Show Us Your Space: Reverb's Look Inside Pro and Home Studios

Over the past few years, Reverb has been invited into a cache of beautiful home and professional studios, music-making spaces, and instrument workshops to take a look at what makes each special. We've traveled all over the world, from New York to Australia to Switzerland, France, and more.

If you've followed along with our Show Us Your Space series, you may have already seen a lot of these studios and music-making spaces on the list below. But if you're new here or just in the mood to revisit some spaces, take the opportunity to browse through our list of professional and home studios from all over the world.

Professional Studios


The Closet Studios
Tulsa, OK

As the home of Leon Russell, J. J. Cale, and Shelter Records, Tulsa is a town with a serious musical heritage. The Closet Studio's founding producer and engineer Kendal Osborne has recorded scores of local rock, pop, and country artists, doing his part to keep the Tulsa legacy alive. He's acquired a beautiful array of vintage tube mics and amplifiers along the way, and the space itself is gracefully designed with a chandelier and lamps casting a warm glow in the live room. Even the acoustic panels and diffusers have an artistic flair.
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Fullerton Recording Studios
Chicago, IL

Fullerton Recording Studios has been at its current location in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood since 2006. Since then, scores of artists — including Jill Scott, Mumford & Sons, NERVO, Phil Cohran, Fred Anderson, and many others — have made hundreds of recordings at the space.
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Electric Lady Studios
New York, NY

Welcome to Electric Lady Studios, built by Jimi Hendrix in the late '60s and officially opened on August 26,1970, in New York's famed Greenwich Village. Jimi made his last recordings here and the studio has been making history ever since.
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Butch Walker's Ruby Red Productions
Atlanta, GA

Welcome to RubyRed Productions! I named my production company after my mom and dad (my mom's first name is Ruby and my dad's childhood nickname was Red). It started in a studio I bought in Atlanta, GA that used to be an old studio called Purple Dragon way back in the ‘80s. It had a colorful past to say the least.
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Treehouse Records
Chicago, IL

Since 2013, Treehouse Records has been located on the NW side of Chicago in Hermosa, in a 30,000 square foot facility that houses one full analog studio outfitted with our infamous Trident TSM, 27 rehearsal rooms, an auxiliary studio, and as of October 2017, and the Chicago Electric Piano Company. Some notable acts recorded there include Cage the Elephant, Twin Peaks, White Reaper, Albert Hammond Jr. of The Strokes, Local H, and Mini Mansions (a QOTSA side project).
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Enmore Audio
Sydney, Australia

Enmore Audio is located in Sydney, Australia. As part of its operation, Enmore also maintains a blog about recording and gear. In fact, one of their editors recently submitted a post to Reverb about the DIY studios of Australia's pysch scene, which you can check out for even more inspiring studio pics.
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Mad Dog Ranch Studios
Aspen, Colorado

Ralph Pitt, engineer and partner at Mad Dog Ranch Studios (MDRS) located just outside Aspen, Colorado, says that he and the rest of the team at MDRS were very fortunate. "We chanced to happen upon a facility that had a history of belonging to legendary and well-respected musicians," Pitt says. "Jimmy Buffett owned the property—had built the garage and office that later became the studio facility. Glenn Frey of the Eagles purchased the property from Jimmy."
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Influx Studios
Bern, Switzerland

Influx Studios was started by Gert Stäuble and Luk Zimmerman in 2001. In addition to the main facility in Bern, it also has an affiliated studio in Berlin, Germany. Stäuble and Zimmerman started Influx after outgrowing their home studio space, having recorded many records for Swiss and international artists before making the jump to the bigger, more professional setup.
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Repercussions Studios
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

In Philadelphia, Repercussions Studios has been creating Philly hip-hop for years—first out of owner Andrew Ha's parents house, and now out of some spacious, stylish new digs—an old horse-hair brush factory repurposed for art studios.
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Head Gap Recording Studio
Melbourne, Australia

Head Gap Recording Studio was founded in 2006 to provide an affordable recording space at a time when such a thing was hard to find in Melbourne, Australia. While larger studios have closed their doors and smaller studios have cropped up to cater to artists unaccustomed to full-band recordings, Head Gap has grown into a high-quality facility with tape and digital capabilities—and space enough for bands to stretch out.
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Power Play Studios
Maur, Switzerland

