Premier Recording Studio

Day rates to fit your budget.

Vintage Guitars, Guitars, Guitars!

Acoustically Correct Recording Space

Record Your Music at Big Scary Tree

Big Scary Tree Recording Studios specializes in recording human beings playing real organic instruments in all genres of music in an outstanding sounding acoustically correct space on Class-A gear both vintage and new!

The studio has all of the creature comforts of home including full bath and eating/lounge area. Arrangements can often be made for accommodations on longer projects for out of town clients!

The studio is also available to engineers, producers and other studio owners who do not have adequate space to cut basic tracks, loud guitars or live drums. These sessions are available at discounted rates with or without second engineer!

Our exquisite vintage guitar and amp collection is available in part or as a whole for sessions in house and also available for rent at other Los Angeles area recording studios with or without a guitar technician!

Please call for rates. We also offer transfers to and from many analog and digital formats.

Big Scary Tree Recording control room

About the Studio

Big Scary Tree Recording Studios specializes in recording human beings playing real organic instruments in all genres.

Big Scary Tree Recording rack o rama


We have an extensive list of gear ready for your next project.

Big Scary Tree Recording guitars


Click to view the studio, equipment and the gear available at Big Scary Tree.


I have had these two Langevin 251A program EQs for decades sitting in a box of dead gear. I picked them up from a studio in Hollywood dirt cheap about 24 years ago. They were in pretty rough shape, the covers were missing along with the freq selector knobs and one of the ...
Read More
I purchased a guitar tonerite a few weeks ago to see if the device lived up to the hype. I have so many acoustics that sit in cases for long periods of time, I thought it would be nice to keep them all ready to go and “played in”. The first guitar I tried to.....
Read More
When my Altec 1567a mixer came to me at a ridiculously affordable rate, it was DOA. I’m never in the habit of buying completely broken gear, but all the transformers were there and their value alone exceeded my price of admission, so I knew if I couldn’t fix i...
Read More