Audio & Music Studios

The audio and music facilities at Bucks have been designed to help you learn, create and reach your full potential in your chosen area.

Our state of the art recording studios give you access to the space and technology you need, from individual edit rooms up to large Pro Tools HD studios with attached live rooms and vocal booths.

  • Studios 1 and 2 boast Avid D-Command control surfaces and 24 channels of Focusrite ISA828 microphone preamps.
  • Studios three and four (Edit 6) are based around Digidesign C|24 surfaces.
  • The edit booths are equipped with microphone preamps from Digidesign (HD Omni).
  • Our microphone stock includes Sennheiser, Neumann, AKG, Shure, Rode and Electrovoice.
  • Studio monitoring includes 5.1 systems by Genelec and stereo systems by KRK.

All studios feature a full range of plug-ins including RX3, Ozone6, Komplete and Speakerphone.

Audio recording options

Our impressive recording centre is comprised of four fully equipped control rooms plus two large, linked live rooms, as well as four live vocal / overdub booths.

Studio 1 is 38m2 in size and is connected to a 48m2 live area and an 18m2 live booth. Other live rooms and booths can be connected by prior arrangement with the Studio Manager. The control room has sight lines to studio 3, live rooms 1 & 2, and live booths 1 & 3.

The studio includes:

  • Digidesign ICON D-Command 24-fader control surface desk with producers extension
  • Genelec 8250A DSP monitoring systems
  • Neumann KH120A nearfield monitors
  • 3x Focusrite ISA828 microphone preamps (24 channels)
  • Mac Pro 4.1 Quad Core 2.93Ghz 8GB RAM
  • Pro Tools HD10 & 11
  • Avid 16x16 & 8x8x8 HDX HD I/O
  • Drawmer valve EQ
  • TL Audio loudness meters
  • TL Audio valve compressor
  • Universal Audio UAD2 firewire DSP Quad custom with full range of plug-ins

Studio 2 has a control room of 38m2 and is connected to a 48m2 live area. The control room has sight lines to studios 1 & 2, and live booths 1, 2 & 3.

The studio includes:

  • Digidesign ICON D-Command 24-fader control surface desk
  • Genelec 5.1 Surround monitoring system
  • KRK VXT6 nearfield monitors
  • Mac Pro 5.1 Quad Core 2.8Ghz  8GB RAM
  • Pro Tools HD10 & 1
  • Avid16x16 & 8x8x8 HDX HD I/
  • TL Audio loudness meters
  • Universal Audio UAD2 firewire DSP Quad custom with full range of plug-ins

Studio 3 has a control room of 25m2 and is connected to a 20m2 live area. Other live rooms and booths can be connected by prior arrangement with the studio manager. The control room has sight lines to studio 1 and live room 1.

The studio includes:

  • Digidesign C|24 control surface desk
  • Focusrite Octipre microphone pramps
  • Genelec 5.1 Surround monitoring system
  • KRK VXT6 nearfield monitors
  • Mac Pro 5.1 Quad Core 2.8Ghz 8GB RAM
  • Pro Tools HD10 & 11
  • Avid 8x8x8 HDX HD I/O
  • TL Audio loudness meters
  • Universal Audio UAD2 firewire DSP Quad custom with full range of plug-ins

Studio 4 is 18m2 and includes:

  • Digidesign C|24 control surface desk
  • Genelec 8030B stereo monitors
  • KRK VXT6 nearfield monitors
  • Focusrite liquid channel
  • iMac 27” 3.2Ghz 8GB RAM
  • Pro Tools HD Native 10 & 11
  • Avid HD Omni interface/preamps

Project suites

Facilities also include two project suites, each containing an Avid Artist Mix control surface, KRK Rockit 6 monitors, Avid HD Omni interface/preamps, iMac 27” 3.2Ghz 8GB RAM, and Pro Tools HD Native 10 & 11.