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Our freshly built studio is now open in Sarasota Fl. 

We now offer both a Studio A & Studio B to better suit the needs of our diverse clientele. Voiceover sessions have a chance to shine in Studio B & full bands can take advantage of all the space Studio A has to offer.

Burnt Orange was named after the infamous aroma of the Tropicana Factory. We said goodbye to our Bradenton location (formerly known as Audio Images) in 2020 and got to work on our dream buildout in our current Sarasota location.

Both studios were carefully designed and constructed to isolate and capture your unique sound. Multiple layers of drywall, flooring, and custom diffusers have blocked the outside world. Hurricane Ian passed over as a category 4 in 2022 and you couldn’t hear a sound in our live room.

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Matt DeSear, CEO/ Engineer


Matt started as an intern at Audio Images, Inc in 2011 working under Mike Badalementi.  In 2012, Matt became the manager and eventually owner.  He purchased the studio and changed the name to Burnt Orange Sound Studio. 

Over the years, Matt has worked with Stephen King, Brian Johnson, Slash, Mike Clink, Disney, Spotify Studios, AMC, EA Sports (FIFA & NHL), NBC, Penguin Random House, WWE, CBS, Ringling Brothers, and many others. Matt has been dedicated to pro audio and has experience in all Digital Audio Workstations in the past 15 years.  He formally studied music production at Florida State University and earned a Bachelor's in Commercial Music.  Matt has produced, recorded, and performed rock, folk music, jazz, r&b, hip hop, pop, classical, and electronic. 

Musically, Matt is well versed in several forms of music and has played electric bass and upright bass for countless groups. He formally studied jazz on the upright bass while at FSU.  Matt has performed at countless venues and festivals across the county.  Festival highlights include Bonnaroo, Hulaween, Springfest, and Gasparilla Music Fest.  Matt has music writing credits on a Warner Brothers Film "The Good Lie."  

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