Welcome to Calder Recordings, an established purpose built studio based in West Yorkshire. We have a passion for all things audio and with a
combination of superb equipment, experienced staff and a
great vibe, you will achieve recordings of the highest
quality without breaking your budget.
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Choosing the right studio is important! We've seen many studios come and go over the years, some rebrand, some change name, some even attempt to copy what we do!
This is what some of our clients have said..
"Delighted with what we acheived at your place and are now using the tracks behind the Amazing Bavarian Stompers Mark 2. We'll certainly be back" - Frank Chislet (The Amazing Bavarian Stompers)
"Better results than we'd hoped to achieve! Awesome." - NG26
"We had a fantastic time and will definately do it again. You offer such a unique service and in my opinion you’re not overpriced." - Lesley (Pop Star For A Day Experience)
We have and always will give you fantastic service, professionalism and most of all superb results. You'll always be in very experienced hands working with world class engineers and producers. That's why we're here.
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We're situated in the
picturesque Calder Valley, on the slopes of the Pennines
close to Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. A setting that encourages great
creativity. Within easy reach of
the M62 we are easily accessible.
The studio has 3 spacious live rooms, all with line of sight to the main control room. live room one is 550 square foot and has a vaulted ceiling and natural daylight offering superb and spacious acoustics. Live room two is 300 square foot, acoustically treated and also consists of a drum / cab acoustic riser. This room is coupled directly to live room one via double acoustic glass doors (these can operate as one huge room or acoustically isolated areas) which offer perfect line of sight for band members whilst tracking. Live room three is a spacious and luxurious vocal and amp isolation room!
Our main control room is air conditioned and fully equipped with a large format Toft Audio analogue console complete with it's fantastically musical 80B series 'British' EQ on each channel.
We have the very latest Pro Tools HD3 System packed with plugins including SSL, TL Space and more, racks of
outboard and quality monitoring.
The room has been acoustically designed with guidance from Dr Bruno Fazenda (Salford University Acoustic Research). This has resulted in a neutral and non-fatiguing working environment, your mixes will transpose well anywhere!
We have a wide selection of quality microphones including
Neumann, Calrec, Rode, Sennheiser & AKG along with a few vintage classics!
We use the very best Microphone pre-amps (maintained in tip top condition by Garreth Connor of GJC Designs) to capture the 'complete' sound in the analogue domain. We also have some stunning pieces of high end outboard.
We have a separate Mastering Suite This room is fully
networked to the main control room.
It gets better..
Added to that, we have free fresh coffee and other refreshments, ample free parking, chill out area, free WIFI, Playstation, DVDs, plenty of countryside to admire and more! Several quality restaurants, inns and B&B’s serve the
area. In addition there are 4* self catering appartments 5 minutes from the studio! We can arrange the bookings for you as part of any session.For A DayExperience
Call us now on 01422 881 815 to make
an appointment to have a look round and discuss your project.