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45 A-Side Recordings - Glasgow
The studio is centred around a 1989 ex-BBC 30 channel Calrec C Series Console with 8 compressors. Main monitors are Focal Twin 6be, but Mackie HR824s are set-up for a second reference. Extensive mic collection. Amp collection includes Orange Rockerverb 100 MK II, Fender ’82 Silverface Twin Reverb Combo with Vintage 30s, Fender ’79 Bassman, Sovtek MIG 50, Peavy 6505, Marshall JCM2000, Grainger Hammerhead 50, Mesa Single Rectifier, Mesa Dual Rectifier, Marshall JCM800 Bass. Secure, locked car park at the back of the studio. Kitchen facilities and pool table available.
Alex Tronic - Edinburgh
Vintage recording studio in the heart of Edinburgh city centre. Facilities include a vocal booth, mixing room and a recording room for live bands. Also run a record label.
The Audio Lounge - Maryhill, Glasgow
Can accommodate up to 30 musicians at any one time. Large showcase room with stage and stereo PA. Secure storage available from £5 per month. For full studio spec see website. Pool table, seating area, hot and cold food available. Rehearsal facilities also provided, as well as instrument tuition services. See relevant sections for more details.
Banana Row - Edinburgh
Blue Cat Studios - Paisley
Equipment including TL Audio M4, AKG, Shure, Sennheiser, Beyer, Marshall, Vox, Ampeg, Pearl, Ludwig. Free parking available. Also have rehearsal space
Brick Lane Studios - Paisley
Recording studio comprising Pro Tools 12 and Native Instruments Komplete 10 with S61 controller. Ludwig Rocker drum kit, Marshall and Fender valve amps. Live room and control room. Free parking, quiet outdoor area, use of kitchen and reception area with internet TV. Previous clients include The Amorettes, Lazy Activists, Five Cousins and The Vanities.
The Byre - Kiltarlity
Fully residential studio with 20 acres of grounds. Wide range of equipment including 48-track Radar, Reaper, Soundscape, Otari reel-to-reel, plus 1,000 square foot live room, Bosendorfer 275 full concert grand piano, Hammond & Leslie, Wurly e-piano, analogue and digital synths and drum machines.
Captain Tom's Ltd. - Aberdeen
Carlton Studio - Glasgow
CaVa Sound - Glasgow
Ca Va Sound consists of 2 studios situated between Glasgow’s city centre and the Westend with parking outside. Main studio features classic NEVE VR Legend 48 channel console with Total Recall, Flying Faders, also PrismSound convertors, Pro Tools HD, MCI JH-24 2″ analogue, classic FX, microphones and musical instruments. Live studio floor and 3 isolation booths. Studio 2 is equipped with ISDN broadcast facilities using Pro Tools. HD mastering is a speciality. Recent clients include Paolo Nutini, The Passenger with Ed Sheeran, Twin Atlantic , Il Disordine Delle Cose and Hafez Nazeri.
Chamber Studio - Edinburgh
Professional recording facility established for over 15 years, working with local, national and international acts to produce high calibre records. Neve VR Legend console, Barefoot MM27 monitors, Pro Tools HD rig, 2″ and 1/2″ tape machines, plus a great mic collection, outboard and a large live room with 4 iso booths. Skilled engineers and producers have the expertise and experience to help you achieve your goal. Have worked with all musical styles over the years and are always keen to get involved with something new. Get in touch to organise a tour or talk to an engineer about your project.
Chem 19 Studios - Hamilton
Chem 19 has been recording since 1997 and has built up a wide and varied client list including King Creosote, Calvin Harris, Teenage Fanclub, Unwinding Hours, Camera Obscura, Mogwai, Twilight Sad, Deacon Blue, and many more. 2 studios are available, each benefiting from natural daylight and a dedicated lounge space. Pro Tools HD2 system. Studio 1 is equipped with an SSL AWS 948 console. Studio 2 has an Audient Zen installed. Minimum bookings of 5 hours. Kitchen facilities. Free parking. All artists welcome.
Chow Productions - Dumbarton
Clark Sorley - Ayrshire
Clearwater Studios - Perth
The studio comprises a live room including a booth, a spacious, comfortable control room and well-equipped chillout space.There is a large range of vintage amplifiers, instruments, microphones and high quality outboard equipment. Software includes Pro Tools HAD, Logic Pro Daw, with top plug-ins including Waves, UAD and Celemony’s Melodyne. Latest version of Pro Tools available. Also offer rehearsal facilities and tuition services.
D-Range Studio - Aberdeen
Recording and rehearsal studios offering multi-track, live, pre-production and voice-over recording, along with mixing and mastering services. The studio consists of a 24 channel mixer, live room, control room, toilet and kitchen facilities and a tuck shop. Range of in-house audio equipment including Focusrite OctoPre Mk II pre-amp, AKG C414 XLS stereo pair mics and Neumann TLM 103 mic. Free parking available on-site. Also host Silver City Sessions gigs on a monthly basis.
