Manchester's legendary recording studio, based just outside the city centre, offers a unique recording experience for the up-and-coming artist to the seasoned recording musician. Our truly unique vintage mixing desk, selection of premium microphones, massive 32x24ft live room,dedicated vocal booth as well as our chill out area… make the ideal environment for our clients to get creative and productive. Whether you're a band, solo artist, rapper, choir, voice over artist or anyone else requiring high quality professional audio - We offer an affordable service with results we're confident you'll be pleased with.
Formerly owned by New Order(See The Perfect Kiss video directed by Jonathan Demme), VIBE has welcomed much of Manchester’s musical elite over the years; The Stone Roses, The Happy Mondays, Inspiral Carpets, Doves, Badly Drawn Boy and more recently James.It has continued to be a popular and important facility for bands, artists and music minded people across the city and beyond.
Recording Studio Equipment
Unique, hand-wired MIDAS recording console with 18 channels of class A pre-amps, featuring a gorgeous British EQ. The 005 and 003 MIDAS channel strips that both feature on our console, are as sought after as the high-end vintage Neve and SSL channel strips. Together with our premium antelope analog to digital conversion - we offer truly high end, vintage class-A recording.
Watch studio owner Martin, talking to MIDAS about our desk in more depth here 👇
⚠️⚠️⚠️ Please don’t put the postcode into your satnav sometimes, it can take you to the big TESCO car park behind us - which is in the centre of a one way system, and requires a full loop round before getting back onto Bury Old Road (A665) again.
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