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

2016.11.25 // Black Friday Specials

Hope you're having an excellent Thanksgiving! We're offering up Black Friday specials from November 25th - November 30th! Check them out:

Track two full-band songs for $300. Includes full tracking, vocal production, mix and master! Price valid if paid in full by November 30th!

Track a five-song EP for $800! Includes full tracking and production input, complete vocal production, full mix and master for all five songs! Price valid if a 50% deposit is made before November 30th!

Tracking time is getting tighter quicker as of late! We'd love to get you in, and especially at these discounted rates! Get in touch with us and let's make something happen!

2016.10.30 // Spooky Samples

Just posted five brand new samples from a handful of recently completed projects at Clarity, including killer new songs from Short Stories and Color Til Monday, and fresh mix and master for Quel Bordel! for their new lyric video! Check them out and let's book a session for your music ASAP!

This month we're wrapping up a full-length with The Wild Young Hearts, tracking a couple more songs for a "short" EP from Short Stories, and tracking singles with a handful of new friends. If you're visiting the site from the Craigslist ad, hey! Head on over the Contact page and let's get you in here!

2016.10.05 // Loud and Wild

September turned out to be a STACKED month for Clarity, easily our busiest month since starting this humble little project. Four releases tracked or produced here at Clarity made their way into the world last month, which is insane for a small studio. We're extremely grateful for the opportunity to be a part of a flourishing community and locale, and with any luck, we'll keep growing and becoming a staple location for affordable, high quality recording for years to come.

This month, we keep the schedule super tight, wrapping up on mastering with Color Til Monday, and kicking off a gnarly full-length with The Wild Young Hearts from Los Angeles.

November is wide open as of now, and we'd love to make some music with you. Contact us and get something scheduled. We'd be super excited. :)

2016.08.22 // Color Til Monday

Officially back from a hectic Summer tour schedule! This weekend, I've got Color Til Monday headed in to start work on a five-song EP! Things are staying busy. When are you or your band headed in to record? Contact me today to set something up!

2016.08.04 // Short Window

Back from tour with a short window of availability before another six-day trip mid-month from the 15th-21st. If you need to track something, get in touch ASAP! :)

2016.07.04 // Happy Birthday, America.

Happy 4th of July! This month, we're wrapping up some new singles with Short Stories, starting a full EP with Jovias, and closing up shop for a week while Sean heads to Canada on tour. Very busy and very FUN! :)

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.

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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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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 master of audio! I felt comfortable and confident right away with his abilities. He offered great advice throughout the recording and it was much appreciated. I am very happy with my overall experience and product in the end. This is my go to studio!"
Michelle Martinez / Jovias
January 19, 2017