Studio 13

"West London's lucky number"

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Studio 13 - Overview

Studio 13 is a truly unique studio in the heart of West London. It is the centerpiece studio in a creative hub housing some of the UK's top producers. The studio is designed to offer the very best in equipment, sound and workflow whilst maintaining a welcoming and laidback atmosphere.

The control room houses a spectacular Neve VR 72 formerly belonging to the iconic Whitfield St studios. The desk is regularly maintained by the UK's top Neve technician. At your disposal are a vast assortment of the highest quality outboard pre-amps, compressors and FX units recording onto a Protools Ultimate HDX rig with 32 inputs and 48 outputs and a powerful Mac Pro, housed in a separate machine room.

The studio's collection of microphones is outstanding; containing an extensive variety of top quality vintage and modern valve, ribbon, condenser and dynamic mics. Highlights include a pair of Neumann m269s, Flea 47, Lomo 19a19a and a wealth of other studio staples.

The 10.7m x 6.5m live room has been acoustically designed to offer a perfectly neutral sound that lends itself to everything from full band to brass and vocal recordings. Their extensive stores hold a generous selection of rare instruments which include Hammond Organs, an Optigan, a Rhodes Chroma and a Pump Harmonium alongside a wide range of synthesizers, guitars, pianos, amps and pedals.

The studio is also home to Grammy nominated recording and mix engineer Stephen Sedgwick whose work includes Gorillaz albums 'Humanz' and 'The Now Now', Blur 'The Magic Whip', Damon Albarn 'Everyday Robots', Bobby Womack 'The Bravest Man in the Universe', Benjamin Clementine 'I Tell A Fly' and Songhoy Blues 'Music In Exile'.

Clients can make use of a kitchen area with sofa and eating facilities and enjoy high-speed fibre broadband.