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 – Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Ableton, Reason.

With a collection of true studio legends from the likes of Neve, API, Grace, Neumann, AKG incorporated with industry standard Avid Pro Tools HDX and 16×16 I/O interface hardware, 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 HDX
Avid 16×16 I/O interface
C|24 control surface
Multiple displays 4K 65″/22″/42″


Focal Twin 6be
Yamaha NS10
Audio-Technica ATHM50x (x4)
Audio-Technica ATHM20 (x3)
Sennheiser HD280 Pro (x2)
Sony MDR7509

Outboard Gear

API 3124+
API 3124mb+
Neve 1073 DPA
Great River MP-2NV
Grace m201
Avalon 737sp
Focusrite ISA428
UA 1176
Dbx 160x (x2)
API 2500


Avid ProTools 12 HD
Ableton Live 9 Suite
Logic Pro X
Reason 10
NI Komplete 11 Ultimate
UAD – Neve 88RS, Pultec-Pro, Teletronix LA-2A, Fairchild 670, EMT 140 Plate, Lexicon 224  etc
Waves Horizon Bundle + API collection
Soundtoys 5
Fabfilter Pro-L2 + Pro-Q2 + Twin 2
Massey L2007 + TapeHead
Crane Song Phoenix II
Sony Oxford R3 EQ + Inflator
Softube Tube-Tech CL1B
McDSP AE400 Active EQ + Futzbox
Slate Trigger 2
iZotope RX6
VocAlign Pro4
Antares Auto-tune 8.1
Melodyne 4
Mixed In Key 8
*call for expanded list


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
Mesa SOB
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 (x4)
Sennheiser MD421 (x3)
Sennheiser MKH 416 shotgun
Shure Sm81 (x2)
Shure Beta52
Shure Beta91
Shure Sm57 (x3)
Shure Sm58
Audix D6
Audix i5
Akg C535 EB (x2)
Oktava MC-012 (x2)
Countryman B3 lav
Radial ProD2 DI (x2)
Radial X-amp reamper


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
Zildjian 1977 New Beat Hi-Hats
Zildjian A-custom 16″ + 18″ crash
Zildjian A-custom 20″ ride


Yamaha CP300 stage piano
Fender Rhodes Mark1 73 key
M-Audio Keystation 49