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The Terrarium's Studio A is one of the most versatile and well-equipped tracking rooms around. Whether it's rock-bands, 25 piece choirs, strings, drums, acoustic, or hip hop, Studio A has got you covered. 

Our Team

Multi-Talented Staff

The Terrarium has passionate people who work with audio exclusively. We'd love the opportunity to work with you on your project. Everyone on our team plays music, we can help create a full band with everything you've ever imagined...


Jason Orris

Producer, Engineer, Mixer / Studio Manager

Jason has been owner/manager/engineer of the Terrarium since 1992, where some of the best sounding rock records in Minneapolis have been recorded. As a man of many hats, Jason was also Business Manager of First Avenue for eight years (1987-1994), tackling the books as well as running sound in the Entry. Jason played bass for Interscope Records recording artists Polara from 1994 to 1998 and played guitar and sang for No Alternative recording artists the Hot from 1997 to 2002. 


Rob Oesterlin

Recording Engineer

Rob has been with the Terrarium since 2007 after graduating at the top of his class from the Institute of Production and Recording. Recording since 2003, Rob has engineered and produced hundreds of sessions on his own and assisted some of the great local and national engineers and producers that have visited the Terrarium.


Jacques Wait

Mastering Engineer, Producer, Engineer

Jacques has been in Minneapolis making and recording music for nearly three decades. Not only is he the in house Mastering engineer, he's also an independent Producer and Engineer who works regularly out of the Terrarium. 

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