Our live studio room has space for up to five people to practise together. Featuring excellent acoustics and with all equipment hire included in the price, we have everything you need for great rehearsal sessions. We can even provide a technician to operate the control room equipment and ensure everything is working exactly as it should.

Gary Moore Blues Experience in the Studio

about the Studio

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When you arrive at the studio, the first room you will enter is the control room (12.8sqm), which doubles up as a waiting room, complete with sofa, refreshments and free WIFI. Through the door is the acoustically treated live room (11.3sqm). A large acoustic window separates the two rooms.

  • Shure SM58s & Sennheiser E845 Dynamic Mics
  • Shure SM57 Instrument Mics
  • AKG Drum Mics
  • Fender Twin Reverb + effects pedals
  • Shure SRH440 Headphones
  • EV Electro Voice Speakers
  • DI boxes and plenty of cables
  • Mic and Music Stands
  • Yamaha CP4 Digital Piano
  • Roland Juno DS-76 Keyboard Synth
  • Roland TD25K V-Drums + Superior Drummer kits
  • US Fender Stratocaster
  • Ibanez GRS200 Bass
  • Yamaha CPX-700 II Acoustic Guitar

The control room contains the mixing equipment and an effects rack, to ensure you have the mix you want in your headphones or from the EV speakers in the Live Room. A techncian will help you getting this set up and running, and can man the desk through your sessions if required.

The equipment includes:

  • Studiocraft LX7ii 32 Channel Analogue Desk
  • Cymatic uTrack 24 Channel Multi-Track Recorder
  • Behringer X32 Rack
  • Pair of KRK Rokit RP5 G3’s (For Tracking)
  • Presonus Studio One 4 DAW
  • 24-channel XLR snake (leads to Live Room)

For more information on recording, check out our page here.

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Our Prices

Rehearsal sessions are for a minimum of 3 hours and will include setup and takedown. One of us will be on hand to help get everything ready for your session. Our day rate is for 12 hours.

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Meet the Team

Phin Hall

Phin set up HMS in 1994, focusing on tuition, composition and recording. He heads up the tuition side of the studio, and is often to be found on the live side of the glass and gigging with local bands.

David Hall

David joined HMS following completion of his BTEC in media. He has worked as a sound engineer and audio editor since 2013. He heads up the recording and rehearsal side of the studio, and runs the desk for most sessions.