Powerplay Studios is a longstanding institution located just 15 minutes from Zurich International Airport in the small town of Maur, Switzerland. The studio features beautiful live rooms filled with mouth-watering gear collections, and even boasts killer views of Greifensee Lake and the Alps.
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Villa Sound
Singhampton, Ontario

Travel north to Ontario, Canada to check out Villa Sound. Owned by Adam Fair (who narrates our journey) and Tim Thorney. Villa Sound is a beautiful studio housed in what was originally built as a farmhouse in the 1840s.
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Power Station New England
Waterford, CT

In coastal Connecticut, the Power Station New England takes as its inspiration the historic Power Station recording studio in New York City—faithfully replicating the dimensions and layout of the landmark site where Bruce Springsteen, Madonna, David Bowie, and more recorded. While it has no relationship with the original space (which is now owned by Berklee College of Music and is known as Power Station BerkleeNYC)—it has plenty of mojo all its own.
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Full English Post
Brooklyn, NY

Check out this post-production studio in Brooklyn called Full English Post. Studio owner and professional sound designer and engineer Kieran Kaye talks us through the gear in his studio and how it differs from what you might see in a music recording studio stocked with.
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Árbol Naranja
Bogotá, Colombia

Árbol Naranja is a recording studio located in Bogota, Colombia. It was created in 2010 and has quickly become one of the most important recording studios for alternative music, rock, and pop in the country. The company is larger than just the recording studio, with 14 rehearsal spaces in Bogota and a large production company that works with the biggest local festivals and musical events, including Festival Estereo Picnic, Rock al Parque, Sonar, Cosquín Rock, and Hermoso Ruido.
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Candyland Recording Studio
Dayton, KY

In Northern Kentucky, Mike Montgomery runs Candyland Recording Studios, a professional studio with a lovely board, a full mic locker, and a trio of Jazzmasters, along with plenty of other enviable instruments, amps, and other gear.
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The Ranch Production House
Southampton, England

UK rock is currently experiencing somewhat of a renaissance, with bands such Creeper, Boston Manor, and Milk Teeth all enjoying mainstream exposure and occupying festival main stages. The studio responsible for the sound of this resurgence is the Ranch Production House, based in Southampton. Founder Neil Kennedy gives us an insight in to why The Ranch is leading the way for British studios.
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The Knocks' HeavyRoc Studios
SoHo, NY

Here's a space that is a hub of hip-hop, electronic, and pop music on New York City's Lower East Side—HeavyRoc Studios—where production duo The Knocks makes its own tunes, along with many other artists drawn to the relaxed, gear-filled room.
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Rarefied Recording
San Diego, CA

Roy Silverstein has been into recording since the '90s, when he got his hands on a 4-track recorder and became obsessed. His studio is called Rarefied Recording, and it's tucked away in the hip North Park neighborhood of San Diego. He commissioned the amazing studio architect, Wes Lachot, to do the design, and construction was completed in June of 2013.
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The Aggregate Studios: a 3-in-1 Studio Complex
Brooklyn, NY

Here, we're looking at not one but three facilities—Greylock Records, Virtue and Vice Studio, and Rift Studios—known collectively as The Aggregate Studios. Located in Brooklyn, each room in the complex has its own vibe and can operate independently of the others. But they also share a large main room, as well as a collaborative atmosphere.
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Everland Studio
Sydney, Australia

In Sydney, Australia, Everland Studios' beautiful yet affordable space plays host to all kinds of musicians. Ben Worsey, Everland's owner and lead engineer, walks us through the studio tour.
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Spacebomb Studio
Richmond, VA

As the all-purpose recording space for Spacebomb Records, Spacebomb Studio brings the analog, old-school recording ethos of Matthew E. White to life. It's a place where songwriters work on their craft, where a label's house band can all sit together and work out an arrangement, and where the homemade feel seeps into records by White, Natalie Prass, Hiss Golden Messenger, and more.
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The Relish Guitars Workshop
Lucerne, Switzerland

Relish Guitars is an innovative company using a combination of traditional and forward-thinking luthierie to craft some seriously unique instruments. Take a look around the brand's workshop.
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Jean-Benoît Dunckel's Studio Atlas
Paris, France

Jean-Benoît Dunckel, half of France's AIR, shows off some of the gear that's been used to record Moon Safari and other classic albums by the group, along with many more pieces from his Studio Atlas recording studio.
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Welcome to 1979
Nashville, TN

