About Us



     A professional musician with over 7000+ live and studio performances, Halemanu owns and operates Sounds Like Hale. From the days of the Tascam DA-88, Alesis ADAT and into todays ProTools HDX systems and beyond, he has been audio engineering live and in the studio for the past 25 years. In 1999 he moved to Los Angeles to study audio engineering and guitar at the world famous Musicians Institute of Technology. There he worked on student projects in the Tommy Tedesco Recording Studio which had all of the great gear that have become staples in the recording industry. Upon his return home to Maui in late 2001, he opened Sounds Like Hale Recording Studio in Kahului. He has composed and arranged music for movies, live shows, and for other musicians. He has also shared his insight lecturing for University of Hawaii and contributing written articles to Recording Magazine. Halemanu has done work for companies such as HARPO StudiosEMI/Blue Note Records, Nike, Wavelab Records, and various television networks. He has also worked with artist such as  Oprah Winfrey, Mega Producer Bob Rock, Willie Nelson, Joe Perry and Steven Tyler of Aerosmith, Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac, Phil & Angela Benoit, Ralph MacDonald, Mark EpstienThird World, Pam Hall, Inner Circle, Tribal Seeds, and Rebelution; Hawaii artists include: Amy Hanaiali'i Gilliom, David Kauahikaua, Keli'i Tau'a, Charles Ka'upu, Dave Tucciarone, Kulewa, Pekelo Cosma, and Tiki Records. Click here for full list of clients)    www.halemanumusic.com

Carl Lange

     A 40 year studio veteran, Carl Lange has done nearly everything there is to do in a recording studio, from building studios from the ground up to mastering and distribution. Starting from his first project back in 1976, he has done thousands of recording sessions. He brings a great deal of insight to any recording project! He has worked with Neil Diamond, Denice Williams, Stunz and Farah, Ohio Players, MCA Records, Colombia Records, RCA, Atlantic Records, to name a few.