Avast! Recording Company

Avast! Recording Company
Founded 1990 (1990)
Founder Stuart Hallerman
Status active recording studio
Genre Rock, grunge, hard rock, metal
Location Seattle, Washington

Avast! Recording Company is a music recording studio in Seattle, Washington,[1][2] established in 1990 by the producer Stuart Hallerman.[3] He was soundman for Soundgarden and involved in the grunge movement coming out of the city.[4] since then recorded a number of artists, including Screaming Trees, Soundgarden, Built to Spill, Steve Fisk, Bikini Kill, and Supersuckers. The first CD release was Crime Pays When Pigs Die of the "Christ on a Crutch" project by Nate Mendel and Eric Akre.[2]

Initially located at 1325 N 46th St. and active as of 1990, the so-called "Avast! Classic" studio ran through 2008.[5] The present studio was set up in 2005 at 601 NW 80th St. and features two separate units: Studios A & B. The use of this building as a studio dates back to 1978. Some rooms are still as original, others have been modernized.

Recording history

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See also


  1. Avast! home page
  2. 1 2 "Stuart Hallerman: Avast! Studio", Tape Op, Book 2, ISBN 0977990303, 2010, pp. 154-155
  3. "Stuart Hallerman | Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-11-10.
  4. Yarm, Mark (2011-09-08). Everybody Loves Our Town: A History of Grunge. Faber & Faber. p. 56. ISBN 9780571276509.
  5. Pecknold, Aja (July 31, 2007). "Best Escape From A&R Reps: Stuart Hallerman". Seattle Weekly. Retrieved 2015-11-10.
  6. "Earth recruit Mark Lanegan for tenth album Primitive and Deadly, two reissues also on the way". Fact. May 30, 2014. Retrieved August 30, 2014.

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