Silverstein Sound Service


  • DAY 1 - technical crash course and recording vocals
  • DAY 2 - recording guitar and bass
  • DAY 3 - recording drums
  • DAY 4 - recording keyboards (piano, electric pianos, organ)
  • DAY 5 - recording horns and strings
  • DAY 6/7/8 - full band recording session
  • DAY 9/10 - mixing of the recording from days 6/7/8


Introducing the Rarefied Recording Intensive. A 10 day workshop that will kickstart your understanding of how to best record key instruments, track an entire band, and create an excellent mix. 

Taught by: Roy Silverstein (house engineer at Rarefied Recording) and Brian Scheuble (credits include Sheryl Crow, Aimee Mann, Fiona Apple, Stevie Nicks, Liz Phair, Tom Petty, Dishwalla, Elton John, Marilyn Manson, Nine Inch Nails, Butthole Surfers, Ice Cube, and many more!)

Hosted at:Rarefied Recording in the North Park area of San Diego, CA

Dates: July 17th - 21st and 24th - 28th, 2017 (10am to 6pm)

Cost: $1500 per person (only 6 spots are available)

To sign up, please e-mail

Why sign up?

  • No prior knowledge of recording is required.
  • Low, 3:1 student to teacher ratio.
  • In-depth discussion of recording topics for the day.
  • Hands on experience recording at a pro studio with experienced engineers/mixers. 
  • Focus on recording fundamentals that can be applied to any situation.
  • DAW agnostic (we will not be teaching Pro Tools or any other DAW).
  • Learn about different microphones, pre-amps, compressors, equalizers, etc.
  • And most important: an amazing two weeks of your summer learning and having fun with recording music!