No matter your style, we'll help you bring it to life
In the world of audio recording, the term “Wall of Sound” originates from the groundbreaking production qualities that shaped and redefined how we hear music today. Through modern equipment and innovative recording techniques, we strive to live up to that reputation, expand the possibilities, and turn it up a notch. Our intimate studio, located in the heart of Marion, Iowa, can bring you the larger-than-life sound you have been struggling to achieve and get your music out of your head and into the world
We are a full-production recording studio, specializing in audio recording and arrangement. The studio can facilitate pre and post-production recording, mixing, and editing, as well as podcast recording. Artists can achieve major label quality mixing and recording in our acoustically treated facility. The versatile location facilitates creative opportunities for the live recording of instruments and vocals. Our editing, production, and arrangement work is unparalleled in the area. We can also provide session musicians as needed.
Wall of Sound is a great location to record quality demos for audition submissions or memorable gifts for weddings and other milestones. Our professional setting allows you to go beyond karaoke to record a song for a high quality recording that will last a lifetime. Our facility is perfect for singer/songwriters wanting a full-band sound whether over-dubbing live instruments or utilizing MIDI and digital plugins.
Artist management, music business mentorship, performance and stage consultations, and marketing are additional services we offer through building and maintaining established relationships with industry professionals and our clients. Let us help you get your audio art online and into the hands of new and current fans using our experience in packaging and distribution. We also provide video capabilities to represent you online and set you above the multitude of grainy cell phone videos. Plus, through our partnerships with venues and promoters, we can provide access to the perfect location to perform your songs live, capture video, and engage with fans at your release party.
Our team of experienced musicians are proud to offer private instruction. Contact us to arrange lessons on guitar, bass, vocal, piano, and audio engineering. Learn from the pros and tailor your growth and creativity as you develop your own unique style.
Watch for our workshops in the Cedar Rapids area. These are a great opportunity to learn and collaborate with other musicians in a fun, informative and casual environment. Our instructors provide workshops at music stores, community events, churches, festivals and arts organizations. Topics can be based on style, age range, or instrument. Be sure to follow us on Facebook to get updates when a workshop is near you, and contact us if you are interested in bringing a workshop to your organization. No matter your age, level of experience, or music style, we have the instructors to inspire and bring out the best in you.
Our location can open a world of possibilities for your audio and musical expression. Whatever your need, we can help you. Contact us, we want to hear about your musical dreams, and we want to help you make it a reality.
Wall of Sound Productions
1317 7th Ave
Marion, IA 52302
Essential viewing for anyone with little to no experience in a recording studio. Hosted by Dave at Wall of Sound, this video explains why recording is not a quick "one & done" experience. Understand why you simply can't walk in, record a track in one-take, & have your song.
Part 2 focuses on the positive side of investing your time to do your session right. This gives you perspective on why it's important to have a realistic timeline for your creative work.