The following historic studios have agreed to be part of the Playback Experience™.
More studios will be added in the future
CAPITOL STUDIOS: Set on the ground floor of the iconic Capitol Records building in Hollywood, legendary artists from Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin to The Beatles and The Beach Boys through Radiohead and Coldplay have all recorded here over the past 50 years.
THE VILLAGE: In every decade since its founding in 1968, The Village has produced the favorite songs of that era. Legends such as Fleetwood Mac, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and current superstars such as Lady Gaga, Usher and John Mayer have all recorded masterpieces here.
EASTWEST STUDIOS: Located on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, this famed studio is where Frank Sinatra cut many of his hits including “My Way” and “New York, New York.” Built in 1961, EastWest’s history includes Elvis Presley’s legendary 1968 Comeback Special, Barbara Streisand’s “The Way We Were,” the Mamas and the Papas’ “California Dreamin’,” plus the The Beach Boys’ masterpiece album Pet Sounds. Other legends who have recorded here include Michael Jackson, Madonna, Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers, R.E.M., Justin Timberlake, and Elton John.
GIBSON SHOWROOM: Set in the former studios of The Hit Factory, where music legends including John Lennon, Bruce Springsteen, U2, The Rolling Stones and Stevie Wonder have recorded, the building currently houses the Gibson Showroom where artists can borrow a Gibson guitar for their gig at The Garden that evening or use one of its several spaces for rehearsals or artist showcases.
OCEAN WAY NASHVILLE: Considered one of the world’s finest recording facilities, its client roster reads like a who’s who of the music world spanning a range of styles from pop to classical. Housed in a 100 year old Gothic revival church, Ocean Way Nashville provides an exceptional acoustical space tuned specifically for music recording and offers one of very few such spaces in the region. This venerable studio has recorded the likes of George Strait, Harry Connick Jr., Faith Hill, Willie Nelson, Train, Gretchen Wilson, Kenny Chesney, Sheryl Crow, Steve Martin, and Paul Simon.