At Café Music Studios we have 2 recording suites. The main studio is a full live facility with well-honed acoustics and an amazing feel. The second room is our piano room. It is acoustically treated for maximum clarity and can also be used for our additional mixing/mastering services. See full equipment lists for both rooms below.


Full Band Recording
Acoustic and Vocal Recording
Mixing and Mastering (including ongoing projects from other studios)
Production Services


Standard hourly rate = £35.00
Minimum booking = 4 hours
£240.00 for an 8 hour day session (£30/h)
£25/h for bookings over 100 hours per month (Bundle discount for album work)
Backline equipment available free of charge


Apple iMac 2.5GHz Intel i5 Quad-Core/16GB RAM

Apple MacBook Pro 2.4 Ghz Intel i5 Dual Core / 4GB RAM

Universal Audio Apollo 16  Audio Interface 32I/O with UAD2 Quad Processor

Mackie MCU Pro/ Extender Pro x2/ C4 Control

Logic Pro 9

Various UAD Plugins including Neve 1081 EQ, API Vision Channel Strip, Pultec EQP-1A/MEQ, UA 1176LN, Fairchild Collections, Teletronics TLA-2A Collections, Cooper Time Cube, Roland Dimention D and many more

Audioease Altiverb 7

Waves Studio Classic Collection (Neve/ SSL/ API)

Waves JJP Collection(Fairchild 670 Compressor, Pultec MEQ-5/EQP-1A)

Soundhack Bundle

Smart Electronix Bundle

Focusrite Midnight/Scarlet Bundle

Native Instruments Komplete 6

and many more plug-ins

Eurorack Modular Synth (up on request)

Mic Pre/Compressors

API 10 Slot 500 Module Lunch Box
API 512c Mic Pre
Heritage Audio ’73 Junior
Shadowhill MONOGAMA Mic Pre
Kush Audio Electra EQ 500 x 2
Helios 500 Type 69 Mic Pre/EQ
Kush Audio Fatso Jr. UBK Mod
SSL X-Logic Alpha Channel
Focusrite ISA-Two Dual Channel Preamp
Focusrite Liquid4Pre
Focusrite Green EQ Mic Pre-amp x2
Summit Audio MPC100a Mic-pre/ Compressor
Summit TLA-50 Valve Compressor (Stereo Pair)
Summit Audio DI Pre-amp
DBX 165A Compressor/Limiter
Ashley Compressor
Symmetric 521 Compressor
Triton Audio D2O Discreet Tube/Solid-State Preamp
TL Audio Ivory 5021 Valve Compressor
TL Audio EQ3012 Parametric Equaliser
TL Audio 5051 Mono Valve Channel Strip
TL Audio 5013 Dual Valve EQ


Neuman U87
AKG C451, D112, C460B, D230
Octava MK219
Beyer Dynamics CK701
Calrec CC50
Sontronics Sigma
Earthworks Smaart M30
Sennheiser MD 409, MD 421
Violet Amethist
Audio-Technica AT4033
Shure SM 57, SM 58
SE Electronics R-1, SE3
and many more..


Tannoy DMT8
Yamaha HS50M
KMR 10S Subwoofer
Focal Twin 6 BE

Outboard FX

Eventide Eclipse
Lexicon MPX1 Multi-Effects
Lexicon MPX500 Multi-Effects
Tech 21 Sans-amp
Digitech 2120 Guitar pre-amp
Palmer Speaker Simulator
TC Electronic M2000 Studio Effects Processor
TC Electronic TC2290 Digital Delay + Effects Processor
TC Electronic TC1210 Spatial Expander + Stereo Chorus/ Flanger
Electric Mo-FX
Various esoteric pedals


Izotope Ozone 6
Alesis Masterlink Hard Disk Recorder
Waves L3 Ultra-Maximizer
Waves L3-LL Ultra-Maximizer


Guitars – Fender, Yamaha, Ibanez, Fernandez, Trussart

Bass – G & L, Wal, Yamaha, Ibanez

Keyboards – Yamaha DX7, Roland D-50, Viscount

Drums – DW 14″ brass snare, Tama Hyper-Drive 4 Piece Kit, Tama Piccolo Snare

Cymbals – Sabian, Ziljian , Paiste

Amplification – Mesa-Boogie Triaxis, 295 Power Amp, Blackheart Handsome Devil, Fender Champ, Gallien Kruger, Tonetubby 1×10, Vintage-Marshall 4×4, Ashdown 4×8

Pedals – Roland, Boss, Electro-Harmonix, Moog, Z-Vex, Yamaha, Danelectro, Ibanez, Fulltone, Lovetone, SansAmp, Hotcake

Studio B

Apple MacBook Pro i7 Intel Quad-Core
Apogee Ensemble
Yamaha U1A Upright Piano
Korg Trinity
Nord Lead 2
Korg MS-20
Waves Diamond Bundle
Korg Kaoss Pad 2
Korg Kaoss Pad 3

One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.



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