October 24, 2020

Oct 24, 2020

Citizen Studios

An Analog Recording and Post-Production Studio

A classic space for timeless sounds, Citizen Studios is the modern rebirth of the historic WWNC radio station studios. The newly renovated space now consists of a large control room, a separate vinyl mastering suite, and a communal multipurpose room for recording, rehearsing and events.

The studio is currently only available for recording artists. Not open to the public.


Originally the live performance room for radio broadcasts, Studio A has been recently restored as a modern analog mixing and tracking room. It features a 16-channel Rupert Neve Designs 5088 console, ATC active three-way monitors, and a small yet attractive collection of vintage and analog outboard gear and microphones.

Studio B is Citizen Studios’ large, multi-purpose space. It features 22′ tall ceilings, an inviting mid-century lounge, and is ideal for tracking bands, remote broadcasts, video shoots/online performances, podcasts, and even catered private events.

Our vinyl mastering suite offers on-site professional vinyl mastering services for our vinyl pressing clients. It will soon feature a beautifully restored Neumann VMS-66 lathe, owned and operated by vinyl mastering engineer Ryan Schilling.


Original to the building’s design and construction in 1939, the WWNC radio station was recognized as one of the most state-of-the art radio stations in the country … second only to RCA Studios in New York City.

Local, regional and nationally recognized musicians graced the station’s AM airwaves, performing live from Studio A.

Citizen Studios aims to celebrate this rich history through the ongoing development of new music projects, many of which will be pressed into great sounding vinyl records right here onsite. Learn more station history here >


Citizen Vinyl

14 O'Henry Avenue

Asheville, NC 28801


11am - 7pm
Wednesday - Sunday
(closed Monday & Tuesday)

Our downtown Asheville location is opening in October of 2020. For more information, please explore the rest of this website, sign up for our newsletter, or get in touch via our more detailed Contact Page here >

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