The Pit is an audio recording studio located in Van Nuys, CA run by producer/engineer Taylor Young. The studio is world-renowned as one of the premier locations to record and mix natural-sounding recordings for aggressive music. Young has produced records for notable punk/metal/hardcore record labels such as Closed Casket Activities, Metal Blade Records, Southern Lord Records, Season of Mist, Bridge 9 Records, 6131 Records, Run For Cover Records and Flatspot Records. On top of that, the studio is responsible for the output of the engineer’s own Twitching Tongues and Disgrace.