The Hideout is proud to have part of their team the Director of Studio Operations, Zoe Thrall . Zoe is a music industry professional with decades of experience in recording studio management.
Her career started at the famed Power Station Studios in New York City where she learned both sides of studio operations as both an assistant engineer and studio management. There she met producer/musician/actor Little Steven Van Zandt who hired her to work for him as an engineer and as a musician in his band Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul. She worked with Little Steven for 11 years through many recordings and tours.
She later returned to Power Station to become their studio manager and eventually President of the company. She continued as manager of Hit Factory Studios in New York City, overseeing 9 studios and 75 employees.
In 2005 the Palms Casino Resort courted her to Las Vegas to build and operate the Studio at the Palms where she worked for 15 years. She is now proud to be the Director of Studio Operations of The Hideout Recording Studios.
National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Voting Member
Audio Engineering Society Member
Tristan Hardin is a musician/audio engineer/producer born and raised in Las Vegas, NV. Playing drums from the age of nine, he never strayed too far from his passion of music. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Audio Engineering he started working as an in-house engineer at The Hideout Recording Studio in Las Vegas as world renowned producer Kevin Churko’s engineer. His credits include records for heavy metal legends Five Finger Death Punch, as well as In This Moment, Slipknot, and Disturbed. While his expertise lies in heavy metal and in recording drums, his additional credits include Rick Ross, Gorillaz, Kendrick Lamar, and The Backstreet Boys. Tristan has also mixed over 100 records in Dolby Atmos.
Credits: Adam Welsh, Adelita’s Way, Atlantic Records, Backstreet Boys, Better Noise, Billy Gibbons, Corey Taylor, Cory Marks, Crash Midnight, Ded, Disturbed, Dominic Miller, Eric Moore, Five Finger Death Punch, Gorillaz, Gladys Knight, HellYeah, Ho99o9, Human Nature, In This Moment, Jay Ruston, Joe Barresi, Journey, Kendrick Lamar, Kid Bookie, Memphis Mayfire, Miley Cyrus, Mike Tyson, Rick Ross, Rosalia, Santana, Slipknot, Tech N9ne, Toque, Warner Chappell Publishing
Chief engineer Luis Pacheco is one of The Hideout’s greatest assets. Luis has been around music his whole life having grown up playing viola and piano. He pursued his interest in music when he went to college where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Full Sail University. Luis has worked at The Hideout since 2012 and his sincere dedication to the craft of engineering, his genuine love of music and music makers are his greatest strengths. He has engineered/mixed hundreds of records in many genres including pop, R&B, hip hop, Latin, jazz and everything in between! He loves learning about new equipment and technology and he sets an example for our younger engineers. Luis has also recorded dozens of audiobooks for the top publishers.
Credits include: Barry Manilow, Bat Out of Hell (Musical), Carlos Vives, Carrie Underwood, Celine Dion, CNCO, Cory Taylor, Dionne Warwick, Geezer Butler, Harper Collins Publishing, Mark Vogel Music, Nick Carter, Ruben Blades, Van Morrison, Warner Chappell Publishing and many, many others.