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 students, and advanced players who are looking to go pro.

Run by performing artists and musicians who specialize in a wide variety of styles and genres, ModernTone aims to provide professional 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!


  • We believe in pushing bands, artists and students to their full potential, but doing so in a positive, nurturing and encouraging way.
  • We believe that music should be created and practiced in a soulful, inspiring, and comfortable environment.
  • We believe that high-end, finely tuned instruments inspire musicians to play better and perform better in recording sessions and lessons.

What We Do

ModernTone Studios is a professional full service recording facility in Lafayette, CA. We have a large control room, a live drum room, and four isolation booths in various sizes, each meticulously tuned to sound incredible! The spaces were built from the ground up with acoustics and soundproofing in mind. We record bands of all genres, vocalists, singer songwriters, voiceover actors, instrumentalists and more. We also have an in-house Rap and hip-hop producer with tons of production experience!

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We offer private music lessons for all playing levels, ages 6 and up. Whether you are a complete beginner, an intermediate player or an advanced player looking to go pro, we can help you become the musician you always wanted to be!

  • Guitar
  • Bass
  • Drums
  • Piano
  • Voice
  • And more!
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  • Music Theory
  • Harmony
  • Sight Reading
  • Musical Ear Training
  • Rhythm
  • We offer students a periodical studio session in which we will professionally record, mix, master, shoot, edit and produce an HD video of their performance of a musical piece
  • We produce professional quality audio recordings and High Definition cinematic videos for artists, bands, musical instruments/equipment manufacturers and more

We design, assemble and sell high-quality instrument cables for professional use in both stage and studio applications. Handbuilt in Berkeley CA using top-shelf components, our cables deliver pristine sonic clarity, exceptional durability, and a slick look.


Need music for an event? We got you covered! Whether you are looking for a jazz trio, a party band or any other type of musical entertainment, we’ve got excellent options for you to choose from for your next event. Contact us here for more information.