Wisdom Studios

Wisdom Studios has moved from its former location to the PinChurch and is now managed by the Mystic Krewe.

Operating since 1992, Wisdom Studios is a private recording, performance, cybercasting venue in the New Orleans area.  The space is also available for rental or rehearsal.

Wisdom Studios is a full-featured recording studio, with both digital and analog multi-track recording facilities, modern and vintage equipment and microphones as well as outboard processing equipment.

Available for recording, private parties, cybercasting, press conferences, classes, and other events.


  • 3200+ watt 7.1 sound/PA system
  • Multiple high-definition video/projection screens
  • high security facility in safe area with CCTV, alarms and 24/7 physical security.
  • multi-level stage
  • full bandstand with high-quality backline (Yamaha drums, Ampeg, Fender, SWR, Marshall, etc.)
  • monitor subsystem
  • custom light truss setup with large array of DMX-controlled LED, Par and other lighting FX
  • programmable lasers, fog and various FX
  • Dedicated ProTools recording desk
  • 100% climate controlled/AC
  • Kitchen, lounge and entertainment facilities
  • Custom, high-speed internet provisioned for high-quality audio/video streaming
  • Custom high-end streaming server that runs the same systems used by uStream, YouTube and others – capable of HD live broadcast streaming.
  • Large array of HD camera equipment, including ceiling-mounted remote-controlled programmable cameras
  • Video editing/production suite featuring Adobe Premier Pro and other software & hardware

Rates and Availability

Wisdom Studios is typically a private studio that panders to clientele by invitation.  We do occasionally accept contract work and small or large jobs.  Contact us for details or an appointment.

Rates vary but for reference, here are our typical professional rates:

Studio Time, individual blocks: $100-$200/hr depending upon needs and engineering staff

Half-day studio block: $600-$800

Rental space for rehearsal (includes backline and PA): $40/hr (minimum of 3 hours)

Artists who have performed and recorded at Wisdom Studios:

Want to Join Us?
The Mystic Krewe is looking for creative, passionate, ethical, progressive people to join our ranks and help us create a fun and friendly organization. We like to socialize and play games, but also learn, teach and share, and collaborate on business ventures and other projects. If this sounds interesting to you, consider petitioning to become a member. Check the topics on the upper nav bar under "About Us": "FAQ", and "Membership" for more information, then Contact Us to set up a meeting and tour!

Sell or donate your Pinball or Arcade game to us!

If you have an old pinball machine -- in any condition, consider donating or selling the game to us. We will restore it to its former glory and share it with others. For more info Contact Us!
Join our YouTube channel!
Click here to See our library of videos of past concerts and other performances.
We rent/operate arcade machines and make our resources avilable for special events!
Our collection of games, our museum and our expertise in restoring, maintaining and operating the South's largest collection of vintage coin-op machine is available to partner with others in the area! If you're operating a corporate event and looking for a truly UNIQUE venue or need vintage or modern games, or have a movie production that's looking for special items for set decoration, WE CAN HELP! We have extensive experience doing movie productions as well as corporate events. We are also looking for a public venue where we can set up a very special, unique array of vintage pinball and other devices. We can offer a very attractive and lucrative arrangement with someone in the area who has experience and resources! Club owners, investors, entrepreneurs, restauranteurs.... contact us to set up a meeting and let us show you how to have one of the most unique businesses in the country. Location won't matter. People will come from hundreds of miles around to visit this place. If you have resources and are intrigued, Contact Us
Active Projects
Below is a sampling of the active projects taking place within the Mystic Krewe. These are not all that's going on. If you would like to participate, contact us.

  • Sewing Group - Meets semi-regularly on Tuesdays working on various sewing projects from cloths and quilts to leatherwork and beyond.
  • Video Editing & Production Study Group - ongoing weekly meetings to learn beginner, basic and advanced videography, using HD cameras and Adobe Creative Suite CS6 (Premier Pro, After Affects, Photoshop, etc.)
  • Pinball Repair - Ongoing sessions showcasing basic and advanced pinball and video game repairs. Members come by at their leisure and we tackle various projects.
  • Music Group - MK members comprise a number of popular bands in the area as well as aspiring musicians. We regularly assemble to learn, teach, share and jam in the studio.
  • Basic Electronics/Micro Controllers by example - We're working with the Beaglebone microcomputer, the next generation over the Raspberry Pi, and learning basic electronics and embedded systems by developing a few simple and useful devices. Our flagship product will be a super-intelligent custom A/C thermostat/humidistat.
  • Computer-controlled DMX systems - Using computers to control lights and FX controllers.
  • Stained Glass Workshop - preparing for a class on how to make stained glass art.
  • ProTools and audio recording systems - The ongoing setup and configuration of our multi-track digital studio and podcasting system.
  • Construction and woodworking - We are designing and building custom desks and other fixtures, as well as working on unique artistic pieces and furniture to resell.
  • Mobile Applications Development - Android and IOS development groups are forming to begin learning and designing mobile apps, forming business ventures around these projects.
  • .... and more!
Want to help?
In our quest to celebrate learning, creativity, responsibility, personal advancement, sharing and helping each other and our community. Please consider giving what you can. Any token donation goes a long way in helping cover our expenses and increase our impact on the community. It means so much!

While financial donations are the most critical at this point, if you have other material items or resources to offer our group, please contact us! Thank you so much!!