New England

Chillhouse Recording Studios

  • 285 Main St.
  • Charlestown MA 02129
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The Scoop

Chillhouse has been recording Artists and Bands for over 15 years in Boston. Built and run by Musicians, Producers and Engineers, we have worked with many Local, National and International artists and filmmakers to deliver the highest quality audio. Our clients love the vibe and sound that we get in our rooms. We invite you to check us out!

ROOM RATES with ENGINEER (hourly): $40-60, Contact for Rates
Clients/Credits: Pixies, Dead Can Dance, Devo, Fall Out Boy, Laura Branigan, Kenny Loggins, The Toasters, Stereo Telescope, Earl “Chinna” Smith, Cleveland Jones, Future Loops, Patrik Gochez, Wanito, Naya Records, Blood For Blood/Ramallah, Coyote Kolb, Van Gordon Martin, Stephanie's Id, Toubab Krewe, Bunker Hill Pipe Band, The Bridgebuilders
Associated/Partnered With: Naya Records, The Music Shop
Key Staff / In-House or Associated Talent: Will Holland, Eric Welsh, Nathan Sabanayagam, Kurt Schneider
Special Features: Studer 2", Grand Piano, Hammond C2 and Leslie 122, Rhodes, Wurli, lots of vintage guitars and amps.


Consoles, DAWs, Tape Machines: Yamaha DM2000 v2, Mackie 3204, Studer A80 24-Track Analog Tape Machine, Quad Intel Mac, Apogee BigBen Master Word Clock, Tascam DA30, Alesis HD24
Live Room Dimensions: Medium: 351 – 750 sq ft,
Outboard Gear: 4 API 512c, 4 Great River MP2NV, 2 Drawmer 1969ME, 24 Yamaha DM2000 board pres, PreSonus DigiMax 96K, Waves L2 Limiter, Universal audio 1176LN, dbx 165, 2 Distressor EL8X, 2 Drawmer 1969 ME, 24 Yamaha DM2000 onboard compressors, API 2500, API 5500, Lexicon PCM90, TC Electronic M3000, Lexicon LXP-1, Lexicon LXP-5, Roland Space Echo RE-201
Microphones: Neumann 87, Neumann u87ai, Miktek CV4, 2 Neumann KM184, AKG c414b ULS AKG Solidtube, 2 AKG d112, 4 Shure KSM32, 5 Shure SM57, 2 Shure SM58, 3 Sennheiser MD421, Rode NT2, Army issue Akai dynamic, Shure SM7b, Royer R-122
Monitoring: Westlake Audio BBSM-12, Mackie HR 824s, Yamaha NS-10Ms, 2 AKG K240, 4 Senneheiser HD280; Crown PSA-2, Behringer HA4600, Hafler P3000 power amps
Software: Avid Pro Tools 9, MOTU Digital Performer 7, Waves Gold Bundle, Drumagog, iZotope, Antares Auto-Tune
Instruments & Amps: 1951 Hammond C2, Leslie 122, Ensoniq ASR-10 Sampler, 1972 Yamaha G3 6’ Grand Piano, Fender Rhodes 73 Mark II, Wurlitzer 200A, Korg Triton, Access Virus, Novation K Station, Novation Bass Station, Roland Jupiter 6, E-MU Proteus 2000, Korg Wavestation SR, Korg DS-8; Drums: Tama Granstar 6 piece, DW Custom 5 Piece, Yamaha Maple Custom 5 Piece, 1975 Ludwig Vistalite Blue Kit; Guitars: 1972 Gibson SG, 1974 Gibson Les Paul Custom, 1977 Travis Bean TB1000S, 1995 Epiphone 335, 1989 Fender MIJ Stratocaster, 1999 Fender American Std Telecaster, 1982 Sigma DR-35, 1964 Gibson SJN, 1995 Alvarez Classical, 1974 Yamaha 12 String, 1990 Fender P Bass; Amps: 1966 Fender Deluxe, Mesa Boogie Dual Rec Tremoverb, Mesa Boogie m5000 basis, Fender Blues Deville 212, 1958 Gibson Skylark, Fender Blues Junior, Marshall JCM2000, Peavey KB100