Chicago Recording Company

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Chicago Recording Company
CRC Music & Post
Founded 1975
Headquarters Chicago, Illinois, United States

Chicago Recording Company, or CRC, is a recording studio in Chicago, Illinois, founded in 1975.

Boasting twelve studios, CRC is the largest recording company in the midwest, and the largest independent studio in the country. Advertising agencies such as Draft FCB, Leo Burnett, Young & Rubicam, and DDB Worldwide frequently produce in the company's nine post-production studios.

Dozens of notable artists have recorded at the company's music studios. Notably, The Smashing Pumpkins have used the studio numerous times since the mid-1990s. The video for their single "Untitled" features the band recording in Chicago Recording Company. Others to record at CRC include the R&B superstar Michael Jackson, Carole King, Coldplay, Sting, Timbaland, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Queen Latifah, Death Cab for Cutie, Mavis Staples, Jeremih, Smokey Robinson, Celine Dion, The Cure, Jennifer Hudson, Lady Gaga, Changing Faces, Justin Bieber, Kanye West, Stone Temple Pilots, Liz Phair, Duran Duran, Ohio Players, Nine Inch Nails, Red Hot Chili Peppers, R. Kelly, Linkin Park, Alicia Keys, Garbage, Britney Spears, Aaliyah, Pharrell Williams, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube and Wilco.

The Chicago Cubs' anthem, "Go, Cubs, Go" was recorded at CRC in 1984.

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