There are recording studios in New Mexico that fit every style and budget, from those that employ Grammy award winning producers and engineers to those that help the beginning artist to produce professional and complete demo recordings. . We encourage serious musicians and songwriters to use professional recording studios to produce their project. The recording industry accepts no less than the best and New Mexico’s recording industry has been the home for incredible recording projects. Artists ranging from Glen Campbell, Buddy Holley and John Lewis to The Handsome Family, The Shins, Femme Fatale and Demi Lovato all started their careers recording their music here. Artists ranging from Snoop Dogg, Mariah Carey, Puddle of Mudd, John Popper, Jeff Bridges, Dave Grusin and many more have come to New Mexico to live work and record their music.
Always investigate any studio that you are considering. Ask questions, listen to samples of music produced there.
Recording Studios in and around New Mexico
Cinder Cone Media LLC
5413 Lomas NE, 2nd Floor
Albuquerque, NM 87110
A full service recording studio, record label, radio station and events management company.
Crank It Up Productions
4416-A Towner NE
Alejandro Gomez or Dusatin Ryan
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110
Hip Hop/ R&B/Rap
dyp Studios & Rentals
Dave Young / Chuck Deed
6415 Central NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
(505) 256-3050, fax (505) 256-1915
Complete production studio, cameras, green screen, sound recording, producer.
Eagle Rock Studios
Blane Sloan / Roger Baker
3628 High Street NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87107
Blane Sloan is the owner/operator of Eagle Rock Studios. He has become the consummate engineer and musician capable of playing and recording any style of music. His energetic style and relentless work ethic have enabled him to produce radio quality CD’s and demos. One of Blane’s goals is to ensure musicians feel comfortable and relaxed in the studio in order to enhance their recording experience.
In the past 12 years, he has produced and recorded hundreds of CD’s, demos, commercials and music for video. What makes Blane stand out amongst many in this business is not only his experience as a road musician but also his unique ability to work with novices as well as seasoned professionals. Blane’s ultimate goal is to see New Mexico musicians at the Grammys, CMA and other award shows.
Roger Baker graduated from Berklee School of Music in Boston, Massachusetts in 1969 with a degree in Arranging and Composition. During his years at Berklee he continued to write and perform, working with such names as Patti LaBelle, Little Joe Cooke, Bobby Rydell, The Tymes, The Coasters, and Little Richard.
For the last two years he has been music director of Albuquerque based Entourage Jazz. He continues to arrange, produce, and perform. From 1990-1995 he operated Winfield Sound Studios in Albuquerque and won many NM Music Industry Coalition Awards. In 1997-98 he conducted several of his original compositions with the Outpost Repertory Jazz Orchestra. From 2000 to date he continues to arrange music for small groups to big bands for both recording and live performance. In 2012 and again in 2016 Roger was awarded the “Best Recording Engineer” Award by the New Mexico Music Industry for his album with Syeric. In his spare time works as a professional photographer specializing in photographs of musicians and music themes.
Elephonic Recording Studios
5620 Venice NE Suite E
Albuquerque, NM 87113
We are a full service recording studio located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. We offer three custom designed recording studio rooms, high quality equipment and microphones, and an award-winning professional staff.
WE SPECIALIZE IN:
Music Production – For Bands, Ensembles & Solo Musicians
Voice & Dialogue – Recording & Editing, Post Production for:
Audio Books, Film, TV, Radio & Internet
Mastering – Album Mastering Services
Digital Distribution – Song placement on iTunes, Spotify, & many more
Artist Development – For aspiring bands & solo musicians
WE ARE THE GO TO SOURCE for all your recording and production needs in NM. Our location on the north side of town is convenient from Albuquerque, Rio Rancho and Santa Fe.
empty house studio
2505 Jefferson St NE, Suite B Albuquerque, NM 87110
Located on the north west corner of Jefferson & Prospect; between Washington St and San Mateo; Suite B. entrance is on the north side of the building.
empty house studio opened in Omaha, Nebraska in 1999 and operated primarily as a drum set recording facility and singer/songwriter project studio until 2011. In March 2013, empty house studio relocated to Albuquerque, New Mexico. empty house studio is a full-service commercial studio with drum set recording specialty.
Matthew Tobias has drummed on 100s of records, produced more than 100 albums and can take your project from Pre-Production through to working with your Mastering Engineer. Some of the artists Matthew has recorded with include OM, Shoggoth, Marsupious, The Real Matt Jones, Michael Moxey, Gregg Daigle Band, Geoff Moore, Brian Hardgroove, The American Rails and Cactus Tractor.
Frogville Recording Studios
111 Calle Nopal, Santa Fe, NM 87507
Large organic live recording studio chock full of analog gear, microphones, amps and organs, keys, pianos. Perched on a hill overlooking Santa Fe, NM on 3 acres of private land with 360 views & a bunkhouse sleeps 8. Built by artists for artists.
