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LaSalle Gabriel...Grammy & Stellar Award industry icon & 1 of the Top 30 guitarists in the U.S. His contributions to such platinum #1 hits as DJ-Quik’s Safe & Sound, TLC’s Scrubs, Lo- Key’s ‘I Got a Thang For Ya’ are quintessential LG. As a prominent producer/guitarist with a lifetime career gross of $25 million, he has performed on hundreds of studio sessions in the top recording facilities around the world. In the Twin Cities however...if music & real estate are involved...then LG can’t be far behind. He purchased the legendary Flyte Tyme Studios in Minneapolis from Jam & Lewis
for $2.75 million & sold the studio to an investment group for $7 million the same day. After a complete renovation of the historic landmark LaSalle divested his shares for $3 million. His strategic partnership with IBM valued at $7 million was the 1st of its kind for an African American in the tech giant's 100- year history. Clearly, LaSalle is a man that understands the importance of great equipment, good engineers, & ergonomic perfection.


LaSalle Gabriel brings this wealth of experience to his current venture, The LG Music Factory, a 15,000-sf. recording facility located 20 minutes from downtown Minneapolis. LaSalle gained a wealth of knowledge during his tenure as owner of Flyte Tyme Studios, including access to the highly coveted original designs & construction blueprints! He applied several facets of this “secret sauce” to the final design of the LG Music Factory. The studio is armed with two long frame Solid State Logic consoles...a 9096J with film mod & 7.1 surround sound & a 9080J. Both consoles are equipped with Total Recall.


The studio deploys a hybrid of digital & super-analogue technologies. Studer A-827 24-track tape
recorders, & the industry standard Pro Tools HDX with 64 I/O. The 1st Phase of the Studio was completed in 2023 at a final cost of $5.7 million, in Phase 2 the company will undergo a $3 million upgrade adding a state-of-the-art 1200-sf Sound to Picture Suite & 10 additional studios for television post-production by Q1/25.


LaSalle Gabriel has worked with Anita Baker, Jamie Foxx, Barry White, Prince, L’MORE, Charlie Wilson, Johnny Gill, Sheila-E, Karyn White, Dallas Austin, The Gap Band, Ann Nesby, Vesta Williams, Color Me Badd, & Vanessa Bell Armstrong. He is an original member of 3X Grammy winners, Sounds of Blackness, appearing on all 4 albums produced by Jam & Lewis from 1990-1998, (Perspective/A&M Records) LaSalle Gabriel has been featured in the Washington Post, New York Times, L.A. Times, Billboard, Detroit Weekly, Mpls/St. Paul Magazine, Radio & Records, & Pioneer Press.


The LG Music Factory is now the #1 recording studio in the Midwest region of the U.S.

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