Top 10 Best Recording Studios in Texas ([Year])

If you're a musician looking for a great place to record your music, Texas has plenty of options. From world-renowned studios in Austin to more intimate setups in Houston, there's a studio to fit any budget and style. Here are some of the best recording studios in Texas:

Top 10 Best Recording Studios in Texas ([Year])

Montop Studios

Montop Studios

Known as an Austin artist’s gem, Montop Studios is top-tier professional audio recording, mixing, mastering, and production studio versed in multiple genres.

Whether it’s a commercial for your business or a record production, montop studios will help you master and hone your artistic abilities. 

You should definitely check this one out if you are looking for a professional and affordable studio that cares about your project like you do.

The studio is available for booking anytime from Monday to Saturday, and only by appointment on Sundays. 

Website: 

https://www.montopstudios.com/

Email: 

Location:

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2401 E Hwy 71 Ste A, Austin, TX 78617, United States 

Services and Costs:

  • Audio Recording
  • Montop Studios Products
  • Montop Studios Promotional Services
  • Montop Studios Rental Services

AUDIO RECORDING:

TIME (HRS)REGULAR HOURS ($)AFTER HOURS ($)
80100
2  160200
3  240300
4  320400
5+  For a feeFor a fee

MONTOP STUDIOS PRODUCTS:

SERVICETIME (HRS)COST ($)
EXTRA REVISION190
EXCLUSIVE BEAT41000
MASTER150
DATA TRANSFER130
MIX WITH BASIC MASTER1150
RADIO EDIT130
RUSH150

MONTOP STUDIOS PROMOTIONAL SERVICES:

TYPETIME (HRS)COST ($)
COPPER1212.50
BRONZE1312.50
SILVER1487.50
GOLD – BEST OPTION1687.50
PLATINUM1850.00
DIAMOND11175.00
RADIO PACKAGE1162.50
INDIVIDUAL SERVICES ON A SALE1FOR A FEE

MONTOP STUDIOS RENTAL SERVICES:

TIME (HRS)REGULAR HOURS ($)AFTER HOURS ($)
16080
2120160
3180240
4240320
5+For a feeFor a fee

Blak Marigold Pro

Blak Marigold Pro
Blak Marigold Pro

Located in Austin, Blak Marigold Pro is famous for equipping local talents with quality tools and services needed for a professional boost in their career.

Known for their amazing work ethic and excellent customer service, the studio treats you not just treated like a recording artist but as a member of the Blak Marigold family.

The studio offers a price list that features multiple individual packages that fit the artist’s needs. 

While you are there, don’t forget to grab the ‘soft and lightweight’ Blak Marigold Support Tee!

Website:

https://blakmarigold.com/home

Email:

Location:

10608 Metric Blvd #108, Austin, TX 78758, United States

Services and Costs:

  • HD Recording Studio Rentals
  • Pro Photography Studio
  • Street Team Promotions
  • Media Kits
  • Mixing & Mastering
  • Music Production 
  • And much more!

PRICE LIST:

HOURLY$65EngineerBasic mixing and mastering during the session. 
CREATIVE BUNDLE$3504 hours included.Work with engineers and producers.Detailed mixing and mastering includedMusic production.Show mixes and song edits included.
IN-STUDIO VIDEO$100Personal videographer for your session.60 sec 4k video filmed and edited. Color LED lights and fog machines included.

Real Paid Recording Studios

Real Paid Recording Studios

Real Paid Studio is located in the Galveston/Houston area.

The studio’s producer, Marcus Money, is known to be timely, committed, has great energy, has a great ear, and cares about your work like you do. 

He comes through like money!

The studio takes time seriously, so you better show up 15 minutes early for the best experience. 

If you are anywhere around Texas and you are looking for a top-notch studio with knowledgeable engineers, you should definitely consider Real Paid Studios.

Website:

https://www.realpaidstudios.com/

Email:

[email protected]  

Location:

1120 Winfield Ln, Kemah, TX 77565, United States 

Services and Costs:

  • Recording
  • Mixing
  • Mastering
  • Production & Beats

STUDIO TIME:

TIME (Hours)COST ($)
70.00
1.5 (Save $10)95.00
2 (Save $20)120.00
2.5 (Save $25.00)150.00
3 (Save $35)175.00
4 (Save $50)230.00
5 (Save $65)285.00
6 (Save $80)340.00
7 (Save $100) 390.00
8 (Save $160) 400.00

MIXING AND MASTERING:

1 WEEK$95.00
RUSH ADD-ONSAVAILABLE

PRODUCTION:

CUSTOM BEAT (EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS)$300

Spitshine Studios

Spitshine Studios

For your music recording, mixing, and mastering, Spitshine Studios is the place to visit for stunning quality and affordability. 

The studio has two locations in Texas:

The North Austin Location specializes in :

  • Rap, 
  • Pop, 
  • R&B, 
  • Alt, 
  • Rock, 
  • drum recordings 

While the South Austin Location specializes in :

  • Rap,
  • Pop, 
  • R&B, 
  • Alternative,
  • and Podcasts.

Both locations use the same quality equipment, charge the same fee, and deliver extremely high-quality results. 

You can book an appointment with any of the studios, from early morning to late night, 7 days a week. 

Website: 

https://spitshinestudios.com/

Location:

North/Central Austin Location – 5434 Burnet Rd Bldg B, Austin, TX 78756, United States

South Austin Location – 6104 South 1st Street, Austin, Texas 78745, United States

Email: 

Services and Costs:

  • Music Recording
  • Mixing 
  • Mastering
STUDIO SESSION (HOURS)COST ($)
155
2110
3165
4220
5275

Legacy Music Group

Legacy Music Group

Legacy Music Group is a full-service recording studio and production company located in Downtown Dallas (Deep Ellum), Texas.

