California Sound Studios, Inc. has continuously risen the bar for quality production of today’s most innovative and talented artist. We take great pride in getting our recording artist(s) the most professional quality sound recording at an affordable rate. In today’s competitive music industry it is imperative to have a team of experienced, real life working professionals using today’s most cutting edge and modern techniques with the latest state-of-the-art equipment and software.

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  • "You have a great team, only thing I could suggest is to keep up the good work. I’d highly recommend...
    "You have a great team, only thing I could suggest is to keep up the good work. I’d highly recommend your studio to anyone looking for a place to do high quality recording and feel comfortable while doing so."
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    "I just wanted to extend a personal thank you for letting us use the studio – and your generosity. Your production staff did a fabulous job, which is no easy task! It was easy going and quick. The Engineers made everyone feel very comfortable and they were very fast, professional and obviously highly skilled – so we were honored to have him."

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    “This is the meca I have been hearing so much about, now after recording here I know why. California Sound Studios is great at what they do”
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Creative Director - Music Producer - Musician

Frank received his Master of Arts degree under the direction of Jack Cecchini at the Chicago Conservatory of Music. He took his training and degree in Classical Guitar, keyboards, trumpet, and vocals.
Frank has worked and preformed with such greats as Sonny & Cher, Chicago, American Breed and Kansas. Since achieving an audio and video engineering degree from SMI, He turned his focus towards producing and engineering, working with major record labels such as ABC Records (Brian Ingoldsby President), A&M Records, Geffen, Interscope, Cherokee Records, Filmways-Hyder, WEA (Warner/Elektra/Atlantic), Warner Bros
Some of his favorite musical accomplishments have been with David Foster (St. Elmo’s Fire), George Martin (Producer EMI) Michael Frankovich Jr.(Producer of Purple Rain), Morris Diamond, Phil Spector (Music Record Producer & Songwriter), Robert John Mutt” Lange (AC/DC), Bob Pittman/Mitch Michaels (MTV / WKQX Hometown Album) Michael Crawford (Phantom of the Opera), Rick Wakeman (Yes), Dick Dale, Tom Petty, and Hootie and the Blowfish. Also, Frank has written and produced music soundtracks for motion pictures such as Death Fear, Fire Storm, Wrong Dude, Peter Principal Project!. For project info, call 949-855-0211 and ask for Nathan Wright
E-mail: frank@casoundstudios.com


President - CEO - Executive Music Producer

Nathan is Owner & Chief Executive Officer of both California Sound Studios Inc. & Wright Records Inc. Nathan has been highly trained and educated in business development, management, marketing and promotions. Nathan received his education in Business Management and Marketing at JVU School of Business and went on to travel throughout the US and Canada speaking at major educational/ business training seminars on a range of leadership topics. He is honored to have had worked along side some of the nation’s leading educational speakers and music industry professionals. Nathan has produced large music events with much success throughout Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco and the Las Vegas areas. Nathan has a vast knowledge of the entertainment business and how to develop both up-and-coming and established Artist in today’s fast changing technological industry. Looking for today’s most innovative and cutting edge Artist is his main priority for his independent record label, “Wright Records” which handles Artist Development by providing Production, Distribution, Promotions, Publishing and Management.



