Recording Studio

I have been running a recording studio since 1996 and currently offer a boutique studio at our home in Todd's Valley as well as location recording services for concerts in the Nelson region.

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Studio

I have been running a recording studio since 1996 and currently offer a boutique studio at our home in Todd's Valley as well as location recording services for concerts in the Nelson region.

Acoustic and Concert Recording in Nelson

Working with musicians to create wonderful recordings is an absolute pleasure. It can be a complex process and a key ingredient to success is providing a positive and relaxed environment in which artists can create their very best work.

In addition to recording in the studio I also provide location recording services for live concerts including orchestras, choirs, brass bands, chamber music ensembles and acoustic music groups, many of which have been produced for commercial CD or broadcast on RNZ Concert.

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Esoteric Recording Equipment

In terms of gear, my home-based studio is centred around a UAD Apollo 8p interface along with many UAD emulated plug-ins of classic studio hardware, all addressed in Logic Pro on a Mac. For location work I use Sound Devices MixPre 3 and 10m units.

Microphones include Neumann U87, TLM193, KM183, Sennehiser MKH 8020, 8040, 8050, 8060 and 30, Sennheiser MK4, Beyerdynamic MC740, AKG C414 XLS, Shure SM7B, Line Audio CM3 and Naked Eye ribbon microphone. Monitoring is on PMC Result6 monitors.

Necessity dictates that I am quite selective about which projects I undertake. Enquiries about new projects are subject to negotiation.

My studio and location rates are $90 per hour exclusive of GST plus expenses. Students and selected artists may enjoy a one-third discount.