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Arty
"Skye"
Shweky

As an engineer and certified tech head, I am constantly on the lookout for the latest cutting edge technology. I have an obsession with plugins (synthesizers, sound libraries, signal processing, etc. all living inside the computer. etc.) and I'm constantly getting the new, latest greatest stuff! 

 

Arty Skye has worked with major stars such as 50 Cent, Will Smith, Madonna, Alicia Keys, Santana, 98 Degrees, Queen Latifah, Missy Elliot, Public Enemy, Wu-Tang Clan and many more.

 

Arty Skye has been producing music and engineering in New York City for over 25 years and has worked on over 1,000 records. Soon after his band Anti-Gravity recorded with RCA in the early 80's, Skye pursued a career as a recording engineer and music producer. His level of technical excellence and his creative musical talent quickly placed him amongst New York's top engineer/producers, earning him 14 Platinum and Gold records, 8 #1 Billboard Hits and a Grammy nomination. (Will Smith-Wild Wild West)

 

Skye is also the recipient of the prestigious Visionary Award presented by 3M for his outstanding work on SWV's Three #1 HITS on the Billboard R&B Charts. As a songwriter, Arty has had Three #1 Hits on the Billboard Dance Charts, as well as writing/producing songs for TV, movies and commercials.

 

Arty opened Skyelab Sound Studios in 1994, and has hosted such stars as James Taylor, Tito Puente, Mya, Pink, Hayle Duff, 98 Degrees , Lil ‘Mo and many more. Skyelab Studios is featured on the cover of “How to Build a Small Budget Recording Studio” from Mcgraw Hill Publishing. The studio was also featured on an episode of “What Not To Wear” on TLC.

Music Career Highlights

  • 14 Gold/Platinum Records for sales exceeding 20 Million Records

  • 8 #1 Billboard HITS

  • Grammy Nomination 

  • Worked with Madonna, Santana, Alicia Keys, 50 Cent, Will Smith, Queen Latifah, Missy Elliot, Public Enemy, Wu-Tang Clan, Chaka Khan, Ru Paul, and many more.

  • Composed Music for Movie soundtracks, TV Shows & Specials (Emmy Nomination) Commercials, Science Videos, Radio Station ID’s

  • President of SkyeLab Music Group, NYC (est. 1994)
     

Teaching experience

  • YouTube Music Production and Engineering Tutorial channel, with over 27,000 Subscribers,  900,000 views and growing daily.

  • 7 years teaching Recording Connection classes at SkyeLab Sound Studios in New York

  • 4 Years writing a monthly column for Home Recording Magazine, as well as technical articles and reviews.  

  • Magen David Yeshivah Internship of the Year Award

  • Speaker at Music Industry Seminars and conferences

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