Situated on the first floor, with floor to ceiling windows overlooking the courtyard, Strongroom 4 is one of the most relaxed and comfortable studios in town.

Redeveloped in 2013 in conjunction with producer Danton Supple, the studio is based around an ex-BBC Calrec Q-Series console, alongside a fantastic range of outboard mic pres, compressors and EQs, making it ideal for writing, recording, overdubbing, writing and mixing. Studio 4 is also very well suited to voiceover work.

The choice of Calrec console provides a characterful and adaptable front-end; the room is designed for ease of use, either in an ‘in-the-box’ configuration or with a traditional console-based workflow. An adjoining live area has excellent line of sight to the mix position and is equipped with a second Pro Tools workstation, providing additional editing capability, if required.

With Strongroom’s usual attention to technical detail, Studio 4 is a simple and enjoyable studio to use and a great choice for a wide range of projects.

Equipment list

Console
Calrec Q Series Desk 28 Channels Mic amps & EQMonitoring
Genelec 1031As with 1092A sub
NS10s with QUAD 606
Avantones
Denon Mini HIFI

Recording
BURL B2 Bomber ADC
Revox PR99 MKIII Reel to Reel Tape Machine
Mac Pro 6 Core, 5GB RAM
Protools HDX2, Pro Tools 10/11/12 HD 16 in / 32 out
Mac Pro Dual 3.0 with OO3 and PT 10

Mic Preamps
8 x True Systems Mic Amps
8 x DAV Mic Amps
2 Neve 1081 Mic Amps
2 Drawmer 1960 Mic Amps

Dynamics
API 2500 Stereo Compressor
Chandler TG1 Stereo Limiter/Compressor
4 Stereo Calrec Compressors (Ex BBC)
Drawmer 1960 Stereo Compressor
Empirical Labs Distressor
Manley Vari-mu Stereo Compressor
Summit TLA100 Compressor
DBX 118 Stereo Exp/Comp
DBX 160X x2

Teletronix LA-2AEQs
Manley Massive Stereo Passive EQ
2x Neve 1081 EQ

FX and Backline
2 x Dolby 361 2
TC Electronics M2000
Stereo Image Processor
Little Labs Guitar Distribution
Selmer Diplomat Reverb Vintage Amp
Laney Pro Linebacker Reverb Amp
Roland SH1
Big Muff Guitar Pedal
1970’s Challen 988 upright piano