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Rain City Recording

From £25 / hour · Swinton, Manchester

Rain City Recording is a music recording studio located in Swinton, Manchester. To contact or book Rain City Recording you can send them a message directly on MusicWise. The team at Rain City Recording will respond to your online booking request quickly within their working hours to answer your questions and discuss your booking. We hope that your recording goes well.

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Rain City Rehearsal & Recording studio is located in Pendlebury, Manchester, which is a short distance from both Bolton & Manchester city centres. The studio has a large rehearsal room/live room and a control room. Recording sessions can be booked from as little as 1 hour & include?free mixing, mastering?& master cd. We also mix and master projects which have been recorded elsewhere for clients who want a professional finish on their final product. ? Rehearsals?are normally booked in 4 hour slots and include?full back line (amps,?instruments, pa system?etc).?The?recording?studio and rehearsal rooms?also boast free secure car parking and round the clock CCTV, other services the studio offers include: Live practice recording, audio post production for TV/Film, sound design, foley, voice over recording, backing tracks, re amplification, drum sequencing, drum editing/replacement.


Analogue Hardware
Master Clocks
Microphone Preamp
Digital Converters
MIDI Controller
Headphone Amp
Reflection Filters
Pop Filters
Digital Audio Workstation
Audio Interface
Microphone Stands
Mixing Desk
Guitar Amps
Drum Kit
Vocal Booth
Monitor Speakers
Keyboard Stand
Music Stand

Recording Software: The Recording?Studio runs 'Digidesign/Avid Pro Tools' & 'Reaper' digital audio workstations for?tracking as well as various high quality plugins from Waves, Digidesign/avid, Toontracks, IK Multimedia, Focusrite, Wavemachine labs and many more!

Mixing Console: The Recording?Studio is equipped with a Soundtracs Solo Logic 24 channel analogue mixer, the mixer has very warm sounding preamps on each channel as well as a very musical sounding?eq system, the desk is also equipped with automation which is ideal for recalling mixes when mixing out of the box.

Dynamic Microphones: Shure SM58, Shure SM57, Red 5 Audio drum mic's, Sennheiser e602, Audix d6 ? Condenser Microphones: Rode NT1A, Realistic Pressure Zone microphones, SE Electronics 2200a, Red 5 RV6(x2), Red 5 RV4(x2)

Preamps/Converters/Compressors/Equalisation Compressors/Preamps: Focusrite Platinum Penta, Joe Meek 3Q, Joe Meek MQ3,?TL Audio FATMAN, Drawmer DL221,?Focusrite MixMaster,?Arts Valve Preamps x2 ? EQ: TL Audio crimson series 4-band stereo equaliser, Joe Meek 3Q, Joe Meek MQ3, Focusrite MixMaster ? Converters: Behringer ADA8000, M-Audio FW1814

Studio Monitors/Headphones: KRK Rokit 5 studio monitors Fostex PM 05 MK2 studio monitors Beyer Dynamic DT100 headphones AKG k240 headphones

Guitars/Bass/Drums: Guitars: Custom Ltd Viper, Schecter Hellraiser, Schecter Blackjack, Epiphone SG, Epiphone Les Paul Gothic. Bass: Warwick Rock Bass Drums: DW PDP Drums Kit, Pearl Target Series Drum Kit, Pearl Sensitone Snare Drum, Various Zildjian Cymbals

Amps: Peavey 5150 EVH, Marshall JCM 2000, Peavey Valveking mk1, Blackstar HT5, Crate Power Block, Marshall 1960 Guitar Cabs, Ashdown Perfect 10 combo, Ashdown Bass cab, Ashdown superfly bass head


The Fall, Herd Of Humans, xCurraheex, Broken Teeth, Sweet Release, Friends Of Brian, Car Crash Radio, Mercury Switch, Searu, Ruins, Eyes Wide Shut, Chris Ward, Propax, BBC, I Know Its Over, Wound Up, Wasted Days, Elliott Ashall-Kelly, Idiot-State, Mourning Glory, Buckle Tongue, The Kandy Kreeps, Laura White, Strike Team, Your Loss, Acoustic Solutions, The Art Of Ruin, Cora Bora, Thade, Akasha, Son Of The Mourning, Life Without Armour, The Separation, Engineer Records, Hopes, Social Annerysm, Murder On The Airwaves, Whiskey & Lace, Junker, Ashes, The Dressed Down Kids, Defect, Before The Dawn, Dead Retinas, Great Minds Clinic, Phil Mckean, The Corporation, Deepscorn Hollow, Wolves, Lost Nomad, Madcutta Films, The Late Poets, Reparation, Whipchord, Silent Cities, The Manta Rays, Tainted Memories, Talk Show Host, The Noels, Thrones, The Venom Inside, Viral Strain, Portrayal Of Ruinn, Clashmute, Malign, Screw Loose, Street Soldier


· From £25 / hour
· 1 hours minimum booking
· Minimum booking value: £25

Minimum booking is ?25 for a single hour. A full 8 hour day is ?140 and includes free mixing/mastering after the recording is complete.


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Covid Measures

The studio is open only for bookings only, please maintain social distancing via the floor markings, and use the sanitiser provided.


181 Station Rd, Swinton, Pendlebury, Manchester M27 6BU


Cancellations need to be made at least 48 hours in advance.


Chill Out Space
Filming Allowed
Air Conditioning


All Styles Welcome
Hip Hop
Rhythm And Blues
Electronic Dance Music
Singer Songwriter
Drum And Bass

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