Top Recording Studios in the U.S.
Because the Recording Connection trains all its students in real recording studios, we naturally have connections with hundreds of great studios across the United States. We pride ourselves on pairing up-and-coming recording industry professionals with currently working pros. Being a successful music producer or artist is about building the skills you need and building connections with other music professionals and recording studios. Here is a list of 32 of the best recording studios in the U.S. that can help you build the industry connections that can take your music career to the next level.
Best Recording Studios in the U.S.
Are you curious about how to get your music recorded? If you have a recording project in the works or are looking to get your foot in the door, check out the list of 32 of the top recording studios in the U.S.:
- 35th Street Studios, Chicago, IL. Top-level music recording, mixing, and mastering. Credits include Smokie Norful, The Rolling Stones, R. Kelly, and Hall & Oates.
- Afterhours Recording Studio, Miami, FL. Top Miami recording studio with Grammy-winning engineers. Clients have included Pitbull, Shakira, Julio Iglesias, and Sandi Patty.
- American Recording Studio, Memphis, TN. Music production services by appointment only in Memphis.
- Audible Images, Pittsburgh, PA. Grammy-winning studio provides recording, mixing, mastering, and more. The client list includes Dave Matthews, LL Cool J, and Wu-Tang Clan.
- Azmyth Recording, Indianapolis, IN. One of Indianapolis’ top recording studios. Owned by a top mentor and managed by a Recording Connection graduate.
- Bonzotunes Studio, Atlanta, GA. Full-service recording, production, and mastering.
- Camel Hump Music, Las Vegas, NV. Specializing in services to indie artists, Camel Hump offers services such as recording, mixing, CD duplication, brand marketing, and rehearsal space.
- Chung King Studios, New York, NY. The iconic studio is noted for its influence in the emergence of hip-hop into the mainstream. A long list of Platinum-selling clients from a wide range of genres.
- Clear Track Studios, Clearwater, FL. Top area facility offering recording, mixing, production, and more. Staffed by producers/engineers who have worked with Platinum-selling artists ranging from Lady Gaga to Justin Timberlake to U2.
- Colorado Sound Studios, Denver, CO. One of the top recording and mastering studios in the Denver metro area. The client list includes Natasha Bedingfield, The Lumineers, Zac Brown, Norah Jones, and many others.
- Crystal Clear Recording, Philadelphia, PA. A full-service digital and analog studio. Clients include B.o.B., Christina Aguilera, and Redman. One of our most in-demand mentor studios.
- Cybersound, Boston, MA. A full-service facility offering music production for many label artists, as well as sound design, voiceover work, audiobooks, and more.
- Da Spot Recording Studio, Richmond, VA. Provides quality recording services at reasonable rates, along with extra services such as music production, songwriting, CD packaging, and more. Previous clients include Rick Ross and Ashanti.
- Engine Room Audio, New York, NY. One of New York’s most successful studios, with clients that include 50 Cent, Common, A$AP Rocky, Ting Tings, Depeche Mode, and The Killers.
- ES Audio, Glendale, CA. Busy LA-area studio providing recording, mixing, mastering, and production services.
- Fastback Studios, Seattle, WA. High-quality recording, mixing, mastering, and music production.
- Golden Track Recording Studio, San Diego, CA. One of San Diego’s highest quality recording facilities, working with major label artists as well as offering package deals for indie bands.
- ID Labs Music, Pittsburgh, PA. Specializing in urban and pop music, this top Pittsburgh studio serves clients such as Wiz Khalifa, Mac Miller, Maroon 5, Rick Ross, Ludacris, and others.
- Infinite Recording, Reading, MA. Infinite Recording creates music/content for Artists, TV/Film, Audiobooks & Podcasts & more.
- Inner Ear Recording, Arlington, VA. The noteworthy studio is known for its contribution to the DC-area punk scene. Recently featured on the Foo Fighters Sonic Highways documentary series on HBO. Clients include Foo Fighters, Bad Brains, Fugazi, Jimmy Eat World, and others.
- Inner Recess, New Orleans, LA. Recording/mixing, music production, rehearsal space, video services, and art space in New Orleans.
- Kung Fu Bakery, Portland, OR. The top-shelf facility in the Pacific Northwest with credits that include The Decemberists, Everclear, The Shins, and Tegan and Sara.
- Metro 37 Recording Studio, Detroit, MI. A top-shelf, full-service recording studio in the Detroit suburbs, with a client list that includes Hawthorne Heights, Fuel, and Shinedown.
- Music Lane Recording, Austin, TX. One of Austin’s premier recording facilities. Credits include Ozomatli, Sheryl Crow, Blue October, and Rosanne Cash.
- Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood, CA. One of four branch studios of Ocean Way, the most profitable recording studio in the world. Known for groundbreaking recordings from The Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra, The Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson, and many others.
- Phat Buddha Productions, St. Louis, MO. Major recording studio in the St. Louis area—credits include The Black Eyed Peas, Nelly, and Panic! At the Disco.
- Planet Dallas, Dallas, TX. Well-established world-class facility with clients that include Clay Aiken, Ice T, and Reverend Horton Heat.
- Quad Recording Studios, New York, NY. A world-class recording facility in NYC. Clients include Pitbull, Ashanti, KT Tunstall, and Coldplay.
- Rax Trax Recording, Chicago, IL. High-caliber recording facility serving both Grammy-winning artists and local talent.
- The Record Shop, Nashville, TN. Full-service recording and music production in Music City. Credits include John Legend, Randy Houser, and Tim McGraw.
- Serenity West Recording, Los Angeles, CA. Major L.A. recording facility, clients include Adele, Justin Timberlake, Carly Rae Jepsen, and many others.
- StudioLive USA, Orlando, FL. World-class recording services in the Orlando area.