With 1000ft2 of recording space, lofty ceilings, precise acoustic design from Nick Whittaker, cutting edge modern interiors and a studio spec to match, the club is one of London's most exciting new studio projects.
At the heart of the control room sits a vintage SSL6k E series console, featuring 32 channels of some of the best british analogue circuitry available. Complete with a state of the art recall and automation system, the console is connected to a brand new Mac Pro with via a HDX rig. The studio can work with whatever DAW you prefer, and if you'd like to connect your own laptop to their i/O, this can be done seamlessly.
Outboard from Neve, Chandler EMI, Universal Audio, and EMT offers an ideal selection for any project. Monitoring is via a pair of ATC SCM45's, with Yamaha NS10's (a tried and tested combination for a reason). The mic selection provides over 35 options to choose from, including a pair of Neumann U87's, a U67, a classic M149, Flea 47 and other choices from Coles, Royer, Electrovoice, AKG and Shure.
The club features a wealth of keys including a Yamaha C3 Grand, a Rhodes mk1, and a synth station featuring a Roland Juno 06, a Prophet 10, Moog Grandmother, and a Yamaha CS01. Also dotted around the space is a unique collection of percussion and some vintage goodies from Roland and Teenage Engineering to help inspire creativity.
The in-house kit is a custom Tama Starclassic maple edition and offers a versatile choice for any drummer picking a sound. The drums are left permanently setup and mic'd so you can get started from the second you arrive. Guitar back-line features a classic Vox AC30 and a solid in-house selection of guitars from Fender and pedals from Boss.
With studio access available 24/7, it doesn't matter what timezone you are working from or to. The studios are conveniently located with less than 10 minutes walk from 2 mainline tube stations. allowing you to get to central London in 15 mins and Stanstead in less than an hour. The studio's dedicated carpark with reserved parking makes travel from inside and outside the capital seamless.
Hackney is on the doorstep, and so there are plenty of food options - but the favorite is usually the studio's onsite cafe/restaurant - famous for some of the best ramen and Asian inspired cuisine in North London. The club's assistants can bring coffee and delicious treats directly to your session so as not to disrupt your flow.
The studio's experienced roster of engineers and assistant engineers are on hand to make sure your session runs smoothly so your concepts, ideas and performances are captured perfectly. Whilst the club is an ideal setup for full band tracking, it's also large enough to comfortably seat a 10 piece ensemble. The space can also be scaled back to cater to intimate writing and production sessions; a set of beautiful custom baffles, allow for flexible acoustics and isolation, and with advance booking you can utilize the surrounding production suites for larger production requirements and writing camps.
The beautifully designed live room offers a perfect backdrop for filming, interviews, live streaming and BTS studio sessions. The club is an adaptable modern recording environment. Whether you're looking to ignite a new writing project, nail a mix or capture a new sound, this studio has all you need to level up your project. Come join the club.
Recent clients of the club include: Pa Salieu, Knucks, BBK, Tay Iwar, Venna, Goldie, Mount Kimbie, Beverley Knight, Professor Green, Liam Bailey, Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes, The Pixies, Peter Gregson, Tayc, Scribs Riley, and Netflix, Nike, Elle Magazine.