is now CLOSED due to ill health and this site remains only as a resource for advice etc.
Thank you to all the artists who have recorded here over the years.
is a private, 'project' recording studio located in rural County Durham in the North
East of England. Though just a few minutes by car from Newcastle upon Tyne
its location is peaceful and quiet. The studio is based in a large, 18th
century house which stands in around five acres of secluded
grounds. The house and grounds are private and not open to the public.
principal recording space is the main hall of the house - an inspiring
performance space with wonderful acoustic properties. The venue can accommodate performers from a solo vocalist to a 50
strong choir or sizeable chamber orchestra. Recordings made here have
included rock groups, jazz quartets, classical guitarists and the entire
cast of Grease the musical!
The studio operates part-time as interesting projects arise. Operating
without normal commercial pressures, we are keen supporters of young
artists taking their early steps in recording and of local music in
general. Projects for schools and starving students(!) can sometimes be
undertaken for no more than the cost of the media used.
We also offer attractive commercial rates to performers
who want to
produce commercial release quality recordings. For simple 'demo tape'
recordings, we have a spectacular deal on
offer. Earnings from commercial work fund studio equipment and operating
costs and help our work to support young artists.
The studio always operates to professional standards and we have a wonderful mix of 'traditional' and the very latest equipment
that allows us to capture your music the way you want it to be heard.
all, what makes us special is the friendly and supportive nature of the
people here and our dedication to achieving the best possible recording of
Please take a look around our website. If you would like more
information or to discuss the possibility of recording here, please