Western Sound Studio
Podcast Space

Western Sound Studio

Studio listed by Western S1

About this studio

It takes an awesome studio to make awesome podcasts. So, we’ve built one of the best in the greater LA area. And now, you can get that same top-of-the-line sound for your podcast and audio production. The Western Sound studio in historic downtown Los Angeles is available for hourly, half-day and day-long rentals. Each rental includes: * Business hours: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. * Two all-day parking validations at the 213 S. Spring St. garage * Dedicated engineer * Sessions run on Therapy Time — they start promptly at the slotted time and end 10 minutes before the hour (e.g. a one-hour session is 50 minutes; a two-hour session is 1:50) * Please arrive a little early so you don’t miss your start time * We offer big discounts for independent podcasters, so if you’re an indy, please send an email to studio@western-sound.com for a discount code. Full Studio Specs: * Wenger SoundLok Isolation Booth — one of the quietest studios available * LED lighting and built-in ventilation — controls temps in those epic, extra-long sessions * Seats up to 4 guests * 4 x ElectoVoice EV20 microphone — recommended for vocal sessions * 2 x Sennheiser MKH 50 P48 — ultra-high-res for the most intimate sound * 1 x Shure VP88 — stereo vocal mic for added dimensionality * 4 x Sony MDR-8706 headphones — each with independent volume control * 1 Telephone line — cellular, not software / VOIP * Presonus Quantum Audio Interface * SoundDevices MixPre6 * Rode Rodecaster Pro * Avid Pro Tools 12 * iZotope RX7 post production plug-in suite * Record up to 24/96k, uncompressed .wav or mp3 * Sessions mixed or split tracks * Files saved to your flash drive; with optional Dropbox storage for up to 30 days. ... Show more

Minimum booking

1-hour minimum... Show more

Amenities

* Two all-day parking validations at the 213 S. Spring St. garage * Dedicated engineer * Cozy lounge / green room * All the bottled water you can drink... Show more

Main equipment

* Wenger SoundLok Isolation Booth — one of the quietest studios available * LED lighting and built-in ventilation — controls temps in those epic, extra-long sessions * Seats up to 4 guests * 4 x ElectoVoice EV20 microphone — recommended for vocal sessions * 2 x Sennheiser MKH 50 P48 — ultra-high-res for the most intimate sound * 1 x Shure VP88 — stereo vocal mic for added dimensionality * 4 x Sony MDR-8706 headphones — each with independent volume control * 1 Telephone line — cellular, not software / VOIP * Presonus Quantum Audio Interface * SoundDevices MixPre6 * Rode Rodecaster Pro * Avid Pro Tools 12 * iZotope RX7 post production plug-in suite * Record up to 24/96k, uncompressed .wav or mp3 * Sessions mixed or split tracks * Files saved to your flash drive; with optional Dropbox storage for up to 30 days.... Show more

Past clients

ESPN, Hulu, WNYC, Bellweather, lots others.... Show more

Studio hours

M-F 9 am - 6 pm; off hours available on request... Show more

Studio rules

* No outside engineers * Email us about bringing your own equipment (not discounted) * Sessions start promptly at the slotted time — please arrive a little early. There is a 5-minute grace period if your session runs long, but after that, you’ll be billed for an additional hour. * Please arrive a little early so you don’t miss your start time * We offer big discounts for independent podcasters, so if you’re an indy, please send an email to studio@western-sound.com for a discount code.... Show more

Studiotime Cancellation Policy

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Verified reviews (1)

  • Michael W

    This was a 5 star experience. From the presentation and cleanliness of the studio, to the wonderful hospitality and expert guidance of Stepfanie. I will definitely be booking again and can't recommend this studio enough. Great sound, great location, great staff!... more

    Michael WApril 2019

Studio listed by

Western S

Hello, I'm Western S.

Host response rate 100%Host response time 9 mins

Western Sound is a podcast production company based in downtown Los Angeles. We make all types of podcasts for clients and our own original shows.

Western Sound is a podcast production company based in downtown Los Angeles. We make all types of podcasts for clients and our own original shows.

Host stats
Response rate
100%
Response time
9 mins

Location

$75.00
per hour