Climate and humidity are strictly maintained via silent floor heating and cooling, evenly across the 135 square meters of floor space.
A diffuse sound field is achieved with 8 x 2D QRD “Skywalker Sound” replica movable diffusors/gobos, and a further 144 x 2D QRD “BBC style” diffusors mounted on the walls. Every corner has a wedge bass trap from floor to ceiling, a column of 115kg per cubic meter dense rock wool, which help to control the room’s bass buildup and modal distribution. The dropped ceiling is sound absorbent. The floating walls are insulated and isolated via rubber decouplers from the structural walls behind.
The result is a silent, world class lively ambience with no “boomy” bass buildup confusion and silky smooth highs with no harsh flutter echoes.
The Main Room offers playback a talkback from the control room with two Electro-Voice ELX 112P loud speakers. Communication and playback is also available via 5 x Aviom 360 personal cue mixers, with tie lines located conveniently on every wall.
The “Spheres” lights are by Next, and are dimmable and variable height. The square lighting truss is fitted with with 4 RGB LED DMX-controlled spotlights, as well as LED floodlights, and is variable height. Custom “On-Air” lamps throughout the studio ensure all personnel know when recording is in progress.
Steinway Model D-274 (Hamburg, Fabbrini Concert Collection)
Fabbrini piano technicians available on call
2 x Steinway piano benches
1 x Andexinger Piano Bench Lift-o-matic
Additional instruments (including antique) and models available on request from Fabbrini.
A view through the Drum Booth to the Main Room allows line of site visual communication among artists, and can be enhanced via closed circuit video feeds.
Climate and humidity are strictly maintained via silent floor heating and cooling, evenly across the 12 square meters of floor space.
The space is shared with administrative and graphics/design/video production workstations. A color printer and scanner is available, as well as an extensive music library.
It is entirely powered on high capacity APC UPS batteries, well ventilated and air-conditioned. All recordings are securely saved to a RAID 5 Ardis DDP array of flash and spindle hard drives, ensuring both super fast read and write times and simultaneous backup of all files as they are being written.
With outdoor seating, deck chairs, and even a BBQ, a place to get some fresh air and sunshine, as well as the perfect area for catered events in good weather. Smoking is permitted only outdoors in the garden and in the parking zone.
With space for 4 cars and loading dock, with outdoor seating. Smoking is permitted only outdoors in the garden and in the parking zone. Abundant parking is generally available along the street in front of the studio.