Dennis Anderson is an internationally recognized producer, engineer, musician and educator. He produced and engineered the music for the film “Bienvenido-Welcome” that won the Ariel Award in Mexico for Best Soundtrack. He appeared in Paul McCartney’s documentary concert DVD “The Space Within Us” as a featured commentator and Beatles scholar and was awarded two consecutive Fulbright scholarships in music composition to the prestigious Music Academy in Krakow, Poland where he studied composition with renowned composers Krzysztof Penderecki and Boguslaw Schaffer. He has held numerous positions as producer and audio engineer with recording studios in Nashville and Southern California that include MCA music, Sixteenth Ave. Sound Studio, Audio Projects and Church Street Studio. Dennis was Vice President of Dr. Dream Records and worked as an engineer assistant at Studio Orange with the band Berlin. He is affiliated with California Sound Studios and Wright Records as a producer and engineer. He has also been a live sound engineer in numerous venues, most notably at the Crazy Horse country music nightclub and concert hall in Santa Ana and on the Gen. Jackson Showboat in Nashville where he was chief audio engineer. As a sound engineer he has worked with internationally acclaimed artists that include, among others, Garth Brooks, Waylon Jennings, Buck Owens, Poco, Jerry Reed, Marie Osmond, Vince Gill, Ramsey Lewis, Restless Heart and dozens of others.
Anderson has also had an extensive career as an educator at Orange Coast College, Golden West College, Mt. San Antonio College and Cal State University Fullerton. At these schools he has taught digital music technology, Recording engineering, Music of the Beatles, History of Rock Music, Music Appreciation, music theory and musicianship. He designed and built the recording studio at Orange Coast College and has overseen upgrades and renovations of that studio on multiple occasions and teaches recording engineering there where, in addition to typical recording projects, the classes record all of the school’s large ensemble concerts that include symphony concerts, choral concerts, wind ensemble concerts and big band jazz concerts.
As a writer, Dennis Anderson’s column “As Time Goes By” was featured in the music industry magazine MusicBiz and he is a contributing author to the Ken Kerner book “Going Pro: A Musicians Guide To The Music Industry”.


Music Producer – Recording Engineer

Ivan Alvarez, also known as IREZ, is a former graduate from The Art Institute of California - Los Angeles. Soon after, IREZ started his pursuit in music by interning for Atlantic Records as a runner, since then, he's become a professional credited mix engineer and music producer with in the LA music scene. His work has been featured on major networks and has accumulated placements among many outlets in TV, radio and film. Under his experience. he has worked with numerous of artist and talent; Grammy nominated, major and independent musicians.

Angel "Acap" Rodriguez

Music Producer - Recording Engineer

Went to M.i. (Musicians Institute) in HollywoodCalifornia and became a certified Audio Engineer in 2008. While also Being a Producer, SongWriter, & Artist. His first music fluencies were from Rock & Pop jams. anything from The White Straps to Metallica, & whatever pop music that was on the radio in the 90's. But than, eventually gravitated towards Hip Hop. Listened to, 2pac, Dr. Dre, Bone Thugs n Harmony, Eminem, Ice Cube, Moob Deep, Wu Tang. Now Kendrick Lamar, J Cole, Drake, & recently getting into Gorillaz. His interned/worked at Private Island Trax in Hollywood, & interned at California Sound Studios in Lake Forest. Also worked independently. Has worked with Anderson .Paak, Young Curtis (Dr. Dre's Son). Main Genres: Hip Hop, Rap, Trip Hop, Electronica, Alternative Hip Hop. "Acap" wants to take his career in Music & Artistry to the Next level with production and writing. Also, Always open to work with others and create something fascinating for everyone New & Old. While maintaining & progressing is Audio Engineering Skills.



Eric Sheffield is a professional audio engineer & music producer. At the age of 16, Eric purchased his first digital audio workstation & started recording his self written songs & funky guitar riffs. He fell in love with the recording process & immediately landed an internship at California Sound Studios where music & business formed an environment Eric knew he wanted to be a part of. After enrolling in the Recording Connection Audio Institute for audio engineering & music production, Eric worked professionally for 3 years where he spent the majority of his time making and recording music. He spent hours on hours everyday mastering his craft & forming awesome relationships with people in the music business. Eric now works with California Sound Studios as an audio engineer/music producer. Being a multi instrumentalist & an extremely proficient audio engineer, Eric has all the tools to build songs from the ground up & turn them into high quality professional records.


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California Sound Studios

25651 Atlantic Ocean Drive,

Suite A16,

Lake Forest, CA 92630

Phone. 949-855-0211

Email. info@casoundstudios.com