Dundee Music Studios - Dundee
Both analogue and digital recording available. Can also provide pre and post production, plus mixdown facilities. Previous clients include The View, amongst others. Free parking, plus Wi-Fi, chillout area with pool table, tea, coffee and refreshments. See separate listings for Dundee Music Studios’ rehearsal and tuition services.
Finiflex - Edinburgh
Glasgow Music Studios - Glasgow
Studios are equipped with 2 control rooms running Pro Tools 9 and 10. Equipment includes AKG, Shure, Rode and Sennheiser mics, Roland Fantom piano and Steinbach Acoustic piano, 3 Yamaha tour drum kits and a Pearl Masters drum kit. Also comprises 2 custom-built live rooms for multi-track recording. Refreshments available. On-street parking. Also run rehearsal rooms and offer music tuition.
Groove Tunnel - Loanhead
2 professionally designed live rooms with window visual access, 3 isolation areas. Control room has vintage Tascam M3700 desk. Free parking and refreshment lounge available. Also have mastering and remixing services, and can offer help with TV soundtracks and arrangements. 4 rehearsal rooms available.
Homegrown Productions - Larbert, Stirlingshire
Rural location. Facilities include a treated live room, control room and isolation booth. Pro Tools HD2 digital recording, Lyrec 532 2-inch 24-track, Studer A80 1/4″ analogue tape. Mics by Neumann and AKG. Hear Technologies HearBack headphone monitoring system. Location recording available too. Free parking.
JMB Recording Studio - Dingwall
Kyoti Recording Studio - Glasgow
500 square foot live room with vaulted ceiling and natural daylight. Euhphonix Artist DSP based digital recording system running Cubase Pro 8.5. Ideal for live ensemble performance recording with excellent sight lines. Recent projects include albums with Eddi Reader (Rough Trade album ‘Love Is The Way’) & Boo Hewerdine (Reveal Records album ‘God Bless The Pretty Things’) and The Strypes.
LC Recordings - South Ayrshire
The studio is in the heart of the countryside in a peaceful small village. To facilitate creativity the atmosphere is comfortable and laid back with sofas in the live room. Spacious and beautiful gardens surround the studio. Studio is a hybrid analogue/digital set-up with Pro Tools HD 12 running on the latest Mac Pro 8 core, 32Gb mem. Outboard includes MP 2A stereo valve preamp, Neumann 1073 and API 512 pre-amp Sound Skulpter clones, Bettermaker EQ 232p and Neve 8816 Summing mixer. Extensive collection of the best available plug-ins, restoration and mastering software. Acoustically treated conservatory isolation booth with glass doors to the main live room supporting visual communication between the spaces. A third separated booth is 5 x 3 metres. Special deals available for unsigned acts. Nearby accommodation at boutique hotel available. Ample off road parking, plus access to the kitchen area.
Loopmaniac - Dunfermline, Fife
Recording and rehearsal Studio with a range of outboard gear, mics, amps and keyboards. 2 live rooms. Off road parking, kitchen facilities and a chillout area all available. Discount available for full 10 hour day bookings. Previous clients include Big Country, Fraser Anderson, Phil Cunningham, Derek Forbes and Foreignfox
Lovers Lane Studios - Dumfries
Very spacious studios and control room based around Audient ASP 8024 Large format, in-line, analogue console and Neumann KH120 Active monitors. Use Logic X and Pro Tools Native DAWs. Good mic selection from the likes of Brauner, AKG, Peluso, Beyer and many more.
Maybank Studios - Glasgow
Maybank Studios provide 1,200 square feet of top quality recording space at affordable rates. With 2 live rooms, 2 separate booths and a spacious control room they can cater for almost any recording situation. The studio boasts 64 channels of analogue i/o into Pro Tools HD via Prism and SSL converters, an impressive mic collection including Neumann, Manley, Gefell, RCA, plus outboard from Neve, Avalon, Buzz Audio, Elysia, Lexicon and more, as well as vintage Hammond organs, a Pearl Masters studio kit and much more. Off street parking available. Maybank can also provide professional multi-track mobile recording for live gigs as well as multi camera HD video production. Duplication and mastering services also available.
Nutshell Music - Oban
20 years experience in almost every genre. Analogue Soundcraft Ghost desk, Digital Performer recording/production software, MOTU interfaces. AKG, Neumann, Rode and Shure mics. Multitrack location recording also offered.
Paulshalls Studios - Cumbernauld
Recording studio comprising 2 live rooms and control room. Equipped with API, Neumann, Brauner, AKG, Rode, Waves, Mackie, SSL, Logic Studio Pro on G5 Mac Pro. Also offer 6 rehearsal studios, plus guitar and drum tuition.
