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Wax Recording Studio

From £44 / hour · Stratford, London

Wax Recording Studio is a music recording studio located in Stratford, London. To contact or book Wax Recording Studio you can send them a message directly on MusicWise or call the studio on +442080998445. The team at Wax Recording Studio 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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WAX Recording Studio is a high-end live recording / mix / production and writing studio founded in 2010 by acclaimed producer Robert Strauss. WAX is a studio known for warm hospitality and incredible artistic results.

Sonically the room is phenomenal… Large 15 foot arched roof in the all brick build main space + 2 adjacent iso-booths and movable live-sound partitions. It’s essentially a hybrid room for writing, production, instrument tracking and everything in between.

Whether it’s writing and production, beats and synths or high end live band tracking with every one playing together live, Well known producer / engineer Robert Strauss (or one of our creative engineers) would love to welcome you to a very special space to create and inspire…

WAX Stratford has free on site parking, is a 5-minute walk from Westham Tube and DLR and has massive kitchen / lounge area to relax and chill.

Past clients: Past clients include: Omar Lye-Fook MBE, Andrew Roachford (Epic), Kwabs (Atlantic), Jordan Rakei (Ninja Tune), Sugar Hill Gang, Blue Lab Beats (All Points), Rejjie Snow (Ninja Tune), Barns Courtney (Universal), Eneeks (Toyko Dawn),Rumours, Google, Good Foot, Xantone Blacq, Max Grunhard (Prince, Ibibio Sound Machine), James Sayer (BBC / Ruen Brothers), Paul Jackson (Herbie Hancock / Head Hunters), Antonio Sanchez (Pat Metheny Trio), Ian Thomas (Michael Jackson), Swing Out Sister (Sony), Kelli Leigh (Adelle), Jimmy Norden (Alice Russell, Beth Rowley), Max Cliverd (Tom Odell), Thomas Jules (Rudimental, Prof. Green), plus hundreds of talented independent artists…


Equipment

Microphones
Analogue Hardware
Master Clocks
Microphone Preamp
Electronic Drum Kit
Digital Converters
MIDI Controller
Headphone Amp
Reflection Filters
Pop Filters
Cables
Headphones
Digital Audio Workstation
Audio Interface
Microphone Stands
PA
Mixing Desk
Guitar Amps
Bass Amps
Drum Kit
Vocal Booth
Upright Piano
Keyboard
Percussion
Monitor Speakers
Keyboard Stand
Drum Breakables
Guitar
Bass
Music Stand
Piano

Technical Specification & Dimensions

DAW / Monitoring DAW: Protools 12 / Ableton 10

Plugins: Slate Digital, Softube, Sound Toys, Arturia and many more…

Monitoring: Focal Twin Be’s + Subs, Avantone mix cubes, PA for live rehearsal

Mics & Outboard Vintage Class-A Mic Pre’s:

  • (4x) Classic API / 500 Series (warm and fat sounding)
  • (16x) late 70’s Telefunken / LAWO Pre’s (punchy & wide)
  • GA 1073 (Neve Clone)
  • Summit Audio (Valve DI)
  • 8 x RME (utility mic pres)

Microphones: We have a large selection of high-end, classic and quality boutique (valve & solid state) condenser, ribbon, and dynamic microphones to cover the range of recording applications. Additionally Neumann u47, U67 and AKG C12 is available at additional hire rate.

Digital Converters: 36 channels of i/o (RME and Ferrofish Converters)

Headphone Mixer: Ferrofish Digital headphone mixer (8 unique mixes)

Headphones: Beyer DT-770’s (x2) Sony RP-DH 1200 (x 4)

Instruments and amps Keyboards: 70’s Danemann upright piano, ’74 Fender Rhodes MKI 73 , Korg Minilogue (analogue 4-voice polyphonic synth) + semi-weighted midi controller 61 keys.

Drumkits: Classic late 70’s Premier 4 pcs + Snare (kit sound amazing)

Bass Amps: Valve 800W Eden Metro / World Tour Bass bass amp w 4 x 10 / 2 horn cab.) / Summit Audio Tube DI

Guitar Amps: , Fender Stereo Princeton Reverb (2×10′ solid state)

PA: Large Stereo PA (2 x Powered Wedges)

Odds and sods: Various percussion, bells & whistles etc…

Please note: *Available by special request. We can hire backline to spec: Amps, Mics or outboard.

Room specification Our tracking room is an acoustically treated large solid brick space with two-iso booths. Recording in this room sounds unbelievable for drums and vocals alike


Clients

Past clients include: Omar Lye-Fook MBE, Andrew Roachford (Epic), Kwabs (Atlantic), Jordan Rakei (Ninja Tune), Sugar Hill Gang, Blue Lab Beats (All Points), Rejjie Snow (Ninja Tune), Barns Courtney (Universal), Too Many T’s, Eneeks (Toyko Dawn),Rumours, Google, Good Foot, Xantone Blacq, Max Grunhard (Prince, Ibibio Sound Machine), James Sayer (BBC / Ruen Brothers), Paul Jackson (Herbie Hancock / Head Hunters), Antonio Sanchez (Pat Metheny Trio), Ian Thomas (Michael Jackson), Swing Out Sister (Sony), Kelli Leigh (Adelle), Jimmy Norden (Alice Russell, Beth Rowley), Max Cliverd (Tom Odell), Thomas Jules (Rudimental, Prof. Green), plus hundreds of talented independent artists…


Pricing

· From £44 / hour

Please contact us for a quotation, we are affordably priced for independent musicians.

Services include recording, live band recording, mixing and mastering, creative services, music production,, arranegments, co-writing, talent sourcing, media services, podcasts and commercial voice-over, tuition and consultation, pro tools lessons, artist development and career guidance.


Location

73-75 Shacklewell Ln, Clapton, London E8 2EB, UK


Facilities

Chill Out Space
Filming Allowed
Kitchen
Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning

Styles

All Styles Welcome
Classical
Jazz
Pop
Contemporary
Flamenco
Rock
Hip Hop
Indie
Metal
Folk
Funk
Reggae
Rhythm And Blues
Soul
Country
Punk
Electronic Dance Music
Electronica
Techno
Disco
House
Singer Songwriter
Gospel
Ambient
Opera
Ska
Swing
Psychadelic
Grunge
Drum And Bass

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