Hyper Island Replaces Real Deal at 74 Orchard Street

Posted on: July 7th, 2010 at 6:33 am by

At 74 Orchard Street, the Real Deal NYC music studio is out and the Hyper Island school is in.  The tall, smokey-glass doors were open yesterday, so we stepped inside for more information.  As luck would have it, on the hottest day this year, their air conditioning unit was busted.

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Nevertheless, we were told by two employees that the DJ Honda-operated studio vacated the premises, and plans to move the operation out to Los Angeles. In its place is fifteen-year-old Hyper Island, a Swedish-based digital media school that offers two-year programs with coursework in “digital, interactive media, and management.”

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Meanwhile, the Real Deal signage has been stripped from its position above the doorway, but, for the moment, their flag still flies.  Hyper Island hasn’t yet installed permanent nameplates, just a couple stickers on the glass.

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