Polymath Recording

Record your music in a creative, flexible environment at the highest quality

Our full service studio offers the best in recording, mixing and mastering services. Our goal is to provide an environment in which artists can be creative and productive, and to bring out the absolute best in their music.

We've been helping our clients get the most out of their recordings since 2005, when producer, engineer and musician Graham Butler began working with artists in the Nashville area and later Chicago. Since 2012 he's made his home in Los Angeles.



  • Recording
  • Mixing
  • Mastering
  • Composing & Arranging
  • Session Musician Referrals
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Selected Gear


  • Neumann U87
  • AKG C414 B-ULS (x3)
  • Modified Oktava MK012 (x4)
  • Modified Oktava MK319 (x2)
  • Audio-Technica AT4081 Ribbon (x2)
  • Beesneez Elly FET LDC
  • Beesneez Lulu FET SDCs (x3)
  • Shure KSM44
  • AKG C3000 (x2)
  • Sennheiser MD421 (x4)
  • Shure SM57s (many)
  • Shure SM7B
  • Shure SM91 Boundary Mic
  • more from Sony, Electrovoice, Audio-Technica, etc.

Mic Pres & Outboard

  • API 3124+ mic pre
  • Universal Audio 2-610 mic pre
  • Line Audio 8MP mic pre
  • Electrodyne 501 mic pre/DI
  • 16ch Presonus M80 pres
    modified w/ Jensen Transformers
  • Apogee AD/16 and Rosetta 800 Converters
  • Modified Focusrite Red 3
    Dual Compressor/Limiter
  • Modified Summit Audio
    EQP-200 stereo EQ
  • dbx 160XT compressor/limiter
  • Rupert Neve Designs RNDI
  • Creation Audio Labs MW1 DI/Reamp
  • Yamaha SPX90II
  • dbx Subharmonic Synth


  • Tannoy FSM Dual Concentric Mains w/ Hafler Amplifiers
  • Manley ML10 Midfields
  • Yamaha NS-10M Nearfields
  • Focal CMS 65 Nearfields


  • Pro Tools 2018
  • Logic Pro X
  • Digital Performer 9
  • Many UAD2 Plugins
  • Many soft-synths and sample libraries