GD PonderRosa Studios provides a unique retreat recording experience. Just an hour from NYC in Lafayette NJ, artists can escape the daily grind and retreat to a compelling creative environment. After a long day of tracking there are plenty of places to blow off steam. The Newton Theater, with a schedule of nationally touring acts, is just down the road. Also, within a mile 28 miles of hiking trails, and we have ski resorts and waterparks just around the corner. Whether you are in the mood for a local diner or Asian fusion, you can find what you are looking for at one of our many area restaurants. We would be more than happy to arrange transportation and on-site accommodations, which includes delicious in-house catering for you. We're here to create a low-stress environment so you can be inspired and play.