Flora Recording & Playback

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Flora Recording & Playback is a recording studio located in Portland, Oregon operated by Grammy-nominated record producer Tucker Martine.[1]


Flora Recording & Playback was built in the summer 2011, shortly after the release of a pair of successful albums Martine produced, The Decemberists' The King is Dead[2] and My Morning Jacket's Circuital.

The studio features three isolation booths and a large live room. Flora houses an API Legacy console and a variety of analog and digital audio equipment.[3]

One of the first producers to work at Flora was T Bone Burnett, who recorded two songs for The Decemberists. One song for The Hunger Games soundtrack, and the other for an upcoming Chieftains record.

In November, Martine began working on a record for English singer-songwriter Beth Orton at Flora.


  1. ^ White, Ryan (19 December 2011). "Portland producer Tucker Martine moves into a studio he can call his own". The Oregonian. Retrieved 10 December 2011. 
  2. ^ Caulfield, Keith (26 January 2011). "Folk-rock band Decemberists lead U.S. album chart". Reuters. Retrieved 10 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Flora Recording & Playback". Retrieved 10 December 2011. 

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Coordinates: 45°32′17″N 122°40′19″W / 45.53795°N 122.67195°W / 45.53795; -122.67195