May 3, 2013

The Studio

The great sounding live room has enough space to comfortably track a full band and their equipment.

South Sound Sound is a professional level recording, mixing and mastering studio, ready to help you record your next CD, Vinyl or Digital Release! We have the right combination of expertise, recording space and equipment to help you get the most out of your project.  We work in most all genres:  Rock, Blues, Country, Jazz, Punk, Alternative, Rap, Hip-Hop, Folk, Bluegrass, Voice Over and Opera to name a few…  We can help with all aspects including recording, mixing, mastering, digital distribution, mastering for vinyl, CD duplication and artwork graphics creation.  Our goal is to make you feel comfortable and inspired to capture your best work.  If you live in the Puget Sound area, you should record here! From Tacoma, Olympia, Aberdeen or Centralia, it will be worth the visit.

LOCATION:  We are situated just off scenic Highway 101, 2 minutes north of The Little Creek Casino (about 20 minutes from downtown Olympia) in Shelton Washington.  We will be happy to email you directions when you connect with us to set up your recording project. Please visit the Contact Page.

The Control Room is a place where you can hang out, relax and view others are working on their parts in the live room.


More important than any gear is “What’s Between The Ears”, but having good gear helps…we have plenty of high quality equipment to capture your music at a high level.

Gear Close up

  • Midas Venice F32 – 32 track Mixing Console
  • Lynx Aurora 16 CH  AD/DA Thunderbolt
  • Steinberg MR816CSX Interface (2 each – 16 channel Mobile Rig)
  • SSL 4000 G Series Stereo Buss Compressor
  • Pultec Midrange Tube EQ
  • Universal Audio S0lo/610 vacuum tube preamp
  • Universal Audio 4-710D Preamp and Compressor
  • Presonus Faderport Control Surface
  • DBX 1066 Compression
  • DBX 386 Silver Series Tube Stereo Mic Pre
  • Yamaha NS10M monitors
  • Yamaha NSB210 small monitors
  • Cinemag Transformer DI box
  • Re-Amp Box
  • KRK, Denon, Sennheiser and Monoprice Headphones
  • Audioquest, Mogami and Monster Cable Cabling
  • Furman HR-6 Personal Headphone distribution
  • Monster Cable HTS3600 Surge Suppression (2 ea)
  • Sony Reel to Reel – 80s vintage
  • Paradigm live room and in ceiling control room monitors
  • Intel i7 quad core PC  – Thunderbolt

Musical Instruments

Available to use in the studio:

  • Mesa 5:50 2×12″ Express Combo Guitar Amp
  • PDP 5 piece Drum kit
  • 1960’s upright Wurlitzer Acoustic Piano
  • Gallien Krueger MB115 Bass Combo Amplifier
  • G&L Electric Guitar
  • Les Paul Studio Guitar
  • Alesis Quadrasynth
  • Peavy Bass w/ active pickups
  • Pacific Drums and Percussion by Drum Works
  • Hohner Harp Tube Amp
  • Nylon Acoustic Guitar
  • Martin Acoustic Guitar
  • Kohola Ukulele
  • Johnson Mandolin
  • Various Hand Percussion Instruments
  • Cowbell, and more Cowbell