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Here’s a new documentary from Dave Grohl. It showcases the famous Sound City Studio in Van Nuys, CA and all the great records and stories that came from that building. Here’s the list of Sound City records:

Year Artist Album Producer
2011 Arctic Monkeys Suck It And See James Ford, eng: James Brown
2011 Everclear Return to Santa Monica Nathaniel Kunkel/Art Alexakis
2011 Mastodon The Hunter Mike Elizondo, eng: Adam Hawkins
2010 Deathcab For Cutie Codes and Keys Chris Walla/Deathcab
2010 Josh Groban Illuminations Rick Rubin
2009 Wolfmother Cosmic Egg Alan Moulder
2009 Kid Rock Born Free Rick Rubin
2008 Elvis Costello Momo Fuku Elvis Costello/Jason Lader
2008 Nine Inch Nails The Slip Trent Reznor
2008 Metallica Death Magnetic Rick Rubin
2007 Mavis Staples We Will Never Turn Back Ry Cooder
2005 Ry Cooder Chavez Ravine Ry Cooder
2005 Nine Inch Nails With Teeth Trent Reznor
2005 Wolfmother Wolfmother Dave Sardy
2005 Queens of the Stone Age Lullabies to Paralyze Joe Barresi
2004 Bad Religion Empire Strikes First Brett Gurewitz
2003 Matchbook Romance West For Wishing Brett Gurewitz
2001 Slipknot Iowa Ross Robinson
2000 Queens of the Stone Age Rated R Chris Goss
2000 A Perfect Circle Mer De Noms Maynard James Keenan
1998 Queens of the Stone Age Queens of the Stone Age Joe Barresi
1998 Foo Fighters Godzilla (SDTRK) Foo Fighters
1996 Tonic Lemon Parade Jack Joseph Puig
1996 Weezer Pinkerton Joe Barresi
1996 Johhny Cash Unchained Rick Rubin
1996 Carl Perkins Go Cat Go Various/Eddie Kramer
1996 Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers She’s the One (SDTRK) Tom Petty
1995 Kyus And the Circus Leaves Town Chris Goss
1995 Red Hot Chili Peppers One Red Hot Minute Rick Rubin
1994 The Black Crowes America Jack Joseph Puig
1994 Tom Petty Wild Flowers Rick Rubin
1993 Tom Petty Greatest Hits  
1993 Rancid Rancid Brett Gurewitz
1993 Tool Undertow Sylvia Massey
1992 Green Jelly Cereal Killer Sylvia Massey/ C.J Buscaglia
1992 Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine Garth Richardson
1992 Masters of Reality Sunrise on the Sufferbus Chris Goss, Ginger Baker
1992 Blind Melon Blind Melon Rick Parashar/Blind Melon
1991 Nirvana Nevermind Butch Vig
1988 Fleetwood Mac Greatest Hits  
1985 Loudness Thunder in the East  
1985 Tom Petty Southern Accents Tom Petty/Jimmy Iovine
1984 Rick Springfield Hard to Hold Bill Drescher
1984 Ratt Out of the Cellar Beau Hill
1983 Ronnie James Dio Holy Diver Ronnie James Dio
1982 Rick Springfield Living in Oz Bill Drescher
1982 Barry Manilow Here Comes the Night Bill Drescher
1982 REO Speedwagon Good Trouble Kevin Beamish
1982 Pat Benatar Precious Time Keith Olsen
1981 Santana Zebop Keith Olsen
1981 Tom Petty Hard Promises Rick Rubin
1981 Rick Springfield Working Class Dog Keith Olsen, Bill Drescher
1980 Pat Benatar Crimes of Passion Keith Olsen
1979 Tom Petty Damn the Torpedos Jimmy Iovine
1978 Foreigner Double Vision Keith Olsen
1978 Walter Eagan Not Shy Lindsay Buckingham, Richard Dashut
1978 Cheap Trick Heaven Tonight Tom Werman
1977 REO Speedwagon You Can Tune a Piano But John Boylan
1977 Fleetwood Mac Rumors Ken Caillat/ Richard Dashut
1977 Grateful Dead Terrapin Station Keith Olsen
1975 Nils Lofgren Nils Lofgren David Briggs
1975 War Why Can’t We Be Friends Jerry Goldstein
1975 Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac Keith Olsen
1974 Bill Cosby At Last Bill Cosby Really Sings Stu Gardner
1974 Bachman Turner Overdrive Not Fragile Randy Bachman
1974 Elton John Caribou Gus Dudgeon
1974 Evel Knievel Snake River Canyon Jump  
1973 Buckingham Nicks Buckingham Nicks Keith Olsen
1972 Dr. John Dr. John’s Gumbo Jerry Wexler
1970 Neil Young After the Gold Rush Neil Young, David Briggs, Kendall Pacios
1970 Spirit Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus David Briggs

Sound City Official Page

Brent Hendrich

Brent Hendrich first began recording and mixing music in the late 90's while attending high school. Now as a Nashville music industry professional, he along with Eric Westmaas operate Matchless Mix. In his free time he enjoys running, camping, wine and cooking.

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