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 record your music in a peaceful and truly magical setting here in Joshua Tree, 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.
Joshua Tree Recording Studio features over 1600 square feet of production space which includes (5) tracking studios as well as a professionally tuned mixing room and a world class monitoring system from Adam Audio. 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. We offer full live band tracking as well as a multitude of overdub capabilities. Located throughout the studio are new and vintage amps, instruments and synths.
Our incredible C&C studio drum kit is always mic'd up and ready to record. Looking for the ultimate guitar and bass tone? Our amp room features studio classics ranging from VOX and Fender to Ampeg, Guild and more. For vocals, we offer a color palette for every singer whether you prefer a classic Neumann sound, a silky ribbon mic or something different.
For ultra pure fidelity, all of our studio rooms have been wired using only the highest quality cabling from Mogami and Canare. While you are here, don't forget to experience the beautiful desert views from both our studio and lodging facilities.
On site accommodations are located just a short walk from the studio. Our lodging and hospitality host, Byron, was recently praised on popular late night show James Corden for our work alongside 5 Seconds Of Summer this past year. 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!
Tour bus docking and an RV/ camper slot (with water & power hookups) is also available. 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.
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