Los Angeles

Capitol Studios 323.871.5001

  • 1750 North Vine Street
  • Los Angeles CA 90028
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The Scoop

Capitol Studios is a world famous recording studio located in the Capitol Records Tower at Hollywood and Vine. Capitol Studios has been at the heart of the music industry for more than 50 years, generating thousands of timeless recordings and pioneering advances in recording techniques, equipment, and technology.

ROOM RATES with ENGINEER (hourly): Contact for Rates
Clients/Credits: Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, The Beach Boys, Paul McCartney, Rod Stewart, Aaron Neville, Smashing Pumpkins, Motorhead, Iggy Pop, LeAnn Rimes, so many more!
Associated/Partnered With: Capitol Music Group/Universal Music Group
Special Features: Large Tracking Room, Steinway Grand Piano, Yamaha Grand Piano, Vinyl Cutting, Custom Gear, Dedicated Mastering Studios, Echo Chambers, Production Rooms, Selection of EMT plates, Multiple Isolation Booths, ISDN, Video Ready, Digital Distribution, WIFI, Private Lounge


Consoles, DAWs, Tape Machines: Neve 88RS console, Neve Genesys, Neve 8068 65-channel console, Neve VRS72 with Flying Faders, Pro Tools HD3, Pro Tools HD Native, Avid 192, Studer A820, Studer A827, Ampex ATR-102, Ampex ATR-104, Digidesign Pro Control, Apogee DA1000, Prism ADA 8XR, Sonic Solutions D/A, Antelope Iso Chrome, Capitol/Neve custom mastering console, Neumann VMS 70/SX 74 Cutting Lathe with SAL 74B electronic
Outboard Gear: Fairchild 670, Fairchild 660, Summit Audio TLA 100 and EQP 200, URE1 1176lLN, SSL FX G384, Lexicon 480L, 300 and PCM 70, Roland SDE 3000A, Eventide H3000SE/B, Drawmer DS201, Drawmer 1960 Compressor, Manley Variable-MU, API 550B, Manley Massive Passive, Neve 31105, Pultec EQP-1A, Pultec EQP-15, Pultec HLF-3C, Pultec MEQ-5, Pultec PEQ-1, dbx 902, dbx 160, TC Electronic 2290, AMS-DMX15-80, Space Station SST282, Roland SDE3000, Lexicon 300, Yamaha Rev 5, Yamaha Rev 7, Summit DPE, Summit EQF 100, Trident CBS066, Urei 565, Urei LA2A, Urei LA3A, Neve 1271, Manley Slam, Smart C2176, Eventide H3500 UltraHarmonizer, EMT 250, Custom Capital Gear, including the Capitol Valve Compressor CM-5511
Microphones: AKG 451B, AKG 451 EB, AKG 460, AKG C-12A, AKG C414B, AKG D112, Altec 639B, Audio-Technica AT4033, Audio-Technica AT811, Audio-Technica AT825, Audio-Technica ATM25, Crown PZM, DPA 4006, Electro-Voice 4006, Neumann M147, Neumann CK4100, Neumann KM84, Neumann KM86, Neumann KM140, Neumann KM143, RCA U87, RCA 44, RCA 77D, Royer 77D, Royer R121, Sennheiser CV-41, Sennheiser 409, Sennheiser MD 441, Sennheiser MD 421, Sennheiser MKH 40, Sennheiser MKH 800, Shure Beta 52, Shure SM57, Shure SM58, Shure SM7, Shure SM81, Sony C37A, Telefunken ELA M 251E
Monitoring: JBL LSR6328P, Genelec 1031A, Genelec 1038, Hafler TRM8, Auratone T6, B&W 801, Quested H108
Software: Pro Tools 9, Pro Tools 10, Logic Pro, Waves Platinum Native, Native Instruments Komplete 7, SoundToys Native Effects Bundle, Celemony Melodyne Studio, Antares Auto Tune EVO, Sychro Arts VocAlign, Serato Pitch n Time
Instruments & Amps: Yamaha C9 Piano, New York Steinway B Piano, M-Audio AxiomPro 61 MIDI Controller