Recording Studios

This is a list of recording studios in the Seattle area, from 1948-1998.

Start Date
Company
People
Location
City
Notes
1931Sherman ClayYES1624-26 Fourth AveSeattle, WA
1932ZD Radio Corp1905 N 45thSeattle, WA
1933University Recording 4560? University Way
1934Seattle Recording StudioOB Johnston4328 Brooklyn Ave
1940Keating StudiosJohn Keating919 taylor stPortland, ORBob Lindahl, Lew Lathrop. Lindahl one of Portland's top engineers for 40 yrs
1941George Rex Music StudioGeorge Rex315 Seneca StSeattle, WA 201-A Paramount Theatre Bldg 907 Pine St. Moved to 710-711 University bldg
1943Western Recording StudiosAdolph Linden824 E PikeSeattle, WA
1946Northwest Recording StudiosFederal Old Line Insurance9405 Aurora Ave NSeattle, WA
1946Keating StudiosLyle Thompsonmgr2nd & Pine Bldg #408Seattle, WAStarted in Portland 1940, Lyle opened Seattle office
1947Morrison MusicHowell Oakdeane “Morrie” Morrison, Alice Nadine Morrison4th and BellSeattle, WA1888-1984, 1892-1978
1952Dimensional SoundChet Nolan2128 3rd AveSeattle, WA
1953Keating StudiosDon Motter1426 5th Ave No. 306Seattle, WA
1953Excelsior Recording
1953ElectricraftOliver Runchey, Sr622 UnionSeattle, WAMike Leary engineered at Kearney's studio
1954Commercial RecordersLew Lathrop, Lyle Thompsonmgr1326 5th AveSeattle, WA
1954Northwestern, IncBob LindahlKeating s old studioPortland, OR
1957JF BolesJoe BolesWest SeattleSeattle, WA
1958Commercial Productions, Inc.Lew Lathrop, Lyle Thompsonmgr, Dick Larsenoffice bldg -4th?Seattle, WA
1958Northwest RecordersKearney BartonSeattle, WAWas Electricraft
1957 ?Acme Sound & RecordingFred Rasmussen7551 28th Ave SESeattle, WA
1961-4?Audio Recording, Inc.Kearney Barton170 Denny Way, then2227 5th Ave(1965)Was Northwest Recorders
1964CamelotJan Kurtis SkugstadLynnwood
1969RipcordRick KeeferVancouver, WA
1969Recording AssociatesJayPortland, OR
1973Kaye-Smith StudiosDanny Kaye, Lester Smith. Later Steve Lawson2212 Fourth AveSeattle, WAstudio X 2214 4th Ave soundstage later wilson sisters, then charlie nordstrom and reed ruddy. Became Bad Animals
1974RD Lang/StarTrakRobert Lang23rd Ave NW
1975Music Farm Capt Audio615 E PikeSeattle, WAWas haveaniceday, then Capt Audio's Music Farm
1976Delsing Studiobecame Crow
1977Bear Creek StudiosJoe & Manny Hadlock, Ryan Hadlock6313 Maltby RoadWoodinville
1978Sea West StudiosRick Keifer, Donna Keifer318 N 85thSeattle, WAbecame Holden, Hamilton, Roberts
1978Steve Lawson ProductionsSteve Lawson2322 Sixth Ave.joined Kaye Smith
1984Crow Studios4000 Wallingford Ave. NWas Delsing Studio
1986MDH Studios Bellevue
1986Reciprocal RecordingChris Hanzsek, Jack Endino4230 Leary Way NWSeattle, WARich Hinklin, 1986-1991
1985London Bridge StudiosRick Parashar,Raj Parashar20021 Ballinger Way Northeast, Shoreline, WA 98155Shoreline, WA
1970?Spectrum StudiosLindsey McGillPortland, OrMark Gottwig
Kendun RecordersKent DuncanSeattle, WA
Westlake AudioTom HidleySeattle, WA
Seattle SoundNeil Rushby greenlakeSeattle, WAbecame Holden, Hamilton, Roberts
Pacific WestJohn FreschetteRedmond, WAfrom house on lake sammamish to business park near TAPCO. Disappeared abruptly one night. Nevwer seen since.
A1985Captain Audio's Music FarmJim Wolfe615 E PikeSeattle, WA
1991Studio XSteve Lawson, Ann & Nancy Wilson2212 4th AveSeattle, WAWas Kaye Smith
1957 1977?Triangle StudiosJack Weavertriangle bldg BallardSeattle, WA
A1985Woodmont Beach StudiosRich Rogers27009 10th Ave. S.
1983Ironwood StudiosPaul Scoles601 N.W. 80th StSeattle, WABecame Avast
A1985Right TrackRon Coombs156 S.W. 153rd StBurien
A1985Triad4572 150th Ave. N.ERedmondBusiness park 148th north of TAPCO
A1985DNA Productions4034 N.E. 195th St.
1996Jupiter StudiosMartin Feveyear, Christian Fulghum
2004Avast!Stu HallermanSeattle, WAWas Ironwood
Voyager RecordsPhil & Vivian Williams
Hamilton, Holden, Roberts
Sound PreserversAlan GilesOlympia, WA
Mushroom StudiosCharlie RichmondVancouver BC
Bill GriffithsTacoma, WA
Lemus Mobile Recording100 Denny Way Seattle, WA
SCM StudioStacy Christenson4708 224th Place S.WMountlake Terrace