Chip Butters


Certified Engineer - Record Production - Mastering
16 Years of equal Studio & Live experience
Multi Instrument Musician


Owner/Producer of  "The REC Room"  Showcase Venue
& ButterSound Studios, located within "The REC Room"

Large Scale Festival Multitrack Mobile Recordings: 
Seattle Hempfest - Mainstage
Summer Meltdown (White Horse Mountain Ampitheater)

Experienced Large Scale Live Sound Engineer:
Evergreen Speedway
Seattle Seafair - Mainstage
Arlington Air Show / Fly-In
Emerald Downs Horse Track
Issaquah "Concerts on the Green"
City of Tacoma's Downtown New Year's Eve Celebration
Guest Engineer at "The Triple Door"
- Seattle's Premier Dinner Theater

Past Studios

Columbia City Theater & Production Studios (C.C.T.)
Chief of Production ~ 2001 - 2010 
Installed the Studio and EAW Soundsystem (with Jay Follette's help!) 
Robert Lang Studios ~ Chief Engineer
Studio A ~ Dearborn, MI  showcased in MIX magazine
Middle Earth Recording Studios ~ Farmington, MI

The Recording Workshop ~ 1996 Top 10% of graduating class

Notable Recording Experience with:


             hosted in Memphis

Members of: Soundgarden, Guns ‘n Roses,
Pearl Jam, Alice in Chains,  The Posies, R.E.M., Dinosaur Jr., The Screaming Trees, Heart, Yes,
The Foo Fighters, B.B. King's Band, Steppenwolf, Yanni, Candelbox,
The Kingsmen & The Troggs.

Sunny Day Realestate, Total Experience Gospel Choir, MXPX
Elliot Smith, Kenny G, The Winans, Merrilee Rush, Jimi's brother
Leon Hendrix

Producers: Jerry Finn (Green Day, Offspring), Steve Berlin (Los Lobos)
Phil Ek (Built to Spill), John Plum (Mad Season),Geoff Ott (Nickelback)
John Goodmanson (Death Cab for Cutie, Sepultura, Blondie...),
John Angello (Bob Dylan, Sonic Youth, The Smithereens...)

Radio Recording Sessions including:

Smashing Pumpkins, Chris Cornell, Smashmouth,
Indigo Girls, Aimee Mann and Michael Penn,
Bruce Cockburn, Jill Sobule, The KEXP LIVE Room,
and Bob Rivers “Twisted Radio”
KSER's FM Broadcast of "The BluesHouse"
On-Air music simulcast  from "The REC ROOM"

Notable Engineering Credits:

~ Recorded music for a Nickelodeon TV show
~ Engineer for PBS Music Show "Live From Seattle"
~ Mastered the Official 2012 HempFest  Compilation CD
~ Movie Title Soundtrack featuring The Everett Symphony
~ Hard Rock Cafe Traveling Road Show TV Pilot Theme Song
~ An Official Campaign Song used by Barak Obama at Key Arena
~ Lead Audio Engineer for Seattle Channel’s TV show “Big Night Out”
~ Produced songs for, and Mastered, the Northwest Music Foundation
    Compilation CD, scheduled for release this Summer

~ Mastered the Harmonic Humanity CD for sale/distribution by the
    homeless as seen on "KING 5" TV News
~ Mixed Dan Connolly’s "Compassion Song" for the Dali Lama’s
    visit to Quest Field in Seattle 2008


Chris Cornell & friends listening to our recording