The Cave Studios is owned and operated by engineer, producer, guitarist, and singer-songwriter, Andrew Hooker.

  • Primary instrument- guitar
  • Also plays piano, drums, harmonica, and clarinet
  • Graduated from Musicians Institute (GIT) in Hollywood, CA. /Commercial Guitar Performance
  • relocated from Los Angeles to Nashville in 1999 to form the band Vinyl Soup.
  • 3rd album highlights:  The Beacon Within charted at #5 on the Jam-Band/Relix radio charts, and shared the spot-light with artist such as, Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi, John Fogerty, Phish, The Grey Boy All-Stars, Mickey Hart, Buddy GuyJohn Mayer, and many more. Vinyl Soup has released a total of 3 albums, performed at various festivals in the mid-west, and has toured and performed in over 15 states.
  • Member of Grounded Pilots recorded at Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals, AL