system (here's a clearer video
showing music room under construction) is built around an
analogue mixer with outboard gear including solid-state &
valve/tube pre-amps, compressors, EQ & FX, multi-track
digital recorder, PC with digital I/O, fibre-optic cables.
Instruments include: synthesizers, samplers, sequencers, Sequetron, keyboards, 6
& 12-string acoustic guitars, banjo.
We can record onto or convert/transfer between:-
- Formats such as: WAV/Audio, MP3, MIDI
- Media such as: Cassette, CD, DVD
On-location recording uses CD-quality digital recorders with
condenser microphones, with simultaneous playback for backing
tracks or overdubbing; suitable for 'a cappella', small bands,
complete performances etc. All recordings can be digitally
transferred to the in-house system for further processing &
We can make your show/musical run more smoothly by creating a
CD in running order of backing tracks, sound effects and
scene-change 'filler' music for playing over your sound/PA
- Backing tracks can be recorded from your own music or
created from MIDI files available on the internet.
- If you use MIDI files, they can be adjusted in pitch, speed
and instrumentation to suit your singers before converting to
- Your singers can also be pre-recorded with these backing
tracks to reinforce them on the night, reducing the number of
microphones required & problems with stage nerves; ideal
for school shows.
See projects for
examples of completed projects.
See biography for
studio background (a nostalgic trip down memory lane).