Recording

Mike currently works out of Hackney Road Studio in Hoxton.

The studio has a Neve and an SSL room equipped for different tracking purposes, alongside some stunning outboard gear, vintage microphones and a wonderful instrument collection.
The live room has a Blüthner Aliquot Grand piano, as well as a Premier Birch drum kit, a selection of snares, and a variety of guitars and amps, including Fenders, Marshall and Vox amps.

In addition to the studio’s equipment, Mike has built up a small collection of rare and boutique microphones which are available at no additional cost with all bookings.

Rates:

£150 / 4-hours inclusive of studio hire.
or
£20 / hour exclusive of studio hire.

Selected studio microphone list
Neumann U87 P48
Neumann KM84i
Neumann M147 Tube
AKG C12vr
2 x AKG C414
RCA 44bx
RCA KU3a
2 x Coles 4040
2 x Coles (STC) 4038

Mike’s selected microphone list
2 x Ear Trumpet Labs Edwina large diaphragm condenser microphone
2 x Sontronics STC1 small diaphragm condenser microphone, with cardioid and omni capsules
sE RNR1 ribbon microphone
Reslo RBT/H ribbon microphone
Heil PR20 dynamic microphone
2 x Heil PR30 dynamic microphone
Heil PR35 dynamic microphone
Heil PR40 dynamic microphone
Shure 520D dynamic microphone
Shure 55 dynamic microphone
2 x Oktava MD-80m dynamic microphone

Selected preamp list
2 x CAPI VP28 preamps
Universal Audio LA-610 mkII channel strip
Audio Kitchen The Big Trees 2.5W valve amp