Today is moving day, a day I have been working towards and anticipating for a while. Today is the first day of the new lab at a new location. The last few large items are being moved out of my basement lab this morning and transported over to the new lab, which is in the same building as LBA Studios. It makes so much sense to have everything under one roof, but there was never enough available space until now. Not only does it makes sense to have everything under one roof, but I also outgrew my old basement lab. It would have been impossible to bring on new help with LBA unless I moved the lab to a larger space. The room for the new lab is going to be a work in progress for a little while, but it is move-in ready now. Its the upper level of a two story pitched-roof warehouse-style building. The level LBA Labs is on has a very high ceiling, around 18-20' in the center. This particular building is connected to the studio building through an added-on lobby. The lab's building is super old - originally constructed in the 1800's as a hardware store where they made all their own hardware in house (the manufacturing of hardware items was done in the new lab area). There have been crews of Amish men at the building over the past couple weeks working on the walls. They put up all new steel siding on the outside of the building, but also on the inside walls. Its a white baked enamel coating on the steel siding. It makes the lab space look very industrial. The newest member of LBA, Jon Clarke will be meeting up today to help with setting up the new lab. Jon's going to be the man assembling and wiring up all the Op-2 Comp pedals I recently designed.
About the Author
Mike Congilosi II, Owner/Designer/Electronics Engineer at Lightning Boy Audio and Owner/Audio Engineer/Music Producer at LBA Studios.