110 Catharine St N, Hamilton, ON  905-308-6896


Mike DeAngelis, The Arkells 

Whenever my band recorded with Mike, he created an awesome environment for us to be comfortable and creative. It’s apparent he built his studio with a ton of care and attention to detail, making for a fast and consistent process. Having an engineer like Mike, who is always ready to capture great sounds as they unfold, is invaluable to us in the studio.

Luke Bentham, The Dirty Nil 

We worked on our early 7” releases with Mike, and they were certainly the true beginning of our career. Mike is a fantastic engineer with a unique ear for production. If you want maximum vibe, talk to Mike—great studio, great gear, great dude.

Dean Povinsky, Wildlife 

Wildlife has recorded MANY songs at Michael’s studio, and he always brings the thoughtfulness and consideration so inherent in his personality and threads it throughout his work. I’m always genuinely impressed by his workflow. Years of configuration have resulted in a simple yet consistent approach that removes the frustrations that can happen in studios. When executing an idea, the pathway is clear: it just “works”, and the sound quality is always fantastic. The attention he gives artists is rare; his passion for tonality and getting at the core of a song will always carry you through.

Levi Kertesz, Chastity, Basement Revolver & Delta Days 

Mike is THE guy! He’s exactly what you want from an engineer/mixer: talent, creativity, knowledge, and “vibe”. Every session I’ve done with Mike has been a good hang and turned out sounding fantastic. I couldn’t recommend him enough if you’re looking for someone who puts the music first and wants to work with you to realize your vision.

Stephen Pitkin, Elliot Brood 

I have had the pleasure of working with Michael at Threshold several times, and I will keep coming back because he always over-delivered in terms of value. He goes the distance and more to make sure my time there is well spent. Then there's the gear: API console + 2" tape + Barefoot monitors and much more = one big sound!

Jon Harvey, Monster Truck 

Love this place. Love Mike and Cohen. The whole experience was one of the best I’ve had. We recorded the first Vicious Beast record here and had a blast. You won’t regret it.

Matthew Vlahovich, Young Empires & Pheromone Recordings 

I've had the pleasure of working with Mike on a few projects and have been really impressed with his mixes. His technical proficiency is world-class, and his use of analog outboard gear gives him a hybrid digital/analog vibe that adds a tone of mojo, colour, and character to his mixes. A++

Steve McKay, Bruce Peninsula & Twin Within 

The thing I love most about working with Michael is the final result. He can take any mish-mash of sounds and experiments, pull it together and deliver an incredible-sounding recording. My experience recording with Michael dates back over 15 years and from the first to the last, every session is a joy, and every recording is a gem.

The Dill (Dylan Hudecki)  

I’ve recorded several projects with Michael, all of which I’ve been very pleased with. Very professional without sacrificing style and taste. Michael is fluent in many genres of music and is in tune with all the trends of today and yesteryear. Yes, yesteryear is a word, I think? I would recommend him to anyone.

Binod, The Drifts   

I would gladly recommend Mike and Threshold Recording to anyone looking for recording studio services. He is a passionate and friendly guy, and he is willing to go the extra mile for anyone. My band did some live, off-the-floor performance videos in his studio space, and they turned out great. This was a complex set-up with a lot of things going on at once. We also had some great sessions recording drums to tape—this was surprisingly efficient and was totally worth it for the vibes. Mike has really fair prices for the value you get from working with him.

Ethan Paxton, Delta Days   

I started with Mike back in 2016 with my band, Delta Days, and haven’t stopped since. It’s always a pleasure to step foot into his studio and continue to work with the gear that is there and the talent that he has. Can’t wait to be back soon!

Rj, Capitol  

Not only is Michael fun, a genuine, good person, and undeniably talented, we also became friends over the recording period because of his care and kindness. We’ll always recommend him at Threshold!

Mother Tareka  

I've worked with Michael on a few occasions and had a wonderful time making music in different genres. Michael is a true professional—passionate and very capable. He's got a great ear and amazing gear, too!

Kyle Peters, Father Christmas 

It’s always a pleasure working with Michael! My band tracked our LP back in 2017 to tape at Threshold Studios and we shot a live video there as well. Great selection of gear, and Keire is super knowledgeable when it comes to everything sound-related. I love the space and look forward to working with him again!

Sandy Johnston, Dark Mean  

I am so incredibly grateful for Mike. Where to start? He has engineered and produced songs for my band, Dark Mean, for over a decade. We were three guys with some ideas, but we lacked direction, focus, and leadership, and Mike led us out of the weeds. He taught us about recording. He helped us get comfortable in the studio. He gave us a beautiful space to work/play in and the freedom to make the kinds of records we wanted to make. He took our songs to the next level. He made them sound f*cking amazing. He is one of the most amazing guys you'll ever meet. Can't recommend him highly enough!

Matt Paxton  

I’ve been collaborating with Michael for 15 years now. He’s supported my projects with his stellar mixing skills and his incredible engineering, and has produced/co-produced three full-length albums of mine, in addition to two EPs, and a hat full of singles. There’s a reason I keep coming back. Mike truly loves the art process—enhancing each project he touches—making it the very best it can be. That’s if you play your parts right and stay focused on the goal of making beautiful-sounding recordings. Mike is patient and very supportive, not rushing the job. He dives deep into the purpose.

Kolston, Whatz  

Working with Michael on the mixes for our latest record was an incredible experience. We chose to work with him because of his creativity. He is not afraid to take a chance, has all the gear and knows how to take your in-the-box tracks to the analog world and create that “studio sound”. We couldn’t be happier with the results, and I look forward to working with him again on many more projects.

Cohen Wylie, The Crowleys  

My band The Crowleys have been recording with Mike since 2012. About 6 years ago, Mike took a chance on me and gave me the opportunity to work at his studio. Over that time we have not only had a great professional relationship but I can say he is one of my closest friends. Mike is a caring and thoughtful person, which allows him to resonate with many artists and bands. He always strives to help facilitate artists creative visions while using his many years of expertise to give them a truly professional sounding record. The studio gear is top notch and so is Mike, he’s the man!

Jennifer Budd  

Micheal is the best! He makes you feel heard, valued, and comfortable. He approaches every project with 10000% of his energy and creativity. He puts the Artist first. On top of all that, he is a top notch person with the best of vibes.