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Recording Studio

Recording Studio A.

10 x 7 Meter studio with a triple height ceiling, with a drum booth and a moveable vocal booth.

The studio features a magnificent Steinway Concert Grand Piano and microphones by Neumann, AKG, AEA, Microtech Geffell, Schoeps, Coles and many more. There are individual headphone mixers by Hearback, and video and audio tie lines to the control room.

Control Room is remote from the live room and is based around a ProTools HD Accel + D-Command rig. It features monitoring by Adam & Quested, and has outboard hardware by Neve, SSL, Avalon, AEA, Universal Audio, Grace Design, DACS, and DAV Electronics.

Plugins include Lexicon and Altiverb Reverb, Sonnox Oxford EQ and Dynamics , Steven Slate Dynamics, Izotope RX 4, Kontact 4 sampler, Melodyne and Autotune Evo, and Cranesong Phoenix 2.

Also, Sonic SoundBlade LE, Final Cut Pro X, Adobe CS 6, a CD copying tower, and a full mobile recording rig,

 

Recording Studio Engineer

Bob Whitney started his career as a sound engineer by joining EMI Abbey Road Studio in 1987, working his way up though a number of engineering positions including vinyl disk cutting, mastering, classical editing, and sound recording. He joined Sony Music Studios, London in 1996, staying until the studios closed in 2003. After working freelance in London, Bob became the Recording Studio Engineer at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in 2006.

Very experienced in engineering all types of music, he has also produced many classical music CD’s.

Selected CD credits include: –

John Williams (Guitar), James Galway, Placido Domingo, Kiri Te Kanawa, Simon Rattle, Julian Bream, Murray Perahia, Daniel Barenboim, Luciano Pavarotti, Itzhak Perlman, Michael Nyman, Jerry Goldsmith, Maurice Jarre, Maurice Andre

Claudio Abbado, Stephen Kovacevich, Bernard Haitink, Antonio Poppano, Peter Donohoe

The Clash, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Leftfield, Marc Almond, Roger Waters, Phil Cunningham, Charlotte Church, AR Rahman, Tommy Smith, Acoustic Triangle, Tim Garland, Robyn Stapleton, Primal Scream, Michael Bolton, Kathryn Tickell, Grooverider, Sade, Chick Corea, Gwilym Simcock, Chris Stout and Catriona McKay.

For audio clips and more, please visit the studio Facebook site.

Facebook.com/rcsrecordingstudio

Contact b.whitney@rcs.ac.uk or Tel: 0141 270 8249 for more information