New Facilities at the Department of Music

Studios and Production

Our flagship SSL Studio leads the way for your production needs.

SSL Studio

The new studio includes a large live room with a Steinway piano and two isolation booths. The control room is based around an SSL Duality Delta, Dynaudio M3 Monitors, Pro Tools HDX a wide selection of plugins and outboard equipment. It is also connected to our large rehearsal and performance teaching space The Music Hub directly above.

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Take a 360° tour of the control room!

Take a 360° tour of the live room!

SPL Mastering Studio

The SPL Mastering Studio provides the perfect listening environment to fine tune your audio production. Built into the workstation are three state of the art mastering processors designed by SPL. Plus a host of software and external hardware powered through an apple iMac Pro and Antelope Orion audio interface.

The ATC active monitor loudspeakers are ideal for critical listening allowing you to detail your mixes in the final stages of your project with precision and clarity.

Electronic Music Research Studio

The EMR Studio is a fully sound proofed and treated studio for surround sound mixing, electronic music composition and sound design research. At the centre is a Mac Pro and Antelope Orion connected to over 20 Genelec monitor speakers.

Take a 360° tour of the Electronic Music Research Studio!

Recording / production studios

The department has three sound-proofed, acoustically treated studios with industry standard control surfaces, surround sound systems, outboard racks and a selection of softwareGames Research Lab

Our department has a dedicated space for students to research video game music and sound. This space features several platforms, including the Playstation 4 (with PSVR), Playstation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, an Alienware Gaming PC, and two Mac Workstations, as well as a diverse library of games.

Equipment Preamps and outboard
  • Pro Tools 12 HDX with Avid S6
  • Logic
  • Max/MSP/Jitter
  • Native Instruments complete
  • Focusrite
  • Warm Audio
  • Wes Audio
  • Neve
  • Maag
  • Drawmer
  • TLA
  • Lexicon
  • Focusrite
  • Warm Audio
  • Wes Audio
  • Neve
  • Maag
  • Drawmer
  • TLA
  • Lexicon
Plug-ins Microphones
  • Waves
  • Autotune
  • Melodyne
  • GRM Tools
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Sibelius
  • AVID S6
  • RAVEN MTi
  • Genelec Monitoring (1038 in 5.1 Surround)
  • Neumann
  • AKG
  • Shure
  • Soundfield
  • Sennheiser
  • Neumann
  • AKG
  • Shure
  • Soundfield
  • Sennheiser