Born from the DIY ethos of its owners Alex Lipsen, Scott F. Norton and Dan Long, the studio quickly became home to artists in the local Indie rock music scene. Headgear has worked with diverse local, national and foreign bands including Moby, Animal Collective, TV on the Radio, Santigold, Phosphorescent, Nada Surf, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Dub legend Lee “Scratch” Perry.