learn a little about primordial forests, and we visit a small nonprofit company in West Virginia that’s making solar powered light kits for families in war-torn Ukraine.

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An Opioid Summit, A Visit To Flat Five Studio And Our Song Of The Week, This West Virginia Morning

On this West Virginia Morning, a summit at Marshall University will explore critical interventions against xylazine in the opioid crisis. Also, in this show, this week’s Inside Appalachia episode makes a visit to the Flat Five Studio in western Virginia.

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