SugarHill Recording Studios

Houston, TX

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About This Space

SugarHill Recording Studios is the oldest continually operating recording studio in the United States. Starting in 1941, SugarHill/Gold Star has helped ignite the careers of legends such as Lightnin' Hopkins, George Jones, Beyonce, Freddy Fender, Selena, The Big Bopper, Willie Nelson, and many more. Recent clients include: Lee Ann Womack, Khruang Bin, J Cole, Yo Gotti, Robert Glasper, and many more. No sleeping accommodations available. Unlimited coffee and good vibes.

Space Perfect For

  • Recording Studio
  • Video Location
  • Venue

Space Type

Commercial

Capacity

40 people

Amenities

  • Heating
  • Smoking Area
  • Bathroom
  • Parking on Premises
  • Security / Alarm System
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Wireless Internet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Van And Trailer / Bus Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Accessible Power Outlets

Cancellation Policy

Strict

Full refund of deposit for cancellations made seven full days prior to the reservation time.

Deposit Amount

50% Deposit required

Equipment

Gold Star Studio:
Neve Genesys Black recording console

SugarHill Studio A:
Neotek Elite II recording console
Yamaha C7 Grand Piano
Hammond B3 Organ
Fender Rhodes Seventy-Three Electric Piano

New and vintage microphones from: Sony, Neumann/Gefell, AKG, BeyerDynamic, Sennheiser, etc.
Guitars by Fender, Gibson, and Martin. Amplification by Marshall and Steamboat.

Monitors: Meyer Sound, Tannoy, Yamaha, and Auratone.
DAW: ProToolsHD, Logic Pro. Converters by Neve and Universal Audio.

Coffee grinder by Bunn. Coffee by Katz Coffee Roasters. Lights on Philips Hue system.

Rules

General studio rules apply. No outside engineers through AVVAY. No intimidating or abusive personalities. We reserve the right to cancel sessions due to disrespectful behavior. Smoking outside on our lawn is permitted.

Personnel

All rates include one staff recording/mixing engineer and one assistant for setup/tear-down.

Space Features

Bathroom Details

2 bathrooms

Number of Chairs

50

Number of Parking Spaces

20

Stay set up during multi-day reservations?

Yes

Food Allowed?

Yes

Liquor License?

No

Stage Available?

No

Anchor Set Pieces to the Stage?

No

Technical Specifications

PA System Available?

Yes

PA Details

Vocal PA available.

Dimensions

Total Square Feet

10000.0 sq ft.

Rooms

Name Width Length Ceiling Height
SugarHill 40.0 ft. 120.0 ft. 20.0 ft.
GoldStar 30.0 ft. 100.0 ft. 18.0 ft.

Location

Open Hours

Sunday 12am to 11pm
Monday 12am to 11pm
Tuesday 12am to 11pm
Wednesday 12am to 11pm
Thursday 12am to 11pm
Friday 12am to 11pm
Saturday 12am to 11pm

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SugarHill Recording Studios

Houston, TX

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Ryan C.

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From $95/hour

2 Hour Min.

Multi Day

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Questions? We can help! 👋 Call 1-800-209-0615

Monday thru Friday | 9am to 5pm Central