Steely Dan at The Village in 1973
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History Of: Visit Iconic Recording Studio The Village, A Los Angeles Hidden Gem
There's something special about stepping into a space where albums you love were made. When you walk into historic Lost Angeles recording studio The Village and admire the countless gold and platinum records lining the walls, it's impossible not to feel inspired as you imagine the massive talent and creativity that the cozy building has held since 1968. If you listen closely enough, you can almost hear Stevie Nicks' angelic voice floating from Studio D or Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg bringing G-funk to life in Studio A.
Watch the latest episode of GRAMMY.com's History Of video series above to learn more about the inconspicuous West Los Angeles gem, located just down the street from the Recording Academy headquarters.
Hosting iconic artists throughout the decades, The Village is the birthplace of great albums like Fleetwood Mac's Tusk (1979), Janet Jackson's Damita Jo (2004), Dr. Dre's The Chronic and Lady Gaga's GRAMMY-winning A Star Is Born Soundtrack (2018) and Whitney Houston's GRAMMY-winning The Bodyguard Original Soundtrack (1992), to name a few.