Who we are and why we do what we do
Santa Cruz Recording is owned and operated by Santa Cruz locals with a mission to offer an affordable, safe, and creative space for all looking to express their creativity. We love being the hero. We are fast, professional, and believe our studio’s environment and culture makes us unique. Our crew has hosted many A-list clients as well as produced video and music for many of the top-selling artists and brands. We cater to our clients and make sure comfortability comes first.
We have a great turn-key creative space and crew standing by. Our studios include two control rooms, a huge live room, a photo / video studio, guitar lounge, gaming lounge, outdoor courtyard, and kitchen.
We offer one-on-one classes and small private studio sessions for those looking to learn more about production. Learn how to work with like-minded creatives, receive one-on-one instruction, and access our professional studios.
Private Studio / Practice Space
We have amazing private studios waiting for your ideas to come to life. Are you a band, engineer, or producer that is looking for a private space to work? We can provide your own reserved block every week to plug and play.
Let us support your creative vision. We are happy to help at any stage in your project. Editing, mixing, mastering, or even motion graphic support is standing by to support your production and let you focus on the big picture.
Corporate Clients: Del Monte Foods, Uber, Microsoft, Panera Bread, Nature’s Recipe, Herbalife, Chevron, Clear Channel, Sony, Amazon, The U.S. Census, Cisco, Microsoft, AT&T, Mini (Cooper), Tom Gore, Intel, Linkedin, PG&E, eBay, Skype, Box, Ray-Ban, H&M, Miller, Bidewee, Logitech, On Live, Safeway, Wrangler, Bio-Rad, SalesForceSix-ounce, Wendy’s, Kraft, Hickory Farms, AARP, Trend Micro, Google, Wells Fargo, Sutter Health.
Networks/Stations: MTV, VH1, HBO, Cinemax, The Seattle Channel, KEXP, Funky Monkey, KISW, KUBE, 107.7FM THE END, CBS, 105.7 FM KVRU Rainer Valley Radio, CTV. Agency: Capitol Records, Strategic Management, Stampede Management, Anthem Worldwide, EMI, VIMBY, Schawk, VICE, BSSP, Constellation Brands, Warner Brothers, Universal Music, Sony BMG Music, IDEO.
Musical Groups: Bhad Bhabie, Drake, Rappin 4Tay, Everclear, Yeasayer, Tech N9ne, Lady Antebellum, New Monsoon, Harvey Danger, Fleet Foxes, Vampire Weekend, Witchburn, Blue Scholars, Devochka, Bone Thugs n’ Harmony, Ill Bill, Ike Willis, Staxx Brothers, Anthony B, USE, The Presidents of the United States of America, Monty Ray, Warsaw Poland Brothers, Fuel, Sir Mix – A – Lot, Outtasite, Stephen Smartt, Chromeo, Common Market, The Dodos, Past Lives, Head like a kite, Jay Retard, The Cave Singers, The Dandy Warhols, The Heilo Sequence, The Saturday Knights, Six ounce gloves, Flowmotion, Still Time, Zox, The Hold Steady, Swollen Members, Tabi Bonney, Bilal, GS BOYZ, Abney Park, Andre Nickatina, 3 Up Front, Thrive, Shook Twins, Requiem.