Post Electric Studio - Edinburgh
Post Electric has a large, purpose-built, double height live room that is home to C&C drum kit, baby grand piano and collection of guitar amps and vintage synths. Also have separate vocal room and their mix room upstairs is home to one of the largest collections of outboard in the UK. Occasionally advertise last minute deals available on their website above. Free parking available on all streets surrounding the studio. Bands get access to their own sitting area with sofas, TV, kitchen with fridge, microwave, kettle and so on.
Red Barn Studios Ltd. - Monorgan, Dundee
Red Eye Studios - Clydebank
Pro Tools studio. Red Eye Studio supply top end basses and amplifiers available upon request. Fully qualified engineer on hand. Rehearsal rooms also available.
Reeltime Music - Newarthill, Motherwell
Digidesign Pro Tools 6.1D system. Excellent range of outboard equipment. Rehearsal facilities also available.
Riverside Music Complex - Glasgow
A quality studio with lots of vintage gear. Facilities include a large live room big enough for a chamber orchestra, control rooms and an anechoic chamber. Free parking and a chillout area. Educational facility offering courses in Sound Production, Music Business and Music Performance. Previous bands to have used the studio include Travis, Teenage Fanclub, The Sensational Alex Harvey Band, amongst others.
s9fifty - Glenrothes, Fife
Full Pro Tools recording suite with 3 separate isolated recording areas including vocal booth. Parking facilities plus chillout area and kitchen. Also provide rehearsal studios and equipment hire.
Seven West Studios - Glasgow
Newly established music-recording studio within Lofi Studios music complex. Designed and built in 2013, the studio offers high-end facility for music recording which can accommodate anything from solo musicians, bands, choirs and more. With 3 separate rooms, each with its own isolation booth, and a grand hall, anything can be recorded to the highest quality, from a simple dialogue overdub to a medium-sized orchestra. Industry experienced engineers to hand in a comfortable and creative environment. The main control room is based around a 48-channel/24-buss Audient ASP8024 in-line console and a Pro Tools 11 HD recording system with 24 channels of simultaneous inputs and outputs. The room also includes 2 isolation booths and carefully tuned acoustics. This allows for tracking of any instrumentation or vocal with complete separation. Palette of outboard gear from custom designed I.J Research units (inspired by Quad8, Neve, SSL and Pultec) to recording equipment by Neve, Universal Audio, SPL, TLAudio and Empirical Labs, coupled with a great selection of vintage and modern microphones and sound design tools such as effects and synthesizers.
Sound Sense Recordings - Lanarkshire
Sound Sound - Ingilston
Offers a variety of services including studio recording, live gig/location multi-track recording, remixes, electronic music post production, mastering, voiceover recording, audio restoration, studio mixdown of home recordings, composition assistance, film and theatre soundtracks and live sound. Recently renovated. Full tech spec can be found on the website. Package deals available, contact for details. See also listing for affiliated Split Level rehearsal rooms.
Soundsmove - Lesmahagow
Run Logic Pro X and Pro Tools 12. Soundsmove have a collection of acoustic, classical and electric guitars and basses. Mandolins, ukuleles, kalimba, bouzouki, alto sax, clarinet, trumpet, cornet, accordion, pipes, whistles and recorders, various Western, African and Arabian hand drums and percussion are also available. Refreshments and accommodation offered to clients. Video production services also provided,
Soundstation Recording Studio - Galashiels
Fully ‘in-the box’ digital audio studio running MOTU Digital Performer on Apple MacPro. 24 mic channel simultaneous recording, with extensive outboard including TLA, Focusrite, TC Electronics and software including Slate Digital plug-ins. User friendly and highly experienced engineer. Live and electronic drum kits available. Rates are negotiable. Local parking and shops nearby. Also offer location recording and video recording and DVD authoring services. Contact for details.
Splash Productions Complex - Johnstone
Pro Tools enhanced 64 track digital recording studio. Live room and separate vocal booths. Video editing service also provided. Free parking and refreshments available.
Stage 2000 - Tayside, Dundee
Studio available to all types of band. Special rates for bulk booking available, contact for details. Limited free parking available. Also offer rehearsal rooms and music tuition,
Stealth Recording Studio
Stealth offer digital recording, editing and mixing. The studio is suitable for bands, solo performers and corporate clients. Full production service offered from initial recording to a mastered CD, complete with on-body CD printed graphics if required. Custom artwork service is available too. Free audio sample CD is available on request, and there are MP3 samples to download from the website. Video production and editing also available. Special offers on recording and CD package deals, contact for details.
Toy Town Records - South Ayrshire
Studio providing recording, mixing and mastering, plus grand piano recording on Yamaha C3 grand as famously used by Alicia Keys and John Legend. See website for full range of rates.
Watercolour Music - Fort William
SSL and Neve based residential studio, venue and broadcast suite. 3 glass linked recording rooms including a large live room, a piano/drum room, and a dead room. Full accommodation provided for 8-10 people. See website for more details. Also run a record label,