Welcome to Joshua Tree Recording Studio, one of California's premier destination recording studios. We offer immersive production experiences with overnight accommodations available directly on site. Our 2 acre compound is tucked away in the highly coveted south Joshua Tree area known as the "Friendly Hills" just a few minutes drive from Joshua Tree National Park. Productions made here have been featured on radio, in movies, video games and broadcast television. The Studio is headed by veteran producer, engineer and musician, Tommy Dietrick, whose career spans over 2 decades and includes a multitude of radio songs alongside over 16 million sales in music worldwide.
Seeking a place to avoid urban distraction and be inspired? Escape city life and make your next record in a peaceful setting here in the high desert of California. Notable artists who have worked with our engineers and producers include a vast array of iconic bands and figures ranging from Robby Krieger of The Doors to Australian pop icons, 5 Seconds Of Summer. All genres of music are welcome. The studio's extensive equipment list features all of the top names in music production including Neve, API, Universal Audio, Shadow Hills, Manley, Trident, SSL, Neumann and more.
We offer 1600 square feet of recording space which includes (4) tracking studios as well as a professionally tuned mixing room and a world class monitoring system. Great care and detail has gone into all of the room to room interfacing allowing for a streamlined production experience. Each recording studio space offers a distinct sound and functionality. Located throughout the studio are new and vintage amps, instruments and synths.
Two studio drum kits are available and ready to record at all times. Our amp room features many different options for guitar and bass tones and our vocal recording studio offers a color palette for every kind of singer whether you prefer a classic Neumann sound, a silky ribbon mic or something different. For ultra pure fidelity, all studio rooms have been wired using only the highest quality cabling from Mogami and Canare. Additionally, incredible desert views abound from both the studio and our lodging facilities.
On site accommodations are located just a short walk from the studio. You can book as many rooms at our lodge as you require. Additionally, we offer tour bus docking with water & power hookups. Sing and play from the house piano with your espresso in the morning or lay down in one of our hammocks and stargaze at night! Lodging can be booked with any day, weekly or monthly rate studio booking. Please visit the Studio Reviews page for first hand testimonials from some of the many artists who have passed through.
To reserve time please call (760) 424-2257 or visit our booking page.