Recording Studios

Three recording studios across two sites

Studios 1 & 2 (Physics & Engineering Technology Building)

  • Two recording studios with a shared live room
  • Multi-purpose, ideal for recording bands and mixing
  • Used in the teaching and assessment of our undergraduate course

Genesis 6 Studio (York Science Park)

  • Single recording studio with a small, dedicated live room
  • Ideal for post-production and surround sound work
  • Used primarily for research into low-latency audio and immersive spatial mixing workflows

Surround Sound

5.1 and 7.1.4 surround sound systems

Genelec surround sound speaker systems calibrated for each studio's response.

Audio Over IP

Focusrite Dante Interfaces

The latest audio hardware from Focusrite, paired with high-quality pre-amps to deliver low latency audio over the local network.

Dual Monitoring

Genelec and Yamaha studio monitors

Genelec 8040 and Yamaha NS10 monitors allow for critical listening when playing back mixes.


Large TVs for sound-to-picture work

All studios and live rooms equipped with HD TV screens to facilitate fast studio workflows and work for film & TV.

Control Surfaces

AVID control surfaces

To improve mixing workflows and allow users to get hands-on with their mixes.

Instrument Library

Variety of musical instruments

Large instrument library complete with guitars, amplifiers, electric pianos, synthesiser and drum kits from the likes of Nord, Vox, Pearl and Fender.

Software Library

Wealth of cutting-edge software

Steinberg Nuendo, Cubase Pro, Pro Tools, Reaper, Ableton Live Studio and plug-ins from iZotope.

Microphone Library

100 + Microphones

An array of microphones, suitable for a range of studio and live applications.


Studios 1 & 2 (Physics & Engineering Technology Building)

Genesis 6 Studio (York Science Park)