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Professional Music and Commercial Recording   Toll free: 1-605-728-2145

Since opening our doors to musicians in 2000, Cathouse Studios is a pioneer and the leader in the region providing the best in high quality affordable professional digital recording utilizing Pro Tools software, the industry standard in digital recording and editing.  Pro Tools ensures sessions to flow quickly and smoothly, allowing today's musicians to efficiently record their music in less time resulting in a much higher quality product, easily rivaling and surpassing any product coming out of an expensive “national” producer’s studio.  The Cathouse is called home to many successful local acts that have gone national as well as national acts from indie and major labels.

Mike Dresch, owner/producer/engineer and a talented musician himself, has won various awards for his work since opening the Cathouse.  With the advantage of being a talented musician and guitar luthier as well, he is one of the most sought after music professionals in the industry in all contemporary music genres including rock, alternative, pop, r&b, hip hop, Christian contemporary, and country.  Mike’s studio set up, recording, mixing, and mastering techniques as well as his speed has astounded even the most seasoned pros in Hollywood, leaving them scratching their heads. 

New To Cathouse Studios!  Pro Tools Lessons and Consultations!

Mike Dresch, owner/producer/engineer has long been established as THE Pro Tools guy in Sioux Falls as well as the region.  Now is your chance to learn from the best. 


If you are new to recording and need help getting your home studio setup, Mike will come to your place and take you step by step through the process.  Pro Tools can be tricky to set up, let us help you get it up and running in no time!

Pro Tools Lessons

Say you've been experimenting with recording at home, but find Pro Tools a little daunting to use.  No worries.  Mike can help anyone, from beginner to someone who is more advanced learn to utilize the newest version of Pro Tools to it's fullest. 

Everything from the basics or creating tracks, input and output assignments, utilizing buses to more advanced topics such as elastic audio, beat detective, creating your own drum samples, midi (everything including quantization, adjusting note velocity, pitch, etc) to automation (everything that can be automated: volume, mutes, sends, panning, plugins, etc.).  You will also learn how to use almost any plug in you can think of.  The limits are endless!

The best part of all this, Mike can come to your place if you wish, or you can learn in the studio, right here at Cathouse Studios.


Give us a call to set up your session, consultation or lesson today!


Cathouse Studios

1108 W. 12th Street

Sioux Falls, SD  57104




Current Recording Studio Pricing:

Studio Rate: Please call us at (605) 728-2145 or
email us for rates.

One copy of the master CD provided at no additional charge at completion of the project. Balance must be paid in full before any copies of music will be released in any way, shape or form.

There is no charge for client gear set up time at the beginning of a session.

Forms of payment accepted: cash, bank/cashiers check, money order or local check, credit card via PayPal (customer responsible for 3% PayPal fee).

Studio Hours:

By Appointment
, Please call or text to: (605) 728-2145 or email: cathousemike@gmail.com for booking availability

Available Dates / Booking Time:
A deposit of 50% of time booked is required to hold studio time. Cancellation of studio time forfeits deposit. All deposit money is applied to studio time accumulated.

Check the online calendar for available dates

One off CD master copies: $3


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