Find an artist for your event...

alive hq recording studios recording studio staffordshire

Alive HQ Recording Studios

Recording Studio based in Staffordshire

Price from £304 + VAT
One of the premier mixing and recording studios in the Midlands, located just off junction 15 of the M6 in Staffordshire, with a stunning SSL 4000G+ mixing console, ATC monitoring, Pro Tools HDX2 & a huge collection of boutique outboard & instruments.

Check availability

Line up:

Default lineup: 1 performer

◦ SSL 4048G+ with Total Recall & Ultimation ◦ Pro Tools HDX2 with Lynx Aurora Converters ◦ ATC SCM50 PRO monitoring ◦ Neve / Manley / API / Heritage Audio / Universal Audio / Avalon / SSL / Oram / Slate Pro / Focusrite / TL Audio / Drawmer / DBX outboard ◦ Great sounding live room / overdub booth and great mic collection

Alive HQ is the in-house SSL equipped recording studio based within the Alive Network Entertainment Agency office complex in Staffordshire. The studio is primarily used to record in-house bands and artists but our doors are open to the wider music community.

Visit Alive HQ's dedicated web site here for full details >

At a glance:

* SSL 4048G+ mixing console with Total Recall & Ultimation
* ATC SCM50 Pro monitors
* Pro Tools HDX2
* Avid Sync HD and Konnektor
* Lynx Aurora converters
* Neve / Manley / Shadow Hills / API / Heritage Audio / Universal Audio / Avalon / Millennia / Focusrite outboard
* 16 channel artist personal headphone monitoring
* Wide selection of digital plugins
* Excellent microphone collection
* Matchless / Two Rock / Mesa Boogie / Cornford amps
* Large live room and large overdub booth


Rates are always negotiable depending on your requirements and for regular bands/clients, so please call for a personalised quote.

Ball park rates for window shoppers are …………

£500 per day (24 hour lock out)
£300 per day (8 hour session – 9am to 5pm / 6pm to 2am – no lockout)
£200 ½ day (4 hours)

All prices INCLUDE one of our top engineers.

Services & Packages

EP package 1 (Unsigned or independent)
8 days (4 days recording / 4 days mixing – all off-peak no lockout)

Album package 1 (Unsigned or independent)
14 days (24 hour lockout / 7 days recording / 7 days mixing & mastering)

Album package 2 (Unsigned or independent)
14 days (7 days recording with 24 hour lockout, 7 days mixing off peak no lockout)

Album package 3 (Unsigned or independent)
14 days (7 days recording, 7 days mixing – all off peak no lockout)

Mixing and Mastering Packages

EP Mixing & mastering package (Unsigned)
6 days – non attended (off peak no lockout), 5 tracks max.

Album Mixing & mastering package (Unsigned)
11 days – non attended (off peak no lockout), 12 tracks max.

Low Cost Mastering Packages

EP Mastering (Unsigned)
5 tracks

Album mastering (Unsigned)
12 tracks

All prices INCLUDE one of our top engineers.
All the above prices are subject to VAT at the current rate.

SSL Recording and Mixing Studio Midlands, UK 


Choose any of the following booking options when you hire Alive HQ Recording Studios from Alive Network

  • £100 per day discount for Alive Network member artists Deduct £100

Wedding Entertainment Prices: What Can You Get For Your Mone...

Budgeting for a wedding is one of the trickiest parts to get right. It’s pretty unusual to nail it first time but Alive... Read more...

How To Make Your Wedding More Fun

According to a recent survey, 70% of brides and grooms want their wedding to be described as fun and that's just what Alive N... Read more...

Vintage Wedding Entertainment Ideas

If you're looking for an on-trend theme for your wedding that looks great, look to the past! Vintage and retro weddings are a... Read more...

Fun Wedding Entertainment Inspiration

Wedding entertainment isn't just about the evening party, it's also about entertaining your guests throughout the day, so the... Read more...

Top 10 Wedding Entertainers For Hire 2017

Check out this list of our top ten hot entertainment picks for this year's wedding parties! Chosen by Alive Network's staff b... Read more...

25 Sizzling Ideas for Summer Wedding Entertainment

Make the most of the sunshine and delight your guests with the best in British summertime entertainment for your wedding day ... Read more...

Top 10 'Wow Factor' Entertainers

The wow factor. Liberally used by estate agents discussing island kitchens, but actually pretty elusive in reality.  By ... Read more...

10 Types of Bands You Can Hire From Alive Network

Can't decide what type of live band will suit your wedding, corporate event or private party the best? Alive Network have cre... Read more...

The Hairy Bikers join our Ice Sculpture team!

BBC 2's The Hairy Bikers were keeping cool last week as they received a crash course in ice carving with our amazing Ice Scul... Read more...

Recently viewed artists...