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the dc area's best recording studio

Recordings and mixes crafted with the utmost care and quality. Comfort, professionalism, and personal attention. A genuine atmosphere of trust and collaboration that allows ideas to flow freely and unlocks your most honest, compelling performances.

At Innovation Station Music, we help you dig deep to craft your best material, providing fresh ideas along the way and unique musical arrangements that will take your songs to a place beyond your imagination.


This has been our recipe for success for over 15 years, and a big reason why we're consistently voted "Best Music Studio" in the DC area.

LEARN MORE about the Studio and Our Team

We serve clients in the Washington D.C. Metro area, including Annandale, Baltimore, Charlottesville, Frederick, Leesburg, Maryland, as well as New York, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Richmond, Virginia Beach, Virginia and beyond.

Experience. The Difference.

Music Equipment


As a one-stop-shop studio, we can skillfully take your project from the concept stage to finished master -- all in-house. We also mix and master projects recorded elsewhere, but our real value comes from getting to know YOU, your musical sensibilities, and your goals.

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Are you a singer-songwriter who needs instrumental tracks to accompany your guitar and vocal? An ad agency looking for a catchy jingle? We can provide tasteful, appropriate arrangements and performances to create the sound you're looking for.

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Music business strategy

Whether you're an emerging artist looking to take the next step in your career, or a veteran who needs a refresher in order to thrive in today's dynamic music business, our Music Business Strategy services can help you achieve your goals.

Making Music

studio consulting & TRAINING

We offer personalized training for aspiring music producers and engineers, as well as design consultation, configuration and troubleshooting for home studios and commercial businesses. Let us put our experience to work for you.



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Mike P. Ryan
Multiple Award-winning Singer/Songwriter

"Innovation Station Music is hands-down the best recording studio in the Mid-Atlantic region. Dave Mallen has put his heart and soul into creating a wonderful, state-of-the-art facility that offers cutting edge technology without losing the warm, inviting feel of playing music with friends. As a Producer, Dave is 100% committed to bringing the very best out of every artist. He works tirelessly to record, mix, and master every track to the absolute highest standard. In fact, several of my songs that Dave produced and recorded have won national and international awards. If you're serious about making the very best music you can, Innovation Station Music is the one and only choice in this area."


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