Ocean Way Nashville Recording Studios, founded in 1996 by Gary Belz and Allen Sides, are located in the heart of Nashville’s famous Music Row. Purchased from the founders in 2001 by Belmont University, the studio remains a fully commercial facility but added an educational component in conjunction with the school’s College of Entertainment and Music Business.
Among the world’s finest recording facilities, it’s client roster reads like a who’s who of the music world spanning a range of styles from pop/rock to country to classical. Housed in a 100-year-old Gothic revival grey stone church, Ocean Way Nashville provides an exceptional acoustical space tuned specifically for music recording in the rich visual beauty of a church sanctuary. Besides working on countless hit records, Ocean Way Nashville has become a favorite destination for orchestral recording and scores film and video game projects for major companies around the world.
Clients include George Strait, Matchbox Twenty, Harry Connick Jr., Faith Hill, The Mavericks, Willie Nelson, Train, Gretchen Wilson, Kenny Chesney, Three Doors Down, Sheryl Crow, Steve Martin, and Paul Simon. Scoring includes Sony PlayStation, EA, Lionsgate, TPS, and many others.