4 Atlanta recording studios where you could meet (or become) a star


For up-and-coming musicians, there are a handful of studios in Atlanta that can produce the quality demo needed for that next big break.

Some of the once unknown hip hop stars who have laid tracks at these studios are today the biggest stars in the world.

And all it takes is one track.

»RELATED: Patchwerk Recording Studios an established spot for Atlanta hip-hop

Here are handful of studios that could get you one track closer to stardom:

Tree Sound Studios

4610 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Norcross

770-242-8944

One of the most prestigious, well established recording spaces in Atlanta is Tree Sound Studios. The client roster is massive, with big time hits recorded at Tree Sound Studios from rock and hip-hop's top acts. MTV even wondered what it was like to hang around Tree Sound with Drake and Future.

Patchwerk Recording Studios

1094 Hemphill Ave. NW

404-874-9880

Founded by former Atlanta Falcon Bob Whitfield, the 10,000-square-foot studio is where more than 60 gold and platinum records have been recorded. Primarily a hip-hop recording space, the technicians at Patchwerk have worked with Young Jeezy, Ludacris, T.I., Rick Ross, Beyonce, Snoop Dogg and more. 

11th Street Studios

699 11th St. NW

404-249-8511

Another hip-hop studio you can rent in the production of your next demo is 11th Street, which offers six studios with a variety of equipment and spatial considerations that make each space unique. The client list at 11th Street includes Bruno Mars, Big Boi, Future, Drake, T.I., Lil Wayne and more. At 11th Street, you can purchase a beat from the bank at 11th Street Music or have a producer custom build a track just for you.

Soul Asylum Studios

1676 Defoor Circle

404-991-7081

At Soul Asylum Studios, you've got options. The brand offers studio space in Atlanta, Chamblee and Birmingham and space accommodations for video shoots, launch parties, television recording and more. The list of clients who've recorded at Soul Asylum spans many music genres and into the film realm — Ben Stiller has even spent time in the platinum suite.


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