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About Us

Recon Recordings is located in the entertainment capital of the World, 15 minutes away from both Hollywood and Universal City Walk.

Originally based out of Burbank, CA, Recon has been in the studio since mid-2003. Chief Engineer Rhett Guillot has been developing his skills with the best in the business. Taken under the wing of legendary producers such as Steve Linsey (who has worked with artists like Eminem, Rihanna, 50 Cent, Mickey Avalon, and Mary J. Blige) and Gerhard Joost (who produced artists such as Stevie Wonder, Olivia Newton John, and Salt n Pepper), Guillot has been able to develop the tricks of the trade that usually take decades of experience to acquire.

Managing the business aspect, Jesse Richardson is pursuing his degree at UCLA. He also is a Managing Partner in an online publication. With years of music under his belt, Richardson brings a creative and inventive characteristic to the studio

Along with the day to day operations, Jake Webster handles the studio’s marketing, promotions, and artist relations. With formal training in tonal harmony, music business, and recording arts, Webster adds a unique level of professionalism to Recon.

Shane Richardson seeks out new talent, promotes client performances, and offers musical collaboration and development. Richardson is involved with several active musical groups in LA in addition to working as a promoter and entertainment organizer.

With extensive training in percussion, traditional and commercial music, and recording arts, Gabriel De Sant'anna is a seasoned studio musician and engineer. At Recon, Gabriel works as both an Assistant Engineer and studio musician. His musical background includes a heavy focus in jazz, funk, and samba.

Jameson Morris develops the design and functionality of the Recon website. Morris has years of experience in website development and online marketing, and currently he runs and manages an online publication

The atmosphere at Recon Recordings Studio is bar none – suited with both a studio lounge and guest entertainment room.

The studio harnesses the power of Avalon preamps and Neumann microphones. With the possibilities of Protools and third party plug-ins such as Antares’ auto-tune, it is as if the boundaries of time and pitch can be manipulated at will.

Artists enjoy a spacious isolation booth, hundreds of virtual instruments, and an additional live room for drums/orchestral/choir/etc.