Hi Folks - I'm a Producer/Engineer, as well as a keyboardist, guitarist, bassist, songwriter, and composer/arranger, and I run Innovation Station Music, a professional recording studio and music production company based in the Washington, DC area.

Innovation Station Music is a professional recording studio and music production company based in Arlington, VA. The studio was founded in 2006 by Dave Mallen, an award-winning Producer, Recording Engineer, Multi-instrumentalist, and Music Business Strategist.

Innovation Station Music is a one-stop-shop, where artists of all kinds can collaborate with a talented producer/multi-instrumentalist, and be given the tools necessary to forge a path to success in the music industry via customized business strategy. Dave Mallen's highly personalized and committed approach to artist/song development, production, and music business coaching has amplified the careers of nearly 200 artists.

The ease of sending large files back and forth enables us to collaborate with anyone in the world. We're really good at understanding your needs, and will work closely with you every step of the way to make sure we're delivering the sound you're looking for.

Dave Mallen is a voting Member of the Producers & Engineers Wing of the Recording Academy (the GRAMMYs), and holds a Masters Certificate from the Berklee College of Music in Music Business and Technology. He is also the founder of the Metro Music Source, a networking organization supporting DC area music, a member of the steering committee for Fair Trade Music DC, and holds a PMP certification from the Project Management Institute.

My credits include

Gear highlights

  • Neumann U87/KM184
  • Shure KSM44
  • Sennheiser MD-421 (3)
  • Cascade Fat Head II (2)
  • API 3124+
  • BAE 1073MP
  • Universal Audio LA-610
  • RME Fireface UFX Interface
  • Apogee AD-16x
  • Empirical Labs EL8-X
  • Logic Pro X.Pro Tools 11.Waves Platinum Bundle
  • much more.

Genres I specialize in

Terms of Service

All time is billable, however, if there's is ever a technical problem, we'll fix it, no problem.

Endorse Innovation Station Music

or