Alexander Sound - Recording studio in Milton Keynes

Alexander Sound Studios combines the best of traditional analogue and the latest in digital technologies with great sounding spaces. Alexander Sound was set up as the new home to former Great Linford Manor engineer turned freelance producer Phil English to replace his private mix suite and incorporate recording facilities in the same space.

 

During his career to date Phil has worked with artists such as Feeder, Biffy Clyro and The Tindersticks and producers including Gil Norton, Ian Caple, Hugh Jones and Chris Sheldon.

 

The Full English Podcast

 

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The philosophy of AlexanderSound is to continue the standards set by the traditional elite studios into the modern musical climate of the small label and independent artist. We recorded the video tour and interview with record producer Phil English in June 2008.

 

record producer phil english surrounded by microphones

 

The studio was originally built by Steeleye Span drummer Nigel Pegrum and the acoustic structure of the control room remains unchanged even though the equipment has changed dramatically with Phil's arrival, in no small part due to the involvement of long term friend and self proclaimed 'Tech Monkey to the Stars' Blake Devitt.

 

 

music producer phil english gets wrapped up in cables

 

The Full English Podcast

 

Catch up with the Full English Podcast - Click here

 

 

 

pictures of alexander sound recording studios and record producer phil english

 

 

phil english guitar recording techniques video feature at alexander sound studiosRecording Guitar Tips video watch record producer phil english at alexander sound studios

 

 

MORE VIDEOS ARE IIN PRODUCTION SO COME BACK SOON FOR MORE !

Alexander Sound's new website

 



STUDIO EQUIPMENT

DDA PROFILE: 56 CH (112 INPUT AT MIX) 32 MIC INPUTS WITH 4 BAND FULLY PARAMETRIC EQ
56 CH OF UPTOWN FADER AUTOMATION


NEVE 5315 (DEVITT AUDIO CUSTOMISED)
24 CH OF 33115 EQ AND MIC PRE. DIRECT OUT ON ALL 24 CH PLUS 6 BUSSES AND 4 AUX.

 

 

OUTBOARD

PYE COMP/LIM (2)

NEVE 2254 (3)

33665 (2)

VALLEY PEOPLE GAIN BRAIN 2 (2)

DRAWER 1960 STEREO COMPRESSOR

TRIDENT STEREO LIMITER

AUDIO DEVELOPMENTS 055 (6 CH)

DRAWMER 241 STEREO COMPRESSOR

DRAWMER 221 STEREO GATE

OBAN DE-ESSER (3 CH)

CLOUD STEREO LIMITER

MXR STEREO LIMITER

DBX 160A

APHEX AURAL EXCITER

BEL BD80-S

QUANTEC ROOM SIM

KLARK TECHNIK RN-5

AKG RX-10 MED SPRING

AKG RX-20 LARGE SPRING

TC ELECTRONIC M5000

EVENTIDE H900 HARMONIZER

ZOOM RFX-1000

BEHRINGER VIRTUALIZER PRO

ROLAND SPACE ECHO

MELOS ECHO CHAMBER

WEM COPYCAT

BLAKEYBOY STEREO SINGLE STAGE MIC AMPS

NEVE PERCENTILE DISTORTION

APHEX AURAL EXCITER

BASS ENHANCER

BBE ENHANCER

MONITORING

YAMAHA NS-10M

AUDIO RESEARCH AR-18

AKG CUBES

TANNOY SUPER RED

QUESTED MAINS


MICROPHONES

NEUMAN U87 (2)

STC 4038

AKG:
C28 (2)
C414 (2)
D25
D112
C300E

GROOVE TUBES:
6TM (2)
5SC (2)

ELECTROVOICE:
RE20
COBALT CO3 (3)

SHURE:
SM7
SM58 (2)
SM57 (2)

BALL AND BISCUIT TYPE (3)

CALREC (8)

VARIOUS OTHERS...

GRAMPIAN, SONY, STC AND MORE...

 

 

 

 

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