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ABOUT US is the education division of CCM Recording Studios.

For over 25 years, Denver's CCM Recording Studios has been a landmark full-service recording studio in the heart of Denver Colorado, right on the world famous Colfax Avenue. Our professional recording studio is committed to providing the highest quality recording studio and production services at the most affordable prices. We believe the production of music and video should always be an enjoyable, natural experience.

Our team of producers and engineers are experts at helping you find a sound that is uniquely yours. We have the cool space and the analog and digital equipment for a wide array of audio & video projects. From rap & hip hop to country music projects, tape or vinyl transfers, band demos, and voice overs, we focus on the comfort of our clients in our multi-track studio space. 

Consultations are always free! We'd love the chance to talk with you about your project. Call or email us to set up a time to come in and see the studio. Don't wait call now...720-941-6088

CCM Recording Studios * * 4214 East Colfax Ave. * Denver, CO * 80220

Our Staff

With over 100 years of recording experience, our "real world" staff is here to share their knowledge & experience with you.  

Alex Palmer

BM from Shenandoah Universitry & Masters from University of Colorado, Denver.

Alex gained admittance into Shenandoah University as a classical guitarist. Having graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Music Production and Recording Technology, he moved to Colorado to pursue his Master’s degree at the University of Colorado Denver. Here he has worked on projects with recognized Hip Hop, Rock and R&B artists. In addition to his work at CCM, Alex is an adjunct instructor at the Community College of Aurora, teaching topics such as music production and recording techniques.

Darren Skanson

BA in audio engineering, composition, & guitar.
University of Minnesota: Moorhead

Darren is the owner and chief engineer at CCM Studios. Darren has been engineering, writing, and producing for 35 years. Establishing the studio in 1995, Darren’s credits now include 2 Billboard charting CD’s, an award for his music Acoustitherapy, and hundreds of sessions and projects. Darren recorded his last personal project at Abbey Road Studios in London. That trip also featured a performance at the world famous Cavern Club and both the historic and modern stages.

Hayden Hallatt

BA from University of Colorado - Denver

Hayden has extensive experience in the Music Industry, He has worked as a professional Studio Engineer in both Colorado and California. His work has over 15,000 streams on major streaming platforms, he mixed as well as recorded. He loves tracking full bands in a commercial studio setting using mixing consoles , a variety of outboard analog processing-all inside of a fully analog setup. He is also a very advanced mixing engineer in Pro Tools with the skill set to modulate, edit, or organize any session either in the box or out of the box.


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