Nashville, also known as Music City, began its audio endeavors in the 1870s with the all-black a capella group Jubilee Singers of Fisk University. They’ve come a long way in their search for sound, and lately, that’s included a lot of podcast resources. Nashville is full of music recording studios that have added podcast rooms to satisfy the spike in demand for them.
Nashville is producing great podcasts featuring influencers, musicians and more. This Nashville Life with singer/songwriter Kelleigh Bannen is just one example of a popular, locally based podcast. Another favourite is All Our Favorite People with Ashely Eicher, president of AE Entertainment and host of The Dollar Club.
Whether you’re a Nashville native or just passing through and looking for a temporary space, this list is going to be your best guide. Here are our top eight Nashville podcast studios to rent!
To The Moon Creative
Just a short drive from Nashville center city, To The Moon Creative Podcast Studio, is a newly launched studio located in Murfreesboro, TN. Their rental studio comes fully equipped with great quality mics and headphones as well as an on-site engineer, Use of the 55” TV to display your laptop and/or logo, and more. There are 4 sets of equipment to accommodate guests and multiple hosts.
They offer other services such as audio, video, editing, social media optimized content, branding, and marketing, writing, artwork, and distribution. All of these additional features can be found in their full production podcast packages.
Their sessions work hourly. Booking the studio for 1 hour is $59, but you can book for up to 8 hours at $349. Booking longer sessions will save you money at this studio!
Nashville Area Podcast
Located in the historic Ragans Arcade, this studio has a lot to offer for all the up-and-coming podcasters in the area. Their professional-grade equipment includes 4 microphones, noise cancelation headphones, a green screen, studio lighting, and more. All session must be recorded with an in-house engineer that will help even the most amateur of podcasters sound better than they ever have. They also offer additional services such as jingle creation, logo design, podcast production, and website design. This studio is basically a one-shop stop for all your podcast needs.
All of these features don’t come cheap, but high-quality is often worth the extra buck. This studio is $75/hour for audio alone or $125/hour for both audio and video.
Great Feeling Studios
Great Feeling Studios is led by award-winning producer Jakob Lewis. Their extensive work with multiple well-known podcasts says volumes about their production. The Promise from Nashville Public Radio is just one example of the high-quality productions that leave the studio. In fact, The Promise: Season 2 has been nominated for a Peabody! We just know you would be in good hands at Great Feeling.
While their website is quite scarce on information such as pricing, they do have a contact page where they answer inquiries about using the space. If you’re interested in renting this space, please visit their contact page.
This lively studio is bright in both color and spirit. Located in the heart of Nashville, Big Plan Podcast is packed with top-of-the-line equipment as well as a fun space to get those creative juices flowing! Their user-friendly podcast room allows you to focus on the fun of recording. The positive energy creates a space that is easy to work in and will make you want to come back time and time again. With customizable packages to fit your specific needs, Big Plan Podcast Studio is dedicated to making your podcast dreams come true.
On the affordable end of the podcast studio pricing spectrum, it is $45/hour to rent this space. For an extra cost, Podcast Engineering is available for more production help.
The Russell Nashville
This podcast recording space is definitely the most unique on this list. The Russell Nashville is actually a historic church turned into a boutique hotel. It’s associated with 506 Lofts and The Gallatin Hotel. This studio made the list as it’s a great option for travelers passing through Nashville looking to keep up with their podcast recording. It’s also just a very cool space, with bright colors and positive vibes radiating throughout the hotel as a whole.
Their podcast room can serve as a general workspace or as a podcast studio. It’s soundproofed and stocked with microphones, headphones, and other necessary equipment. There is no pricing available on the site, but for scheduling and cost per hour, please contact The Russell Nashville.
This professional podcast studio is worth the extra drive. Just outside of Nashville center in the Cool Springs area of Franklin, Lasting Media has a full-service podcast studio. Their acoustically treated rooms can seat up to four podcasters with microphones and headphones. Included in the hourly rental is access to audio recording and other professional-grade gear. Additional services include pre and post-production, distribution, and more!
Lasting Media has the resources to take your podcast to the next level. They ensure great results from every recording session. This studio can be rented for $85/hour.
VCE Productions is a creative production company dedicated to helping you tell your story through audio/video. They offer video, photography, and audio services. VCE Productions realize that every client has a different purpose and unique needs, and they intend to personalize every experience for big results. Their studio offers high-quality equipment and production services to help you produce content efficiently and effectively. Their rooms are set up for success!
There are no pricing details on their website, so for more information on booking details, please inquire using their contact page directly.
Skyline Studios has extensive knowledge of voice recording. Their experience includes recording for some big names like CBC, Warner Brothers and HBO Max. Their equipment and production really are professionally approved. They have multiple rooms available for audio recording and podcast production which include features such as green screens, professional lighting, and heavily isolated, absorption-treated walls. We can only assume that each room and its unique attributes are individually priced.
There is no set pricing information on the website. Skyline Studios asks you to contact them to book space for your next project as well as for any additional information.
Wander creative is an all-around studio collective space with rooms for portraits, video, and audio recording like podcasts. Their podcast room is fully integrated with a RODEcaster Pro Console and two rode Procaster Mics for a crisp audio recording. Their studio headphones and sound dampening foam also contribute to the amazing quality that Wander Creative promises. With only two seats and microphones, it is a smaller space. Although, the aesthetic of the room itself makes the too-close-together walls less of an issue.
To rent this studio you have to book for a minimum of two hours at a time. At $25/hour, the minimum spending for your time in this space is $50 in total.
Nashville is a versatile city with so much to offer – especially to the podcasting community. Our list gives nine incredible studio options to help bring your podcast vision to life. Let your voice speak for itself and get the help you need to make it to the top of the charts with any one of these studios. Take your pick and get started today!