THE ONLY PLACE TO RECORD YOUR ALBUM
We audio record through analogue preamps and with the best ADC's to a protools HDX system for fast editing. We use Neve analogue mixing and GSSL mix bus compression. Our studio can record audio for whole bands live as well as isolated overdubs.
ROOMS & ACOUSTICS
We have the largest drum room in Oxford with 5m high ceilings in to produce audio recordings of exciting live drum sounds. It can also be used as a room effect for other instruments and for bespoke music recording such as choral work. Adjacent to the drum room is another live room which has a different acoustic profile for audio recording of instruments. We also have a large vocal booth for vocal recording overdubs audio recording of other instruments. Our control room is on the mezzanine level. It overlooks the drum room and provides a relaxed mixing and listening environment.
The main room
A huge 6m wide space with a 5m high ceiling. Designed to bring out the character of any instrument, particularly percussive ones.
Situated above the main room it provides a relax professional listening environment.
Ideal for vocal overdubs, audio dialogue replacement or voice over.
Another large space with a warm acoustic profile for instruments and voice recording.
Audio Mixing and Mastering
Audio mixing and mastering of recorded tracks takes place through professional Lynx Aurora 16 analogue to digital converters, mix bus compression through GSSL and Oxford analogue hardware, Our primary monitors are PMC twotwo 6's. We use Neve summing as well as dedicated plugins from Waves, UAD, Fabfilter and many other companies. Our main DAW the latest Mac & Avid HDX system with protools 11 software and it is augmented by an intel i7 custom built sample computer running Vienna Ensemble Pro, Vienna Symphonic and Kontakt sample players. Any audio recorded at the studio and mixed through this system is of broadcast quality.
Passion and Experience
Kevin Cousineau aka Cooz has been constantly involved in audio recording and music production since achieving an honours degree in physics at Bristol University and a postgraduate degree at Cambridge University. Since then he has worked with many high profile clients in the music industry as well as creating audio assets used by large corporate companies such as the BBC, Universal and Sky TV.