Control Room A
Studio A live room
Control Room B

Creative Team

DNA Co-owner, Producer, Engineer, Composer, Musician

Mark has produced over 100 albums for independent artists of all genres. He has also produced thousands of loops released with Apple's Logic and Garageband and several loop libraries for Sony Creative Media including 2009’s critically acclaimed Premium Collection “What it Is!: ‘70’s Analog Funk.”

DNA Co-owner, Producer, Engineer, Composer, Musician

As a staff engineer at Smart Studios (owned by producers Butch Vig and Steve Marker) from 1994-1999, Brian was a vital part of one of the premiere recording studios in the Indie/Alternative music scene. 

Scott Beardsley

Drummer, Percussionist, Arranger, Bandleader, Producer

Scott Beardsley has provided the rhythmic pulse on countless gigs and studio sessions. He is the drummer in Hometown Sweethearts, one of the most sought-after wedding bands in the country. Scott imbues his playing with a strong swing/groove factor, remarkable precision, and explosive power.

Scott Lamps

Composer, Multi-Instrumentalist and Producer

Scott Lamps is an award-winning music composer and songwriter. "He’s a guy who has such a musical mind that it really is his native language" (musician Jordan Cohen, Chants).

Matthew Kramer

Producer, Engineer, Videographer, Video Editor

Matthew Kramer (we call him "Kramer") is an experienced media producer with a unique skill set that makes him invaluable in a wide range of projects. In addition to his independent production, Kramer was a Training and Support Specialist for Sony Media Software. Notable projects for DNA include the AV Sessions for the Onion's AV Club.

Vaughn "Scattered Brains" Freitag

Producer, Engineer, Composer, Musician

Vaughn is a rising talent in the Midwest scene. His production and mixing skills have been sought out by acts such as Whiskey of the Damned, Jo Flowroshus (GMG), Rob DZ, F.Stokes, Charlie and the Tree, E-Sweez, The Great Depression, The Eclectic Company, Sam Cooke, Yung Porter, Gotto, Cleobury, Grown Man, and Bad Luck Booda. Vaughn was also involved with projects for Apple, Sony, Phat Phunktion, Holly Brook, Chris Aaron, Victor DeLorenzo,  Ian and the Dream, and In the Beginning.

Nate Gessner

Audio Engineer and Production Assistant

Nate is a recent gradute from the Recording program at Madison Media Institute. Originally from Waukesha, WI, he received his Bachelor of Arts with Distinction in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2011.