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.: Welcome to Orbit Audio :.

Recording Studio in Seattle

206 – 381 – 1244



I believe that music is about people, created by people
and there are no shortcuts for experience.

Musician owned since 1995




Seattle Academy of Recording Arts

We are pleased to announce our new innovative and advanced Audio Engineering program Seattle Academy of Recording Arts. Classes start July 7th, 2015 reserve your seat today! “ a SOUND education”


Alabama Shakes and ATO Records

Orbit was honored to host NYC label ATO Records for a listening party of the new Alabama Shakes album. This record is really special, we highly recommend you add it to your collection when it comes out in April 2015.


Colin Meloy (The Decemberists)

Colin Meloy (The Decemberists) was here recently playing some new tunes for Seattle industry folks, he mentioned how cool of a studio this is – we think you are cool too Colin, good luck with the new record!!


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis in the studio!!

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were here last week working on their new record and video. They’ve been coming to Orbit for many years now, it was really great to have them here again.


Vance Joy is a hit!!!

The Vance Joy record we did here at Orbit Audio earlier this year debuted in the top 20 on the Itunes charts last week. Super excited for James, Ed and Producer Ryan Hadlock. Real nice job fellas!!!


Ken Stringfellow (Poises/Big Star/REM) was here mixing a new song

We recently had Ken Stringfellow here mixing a tune. Ken said some real nice things about the studio and the sounds he was getting here.It was great to see him again.


T-Bone Burnett and Dylan’s The Basement Tapes

Producer T-Bone Burnett was here at Orbit Audio last week promoting Dylan’s The Basement Tapes. It was a huge honor to have him here. The record includes Elvis Costello, ┬áMarcus Mumford (Mumford & Sons), Johnny Depp and producer T Bone Burnett . T-Bone said “this place sounds great” I totally agree.


The U47 is back!

The U47 has a special kind of quality that on the right singer/source it doesn’t get better, only different. Our lovely U47 is back from the doctor, and it sounds amazing! After 60 years the transformer just gave out, poof. We did some very scientific testing (our ears) and A-B’d it to the Wunder Audio […]


The new site!

After 13 years I thought it was time for a new studio website. I’ll try to update this blog with going’s on about the studio, artists, gear upgrades and general fun facts! A special thanks to my friend Ira Merrill for the web hand in web land!