Yellow Hammer Studio is a recording and mixing facility located in the heart of East Nashville. The studio doubles as a production facility for the drum sampling company Nashville Sampling Co. Yellow Hammer has worked with Winter Records in creating chart-topping singles, as well as collaborated with great artists such as Rich Redmond and Garrett Goodwin to create virtual instruments of unparalleled control and quality.
The studio is equipped with an impressive list of music production equipment, including top tier preamps from companies like API, Avedis, WARM, and Aurora, as well as microphones from AKG, Royer, Miktek, and more. The mixing equipment includes a a slew of outboard gear, hordes of plugins, and a computer with a 33.5k GeekBench score. Click for Gear List!
The design is a collaboration between owner Justin Miller and designer Carl Tatz based on vintage tones and cigar-parlor vibes. Don't let the coziness fool you though, this space has nearly 100 dB in sound reduction between the tracking room and mixing room. And yes, We've tracked TONS of live bands with our setup, finding that the isolation from our three rooms is more than enough.
Justin Miller is a composer, producer, and owner of Yellow Hammer Studio, as well as a committee member of the Audio Engineering Society of Nashville. Justin holds a degree in film scoring from Berklee College of Music, and has won awards in international film scoring competitions, including East West Quantum Leap's Film Scoring competition. Justin has had film placements, recently in Love, of Course (Chloe Caroline - “Loving Young”) and numerous other sync placements. In the 5 years since Yellow Hammer Studio was founded, Justin has produced and mixed a vast amount of albums and singles in all genres. Tracks produced by Justin have appear on The Voice, Best Cover Ever, countless radio stations across the US, the ACMs, etc. Miller is also co-founder of Nashville Sampling Co., a project dedicated to creating unique Nashville style drum tools for country and rock.