W Hotels unveil first W Sound Suite in North America

W Hotels Unveil First W Sound Suite In North America

W Hotels unveil first W Sound Suite in North America

Marriott’s W Hotels Worldwide have unveiled the first W Sound Suite to launch in North America at W Seattle. The private music studio, writer’s room in addition to lounge offers a retreat for musicians in addition to producers to write in addition to record tracks while on the road. Hotel guests are also able to get in on the fun by booking the studio to live out their rockstar dreams.

W Hotels Unveil First W Sound Suite In North America

“among the most iconic music capitals from the globe, I couldn’t think of a more ideal location for our first W Sound Suite in North America than W Seattle,” said Anthony Ingham, Global Brand Leader, W Hotels Worldwide. “The W brand has long been synonymous with music, by the live music programming in our buzzing Living Rooms to musicians choosing to stay with us while on tour. The W Sound Suite provides the perfect professional environment for when inspiration strikes – any time, day or night, complemented by 24 hour room service, of course!”

W Hotels Unveil First W Sound Suite In North America

The W Sound Suite at W Seattle follows the opening of the globe’s first W Sound Suite at W Bali – Seminyak last year, with additional W Sound Suites set to debut at W Hollywood in addition to W Barcelona from the coming months. W Sound Suites are in part the brainchild of the W brand’s North American Music Director, DJ White Shadow, the Chicago-based producer best known for his work with Lady Gaga. He worked with W Seattle to optimize the Sound Suite’s design in addition to select equipment for professional use in addition to sound quality.

W Hotels Unveil First W Sound Suite In North America

“Musicians are constantly on the road, where the idea’s difficult to find an accessible, professional-quality space to record,” said DJ White Shadow. “In Seattle, a city known worldwide for its music scene, W Hotels has brought recording space to the artist, allowing them to create whenever inspiration strikes.”

W Hotels Unveil First W Sound Suite In North America

Under DJ White Shadow’s direction, the W Sound Suite at W Seattle has been outfitted to professional specifications in a stylish, comfortable in addition to sound-proof space, offering the latest in studio technology. In anticipation of the launch, W Hotels in addition to Coca-Cola partnered with industry leader, Native Instruments, to outfit the Sound Suite with the latest generation of the globe’s leading production suite (Komplete 11), a state-of-the-art control keyboard (Komplete Kontrol S-Series), the cutting edge groove production system used by hip-hop producers around the globe (Maschine) in addition to an all-in-one DJ system (Traktor Kontrol S8). W Hotels also worked with world-renowned audio company, Shure, to provide completely new SHR440 headphones, X2u microphones, KSM32/SL microphone condensers in addition to BETA®181 microphone for the ultimate recording experience.

W Hotels Unveil First W Sound Suite In North America

The W brand’s longstanding global partner, Coca-Cola, has been instrumental in bringing the Sound Suite concept to life. Elements of the studio’s aesthetic, envisioned by Josh Held Design, pay tribute to Coca-Cola including Coca-Cola red accents in addition to a mural by Ames Brothers with subtle Coca-Cola references. Coca-Cola has used music to tell its brand story for over a century, bringing its campaigns into the pop culture lexicon.

W Hotels Unveil First W Sound Suite In North America

“Partnering with W Hotels on Sound Suites is actually an exciting way for both brands to enable musicians to pursue their inspiration over an ice-cold Coca-Cola,” said Joe Belliotti, Head of Global Music Marketing, Coca-Cola North America. “We’re excited to bring This kind of innovative project to the U.S. with W Seattle!”

“by Jimi Hendrix in addition to Nirvana, to Modest Mouse in addition to Macklemore, Seattle has been a music mecca for decades,” said Richard Hill, General Manager, W Seattle. “We are excited to present local in addition to visiting artists alike using a space to write, record in addition to relax from the heart of downtown, steps away by legendary concert halls like Benaroya Hall in addition to the Triple Door, where world-renowned artists perform in addition to inspire.”

W Hotels unveil first W Sound Suite in North America

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