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FORGING NEW MUSIC SINCE 2001

 

The Old Blacksmiths Studios is Portsmouth's premier recording studio. We provide professional recording services and have done so to hundreds of bands and artists since 2001. Take a listen to some of our previous work using the music players below and don't hesitate to get in touch to discuss your recording needs.

 

- state of the art digital recording studio

- experienced and passionate engineers / producers

- latest quad-core iMac running Pro Tools 12 and Logic X

- professional audio conversion by Antelope Audio

- plug ins by Waves, Native Instruments, UAD, FabFilter, Soundtoys, Addictive Keys plus many more

- monitoring by KRK and Dynaudio

- large control room

- vocal/amp room accessed by sliding glass doors

- two large live rooms (great for drum tracking)

- full backline available to use by Yamaha, Zildjian, Hughes & Kettner, Marshall, Genz Benz, Trace Elliot and Fender

- full song production available using our in-house session musicians (drums, bass, guitars, piano/keys, brass)

- previous work released worldwide and played on BBC Radio 1, Radio 2, Radio X (formerly XFM) and 6Music

- plenty of FREE parking

- easily accessed just off the M27 and a stone's throw from Hilsea train station

BANDS

 

We record bands on a regular basis. From singles to full albums we've got you covered. Our previous work has been played on national radio, been featured on TV and even on nationwide magazine CD samplers. Whether you're a new band or veterans of the music scene we can help make a recording you can be proud of. We've got vast experience and have worked with bands from all genres including pop, indie, rock, metal, ska, country and folk. Take a listen to some of the great bands we've worked with using the music player to the right.

SINGER/SONGWRITERS

 

Whether you're accompanying yourself with an acoustic guitar, piano or even a ukulele we know what we're doing. We can help create that high quality record you're after. Take a listen to some of the brilliant singer/songwriters we've already worked with using the music player to the right.

SINGERS TO BACKING TRACK

 

From showreels to full on releases we've work with a huge number of talented singers recording to backing tracks. We do ask that you provide your own backing track on either an audio CD or WAV/MP3 format on a USB stick. Take a listen to some of our previous work using the music player to the right.

FULL SONG PRODUCTION

 

Don't have a band but want a band sound? Looking to enhance your song with additional instrumentation? We've got you covered. We've already done the same for lots of artists looking to add to their songs. Our in-house engineers/producers are also talented session musicians and can provide real drums, bass, guitars (electric and acoustic), piano/keys, real brass, backing vocals as well as using our vast sample libraries to fulfil your tracks potential. We're also always on hand to help with all elements of song production including arrangement, melody, structure, and instrumentation. Take a listen to some of our previous work using the music player to the right.

Click HERE to see our recording rates for bands.

Click HERE to see our recording rates for singer/songwriters.

Click HERE to see our recording rates for singers to backing tracks.

Click HERE to see our recording rates for full song production.

02392 670300 | studio@oldblacksmiths.com | Unit 8 The Admiral Park, Airport Service Road, Portsmouth, PO3 5RQ

The Old Blacksmiths Studios | A business name of The BW Sound LTD | Registered in England | No.8188588