Just 30 minute drive outside of Inverness, UHI North Highland’s studio is a brilliant facility, multi-room, making the best of analog and digital technology. One day a week I teach at this college, and I have added a big selection of his my equipment, instruments and microphones. Recording here is available outside of class time. I have a hands on approach to music recording and production helping your creativity to get the best results possible out of your performance and your songs.
Audio Samples are available online.
Solo performer looking for a big sound? As well as playing and programming other instruments, Ican arrange for talented musicians to come and take your tracks to the next level including drummer, piano player, cellist, fiddlers and guitarists.
I can travel with gear to capture you live event or project. In the past I have recorded a live album with Rythmnreel at the Ironworks over two nights. The album was recorded multi-track and mixed afterwards. The album reached no 1 in the iTunes "World Music" Chart. I also recorded on location for other bands and events such as Sofar Sounds, and even classical concerts!
The studio at UHI North Highland is based around an Audient ASP 4816 mixing console, with AVID A/D conversion. The portable set up runs a professional Pro Tools system with RME A/D conversion as well as RME and Focusrite microphone pre-amplifiers.
Microphones from JZ Mics, Neumann, AKG, Rode, SE Electronics and Shure are at hand to capture your sound as effectively and purely as possible.
Various instruments are available including a Tama Superstar drum kit, Fender and Lakland bass guitars, a Fender Telecaster and Stratocaster, Alvarez and Art & Lutherie acoustic guitars, a full size Yamaha electric piano with MIDI integration (and a realistic grand piano emulation software) as well as an electric upright bass and various percussion. Kemper, Blackstar, Marshall and Fender guitar amplifiers and a Markbass/Ampeg bass amplifier are here for use. Any other amplifiers, drum kits, keyboard and instruments required can be hired at a discounted rate from www.highlandbacklinehire.co.uk
Contact me on [email protected] or phone/text on 07951077148.