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Best Music Producers In The Charlotte Area

June 27, 2013 8:00 AM

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For many, when the thought of making music occurs, places like Seattle, Nashville or Los Angeles often come to mind. As it turns out, there’s a gold mine of music production facilities that exist right here in the Charlotte area. With Hootie and the Blowfish and R.E.M. being amongst those many artists that have actually recorded here, Charlotte’s previous, current and potential music-making possibilities appear to be endless. Check out these local music producers that continue to bring quality music to the masses.  
Reflection Sound Studios
1018 Central Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28204
704) 377-4596

Reflection Studios is one of the hottest music producing sound studios in and around the Charlotte area. Having been in the recording and sound business for over three decades, Reflection Sound Studios continues to have a significant influence on both local and national music markets. Having worked with groups such as R.E.M., Hootie & the Blowfish and The Connells, Reflection Sound Studios proves to be a high-quality answer for local groups looking to make it big. Burning Bright, a previous Reflection Sound Studios client and one-of-a kind rock/pop group from Statesville, NC, is in the process of doing just that with its “Beautiful Mess” album. Overall, Reflection Sound Studios leads the pack for Charlotte sound studios with its quality staff and equipment, one-of-a-kind acoustics and unique clientele.

Son Sound Studios, Inc.
104 Bright Ave.
Bessemer City, NC 28016
(704) 868-4807

Son Sound Studios, which is just a few miles out of the Charlotte area, is a unique music production option for a variety of music genres and concepts. This family owned and operated studio, with over two decades of experience in artist services, recording and sound production, is a one-of-a kind music production experience, with its primary influence on that of Christian music artists. Son Sound Studios also holds its reputation for being “one of the most comfortable studios to work in around Charlotte,” as claimed by many who have recorded there. With that known, it comes to no surprise that Son Sound Studios is quite proud of its significantly large list of current and previous clients, which includes Rich Adkins, Root 66 and The Comptons, to name a few. In summary, it’s safe to presume that Son Sound Studios can be deemed a short-list option for groups specializing in Christian genres and like genres and continues to hold that reputation with careful consideration for the retention and satisfaction of its previous, potential and current clients.

Satellite Recording Studios
2028 Carolina Place Drive
Ft. Mill, SC 29708
(803) 548-1201

Satellite Recording Studios holds its position quite well with the rest of Charlotte’s premium music production leaders. With that known, it’s also no surprise that SRS continues to attract and retain a large variety of artists from various entertainment professions through its high-quality staff, equipment and recording facilities. Its large variety of clientele includes The Joe Davis Band/Skydog Woody Project, Elonzo, Heywire and more. SRS’ client satisfaction is clearly illustrated and highly advertised through a slew of testimonials. To learn more about potential music production ventures with SRS, visit the website.

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Maximus Music Records
Charlotte, NC 27406
(704) 336-9118

Maximus Music Records is one of two local music production establishments that places its primary emphasis on a unique assortment of rap, soul and R&B genres. MMR does, however, take pride in working with all genres while providing the utmost care in comfort, quality and professionalism for all of its clients. MMR also takes pride in the personal attention it provides for special projects through its highly seasoned, 20-plus-years experienced staff. To learn more about MMR’s clients, staff and sound samples, a visit to the website via the enclosed link is highly recommended.

BNR Uptown Recording Studio
333 W. Trade St., Suite 1E
Charlotte, NC 28202
(866) 480-8412

Last but not least, BNR Uptown Recording Studio, one of two rap, soul and R&B musical production establishments located in the heart of uptown Charlotte, puts an interesting twist on its website introduction and overall creative, musical concepts. The list of BNR’s local list of musical celebrity clientele includes D-Major, Young Jules and J Da Realest. Similarly to the other Charlotte recording establishments, BNR ranks amongst those as a high-quality facility with second-to-none equipment, staff and continuous clientele retention. 

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Douglas Ebert is a freelance writer who covers music and night life in Charlotte. Doug has a passion for discovering local bands with exceptional talent, and enjoys displaying their ability to entertain Charlotte’s night life. His work can be found on .

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