Pachyderm Studio

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Sign and driveway for the secluded studio.

Pachyderm Recording Studio is a residential recording studio located in rural Cannon Falls, Minnesota, United States, 35.8 mi (57.6 km) southeast of the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. It is located in a secluded old-growth forest with a vibrant trout stream. The studio was founded in 1988 by Jim Nickel, Mark Walk and Eric S. Anderson, with acoustic design by Bret Theney of Westlake Audio. It boasts the same Neve 8068 recording console that was used in Jimi Hendrix's Electric Lady Studios as well as Studer tape machines. The house was designed by Herb Bloomberg, a student of Frank Lloyd Wright. Engineers at Pachyderm include Brent Sigmeth, Zach Hollander and Andy Lindberg.

Selected recordings made at Pachyderm[edit]

Other works by:

Trampled By Turtles, Sybris, Greg Brown, Howie Day, Explosions in the Sky, Swig[disambiguation needed], Golden Smog, Joe Henry, Indigenous, Mason Jennings, Alice Peacock, The Paper Chase, Ramblin' Jack Elliot, Brian Setzer, Son Volt, Superchunk, Number One Cup, The Appleseed Cast, The Breeders, The Polyphonic Spree, The Wedding Present, Hum, Angry Fix, They Might Be Giants, and U.S. Maple.

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Coordinates: 44°31′55″N 92°52′26″W / 44.531988°N 92.873912°W / 44.531988; -92.873912