Recently we were lucky enough to graced with an exciting new project headed by the one and only John Turville: The Almagro Ensemble. A seriously accomplished Jazz Pianist, Composer and Teacher; Turville’s new quintet serves to further explore the depths and parameters of Tango Music armed with some of the most able players around.
School is arguably the most formative period in anyone’s life. Not only are you educated from an academic perspective, but your experiences and interactions also shape you as an individual and influence how you treat your fellow man.
Ignorance and naivety often leads people to treat those they see as part of the ‘other’ with hostility, indifference
We’ve seen all sorts pass through our doors over the years and production methods have often varied from client to client. While the world of production, engineering and mastering is constantly moving forward and great advancements in the technology available are always being made, many great records have been produced using tools and methods of
Si Cranstoun’s story is inspirational. Coming from humble beginnings, the former busker’s tale is capable of helping aspiring artists believe that the illusive big break could be just around the corner. Hailing from the historic city of Cambridge, a rather rapid ascendency saw Si go from street performer to major presence on the UK’s underground vintage circuit. These days the talented crooner
The Shaker Heights have been putting out a distinctive brand of synth-heavy, emotive rock since the band’s inception back in 2003. With a debut on Face Value Records in 2007 and two more self-released outings between 2011 and 2012, the four-piece that cites the likes of Radiohead, Bob Dylan and Joy Division as influences are back in impressive fashion.
Their first piece
‘Resident Picks’ is a new blog feature where we shine a light on some of the favourite instruments, software and gear available across our studios…
Developed during the early 1980s, Lexicon’s 224XL reverb unit was state of the art for its time. Built with the finest technology available, this was one of the world’s first digitally powered effects processors. Three decades on and despite great
Bored of the average function DJ but still want to sing and dance along to your favourite pop songs? Well your prayers have been answered. Coming to a wedding or corporate event near you soon, The Fix have been impressing partygoers up and down the country with their incredibly polished live sets and we recently had the
The ANIMA Collective have been in the studio to record five sequences composed by the very adaptable Andrew Keeling.
Having worked together on the Mechanika project ANIMA founder Chris Roe ran last year, Andrew got back in touch to enlist the innovative orchestra’s services for a new project. Occupying our primary recording studio and the adjacent live room, ANIMA and Mr Keeling spent
Last winter, four friends descended on an old farmhouse located on the picturesque coastline of Purbeck, Dorset. Equipped with their instruments, the foursome also known as Pistols At Dawn set off to record a series of rough sketches that were subsequently uploaded to Soundcloud, giving fans the chance to sample the music and lend their opinions. Fast forward
Before being picked up by French imprint Kitsuné, Nimmo & The Gauntletts would frequent our studios to take advantage of the comfortable rehearsal spaces. A year on since their self-released debut and the London-based quintet are going strong. Coming off the back of a daytime Field Day slot, soon the band will take their inimitable brand of melancholic, electronic