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Recording Studio Technician

Recording studios stockpile a vast inventory of audio gear to meet the varied needs of their clients. To keep it all in good working order, studio managers rely on the skill and talent of technicians who are specifically trained to diagnose and treat any short circuit or buzz in the line.

Studio Setup Worker

For the aspiring recording engineer, this is where the journey begins. Setting up a recording studio isn’t an especially difficult gig, but it does require someone who is thorough and cares about doing the job right the first time.


Production Resource Group is one of the largest suppliers of entertainment and event technology in the world, and consequently, one of the largest employers of technicians. PRG houses more than 1.5 million square feet of warehouse space and operates 31 facilities in North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.


When originally formed as Laboratorium Wennebostel by Dr. Fritz Sennheiser, his staff of seven scientists began by making millivolt meters for Siemens. Later the Siemens company would ask Sennheiser to start producing microphones, and in 1947 the small shop housed in an abandoned lab at Hannover Technical University debuted the MD 2 dynamic mic.

Rat Sound

The small sound system shop has a massive list of clients, including tours with the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pearl Jam, Snoop Dog, and the Coachella music festival. Dave Rat and friends began the ground-up formation of Reliable Audio Technology (renamed Rat Sound) in 1979 by recording Los Angeles punk bands in exchange for a spot on the guest list and beer money.