B Town Sound is an award-winning Recording | Rehearsal | Event Facility in Burlington, Ontario. From Rock and Country to Hip Hop we've had the pleasure of working with some of the best names in the industry and have been doing so for the last nine years. We offer a professional and relaxed atmosphere to provide artists a comfortable and creative recording experience.
The building was originally established in 1988 as The Music Gym and was a mainstay as a rehearsal and recording studio for Oakville, Burlington and Hamilton bands. In 2006 the building underwent a complete renovation to establish it as a professional music production facility in the area and to continue the legacy of producing great local talent. In 2008 B Town Sound was named Recording Studio of the Year at the Hamilton Music Awards in only its first year of operation.
Studio & Event Manager | Vocalist
OWNER | PRODUCER | ENGINEER
Justin Koop has eighteen years of experience recording and producing bands and artists from many different genres of music. He has recorded industry demos for artists such as Finger Eleven and Billy Talent, which helped launch their successful careers.
He has produced songs for world famous You Tube Stars, Walk Off The Earth, albums like Silverstein’s debut record that sold over 300,000 copies in North America, and produced Grade’s “Under the Radar”, which was voted Top 20 Most Influential Punk Records of All Time in the alternative press.
He has worked with New World Son and producer Tawgs to break the Top Ten Billboard Chart with the song “There Is A Way”. From Rock, Punk, Country, Pop, Metal to R&B, Justin can capture the right sound and energy to maximize the potential of many types music.
STUDIO & EVENT MANAGER | VOCALIST
Robyn Pauhl has over 20 years of performance experience since she starting performing professionally at the age of eleven. She has opened shows for U.S. country stars George Jones at Lulu's in Kitchener, Loretta Lynn at Copps Coliseum in Hamilton and the International Center in Toronto. As well as for some eminent Canadian country acts such as Michelle Wright, Prairie Oyster, Jason McCoy, Beverly Mahood, Jim Witter, jazz artist Carol Wellsman, and performed in concert with world renowned jazz bassist, Dave Holland.
An enthralling performer, Robyn has a voice that has enough power and range to make it worth remarking on. Robyn sounds as if her passion could swallow the world. What lifts her performances miles above nostalgia is that she delivers her feelings with astonishing power and ebullience. One can see the emotional intensity that Robyn brings to everything she sings. There is a sincerity in her singing that pierces her audiences, spurring an immediate connection to her listeners.
She has been seen coast to coast, appearing on everything from local cable shows to highly rated television news programs such as Canada AM. She has been featured on the cover of the Hamilton Magazine and a two page spread in Hmm...The Hamilton Men's Magazine.
Robyn's lastest single was released, September 2013. The new material shows Robyn turn her passions back to country music. She produced and wrote her latest song, "All That I Want", with her eight year old student, Alyssa West! The single was engineered and co-produced with Justin Koop (husband) at B Town Sound in Burlington, ON.
She is now the Studio & Event Manager at B Town Sound, working along side her husband Justin Koop. She has spearheaded the growth for the event side of the business and is now working with artists to help develop their careers with the launch of A.D.D. | The Artist Development Division. In 2014 Party Like A PopStar was developed with her partner Amber Ruthart and is now in full swing with recording and dance parties for kids and teens.
She is the winner of The 2009 Hamilton Music Award for People's Choice Independent Music Teacher of the Year and works with artists at the Studio for vocal pre-production.
In 2005, Robyn graduated with honours from the Humber College Music Program in Toronto, ON. She attained knowledge in theory, composition and arranging for string sections, horns, and big bands. She has twelve years of teaching experience in vocal, theory, and piano. Click to hear audio and to read more about her experience on her website www.robynpauhl.ca