Recording Studios & Video Production in beautiful Santa Cruz, California.

Santa Cruz Recording Studios is located on the Westside of Santa Cruz only a few short blocks from the water; surrounded by some of the best restaurants, wineries, and breweries Santa Cruz has to offer.

We offer professional isolated recording studios with experienced staff for any video, audio, voice-over, or musical production. Our Studio A includes a spacious live room, a large control room, and multiple professionally treated isolation rooms for large groups and acts.

Reach out to tour our studio and meet with one of our production staff to learn more about our creative community and how we can help you build your creative vision.


The Battle of the Bands – Bay Area Edition!

Application is now open! 

Do you have what it takes? We are looking look and far for the best bands in the Bay Area to join us at the studio for a live performance and for a chance to win an EP recorded right here with the Big Bad – Jim Wirt as your producer. Click the banner below for more details. 

Access to Quality Equipment & Optimized Acoustics

The atmosphere you record in will have a huge impact on the quality of your sound. Recording in a professional recording studio will ensure you are able to obtain similarly professional sound quality.

Expert Guidance from our Producers & Engineers

By working with a professional, you will be able to ensure that you are able to create the best content possible. Our experienced professionals can meet all of your specific needs.

Full-Service Concierge to handle the little things

Our Full-service concierge is available for all that you need to make your production a success. We can have your session catered, handle logistics and lodging, or plan something fun while you’re in town.

Live Performances & Online Broadcasting

Let us help you get connected! We are the local experts when it comes to broadcasting online. We offer a large professional turnkey studio for all of your content creation needs as well as mobile video and audio production support.

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Jim Wirt (Wirt Tunes) joins the Santa Cruz Recording Studios family!

Music Producer and Engineer for Incubus, Fiona Apple, Hoobastank, Lake Street Dive, Jack’s Mannequin, Trapt, Brian Setzer Orchestra, The Rocket Summer and many more.

Jason Mraz Joined Build-A-Bear to spread hugs and music!

National Hug Day is Jan. 21, and Build-A-Bear Workshop has big plans. Singer/songwriter Jason Mraz joined Build-A-Bear to help spread hugs as the retailer’s first-ever Hug AmBEARsador.

Award Winning - Voiceover Recording & Audio Books

George Saunders is the author of nine books, including the novel Lincoln in the Bardo, which won the Booker Prize. George Recorded his Voiceover at Santa Cruz Recording.

Classes & Workshops

We offer in-studio classes and workshops on Recording, Mixing & Mastering, Music Production, Video Production, Video Editing, Artist Development, and more.

Equipment List

We love our gear. From industry standard to the hard-to-find and obscure, we got it.

Services & Support

You focus on your vision…we will handle the rest. From store runs to capturing your entire session with multiple cameras.

Contact us via email with the form below and we will get back with you ASAP. You can also call or text 831-419-6070 for a faster response. 

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