Receive specialist tips and advice from a seasoned producer or studio engineer and record a rehearsed song or musical arrangement. Watch the recording and mixing process unfold whilst giving a great performance. Get a real understanding or what happens behind the scenes and even bring some guests along as an audience. Select a favourite song or piece from the session and take it home on a CD to share with friends and family.
Saturday and Sunday mornings throughout the year (excluding two weeks over xmas and all bank holidays when the studio is closed). From mid June to mid July Mondays, Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays are available. Please be aware that dates often get booked several weeks in advance.
Lasts for 90 minutes, to record one song. Come well-rehearsed to ensure that valuable studio time isn’t wasted on practise and re-takes. Please don’t arrive more than five minutes early as a previous session may still be running.
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The studio time is held on a one-to-one basis with an experienced recording engineer.
Up to two spectators are welcome, minimum age 8 (any minors must be accompanied by an adult). Cameras, camcorders or other video equipment can all help capture the experience.
From M6 northbound exit j19 onto A56 then at j8, join M56 (becomes A5103 Princes Park Way). Turn right at A57 onto Mancunian Way. At third exit, right onto Downing Street. Alternatively, exit Piccadilly Station via Fairfield St exit (by taxi rank) and walk onto London Rd (avoid left turn onto Fairfield St). Pass Telecoms House on left and ring road flyover, where London Rd becomes Downing St. Ina Centre is on left, on corner with Charlton Place.
Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult. Up to two people are welcome to take part, singing solos or duets. The building is new and is fully wheelchair accessible, wheelchair users are very welcome.
The studio will call you one week before the session to discuss your song. They have a wide variety of backing tracks but be aware that some songs are not available.