The studio has collaborated with popular artists, just to name a few, Post Malone, Mac Miller, Tory Lanez, Desiigner, and more! 

Despite their LEGACY, and the artists they have, they are still down to earth and give 100% attention and care to everyone. 

With a great environment and even greater engineers, the studio knows what it means to bring a vision to life. 

Website:

https://legacymusicgroup.com/

Email:

[email protected] 

Location:

2815 Main St Suite A, Dallas, TX 75226, United States

Services and Costs:

  • Recording
  • Mixing
  • Custom Production

RECORDING:

TIME (HRS)COST ($)
2150.00
3225.00
4300.00
5375.00
6450.00
7525.00
8600.00
9675.00

Sugar Hill Recording Studios

Sugar Hill Recording Studios
Sugar Hill Recording Studios

Arguably the oldest running music studio in the US, Sugar Hill Recording Studio is a perfect mix of both the old and new. The studio has been able to upgrade and update to meet current demands while preserving most of its historical charms. 

Founded in 1941 by the legendary Bill Quinn as Quinn Recording, the studio was afterwards renamed in 1950 to Gold Star Studios, and finally got its current name in early 1970s when Huey P Meaux took control.

What’s more? If you want, you will get a chance to use the studio’s famous echo chambers which offer a distinct chamber sound heard on many hit records throughout music history!

The studio also offers a video room for photographers, videographers, photojournalists, bloggers and artists  alike to produce their creative projects. 

Don't forget to grab a customized Sugar Hill Tee from their store before you leave the studio!

Website:

https://www.sugarhillstudios713.com/

Email:

[email protected] 

Location:

5626 Brock St, Houston, TX 77023, United States 

Services and Costs:

Luminous Sound

Luminous Sound
Luminous Sound

With a team of award-winning composers, Grammy-winning engineers, and music-loving individuals who have combined experience of 70+ years, Luminous Sound is a great recording studio for both commercial music (original sounds for radio, television, and film) and record production.

From top-rated artists like Kevin Olusola, Lady Gaga, Camila Cabello, Ed Sheeran, Kirk Franklin, The Eagles, and more; to virtually all the brands you can think of such as Ford, Kodak, Dairy Queen, Mary Kay, Pepsi, Pizza Hut, Luminous Sound is in a class of its own. 

If you are looking for a professional top-notch studio with great culture for your next project, this is the place to go!

Website:

https://luminoussound.com/

Email:

[email protected] 

Location:

17120 Dallas Pkwy #100, Dallas, TX 75248, United States 

Services and Costs:

  • Audio Post
  • Music Production
  • Audio Mixing
  • Commercial Music

Space ATX

Space ATX

Space ATX is an aesthetically inspired and acoustically designed recording and rehearsal studio located just south of downtown, Austin, Texas

The studio is spacious and clean with an amazing staff, including guitar repair services by Peter Skermetta who’s been building and repairing guitars for over 25 years.

The studio also allows artists to bring in their own engineers if they want, but the project must be discussed with the staff beforehand. 

Space ATX studio is open every day from 11am – 2am (except Sundays). However, if you let them know ahead of time, then they can schedule a custom service for you.

Website:

https://www.spaceatx.com/

Email:

Location:

7915 Manchaca Rd #6945, Austin, TX 78745, United States 

Services and Costs:

  • Recording 
  • Engineering 
  • Mastering 
  • Supplemental Songwriting 
  • Studio Musicians

REHEARSAL:

SMALL ROOM$14/Hr
LARGE ROOM$17/Hr
ROOM 31$35/Hr
ROOM 31 REHEARSAL LOCKOUT$370

RECORDING:

IN HOUSE RATE$65/Hr
12 hour lockout $675
FREELANCE RATE$40/Hr
12 hour lockout$435

512 Studios

512 Studios

Located deep in the heart of South Austin, 512 studios is a full-service analog and digital recording studio with a great environment, super quality gear, and excellent staff. It’s without surprise that they are multiple times winners of the Austin Chronicle Awards for “Best Studio 2018”, “Best Studio 2019”, and “Best Producer Omar Vallejo 2019.”

The studio is available for booking 24/7 and pricing starts at $80/hr with 4 hour minimum booking required.

Website:

https://www.512studios.com/

Email:

[email protected] 

Location:

2228 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704, United States 

Services and Cost:

SESSION RATE$80/Hr(4hr minimum required)

Arlyn Studios

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Established in 1984, by musician and Grammy-nominated industry veteran Freddy Fletcher, Arlyn Studios is a really fun studio with a lot of music history.

The studio has hosted legendary artists including :

  • Willie Nelson, 
  • Ray Charles, 
  • Sublime, 
  • Neil Young, 
  • and Les Paul, to name a few.

The studio has a crop of talented staff who create an intimate vibe needed to draw out the genius in you.

In addition to the studio’s fully immersive recording environment, the venue also hosts a variety of private events such as SXSW and Austin City Limits.

Website:

https://arlynstudios.com/

Email:

[email protected] 

Location:

200 Academy Dr #140, Austin, TX 78704, United States

Services and Costs:

  • Record 
  • Mix 
  • Perform
  • Master
  • Events 

Of course, Texas is an INSANELY huge place… if you want a more specific top 10 guide, check out our posts below for our top picks in your city or nearby!

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