Past clients include Jack Handy, Ryan McGarvey, Taj Mahal, Johnny Gimbal, Val Kilmer, Gary Farmer… and many many more
John Wagner Recording Studios
12000 Candelaria NE
Albuquerque, NM 87112
The Kitchen Sink Studio
For many years, The Kitchen Sink has been a recording destination for artists, producers and commercial clients, across genres, from around the world. Originally located in a converted adobe house in Chupadero, a rural area 30 minutes north of city, the studio is now housed in classic studio building in heart of downtown Santa Fe. Constructed in 1989, during the golden age of analog recording, The Kitchen Sink’s new home is surely among the best-designed facilities of its kind in the state of New Mexico, and neighboring regions.
Co-owned by long-time Santa Fe resident Jono Manson and Boston transplant Tim Schmoyer, the company continues to draw business from local and regional artists but has also developed a client base that reaches far beyond. “The Kitchen Sink” has already been a recording destination for clients from California, New York, Texas, Colorado, Oregon, Maryland and Washington, as well as England, Italy, Pakistan, Germany, France and New Caledonia. Past clients include Johnny Winter, John Popper, Jeff Bridges, T-Bone Burnett and more!
Recording, Producing, Mastering CD Duplication and more.
Maple Street Records
Hip Hop and R&B
Mountain Road Recording Studios
Mountain Road Recording Studios opened for business in Albuquerque, New Mexico in June 1997. We are a full service audio production studio with state-of-the art Pro Tools based digital recording equipment. Our goal is to provide a comfortable, creative environment for quality commercial production, audio post for video, album projects, ADR and custom music. We also provide forensic audio restoration and noise reduction services.
Old Town Studios
Old town Studios is nestled in the heart of Albuquerque’s historic Old Town district with immediate access to unlimited amenities including hotels, gourmet restaurants, local wineries, shopping, art galleries, museums, nature paths and much much more. All this within 10 minutes walking distance from the studio.
We are a true Project Studio. We’re small compared to some of the big-box commercial studios, but we leave them in the dust when it comes to our uncompromising level of commitment to excellence, acumen and passion for this incredibly rewarding art form!
We work tirelessly to provide our clients with a refreshing departure from the typical studio “vibe” by providing them with a level of access, personal attention to detail and a professional staff that is second to none. We take tremendous pride in the personalized service we provide for our clients and their projects from beginning to end. No detail is left out from session planning to finished product. No request is too great or difficult for us and we’ll always go the extra mile to accommodate you in whatever way we can to make your recording experience at OTS a smashing success.
We believe that this is the right approach to the recording process and our client references bear this out. It is our goal and commitment to offer a refreshing and exceptional recording experience seldom found in a conventional commercial studio setting.
Rio Grand Studios
Route 66 Music
Bernalillo, NM 87004
Intimate, warm relaxed atmosphere in one of New Mexico’s award winning studios. Specializing in the singer/songwriter.
Santa Fe Center Recording Studios in Albuquerque
933 San Pedro SE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
Grammy award winning engineer and producer Doug Geist. Recording and ADR services. Credits: Back Eagle Singers (Grammy), The Revenant, In Plain Sight (TV), Mariah Carey.
Shane Matthews Studios
Live sound and studio mixing engineer.
STUDIO AND LIVE ENGINEERING
Want your music to have the best impact on your audience? Book one of our engineers to mix your bands live shows.
Send us your raw/edited multitracks and we will get you a mixdown you will love. We will create multiple revisions of your track to give you your best mix.
We will polish off your finished mix to give your mix that little extra.
SOAR Sound of America Records
5200 Constitution NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Grammy Award winning producer Tom Bee is president and CEO of the label that specializes in Native American Music.
Son Set Beach Productions
9205 Lona Lane NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111
Son Set Beach is a World Class Recording Studio with over 25 years experience. SSB is well versed in Recording, Mastering, and Producing. Our Mastering Suite is also well equipped with the latest Pro Tools and Nuendo Digital technology and time proven Studer analog tape productions. We have what you need and when you need it.
Third Eye Studios
143 Saddle Spur Trail
Tijeras, NM 87059
Recording, Mixing and mastering services. All genres.
Ryan Youngblood is a producer, tracking engineer, mixing engineer and lover of music. He has years of experience mixing national acts and has taken his production skills from the stage and fine-tuned them in the studio. He is interested in classic production techniques and appreciates an eclectic range of music and art.
Wall of Sound
For the better part of two decades, John Wall has been recording, producing, writing and performing some of the best music to come out of the Southwest. His experience with artists and musicians of all genres and experience levels makes Wall of Sound a comfortable and confident creative space to push your music past even your own expectations. Over 50 New Mexico Music Awards serve as a testament to the drive and dedication that propel Wall of Sound Studio to the forefront of music production.