Subdecibel Sound

A Boutique Recording and Production Studio offering Full top to bottom audio production services from musical composition, recording & editing to Sound Scapes, Sound design & 5.1 surround mixing or film. Founded in 2015 by Partners Dorian Besson and Chepe Beltranena, this modern hybrid facility caters to both electronic and acoustic music production of any kind. Their new facility in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, is filled with a wide array of Keyboards, Synths, drums, guitars and microphones. Combine that with a team of Dedicated Musicians, Engineers and Producers, there’s almost no limit to the sounds you can create.

Chepe Beltranena:

Chepe Beltranena is a Producer/ Composer from California.  He is a graduate of the LA Music Academy, and a PorkPie Percussion Artist.  He has 30+ years of experience as a drummer and over 20 years as an audio engineer and producer.   Chepe also has over 15 years experience in Studio design from building and acoustics, to systems and electronics.  

Rock, Pop, Hip hop, R&B, Acoustic Singer songwriter, Funk and Reggae are his main genres of focus. 

Producers Chepe worked with Include: David Kennedy, Oliver Strauss, Matt Marinelli, Joe The Engineer, Ikenna Funken, Brandon Love, Phill Giffen, Jobe Baker, Brukkout, Hugh Pool, We3Kings productions, 77klash, DJ Gravy (Largeup), DJ Dhundee, DJ Equip, JT Almon, Bear Erickson, We3Kings

Corporate Clientele: Viacom, NY times, Twelve magazine, G-shock

Artists/Groups - Sean Paul, Prodigy (Mobb Deep), Dean Fraser, Killah Priest (Wu-Tang), Ace Clark, Beanie Sigel, Jarett Cato, Busy Signal, Vybz Kartel, Selah Don, Chachingching, Mr Easy, Cash Bills, Onyx Collective, Famo Geek, Dylan 4K, Brandon Love, Dustbowl Revival, Wayne Tucker, Matt Simons, Greg Banks, Troy Mobius, Easy Easy, Mia LJ, Chaka Malik (Orange 9mm), Full Blown Rose, Idea the artist, DJ Smoke, DJ Equip, Kate Devin, ONA, Full Blown Rose, Rick Ventura, Adrian Dolin, KC Ryder, Matt Mayer, Claudio Mattioli, Rotor, Big Mosey, DA Cole, APE, Reserved For Rhondee, Giuseppe Giordano, Protocol Nation, Chasing Dragons

Studios: Firehouse Studios in Pasadena, Pyramid Studios NY, Excello Studio NY, Equip Mastering LA, Coral Sound NY, Xile Studio NY, Mission Sound NY, The Cutting Room NY, Baker Studios BC, Brukkout Studio NY, Loove Music NY, Stonehook Studio NY, Studio H CA

Dorian Besson:

Dorian is a Producer/Songwriter and DJ from New England. After starting his DJ and Production craft as a youth, he moved to Jamaica where he cut his teeth in the world of Dancehall and Reggae Production. Dorian then brought that Knowledge back to the Northeast Where he settled in Brooklyn NY.

Dorians has worked with artist such as: Lutan Fyah, I Wayne, Jah Cure, Sean Paul, Vybz Kartel, Busy Signal, Left Side, Craig E T,

Joe the Engine-ear:

Joe is an engineer/producer from West Virginia with a degree in audio engineering from the New England Institute of Art. 

Joe Became a Staff Engineer at the Famous Quad Studios NYC working under and assisting Robert "LB9000" Dorsey (Beyonce, The Roots, Wu Tang, DMX, etc.) , Keith Gary, and Michael Braur (ColdPlay, Billy Joel, The Killers, etc.) while also working with the likes of Missy Elliot, Christina Milian, DMX, etc). 

Joe went on to become the head engineer And studio manager at Infamous Records with Mobb Deep. After Prodigy's release from prison, Joe became his personal engineer for 7 years until his untimely passing. Joe was the engineer, mixer, and executive producer of Prodigy's Magnum Opus, The Hegelian Dialectic. 

Tracking & Session credits - Missy Elliot, Christina Milian, Black Taxi, Sum 41, Coldplay, Philly's Most Wanted, WC, DMX, Lamar Odom/Ron Artest, Run DMC, Spliff Star, Phillip Michael Thomas, Faith Evans, Lady Of Rage, Havoc, 40 Glocc, Action Bronson, Alchemist, Prodigy, Mobb Deep, Xzibit, French Montana, Wakka Flocca, Papoose, Cory Gunz, Nas, Busta Rhymes, AZ, Raekwon, Foxy Brown, Snoop Dog, DJ Premier, B Real, KRS One, Childish Gambino, Ghostface, Jim Jones, Sean Price, Kool G Rap, 50 Cent, Mac Miller, Movado, TOK, Zaytoven, Beanie Man, Wu Tang, Dipset, Jadakiss, Styles P, Sheik Louch, LOX, Serani, Devin The Dude, Slaughterhouse, Masta Killa, Wycleaf Jean, Domo Genesis, Roc Marciano, Wiz Khalifa, T.I., Bun B, Juicy J, Bounty Killer, Juelz Santana, Cam'ron, Lloyd Banks and many many more. 

Mixing Credits - Prodigy, Mobb Deep, Havoc, Cory Gunz, Jasmine Sullivan, Akon, Faith Evans, WC, 40 Glocc, French Montana, Wakka Flocca, Alchemist, Lady Luck, Chinx Drugz, Curre$y, Mac Miller, Cam'ron, Juelz Santana, Evidence, Fred The Godson, Cassidy, MOP, KRS-One, B-Real, Laza Morgan, Lloyd Banks, Cormega, Trae The Truth, Troy Ave, DJ Premier, Slick Rick, Estelle, etc.

David “Dox” Kennedy:

AKA Shisho, Sensei and the Dread: Dave is a Grammy Nominated & Multi Platinum awarded Recording /Mix Engineer and a Producer from Earth. He studied at Institute Of Audio Research, University of Miami and Adelphi University. Dave was the ears behind many groundbreaking records over the past few Decades.

Daves Credits include: Pusha T, Keith Richards, Schoolz of Thought, Raekwon, Big L, Eric Benét, Mos Def, Mary J. Blige, Weldon Irvine, Mike City, A Tribe Called Quest, Marlon Simon and the Nagual Spirits, Funkmaster Flex, Miss Jones, Washington Squares, Simone Hines, Rakim, Dru Hill, Mad Cobra, P-Funk All Stars, George Clinton, The Boys Choir of Harlem, Groove Theory, Patra, Brik Citi, Vicious, Brand Nubian, Heavy D & the Boyz, Raven-Symoné, Brand Nubian, Intro, Another Bad Creation, Hoodratz, Terri & Monica, Christopher Williams, Super Cat, Branford Marsalis, Shinehead, Shabba Ranks, Stephanie Mills, Kid 'N Play, Keith Sweat, Heavy D & the Boyz, Bigga, Run-D.M.C., Intelligent Hoodlum, LL Cool J, F.S. Effect, Washington Squares, J-Live