About Us

We are the brainchild of musicians

Carter McKee and Matthew Sawicki in the front room of the downstairs studio

Suburban Pro Studios is a full service recording studio, owned and operated by Matthew Sawicki and Carter McKee. Located in the heart of South Saint Louis City just two blocks from the Cherokee Street Art District. Our facility offers two full services studios with a wide range of gear to complete any project. Originally founded in Florissant, Missouri in 2006, the studio moved to the city of St. Louis in 2015.

This STL recording studio has 2 fully equipped studios, with two tracking rooms, 2 isolation rooms, and a world class blend of state of the art and vintage gear. Our dedicated staff of Engineers offer recording, mixing, mastering, post-production, podcasting, transfers, mobile recording and generally anything to do with recording!

With our great selection of instruments and amplifiers, you’ll never be lacking for inspiration in the studio. We’ve stocked our computers with great production tools from Native Instruments, Waves, McDSP, MeldaProduction and more so that your recording can be represented exactly as you have envisioned it. The vibe of your recording can come to life in our studios!

Suburban Pro is quickly becoming one of the best recording studios in the midwest. Our studios are equipped to handle your project from beginning to end. We have top notch trained musicians at our fingertips, so if your music is lacking that extra edge, we can maximize sound to the fullest. We will arrange and compose professional recordings like adding instruments such as guitar, bass, drums, piano, even vocals to your existing recording in order to enhance the project.

We have successful experience in many areas of recording services, including recording artists and bands, music production, television/movie soundtracks or scores, television/internet promos and much more. At Suburban Pro, we always go that extra mile to give you the best finished product we can. Take a look at our music recording facilities and view the services we offer to find out why this Saint Louis recording studio is your best choice.

Recording Studios

Downstairs Studio – Recording/Mixing/Mastering

Suburban Pro Studios Downstairs is a state-of-the-art music and post production studio with a large control room and a live tracking room. Equipped with a Pro Tools HD system,  PMC and Yamaha monitors, RME converters and a multitude of new and vintage outboard gear, as well as a 110″ retractable projection screen, the Downstairs studio is suitable for any session.

Designed for tracking and mixing, our Downstairs studio is great for any type of audio work.

Upstairs Studio – Recording/Mixing/Mastering

The Upstairs studio at Suburban Pro consists of three rooms that cater to podcasting, production and writing teams, and is also perfect for sessions that require more of a lounge-type control room.

Our isolated vocal booth provides the perfect space for singer songwriters, guitar isolation, and vocalists! Need to overdub some new tracks onto your record? Not a problem in our upstairs studio!

Upstairs Live Room – Podcasting Studio

The newest addition to Suburban Pro’s facilities, our upstairs live room is a production studio perfect for writing sessions, podcasting, and vocal tracking. Our podcasting room provides a comfortable and eclectic vibe, wood paneled walls, and isolation from the outside world.

Our History

Founded in 2006, we moved to South Saint Louis city in 2015 to be closer to the musicians we love!

The downstairs studio for our original Florissant location.
JUNE 2006
Suburban Pro Studios Opens
Beginning in Florissant, Suburban Pro Studios started with one studio and focused on growing our connections within the city.
JULY 2007
RIAA Platinum Certification
Matthew Sawicki earns a platinum certification for his work on Huey’s “Pop, Lock and Drop It” single. The record would go on to earn 2x Platinum certification in December of the same year.
12 inch single artwork for Huey Pop Lock and Drop It
The booth from our upstairs studio in our old Florissant studios.
JUNE 2009
Two Studios
Construction of a second studio begins at Suburban Pro, doubling the capacity of the studio.
The search for a new building
The studio outgrew its original location and a new studio space needed to be found!
Our old locations exterior
A view of the upstairs control room workspace
MAY 2015
SPS moves south
Our new facility opened in May 2015 with two studios, and so much more space!
JUNE 2021
15 years of recording, mixing, and mastering
Suburban Pro Studios has been open in the STL area for over a decade! Thousands and thousands of songs by hundreds of artists have been recorded in our studio. Join the ranks of St. Louis’ best!
The downstairs studio control room

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We are a full service studio featuring the latest technology for our all your projects.


Our Team

Engineers and Producers of the highest caliber.

Engineer / Owner
Matthew Sawicki has many aliases in the Saint Louis hip hop scene, but one fact remains constant and indisputable: this dude knows his shit. Whether it’s Rock or Rap, Folk or R&B, he knows it all. With a platinum record under his belt at the tender age of 23 for Huey’s ‘Pop Lock and Drop It,’ he’s been cranking out quality records for the past several years, working with such notable artists as Nelly, Chingy, Lil Boosie, Webbie, and Tef Poe, not to mention scores of talented, under-the-radar Saint Louis artists.
Engineer / Owner
Carter McKee is an incredible Engineer and musical mind. Carter started recording bands 15 years ago, which provided him with years of experience by the time he was old enough to make a serious go at the recording business. He has racked up credits with Sony BMG and Jive, working with Huey’s the Camp Boyz, as well as Family Affair and The Force. A guitarist in notable St. Louis rock group The Mhurs, he’s no stranger to the music scene in STL.
Engineer / Beat Maker
Dominique Moody, aka TBK Beats, is a producer with 10 years experience making beats. Dominique decided to enroll at South Western Illinois College in their recording program after high school. Joining the Sub Pro team in 2012, he has hit the ground running ever since.
Engineer / Beat Maker
Screen Printing
Matt Basler is just the greatest. He handles all of the screen printing at the studio and he just does the best job.