Ear Relevant Recording has been providing audio excellence for over 30 years in the SF bay area. John Karr is an A-list live front of house producer/engineer for the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.


  • 16-Track Analog Tape
  • Pro Tools 10, 11 and 12
  • Pre Production to Mix
  • Producer/Engineer
  • Live Sound Engineering
  • FOH/Monitors
  • Tour Management


Ear Relevant Recording is located in the historic music district of Haight-Ashbury in San Francisco. Close to Golden Gate park, easy access to public transportation, many bars & restaurants. And don’t forget Amoeba Records!


Ear Relevant Recording is a comfortable, creative, and affordable space that feels like home. Built by musicians for musicians. We’re committed to supporting independent music makers. Our skills, experience, and unpretentious approach to making great records is what has become our trademark.
Ear Relevant Recording Rates.


With over 30 years of studio and live mixing recording experience in every genre imaginable. We can help you see your musical vision from start-to-finish within your budget. From indie cassettes, to major labels releases. CD’s to 130 gram vinyl albums and DVD’s. We will help you shine.   Listen to recordings engineered by John Karr.

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