Husband-and-wife team Chris and Yoli Mara opened Welcome to 1979 in 2008—establishing a large, analog-rich recording studio in a town steeped in classic recording studios, Nashville. Housed in a former record pressing plant, Welcome to 1979 is in many ways a step into the past—13,000 square feet and two whole floors of hardwood and rugs, large-format consoles and tape machines, and lockers of vintage mics.
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Leesta Vall Sound Recordings
Brooklyn, NY

Check out this unique facility in Brooklyn where artists can cut vinyl records live in real time. At Leesta Vall Sound Recordings' sessions can be mixed and mastered live, in the tradition of early Sun Studios records or others during the proliferation of independent recording spaces in the 1940s and '50s.
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Home Studios


Teetopia Studios
Austin, TX

Here is the studio of Terrany Johnson, aka Tee-Double—producer, songwriter, and all-around Austin, Texas institution—whose early love for Prince and commitment to his craft has resulted in a synth- and drum-machine-filled haven. Teetopia Studios boasts a truly eye-watering collection of gear.
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Justin DeLay's Home Studio
Chicago, IL

We thought we'd kick our first entry to the Show Us Your Space series with a trip to the home studio of our very own Justin DeLay who you might remember from such landmark Reverb videos as The Synth Sounds of Stranger Things. Take a look for a tour of Justin's remarkable synth collection and how he pieces it together in his Chicago apartment.
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Alchemy Audio
Chicago, IL

Longtime friends of Reverb, husband and wife team Johnny Balmer and Victoria Thiede run a multi-faceted operation at Alchemy Audio in Chicago. The pair builds, repairs, and modifies effects pedals, and, for interested students, they hold classes on pedal-building and modifying in their showroom and workshop.
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Stephen Lee Price's Home Studio
High Point, NC

In High Point, North Carolina, Stephen Lee Price runs a home studio that is truly equal parts home and studio. As Stephen tells us, his original intent was to build a recording space separate from his house, but he and his wife Kate soon fell in love with the idea of combining them.
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Acouphonic Amp and Pedal Workshop
Vouvray, France

We asked Antoine Bourgougnon, a member of the Reverb team who is passionate about vintage electronics, to take us through his studio, which looks like a 1950s radar station. Even without knowing what all these machines do, there’s an astonishing aesthetic at play here. It comes as no surprise that Acouphonic’s Instagram feed has thousands of followers.
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Eddie Ruscha V's Synth Pad
Chicago, IL

In Los Angeles, electronic dance producer Eddie Ruscha V’s small room overflows with classic synthesizers and drum machines. Under his Secret Circuit moniker, Ruscha has released albums like 2013's acclaimed Tactile Galactics and a string of 12" singles and compilations.
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Tiny Thunder Audio
Maplewood, NJ

Studio owner, producer, and engineer Serge Espitia talks about downsizing from a full studio to his new location. But as you'll see, the gear he has on-hand is top-shelf.
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Dragon Ship Studio
Coastal VA

Follow along as studio owner Curtis Plummer shares photos and some of the story behind Dragon Ship Studio, with its incredible, professional-grade equipment in a cozy home studio atmosphere.
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DoubleDog Recording's Single-Room Drum Studio
Round Rock, TX

Doubledog Recording is a privately owned recording studio in Round Rock, Texas, which is located about 20 minutes north of Austin, located on the same property as my residence. I designed it as a single room studio because that gave me the largest space for recording drums, but also because I've always liked recordings that were "live" off the floor and the whole band played together.
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Last Hope Studio
New Orleans, LA

Last Hope Studio is a humble project studio located in New Orleans that serves as a rehearsal space for local band Notel Motel and as a recording space for various music projects ranging from sludge metal to '60s revivalist pop to acoustic singer-songwriters.
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Eric Tessmer's Rehearsal Space Apartment
Austin, TX

A few years back, Eric Tessmer, an Austin-based blues-rock guitarist, songwriter, and singer, was facing rising rents in the ever-bustling Texas city. Instead of deciding to pay for both an apartment and a rehearsal space, he found a way to combine both.
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Andrew Marshall's Pineapple Village Studio
Los Angeles, CA

For the 2019 tour behind Billie Eilish's breakout album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, there were only three people on stage: Eilish, her brother Finneas O’Connell, and Andrew Marshall. When he's not playing some of the biggest stages in the world with the reigning queen of home recording, Marshall is often in his own home-recording lair, Pineapple Village Studio.
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We'd love to see your studio, practice space, or gear lair too—whether it's a professional outfit or a weekend retreat. Contact us at showusyourspace@reverb.com.

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