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Digital 'n Analog--the blueprint of sound

Over the past 18 years, D’nA On-Site / Trumpet Vine Sound Recording has expanded its capability from that of a traditional studio to that which also meets the recording needs of concert venues. A 23 foot air conditioned trailer has been configured to include all the equipment required to provide studio quality recording. Should groups require standard recording services, D’nA has access to an acoustically designed space which can be set up for such

recording. Additionally, D’nA has another studio which houses a mastering suite as well as facilities for small group recording.

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Our Work in Action



Coming Your Way

The excitement that comes with every new release – whether it's an album, EP, or single – is just as exhilarating as the first. We have helped record a number of popular songs and musical collections, and continue to work towards helping the music we love get the exposure we believe it deserves. As an example, dnaonsite has provided all the audio recording services to the popular concert series "Tales From The Tavern" since its inception 15 years ago. Check out for further details on upcoming concerts & available recordings/videos.

Tales From The Tavern

These are some of the current releases from "Tale From the Tavern"---danonite recorded, mixed & mastered them all. Learn more about them from the link below.


A History of Working with Amazing Talent

Meet Our Clients


Here are some of the artists we have had recorded with this concert series.

These artists had a specific idea in mind when we started working together. Through our modern and customized recording services, we managed to bring their sounds to life with great success.

More Past Artists

Cheryl Ladd, Cruise Control, Dos Pueblos High School Jazz Chior, El Montecito Presbyterian Church, Inner Light Gospel Chior, Issac Jenkins, JahBone, Knight Broadcasting, Pat Summerall Productions, Santa Barbara High School Jazz BandSanta Ynez Valley ChoraleShades Of Soul, St. Marks's In The Valley Episcopal Church, St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Sacks, Walt Disney Records

Learn More About the Studio

Robert Helman & Terry Albrecht founded in 1998 in order to help the central coast area artists achieve the success they so desire. makes sure our clients work in only the very best facilities with the very best equipment for all their production needs. Our array of high end gear will ensure that you sound your best, and will give you a recording experience with the highest quality outcome.


Recording with a Purpose

Why We Do What We Do has always had one major goal: to provide musicians with the opportunity to record, produce, and share their unique and wonderful sounds with their fans. We’ve collaborated with some incredibly talented recording artists, and are always in search of up-and-coming musicians looking to make a name for themselves.



Create and capture your next sounds with experienced professionals and the latest recording technologies at You’ll have your pick of equipment — everything from microphones to electronic mixing consoles. Contact us to set up a time for your Recording session today! The world of sound is at your fingertips.


Looking to bring your creative ideas to life? Book your Mixing session at and work with our experienced team to realize your unique sound. Together we’ll collaborate throughout the mixing process to develop a sound that you will be proud of and which your fans will enjoy. Contact us to start Mixing session today.


Want your prized mix taken to the next level? Reserve a Mastering session with us and get access to all of our state-of-the-art equipment and studio space. Contact us to find out more about our Mastering rates and availability.



Top-of-the-Line Tech

Mobile Recording Studio—(housed in a 23 foot trailer)

Equipment (partial list):

Recorders—(2) Tascam X48 48 track digital recorders

Mixer-- -Yamaha DMS2000 digital mixer

AD/DA Converters-- -Apogee

Mike Pres—Drawmer, Great Rivers, Millennia, Sytec, TC Electronics

Mikes-- -AKG, Audio Technica, Beyerdynamic, Blue, Earthworks,

Electrovoice, Lawson, Neumann, Rode, Royer, Shure

Processing Gear-- -Dbx, Eventide, Lexicon, TC Electronics, TC

Halycon, Manley, Urei

Monitors-- -(2) JBL 4413 (modified) JBL LSR-12P sub

Mastering Studio

Equipment (partial list)

Analog rack-- -SPL Masterbay S, Manley Massive Passive EQ,

Manley Vari-Mu Compressor, Summit DLC200

Compressor, Manley ELOP Limiter

Digital rack-- -TC Electronics M-2000, M-3000, Finalizer, Waves L2

Ultra Maximizer, Weiss EQ1-MkII EQ.

Converters-- -Apogee

Recorders-- -- Alesis Masterlink, TC Electronics R-1000

DAW-- -27” iMac with Steinberg Wavelab 8.5 software

Monitors-- -(2) PMC 1B1S & Tannoy AMS-210 sub

Mixer Desk


Please call (805) 259-7101 for availability


Contact Us

We’d love to be a part of your next audio production. Get in touch with us today.

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(805) 259-7101

P.O. BOX 30857
Santa Barbara, CA 93130

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