Abbey Road Studios - Video and picture features
Abbey Road Studios are the Worlds best know recording studios and are the oldest purpose built studios in the World, building started in 1926 and was opened by Sir Edward Elgar. Abbey Road celebrated it's 80th Year in 2011
We won't bother blathering on about why this is just such a great studio, you know that already. You don't need to be told that Abbey Road is the best studio in the World, you know that already... So, that's great for us blurb writers, we can skip work and leave you to tour around our selection of video interviews and tours safe in the knowledge that you'll be busy for hours and won't notice us slip back in to continue the blurb writing.
The following features were either shot at Abbey Road or have a connection with the studios. Just remember, Abbey Road may have vast historic importance but it continues to be one of the World's leading recording facilities so PLEASE do visit them if you have a suitable project!
Just one final word - just because they are so well known and so respected shouldn't put you off visiting and booking. The staff are fantastic, once you're over being there you'll find that Abbey Road has a unique feel and atmosphere that really is great!
Abbey Road Studios has been home to so many landmark recordings and advances in music recording and technology. Abbey Road offers recording, mixing, editing, mastering and audio restoration services [lus now an on-line mixing and mastering service.
Studio One is the regarded as being th World’s largest purpose built music recording studio and can accommodate a 110-piece orchestra and 100-piece choir simultaneously. "Studio One’s acoustic is as famous as the location, offering a supremely warm and clear sound, perfect for numerous types of recording, from solo piano to large orchestras and film scores. The live area also has two spacious isolation booths. A Steinway D concert grand and a celeste are also available."
Studio Two is one of the most famous studio in the world due to its historic Beatles recordings. "It has a unique design, acoustic and an unparalleled history of recording. The studio can comfortably accommodate up to 55 musicians for film scores and overdubs, as well as providing the perfect tracking room for bands. Available with the studio are a variety of upright pianos and a Steinway Model D concert grand."
Studio Three is one of the best 'undiscoverd' studios we know of. It's equipped with a massive 96 channel SSL console and is perfect for bands and film soundtrack work. We love this studio and it was the studio where Pink Floyd recorded many of their best works.
The studios increasingly are being used by TV and production companies to host live events from a unique venue globally renowned for it's creativity and history.
Peter Cobbin (left) and Ken Scott (right)
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