Clarity Recordings - Professional Recording Studio San Diego CA California El Cajon La Mesa Santee Lakeside
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Update Archive

2016.06.03 // Goes to Eleven

...or sixteen! We've officially upgraded our live tracking ability to offer 16-track live recording! Along with the help of the Audient we picked up late last year, we've now added preamps from Universal Audio and Chameleon Labs, as well as snagging a couple of killer FMR Really Nice Compressors. Signals are crystal and we're elated for the expanded capability! Live pre-production, anyone?

2016.05.20 // Packed House

A quick update to let everyone know that the availability of Clarity will be tighter than ever this Summer. I'll be headed out on the road playing bass for the boys in Short Stories for a couple weeks each month through August!

Nevertheless, I want to record your music. I'll be working on some new music from Short Stories in June, and a band called Jovias is headed in for a few days in July to put together an EP! Time to get yourself and your music on the calendar next. Get in touch to schedule it.

2016.04.03 // Design Vibes

Our look is ever-evolving, but we're proud to say that it's more comfortable than ever at Clarity. Lighting vibes, textures, and even more so, the sounds. Our studio is sounding better than ever and it's all thanks to the people that come here to record to give us the ability to hone our craft. Thank you for that!

Have you not recorded at Clarity yet? Tell us how to change that and book something!

2016.02.18 // Mass Production

Well, not quite, but it's busier than ever at Clarity and the studio is growing. Design changes to our humble home have opened up more space and more possibilities. Simply put, we're excited!

Speaking of production, we're wrapping up production with Michael Timog and Short Stories in the next couple weeks, so look for those releases out sometime in the coming months!

If you're looking to record something, we're all ears. Contact us and let's make it happen.

2016.01.20 // Nothing Sacred

Just posted a new sample from the boys in Nothing Sacred. Great track taken from their EP that's due out in March! More samples on the way from Short Stories and Michael Timog next month! Keep your eyes and ears open! :)

2016.01.10 // Whoa! It's 2016!

Where did 2015 go?!

Anyway, Happy New Year, friends. Things are keep consistent at Clarity, and we're in the midst of a ton of cosmetic and acoustic upgrades to the entire studio. The control room is soon to be unrecognizable, and the live room is already looking amazing. We've got weekdays both this month and next fairly wide open, so hit us up to book some time and give the new preamps some much needed action!

Also, to all of my industry friends, I'll be up at NAMM from the 21st-23rd, and I'd love to see ya! Get in touch and let's nerd out on some fresh new gear!

2015.12.19 // Merry Christmas!

Quick update to say Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to everyone out there in the internet world that happens to find my humble little studio. Things are busy and LOUD here, and the new releases I'm working on are turning out awesome. I can't wait for the new year to get some new samples up on the web, and new friends into the studio! Hope you're having a killer December!

2015.11.05 // Holiday Madness

The end of the year is always an interesting time, and this year is shaping up to be pretty crazy. This month, we've got a couple projects kicking off with The Reign of Madmen and Dylan Razwick, and a fresh new EP from local alt-punkers Short Stories.

We'll be launching all of these projects with a fresh new set of preamps and converters from Audient and Burr-Brown. Quality is getting upped on a weekly basis here, so book some time and help us continue to improve this studio for everyone in San Diego! :)

Most every weekend is booked for the coming two months, but we're pretty open during the week from 11-7 daily! Hit us up and get your music recorded!

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About Clarity

Clarity Recordings is a multi-engineer recording studio with professional grade recording gear and years of experience in engineering, production, and songwriting. We focus on quality over quantity and do not rush projects. We believe that music can and will write itself if given the proper environment, and we do our best to provide that environment. Clarity Recordings is a studio for musicians who want to take their music to the next level while operating on a budget. Please see our Services page for a full breakdown of services and rates.

Availability
Our schedule for the next two months. Partial dates may only be a couple hours, so check with us for the hours available that day.
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Scheduling changes constantly, so please check back often, and if you're interested in an open date above, contact us as soon as possible.

Studio Hours

As a recording studio in a residential neighborhood, our tracking hours are a little different than other studios. Make sure they work for you.

M-F: 12PM - 1AM
Sat: 12PM - 3AM
Sun: 1PM - 1AM

Note: We mix and master beyond these hours a lot of the time. These are mostly for audible, loud instrument tracking. (Drums, amplified guitars, brass, etc.)

Accolades

We've been lucky enough to work with artists who have been featured with these organizations / publications.

Billboard Music Charts - Heat Seekers

San Diego Music Awards (SDMAs)

Orange County Music Awards (OCMAs)

Mannequin Vanity Records | White Noise Recordings | Combat Records

Reviews of Our Work
"If you're looking for an amazing audio production studio in San Diego County, Clarity Recordings crushes it. Sean not only has a great ear and some amazing gear, he has the heart of an artist and is very intuitive to what other artists are trying encapsulate with their unique and individual sounds."
Matt Koruba / Nothing Sacred
July 13, 2016
"Sean is the best guy in San Diego to work with. Over the past five years or so i've gotten to work with some awesome producers and engineers around San Diego and LA, and at the end of the day, my experience at Clarity has trumped all other experiences. Sean has such a strong understand of music and theory that no matter what your genre is, Sean will know how to work with you and help take your songs to the next level. Over the last two months my band has been recording a full-length at Clarity and thanks to our producer/engineer, I'm confident it will be our strongest release!"
Robb Laffoon / The Wild Young Hearts
December 20, 2016