RECORDING FACILITIES

The Studio is £150 per day for dry hire (without an engineer), if you’re a band looking to record either bring your own engineer to the session or we can put you in touch with one of our experienced freelance engineers.

If you’re an engineer or producer yourself then FS is a great place to bring your recording or mixing projects. We provide an incredible sounding space in which to track and mix, whilst giving you full access to a range of software and hardware. The centrepiece of the studio is a DDA DMR12 large format analogue mixing desk. Originally from Air studios in London this desk has been meticulously maintained throughout its life and is regularly serviced and fault checked by our own experienced team.

We run the latest versions of Logic, Pro Tools and Ableton.

You can book the studio daily or by the hour. The hourly rate is £25. You can also hire the Control Room during the weekday evenings for mixing. Please get in touch for details


“Factory have put together a great sounding yet cost effective studio with the perfect balance of classic hardware and modern production facilities” 

Bruno Ellingham – Producer/Mixer/Engineer (Massive Attack, The Maccabees, New Order)


STUDIO SPECIFICATIONS

Console

DDA DMR12 56 Channel 12 Bus Analog Recording and Mixing Console

Recording

Apple Mac Mini 2.8Ghz dual-core Intel i5 with 8GB RAM
Antelope Orion 32+ Thunderbolt & USB 32 Channel AD/DA
Avid Pro Tools 12 | Apple Logic Pro X | Ableton Live 10

Monitoring

Focal Shape Twin Active Nearfield Monitors

Microphones

Aston Origin Cardioid Condenser Microphone (Pair)
Aston Starlight Small Diaphragm Capacitor (Pair)
Warm WA-14 Multi Pattern Condenser Microphone (Pair)
Warm WA-87 Multi Pattern Condenser Microphone
Oktava MK-012 Cardioid Microphone (Pair)
t.bone RB500 Ribbon Microphone (Pair)
AKG D112 Dynamic Microphone
Shure SM7b Dynamic Microphone
Shure SM58 Dynamic Microphone
Shure SM57 Dynamic Microphone (x4)

Outboard Mic Pre-Amps

Warm WA-273 Dual Channel British Mic Pre with EQ
Warm WA-412 Four Channel American Console Mic Pre

Outboard Dynamics

Warm WA-76 Single Channel Discrete Compressor (Pair)
ART SCL2 Dual/Stereo Compressor/Limiter Expander/Gate


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