Apex Records will be heating up the Fall

New-Studio-Logo_thumb.gif“CRACK EP”


We finally have a set release date for “CRACK” (Apex’s EP) which is set to release on September 1st 2018. Originally “CRACK” was supposed to be an full length album, but ended up being only an EP. Knowing Apex he has his reasons for this; but what exactly are they? Apex noted that the only thing left to work on for “CRACK” was just the visuals. Audio was complete and that he would do a re listen to see if any changes needed to be made, but overall the album cover is still being worked on and video shoots are in the process. Considered to be an emotional EP coming from the have fun, party style of Apex‘s rap “CRACK” is sure to be an interesting wondering what would it sound like.



Let’s go ahead and add another collection to the sin series. The next release for the sin collection will be “Greed”. Just about every two years Apex will add another sin to his  Pandora’s Box. First we had “Lust“, then “Wrath” and now we will have “Greed”. The set release date will be Oct 1st 2018 prepping it for Halloween month.

New-Studio-Logo_thumb.gif“CHANGING GEARS”


Remember when “I’m Just a Machine” (Apex mixtape) started hitting the air waves and it was like all the machines all over the world was having a party… We’ll it is rumored that Apex has recently been in the works on making vol 3 of “I’m Just an Machine”. Talk about moving none stop. Not just to the point that Apex works on his music and still works with other artist and managing his businesses; but where do you find time to actually work on your own music is the question. Knowing Apex he would have a smart answer for an reply.  As of right now there is no official release date seeing how the “CRACK EP” and “Greed” will be releasing this year. Currently the following artist will appear on “I’m Just an Machine Pt3”; Mr Mel the Riddler, KL Bridges, Insano, Yo Star, and Roski. I’m am sure that this list will grow because if this machine vol is anything like the others; there will be a different feature on every song. As more news develops we will keep you posted.

New-Studio-Logo_thumb.gif“Apex Films releasing more of 117 West Victoria”

If you haven’t checked out the 117 West Victoria short film produced by Apex then you might want too. This projected started out as a let’s see what happens when Apex gives you a taste of his mind. Directed by Apex him self with music back drops and sound effects from Johnny Storm and Apex Studio this is set to be a mini series of events which takes place at 117 West Victoria. The next episode is set to release June 1st 2018 and so far shooting the content without any script is how Apex loves to have it. Experience the super natural events which take place at 117 West Victoria as actor Vita Dixon witnesses the unknowns of the house alone with her cat Lavender. If you haven’t checked out the first episode please do so as the events will start to get out of hand. And be sure to link the video as well; which can be accessed up top.

New-Studio-Logo_thumb.gif“Apex Records Artist Roster”


As of this year we have re-signed Mr Mel the Riddler to a 5 year recording deal along with Jug Mane Tay and Insano Hood how both have distribution deals through Apex records. Check out the Artist page on the web site to read more about these artist. If any up and coming artist would like to submit a demo to Apex Records to be considered being signed please submit all demos to demosubmissions@a-pexstudio.com along with a bio and head shot along with 2 songs.

Currently Going Strong


Another edition of the sin series of albums are coming from Apex. it is due to be released soon and the next sin album will be titled “Greed”. This album will be the third edition of the sin albums which Apex has been releasing under Apex Records. So far he has released a sin album every year starting from 2011. The next one will be released in October 2013. So be prepared to hear some new music. If you have not checked out the Lust or Wrath album it can be viewed here:


Riddle Me This” album by Mr Mel the Riddler

Riddle Me This Album

LUST” album by Apex

LUST Album

WRATH” album by Apex




If you missed the last show because you had to work, take care of the kids or just couldn’t get out the house well do not worry we have the video footage for you. The last show “Heat It Up” was performed at The Evening Muse located in the Noda District of Charlotte, NC. This show is one that you really did not want to miss… why? Because Apex is off vacation and him and the Mr Mel the Riddler killed the show with new songs and more. Check out the video footage for your self.

Apex and the Riddler heat up the Evening Muse, Charlotte, NC


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Apex Now App


As of lately Apex Records have been moving their artists albums and singles from one distribution company to the next. This process will be over by the end of the year, but all music will still be currently available from all major digital retailers and more have been added to the list as well where their can be found. So just be patient… if the music is not currently in your music retailers online store it soon will be.

Apex Records Expansion


Afton Shows and the Evening Muse”

The next show for Apex Records artist will be November 11th 2012. So far this year we have had a lot of shows; show casing new talent from the new comers Gemi and TMH along side Apex and Mr Mel the Riddler. From the beginning of the year until now our artist and guest artist have rocked the stage at the Evening Muse; but this up coming show will be the last one for this year until we kick off the new  year with new music from Apex and Mr Mel the Riddler.

The Next show will be set for November 11th at the Evening Muse. Which is located in Charlotte, NC at 3227 Davidson Street. Tickets can be bought online at www.aftonshows.com/apexrecord this next show is guaranteed to be a banger and this is one that you do not want to miss.



“Which One Will it Be”

Just as Mr Mel the Riddler finishes up his album “Arkham City” we hear that Apex Records will be signing a new artist and managing more artist as well. It is not yet sure as to who this new artist will be, but we think that it may be “Chyna Macra” aka The Future. A solo artist which had a production deal from Apex Studio in the middle of 2005. Sources say that it also could be “Yo Star” from the UK which was recently in the studio with Apex working on a song with him. Also lets not forget about “Nero”; who was signed to Apex Studio for a Promo EP which Apex and him recorded a song titled “Got That” (which is the #1 song on the LUST Album). There are is really no telling who could be the next artist signed to Apex Records; but one thing is for sure…. it will happen next week.


