Studio 1

Studio 1

RAK Studios

Studio 1

Studio 1 is a large studio with sufficient space for up to 35 musicians and is enhanced by a plentiful supply of natural light. The API desk has been lovingly maintained since its installation in 1976, resulting in a totally unique recording experience.

Equipment

API Console 3232
  • 48 track record/monitor
  • Additional 32 track monitor side car
Equipment
  • Avid HDX
  • Pro Tools Ultimate
  • Logic X
  • Antelope 10MX Atomic Clock
  • Studer 24 track A800 mk3 tape machine
  • Monitors: Quested V3110, ATC SCM25s/Focal SM6/Genelec 1032As/KRK V8/Adam A8X and NS10s
  • Bryston 3BST Amplifiers x2
  • Aviom 320A 16 channel personal mix system X 8
  • 32 amp 3 phase power feed in live room
Mic Preamps
  • Chandler TG2 mic amp
Dynamics
  • API 525's comp/limiters x2
  • Chandler TG1 limiter
  • DBX 160X limiters x2
  • DBX 160 vu limiters x2
  • EAR 660 compressor
  • Emprical Labs EL 8 distressor
  • Scamp compressors x6
  • Smart C2 stereo limiter/compressor
  • TLA 100 Summit Valve compressor
  • Tube-Tech CL1B compressor
  • Urei 1178 compressor
  • Urei 1176 compressor x2
EQ's
  • API 550A x40
  • API 550B x2
  • API554 x2
  • API 560B x4
  • API 560 x2
  • Focusrite Blue EQ 315 MKII
  • GML 8200
  • Pultec EQP-1
Effects
  • AMS 15-80S Delay
  • AMS RMX 16 Reverb
  • EMT 140 echo plate + EMT 240 echo plate
  • Lexicon 224XL
Pianos
  • Yamaha Grand - 1723500 CF

Floor Plan

Pricing

£950 per 10-hour day

Includes full use of equipment and a dedicated assistant. Engineers available for an additional fee.

Get in touch

'It’s a magical place. I've made most of my favourite records in this room'

Jimmy Napes
Oscar, Golden Globe, Grammy and Ivor Novello winning songwriter and producer

Recordings