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, radio Scotland and Radio Nan Gàideheal. 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? As well as playing and programming other instruments, Steve 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 Pro Tools 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, Fender and Lakland bass guitars, a Fender Telecaster, 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,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 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, Elis MacFadyen, Dark Horse, SlickHonky, Donald Barker, Liza Mulholland, The Citrus Scene, Bloodlines (live session), Monster Trad Band, Andy Bawden, Trosg.

BBC Sessions
Duncan Chisholm, Indigo Velvet, Maryanne Kennedy, Adam Holmes and the Embers, Moonlight Zoo, Gordon James and The Power, James MacKenzie, Tamzene, Broken Chanter, SHEARS, Layaway, The Strives, Swim School, Andy Williamson

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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. He has also recorded on location for other bands and events such as Sofar Sounds.

Rates:

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