NEW MUSIC VIDEO FROM Mr Mel the Riddler:

“Zombie Weed”

Zombie Weed by Mr Mel the Riddler ft. Produca Dee and Freedy G

New Music video from Mr Mel the Riddler. This is one you do not want to miss!

Quick News


New Studio Logo

Starting next month Sept. we will be back to giving away free studio time and more. Since the free studio time was such a big hit Apex has decided to keep it going. This time around instead of giving away free studio time it is rumored that winners could also get some distribution, shows and etc. along with it. Right now it is unsure about how this free studio and the packages which will come with it. Be we will keep everyone updated about it.


Currently to this date the #1 selling album for Apex Records is “LUST”. So far this album along has sold  3100 units since its release in early Oct. of 2011. The smash hit “Got That” feat. Apex has sold 2617 units; talk about good news for Apex Records. Seeing how this “LUST” album was such a hit the Record Label stated last month that they would be releasing another sin album titled “WRATH” in Oct. of this year to see if the next album can match or pass the “LUST” album. If you have not heard the “LUST” album yet it can be found in ITunes, Rhapsody, Emusic, Zune, and more.

Apex Records Chart:

1. Apex Studios Present “LUST” ( – )

2. Money Man’s “Against All Odds” ( – )

3. Crystal Lite ( ↑ )

4. Apex Studio Presents: M-Town ( ↑ )






Studio Post 2/7/12

Website Enhancements:
Social Updates

We have added Tweeter tweet buttons and Facebook share buttons to the website. Before they were only on the home page, but now they have been added to every page throughout the website.

The artist pages have all been updated with tweet and facebook buttons as well, but theirs are more geared towards themselves. Once on the artist page you can then browse their bio, view pictures of them and even connect with them on social sites like Twitter and Facebook.

Up Next:
The Riddle Begins Now

Just signed to Apex Records roster is Mr Mel the Riddler. He will be putting in work for his album which is yet to be titled. Production on this album will come from Apex, Johnny Storm, and possibly some other producers. It is yet unknown if their will be any features on his album so be on the look out for more information. His bio page can be found at Apex Records

More Music Coming
Releasing Classics

Soon to be released to the public on the digital market will be 3 of Apex’s albums titled “DNU Dark Sun Rising”, “Mark of the Centipede”, and “for Pleasure or Pain”. These albums are considered classics from Apex Studios archieve and will be released on the digital markets like ItunesItunes, Amazon on Demand, Amazon MP3, ZuneZune, SpotifySpotify, and others.

Not all three albums will be released at once they will be released on a monthly basics one after the other. So be on the look out for Apex Studio classics to resurface and hit the digital airwaves all over the world.

Lights, Camera, Money
Evening Muse

Money Man will be performing at the Evening Muse and making the crowd go crazy. So if you missed the last time he was at the Evening Muse then you don’t want to miss this one. Advance tickets can be purchased at Apex Studio, 1142 Plaza Walk Dr, Charlotte, NC or online at Money Man and we will be giving away “Lust”and promos at the event as well. So come out and party with Money Man and the other artist at the Evening Muse.

Evening Muse
3227 Davidson Road
Charlotte, NC

Doors open at 6:00 pm
Advance tickets are: $11
Door entry w/out ticket: $13

The Studio Post vol 6



A Jazzy Feel
James Bishop

A new solo artist by the name of James Bishop walks into Apex Studio and lays down some smooth trumpet tracks. James a trumpet player who also plays other instruments has released his solo debut album “One More Chance ” on this June 5th 2011. His song “One More Chance ” was all ready produced by him, but he brought it into Apex Studio to get it mastered. With everything being tweaked up right it was sent off for duplicator and replication while the design was being done. Now with everything back and complete; James now has he’s eyes on the prize which is in stored for him. To find out about how you can get your hands on this album contact James Bishop at jbdivinelyblessed@yahoo.com

Sinfully Good?

Lust is finally on its way. If it being near completion all that is left is photo shoots and graphic design. Apex will be releasing the album on sound cloud as well as giving it away for free amongst the streets of Charlotte, NC. So keep your eyes and ears open for the official release date on this album.

Live Sessions
Apex as the Guest

Apex is now in the guest chair of “In the Studio with Apex”. Catch Apex as he is interviewed by stand in host Vita Dixon. She asks Apex the questions that he has never been asked before and ttys to put him on the spot. For more information about this interview it can be found at http://www.YouTube.com/studiolivesessions

Building Creations
A Apex’s Touch

Apex never stops when it comes to building greatness. So far he has completed re building the recording booths; equipped with wall through fan’s so that they remain cool. As to adding sound absorbing foam in the needed areas of the control room. Now his last task will be too add a drop down sound absorbing ceiling. With this in mind he attends to add the very best in sound absorbing foam and raw material to make this all possible.

Working with Auralex Acoustics on this matter Apex sees nothing but the best coming from his studio and mastering new possibilities for future clients. The production in making the drop down ceiling will not halt any client from recording; says Dontavious Dixon. Everything will be built in pieces and then brought in and put together making it a quick operation.