Studio One

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Studio One


Photo credit: ©2012 Bryan Ferry under YouTube License (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFJlwg_eS0I)
Studio One is a private facility owned by Bryan Ferry. It's a studio/office complex located at Avonmore Place in Olympia, London, England W14 8RY.

The studio is exclusively used by Bryan Ferry, and is not available commercially for renting.

History

Bryan Ferry built the studio over more than twenty years; it consists of six different spaces he bought section by section from various owners.

both Bryan Ferry's Olympia album from 2010 and his album Avonmore (released in November 2014) were recorded in the Studios One.

Studio

The facility consist of three rooms, the first dedicated to recording, the second is the control room, the third serves as storage facility for keyboards and computers. Most of the gear and the mixing desk are analog.

Rooms

  • Control Room
  • Performance Area
  • Storage

Console

  • Solid State Logic 4000 G+

Gear

  • Roland RE-301 Chorus-Echo
  • Roland RE-201 Space Echo
  • Roland VP-330 Vocoder Plus
  • Roland Jupiter-8 (Roland's first professional analog synthesizer)
  • Native Instruments Maschine MKI (a loop-based interactive sequencer and sampler)
  • Universal Audio’s Teletronix LA-2A Classic Level Collection (a compressor)
  • Dene Jesmond PPM's (controller)
  • Avalon VT-737SP (a vacuum tube based microphone preamplifier, with an on board compressor and EQ)
  • Mesa Boogie cabinets
  • Fender cabinets
  • Fender & Gibson guitars
  • Yamaha Grand Piano
  • AKG Headphones

Drumset

  • Zildjian Cymbals
  • Remo Drum Heads
  • Yamaha Drums


Material Produced

Albums

The following album(s) have been partially recorded in Studio One. Check album page for details.

Prince & 3rdEyeGirl

Songs

The details of songs recorded at Studio One are not available at present time.

Trivia

  • None


References

  • Description:
Bryan Ferry - The Making of "Olympia" Filmed, Produced and Edited by Isaac Ferry (Bryan Ferry YouTube account: 9 December, 2013)
Bryan Ferry talks to Dieter Meier by EB team (Electronic Beat: 7 December, 2011)
Olympian Heights: Bryan Ferry Talks To Chris Roberts by Chris Roberts (The Quietus: 18 November, 2010)