Eldorado Recording Studios is a recording studio in Burbank, California originally established in 1954 at the corner of Hollywood and Vine as a workshop for Johnny Otis. In 1987, following damage the building sustained from numerous earthquakes, Eldorado moved to the late Marvin Gaye's former studio on Sunset Boulevard, where many successful albums were recorded during the alternative rock and grunge-era (1989 to 1996). In 1996, the studio then relocated to its current Burbank facilities which were designed and built from the ground up by Steven Klein.
Eldorado is notable for recording albums or simply tracks by Canned Heat, Slayer, Brian Eno, Talking Heads, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Herbie Hancock, Jane's Addiction, Social Distortion, Alice in Chains, MxPx, The Offspring, Beowülf, Against Me!, Head Automatica, Avenged Sevenfold, My Chemical Romance, Anthrax, Kreator, Icehouse and many more.
Eldorado is a full-service studio primarily dedicated to the production and recording of a wide range of artists and clients. Having served as "home base" to producer Dave Jerden from 1981 to 2004, Eldorado now caters to a variety of producers, engineers and artists, including Butch Vig, Rob Cavallo, Ben Harper, Marshall Altman, Jason Lader, Lukas Burton, Don Gehman, Joe Zook, Jeff Trott, Brian Scheuble, Doug McKean, Don Murray, Jeff Saltzman, Phil English and Toby Wright.
Notable recordings at Eldorado
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