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Stereo Lunch was created to offer professional recording, mixing, mastering and production. Located in Los Angeles, engineer and producer Chris Hughes has a decade of experience working with a variety of bands and artists in a multitude of genres.

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Produced, engineered and Mixed by Chris Hughes at Stereo Lunch

"It’s weird. It’s complex. It’s different. All of that makes it a must listen."

Games, Brrraaains & A Head-Banging Life

"...the desert rock troubadour is giving you a taste of the grungy sound from his upcoming debut album, and let me tell you it won me over immediately."

Doomed and Stoned

"...this compilation from OIM Records is almost guaranteed to get a reaction out of you with every song it features"

- Gashouse Radio

Mixed by Chris Hughes at Stereo Lunch

"Because of the meticulous mixing we’re left with the next best thing to seeing these artists perform in a concert hall packed with fans eager for experimental beats."

Music Existence


Mixed by Chris Hughes at Stereo Lunch

"Fresh, honest, bold, and mind-bending. American Canyon will blow you away."

Tales from the Corners

"Mesmerizing. The Jenny Thing has gone against the grain, creating one of the most ruminative and stylish records of the 2020s"

- The Aquarian


Chris Hughes is an audio engineer based in Los Angeles. His passion in the art and science of music has been present ever since he was very young and growing up in Colorado. Chris moved to California in his late teens and studied music theory in Santa Barbara with emphasis on songwriting. That is also where he landed his first studio internship at the legendary Santa Barbara Sound Design. He received a Bachelor's of Applied Science in Sound Arts from Ex'pression College for Digital Arts and started a successful freelance audio career. Over the years he has helped numerous bands create and release their music. Chris has worked in recording sessions with Jack Douglas (Aerosmith, John Lennon), Billy Anderson (Sleep, Neurosis) and Jeff Saltzman (The Killers, Blondie). He also assisted mastering engineer Piper Payne on the team of Neato Mastering (Shannon and the Clams, Madam Gahndi). In 2020 Chris was invited to join the Recording Academy and a Grammy voting member.

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