ART OF EARS recording studio
Recording / Mixing / CD Mastering / Hayward California
Recording, Mixing & CD Mastering in the San Francisco Bay Area. Art of Ears recording studio, located in Hayward California, opened for business in 1986 in San Francisco. In a few short years it became known as a launching pad for young hip hop and punk rock groups such as Sway & King Tech, and Lookout Record recording artists Green Day and Rancid.
In 1993 the studio moved to Hayward and throughout the 90‘s became one of the most popular East Bay recording studios for Punk Rock and Alternative recording projects. And while the studio is well known for it’s East Bay Punk recordings, we're well experienced in all genres. Rap, Reggae, Ska, Psycho Billy, Blues, R&B, West African High Life, Latin, Jibaro, Pilipino Kulintang, Jazz, Dance, Acoustic, and small Classical ensembles.
With 4 separate isolated rooms, with visual contact to all, we can easily record large bands live. We're equipped with Pro Tools HDX with Universal Audio plug-ins, a large assortment of vintage analog pre amps and compressors, numerous guitar amps, drums, and a 6’ Grand Piano.
Some of our clients include: AFI, Green Day, Sway & King Tech, Rancid, Tiger Army, Nerve Agents, Malo, Swingin' Utters, Shock G & Money B, Screeching Weasel, Dance Hall Crashers, Link 80, Redemption 87 & Skankin Pickle, as well as numerous Lookout & Megatone Records recording artists.
Andy "Andro" Ernst has been our chief recording engineer since the studio’s inception and has recorded 90% of our projects as well as producing or co-producing many of them.
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