Hi, I’m Peter. I am the owner of Studio West; a state-of-the-art recording studio in San Diego, and home of TRAC - The Recording Arts Center. At Studio West, our clients have included Blink 182, Ms Lauryn Hill, Arctic Monkeys, Jewel, and Queens of the Stone Age.

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  • How to take your recorded project from inception to completion.
  • Careers, education and training in the music industry, including transitioning into music from outside of the industry.
  • Any aspect of recording engineering, music production, and technical support, including all aspects of ProTools and Ableton.
  • The technical and business side of running a commercial recording studio, and recording arts school.
  • Any of the projects that Studio West and TRAC have been involved with, and any of the services/courses that we provide.


  • Instrumental in attracting an impressive list of music clients, including Blink 182, Arctic Monkeys, Jewel, Queens of the Stone Age, Cowboy Junkies, Ike Turner, Patti Smith, Ms Lauryn Hill, and the Plain White T’s.
  • Successful outreach to major movie production companies for work on post-production, soundtrack and voiceover. 
  • Successful creation and development of The Recording Arts Center, offering degree and diploma certifications in Music Production, as well as shorter specialized courses.
  • Positioning Studio West and TRAC within the San Diego local community, with outreach to local schools, colleges and charitable/non-profit organizations.

Additional Skills

Audio EngineeringCommercial StudiosHome StudiosMixing and MasteringRecordingOriginal ScoreVoice-OverAbleton LiveAdobe PremierePro ToolsProductionPhotography

Peter Dyson

Owner of Studio West. Arctic Monkeys, Blink 182 and Queens of the Stone Age.

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Peter Dyson

Location: San Diego, CA
Timezone: Pacific Standard Time (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US and Canada); Tijuana
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