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Oven Studios is the personal recording studio of American Singer-songwriter and record producer Alicia Keys. Designed by the Walters-Storyk Design Group, the studio is located 186 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove N.Y. on the North Shore of Nassau County, Long Island, and features a grand piano and two isolation booths.[1] Keys says the building is reminiscent of her grandmother's house and has decorated the walls of the studios to include pictures of Nina Simone, Janis Joplin and Bob Marley.[2] Opened in 2005, Keys co-owns the studio with her production and songwriting partner Kerry "Krucial" Brothers.[3] According to Walters-Storyk, the design was important to the acoustics of the building:

Oven Studios
Recording studio
United States
OwnerAlicia Keys

"In the live room, the design specified special acoustic wood slotted with holes that was imported from Europe. This wood, which is 50% absorptive, played an important function in evening out the overall frequency response."[1]

Later, the studio was moved from Long Island to New York City.[4] It is now located in the Chelsea neighborhood in Manhattan.[5]


Recordings at OvenEdit


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  2. ^ Pareles, Jon (2007-09-09). "A Neo-Soul Star as She Is: Nurturing Her Inner Rebel". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. Retrieved 2018-10-24.
  3. ^ Weiss, David (October 1, 2005). "Alicia Keys Opens Recording Studio in New York". Mix. Penton Media. Archived from the original on 2006-09-07. Retrieved 2018-10-24.
  4. ^ Kenner, Rob (2012-11-13). "Alicia Keys: Unlocking Alicia (2012 Cover Story)". Complex. Retrieved 2018-10-24.
  5. ^ Parales, Jon (2012-09-06). "Whole New State of Mind". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. Retrieved 2018-10-24.
  6. ^ "Oven Studios - CDs and Vinyls at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved 2018-10-24.
  7. ^ Keith, John Dylan (2006-04-30). "The Studio Diary of Alicia Keys". Electronic Musician. Future. Retrieved 2018-11-24.