Droptone is a state-of-the-art, full service recording studio located in Excelsior, MN. Droptone is easily the fastest growing audio production facility in Minnesota, expanding in its legacy of legendary and current artists with a specialization in hip-hop, reggae, pop, and rock genres.

A “go-to” recording studio for musicians, television and movie producers, Droptone is well established and well equipped to handle any and all situations, solving the needs of its’ clientele. Droptone offers recording, editing, mixing, and mastering services as well as full-scale production including song composition and arrangement. Off-site recording is available if needed. Droptone is affordable and one of the best-valued recording studios in the state.

Droptone is located 20 minutes outside of downtown Minneapolis on an extremely private and quiet lot nestled in the woods by a small lake, designed to give artists and bands a relaxed, affordable place to record with outstanding sound, at a fraction of the usual recording studio costs. For 16 solid years, many of the biggest and best groups in the Midwest have experienced the Droptone advantage.

Some notable national and local artists that have recorded or mixed at Droptone include:
Talib Kweli, Beres Hammond, Ike Willis, Mike Ladd, Youngblood Brass Band, Esera Tuaolo, Courage Band, Jamecia Bennett, Happy Apple, Maria Isa, Culture Cry Wolf, 9Tomorrows, Vision the Kid, Parallax, Sims, St. Paul Slim, Hounds of Finn, Chester Bay, and Malfunkshun.

Explore the site and contact us when you’re ready for the best recording experience you’ll ever have. Located at 20300 Excelsior Blvd, Excelsior, MN 55331.


Droptone Studio photography courtesy of Lauren Kirkbride.