Welcome to Motor Studios – Putting our stamp on bay area punk rock since ’94 or ’95.

             Motor Studios - San Francisco punk rock recording studio

At the center of our 1,900 sq. ft facility is the legendary SSL 4000 E Series recording console. This 64 channel desk, is equipped with Total Recall and VCA automation, via the G+ computer. Here at Motor Studios we offer our clients the very best of digital recording with AVID Pro Tools HDX and the unmistakable warmth of vintage and modern analog gear. We find that by utilizing both mediums equally, we can create recordings with a sought after vintage feel while enjoying the luxuries and efficiency of contemporary recording technology.  With our large live room, two isolation rooms, and enough in-house gear to record live, we strive to make you sound the absolute best in a comfortable and creative studio environment.

Motor Studios is tucked away in sunny Bernal Heights San Francisco, California and is just minutes away from SFO, BART, I-280, Highway 101 and some of San Francisco’s best restaurants and historic bars. We are also walking distance to parks and panoramic views of the entire bay. With our lounge complete with a kitchen , a full bath and 3 “punk-bunks”, we can comfortably accommodate out of town bands for long term lockout sessions, the weekend warriors passing through on tour, or local bands who want to make a record at the legendary Motor Studios.

Contact us here and book your studio session today!