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ModernTone Studios is a state of the art recording and teaching facility in Lafayette, CA. It is a truly unique place that caters to beginners, intermediate players, and advanced musicians who are looking to go pro. Run by performing artists who specialize in a wide variety of styles and genres, ModernTone aims to provide professional production, instruction, guidance, and support that empower people to realize and fulfill their potential and achieve their musical dreams. Whether you are a child or an adult, a casual player or an aspiring musician, we would love to share our passion, experience, and knowledge with you.

Welcome to ModernTone Studios. Let’s Play!

Recording

Classic tone, modern approach. ModernTone provides the perfect creative environment to produce and record your music or narration. The modular design of the spaces gives artists and producers endless creative options when tracking, mixing and mastering. Whether you are going for a big polished production, an intimate sounding acoustic performance, or anything in between – we’ve got you covered.

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Lessons

Learn from those who do, not just teach. All of us here at ModernTone are professional musicians who tour, perform, record, produce and play music for a living. We have been teaching for years and have helped hundreds of students be the best musicians they can be. We work with all ages and playing levels and offer a friendly, patient, and supportive teaching environment that ensures you not only learn the right way – but also have tons of fun doing it!

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Practice

Top notch individual practice rooms. Develop your chops in a soundproof, acoustically tuned space that sounds incredible. Practice rooms are ideal for drummers, guitar and bass players, pianists, vocalists and more. Each space include handpicked instruments and amps, as well as chairs, stands, cables, music sheets and even fresh coffee and bottled water. While the practice rooms are designed for individual use, you can totally bring a friend to jam with.

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Repairs

Get the most out of your instrument. Tuning issues? string buzz? electronics cutting in and out? We can help! ModernTone offers professional guitar repair and maintenance services for acoustic, electric and bass guitars. We do setups, fret and body work, cosmetic and structural repairs, electronics and more. If your instrument has frets and strings, we can make it play better.

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Shop

Locally made essentials for musicians and students. Check our online store for lesson gift certificates, boutique hi-end guitar and instrument cables that you won’t find anywhere else, sheet music, comprehensive scale books and method books, t-shirts, merch, gear and more.

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