Since 1941 the legendary SugarHill Recording Studios has been a part of music history. Started by Bill Quinn, SugarHill is the oldest, longest running studio in the USA. SugarHill is renowned for its collection of vintage recording equipment, reverb chamber rooms, EMT plates and a long history of hit records. Enjoy the site and please contact us for any booking inquires or to tour our historic facility.
SUGAR HILL ROOM
NEOTEK 36 INPUTS
Designed by Bill Quinn, Huey Meaux 1950/1973.
NEVE GENESYS BLACK
Designed in 1964 by Jack Clement of Sun Studios.
Designed by Bill Quinn in 1959.
SugarHill Recording Studios is a recording studio in Houston, Texas. The studio was important in launching the careers of such artists as Lightnin' Hopkins, The Big Bopper, Destiny's Child, George Jones, the Sir Douglas Quintet, Roy Head, Beyonce and Freddy Fender. A landmark in the Houston music community, SugarHill celebrated its 78th year of operation in October 2019.
Founded in October 1941 by Bill Quinn under the name Quinn Recording, it is the oldest continuously operating studio in the United States. In 1950 Quinn changed the name of the studio to Gold Star Studios. Huey P Meaux took control in the early 1970s, and gave the studio its current name.
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