GULCH ALLEY IS A MUSICIAN-OWNED MUSIC STUDIO BOUTIQUE LOCATED IN THE POLK GULCH NEIGHBORHOOD OF SAN FRANCISCO. WE AIM TO INSPIRE AND SUPPORT THE LOCAL MUSIC COMMUNITY BY PROVIDING CREATIVE AND COMFORTABLE ENVIRONMENTS FOR THE WRITING AND RECORDING PROCESS WHILE CURATING INNOVATIVE EVENTS IN AND OUTSIDE THE STUDIO WALLS

 

 


More than just a Recording Studio...

 

 

 

 
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RECORDING

  • We offer high quality recording and mixing services to deliver amazing results within your budget.
  • Our 16x20ft live room is comfortable for a 5-6 piece band.
  • Backline includes multiple drum kits, Fender tube amps, Markbass combo and more.  Gear list available upon request.
  • We run an HD ProTools rig, UA analog preamps and a full array of top quality recording microphones.
  • Contact us now for a quote and availability. 
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LOST ALLEY RECORDS (Vinyl)

  • We operate a vintage vinyl lathe from the fifties in the studio that can't be found anywhere else in California!
  • We are able to cut and emboss custom short runs of vinyl for your projects with a very fast turnaround time.
  • Ask us about holding a private event where we will cut your band to vinyl live as you play and your friends listen in!

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EVENTS

  • THE GOLD RUSH is our annual "off the grid" music festival set on the banks of a beautiful river in the Sierra Nevada Mountains each summer in early August. For more info on how to be a part of the next one, please email us
  • OFF THE RECORD is a live to vinyl, in studio event series aimed at spotlighting local and touring artists in a unique live recording environment. Through our wireless headphone system, audience members experience the event in high fidelity, giving the sessions an audience inspired magic! To attend or perform at an Off the Record, email us to be added to the mailing list.  
  • We are committed to keeping the local music scene creative, thriving and having fun in the process. Contact us now to find out how you can get involved!
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GULCH ALLEY MEMBERSHIPS

  • Members pay monthly dues and get access to regularly scheduled studio time for writing and pre-production. 
  • Access includes our top of the line back-line gear.
  • We offer discounts on recording, live events and vinyl services to our members.
  • We are a community based organization and are always looking for members to join the crew.  Contact us now to learn more!

Gulch Alley Studio Location

 

We are located beneath the Peruvian restaurant La Fina Estampa, which, unlike Gulch Alley, can be accessed from street level.  The studio entrance is located through the silver metal gate to the left of the restaurant entrance.  This gate is locked at all times. For a tour, please make an appointment.