Straight Up Sound Studio | Nashville Recording Studio

Owned and Operated by Legendary Johnny Neel since 1998

Welcome to Music City

Best in the Business

Best Musicians, Best Producers, Best Engineers and Best Equipment.  

Straight Up Sound Studio has it all! When you book a recording session at Straight Up Sound Studio, not only will you be working with State of the Art equipment, but you get the opportunity to work with the Best of the Best that live right here, in Music City.  From the Owner to the Producers to the Engineers and the multitude of Top Musicians, that will put that perfect soul-stirring sound to your song. A sound that you can't get anywhere else.  No "Nashville cookie-cutter" sound here. 

Meet the Owner

Legendary Johnny Neel, a Grammy Award Winning Singer, Songwriter and Keyboardist, formerly with the Allman Brothers Band, known world-wide as a "Musician's Musician", and frequently referred to as a  "Musical Genius". 

Johnny Neel started Straight Up Sound Studio in1998, in the basement of his Nashville home. In 2016, he found he needed more recording space, so he moved his studio out to the country, where the stars live! Straight Up Sound Studio has more than doubled the studio space, plus added the latest in digital recording equipment.    

YOU my friend, now have the opportunity to work side-by-side with one of the industry's greats, Legendary Johnny Neel. Mr. Neel is available to help you produce, play and arrange your songs to make your dream a reality. 

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Let's Make Your Dreams Come True

  • Johnny Neel is well-known for his generosity, especially when it comes to helping other musicians. He knows how hard it is to breakout in the music industry and when he meets those who are passionate and talented, he goes all in to help them succeed to MAKE THEIR DREAMS COME TRUE. 
  • If you have a TUNE, but no lyrics?  No problem, we can help you.
  • If you have LYRICS, but no Melody?  No problem, we can help you.  
  • Johnny Neel and his team of music professionals can help you develop YOUR song...the way you want it. From a simple acoustic session to full blown musical production...we can get it done for you. 

Let's Do This!

STRAIGHT UP SOUND STUDIO | A Nashville Recording Studio, is owned and operated by Legendary Johnny Neel, recipient of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, is available to produce, play and arrange your song to make your dreams come true! Whether you are just starting out, or a seasoned professional, CALL TODAY AND LET'S MAKE YOUR DREAM COME TRUE! 615-427-3540 JOIN OUR MAILING LIST BELOW TO HEAR ABOUT OUR SPECIAL DEALS AND EVENTS!

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The world needs to hear your music! How can we help?

We make dreams come true. Call us anytime.

Brand New Studio.  All NEW equipment plus old school analog.

Don't let another year go by without making that dream come true. 

Straight Up Sound - Nashville Recording Studio

(615) 427-3540


Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm (or however long it takes!)

Saturday and Sunday: Call for appointment