Marc Golde sits at the recording console at his Rock Garden Studio, which moved into an expanded Appleton location in the summer. The studio is a popular recording destination for bands from Green Bay and the Fox Valley.
Marc Golde used to dream about the Fox Valley music scene.
Growing up in the small central Wisconsin city of Merrill, Golde checked out almost every Fox Valley band that visited his hometown and pledged that he, too, someday, would be like them.
By age 9, Golde had learned drums, guitar and piano and was recording music with a reel-to-reel recorder he got as a gift. Little did he know it would become the basis of his music career and his four-time WAMI award-winning Rock Garden Studio in Appleton. ...