Recording

Recording at Glachbeg Croft

Just 4 miles outside of Inverness, Glachbeg Croft is a prime location for recording your next release. It’s quiet and relaxed with beautiful surroundings. The large open-plan wooden building has a great acoustic as well as dampening abilities when required.

As well as smaller radio stations, music recorded here by Steve has been played on BBC Radio 2. Steve has 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? We can arrange for talented musicians to come and take your tracks to the next level including drummer, piano player, cellist, fiddlers and guitarists.

Equipment:

The studio runs a professional Protools system with RME A/D conversion as well as RME and Focusrite microphone pre-amplifiers.
Microphones from 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, a Fender Precision bass, a Fender Telecaster, Art and Lutherie acoustic, 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.
A Blackstar guitar amplifier 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 http://www.highlandbacklinehire.co.uk.

Rates:

Recording is £160 a day, £80 and evening or £30 an hour.
Get in touch for a quote!
Clients include: Rhythmnreel, Calum MacKenzie Jones, Brian ÓhEadhra and Fiona MacKenzie, The Ragazzi, Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow-live session), Devil’s Queen, Teya-Jean Bawden, Footerin’ Aboot, Carma, Dorec-a-belle, Turadh, The Oxides (live session), Alkanes, Duncan Chisholm (BBC live session), Maryanne Kennedy (BBC live session), Adam Holmes and the Embers (BBC live session).

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Location Recording

Steve can travel with gear to capture you live event or project. In the past Steve has 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.

Rates:

Email Steve directly or contact him on 07951077148 for a quote.