The Studio

The York Recording Studios

York Recording is the premiere industry standard recording studio in the heart of Highland Park, Los Angeles, CA 90042.

Home to some amazing high end recording equipment and vintage instruments,York Recording is the first choice of many artists and freelance producers and engineers alike.

From the best in classic analog studio rack gear to the latest in digital recording technology, York Recording is well equipped to handle all facets of music/speech production and recording. A truly hybrid studio, our focus has been combining the warmth and musicality of a truly analog front end with the speed and precision of modern DAW recording.

With a collection of true studio legends from the likes of Neve, API, Neumann etc incorporated with industry standard Avid Pro Tools HD software, York Recording has the perfect blend of new and old to give you classic results today.

*for a detailed equipment list see below



  • Avid Pro Tools HD3 Accel
    192 I/O interface
    C|24 control surface
    Multiple LCD screens 42″/22″


  • Focal Twin 6be
    Yamaha NS10


  • Avid ProTools 10 HD
    UAD Plugins – Neve, Pultec etc
    Waves, Soundtoys
    Avid HEAT
    SSD Trigger, iZotope
    NI Komplete Ultimate 8
    Reason 5 w/Abbey Road Refills
    Antares Auto-tune 7 TDM
    Melodyne etc
    *call for expanded list

Outboard/Rack Gear

  • API 3124+
    API 3124mb+
    Neve 1073 DPA
    Great River MP-2NV
    Avalon 737sp
    Summit MPC100A
    Focusrite ISA428
    UA LA2A
    UA 1176
    Dbx 160x (x2)
    API 2500
    MPC 2000
    Roland JV1080
    Roland U-110
    Kurzweil K2000R
    E-MU Vintage Keys
    E-MU E64
    Novation Basstation
    Motu MTP AV


  • Fender Stratocaster 1977
    Fender Stratocaster 1980’s
    Fender Telecaster 1973
    Fender Mustang 1977 (custom)
    Fender American Std Jazz Bass 2001
    Epiphone Sheraton II (custom)
    Ibanez TR 4-String Bass (custom)
    Gibson J45 Custom
    Yamaha Classical
    Marshall JCM 2000
    Vox AC30
    Mesa SOB
    Marshall Valvestate 80
    Ampeg SVT3 Pro (tube)
    Line 6 Pod v2
    Electro-Harmonix-Big Muff
    (USA & Russian)
    Ibanez Tube Screamer
    Boss DD5
    DOD Distortion
    Vox Clyde McCoy Wah


  • Neumann U87Ai
    AEA R84 (ribbon)
    AKG C414 (x2)
    Mojave MA300 tube
    Audio-Technica AT4047/SV FET
    Beyer M160 (x2) (ribbon)
    Beyer MC930 (x2)
    Beyer M201
    Shure Sm7b
    Sennheiser MD421 (x3)
    Shure Sm81 (x2)
    Shure Beta52
    Shure Beta91
    Shure Sm57 (x3)
    Shure Sm58
    Audix D6
    Audix i5
    Akg C535 EB (x2)
    Oktava MC-012 (x2)


  • 1962 Slingerland Drumset – maple
    Yamaha Recording Custom Drumset – birch
    Ludwig Supraphonic 6.5″ snare
    Pearl free-floating maple 7″ snare
    Tama Artwood birch 6.5″ snare
    Pearl piccolo steel snare


  • Yamaha CP300 stage piano
    Fender Rhodes Mark1 73 key