Thirteen Degrees Studio is co-owned and operated by Leigh Robins and Ken Barken.
Barken is an Emmy Award winning composer, producer, songwriter, trumpet player. After attending Berklee College of Music Barken went on to play trumpet for Nancy Wilson, The Temptations, The Mills Brothers, Buddy Greco. As a composer/producer/songwriter his projects have included works in The Mask (Jim Carrey), Naked In New York (Martin Scorsese), Off And Running (Cyndi Lauper), Guiding Light, Another World, General Hospital, As The World Turns, Santa Barbara, Richard Elliot, Earth Wind & Fire, Mary Griffin, and Patty Cabrera.
Mark Wenner designed and constructed Thirteen Degrees Studio in Franklin TN. Wenner finished the control room and isolation rooms with custom acoustic treatments including wall panels, wave guiding clouds, diffusers and bass traps.