Facilities.

From an open-plan recording studio to an 1800 square foot live venue, our facilities are packed with industry-standard equipment and software you'll encounter across every stage of your career - whether you're working in smaller venues or the most prestigious recording studios across the world.

Spirit Studio: one of 10 recording studios at Spirit Studios

We create ideal learning environments that are industry relevant.

You’ll start with fantastic equipment that four decades of experience has taught us will nurture but challenge you as you learn the core principles of your craft. As you progress through your studies with us, you’ll progress through our facilities and come to work on equipment only available in the most reputable studios and production facilities.

Our Studio Assistants are always on hand if you need any support in our facilities. They all have a wealth of knowledge and professional experience, and are only too happy to help and offer advice.

As the music and audio industries grow and technologies evolve, so do we. We’re always designing and implementing upgrades to our facilities, whether that be installing new equipment or creating brand new studios and suites to add to the world-class facilities we already have.

Key software:

  • Ableton Live Suite
  • Logic Pro
  • Pro Tools Ultimate
  • WaveLab Pro
  • Arturia V Collection
  • Celemony Melodyne
  • Native Instruments Komplete
  • Native Instruments Traktor
  • iZotope Music Production Suite
  • Resolume Avenue
  • Serato DJ Pro
  • Serum

Other software and plug-ins from: Acustica, Avid, Exponential Audio, McDSP, Neyrinck, Nugen, Sonnox, Synchro Arts, Waves and more.

  • 10 Recording and mixing studios
  • 1800 ft² Live venue
  • 110 Audio workstations
  • 500 items of sign-out equipment

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Studios and equipment

Spirit Studio

Spirit Studio

With its open-plan layout and hand-selected equipment, our beautifully designed Spirit Studio offers the ideal recording and mixing space for professional engineers.
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Charlie Jones Live Venue

Charlie Jones Live Venue

We teamed up with Wigwam Acoustics to design and build our Charlie Jones Live Venue, in memory of the legendary sound engineer.
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S6 Suite

S6 Suite

Designed primarily with audio post production in mind; our S6 Suite is home to a 24-Channel Avid S6 control surface and an Exigy 7.1 surround sound monitoring system.
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S3 Suite

S3 Suite

With a focus on electronic music production, our S3 Suite is fitted with a range of creative tools and equipment, making for a seriously versatile studio space.
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Pioneer Booth

Pioneer Booth

Packed with industry-standard equipment you'd find in any club or stage, our Pioneer Booth is a real crowd-pleaser with our students.
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Audient Studio 2

Audient Studio 2

If you study music production or sound engineering with us, Audient Studio 2 will probably be the first studio you get to grips with at Spirit Studios.
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ICON Studio

ICON Studio

Fitted with an Avid D-Control ES control surface, a range of high-end preamps and with a connected live room, this studio is popular for recording, mixing and mastering projects.
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Edit Suites

Edit Suites

Replicating an ideal home studio setup, our Edit Suites are perfect for those tasks and projects where you don't need a full studio.
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Audient Studio 4

Audient Studio 4

As one of our intermediate studios, Audient Studio 4 provides us with a large analogue console, high quality monitoring and racks full of outboard equipment.
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C|24 Studio

C|24 Studio

Popular with students for tracking and mixing, our C|24 Studio is one of two control surface-based facilities available within our intermediate studios.
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Allen & Heath Booth

Allen & Heath Booth

Based around the uncompromising Xone:92 analogue DJ mixer: hear and experience tracks as they were meant to heard in our Allen & Heath Booth.
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Audient Studio 1

Audient Studio 1

With its unique dead room, Audient Studio 1 is popular for recording vocals, voiceovers, Foley and sound effects.
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Audient Studio 3

Audient Studio 3

From recording vocals, practicing with hardware synths or getting hands-on with Ableton: Audient Studio 3 is a really flexible and creative space.
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Project Studio

Project Studio

A unique facility at Spirit Studios: learn how to wire up a studio, perform a line check and fix faults in our Project Studio.
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Audient Suite 1

Audient Suite 1

Audient Suite 1 is our dedicated mixdown facility within the introductory studios.
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Computer Suites

Computer Suites

Our computer suites really complement the learning that takes place in our studios, live venue and DJ booths and facilitate collaboration and group learning.
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Sign-Out Equipment

Sign-Out Equipment

With over 500 items of sign-out equipment in our store, you can reserve items in advance of your sessions to guarantee its availability.
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Tutors

Tutors

Our tutors are our greatest strength. They've had years of experience in industry and share a commitment to helping you on your journey.
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Partnerships

Partnerships

Our creative partnerships provide our students with work placements, field trips, guest lectures, educational discounts and job opportunities.
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