Services | Engineers
We are happy to take on your project at whatever stage you wish.
Many people work here from start to finish, but we welcome different
kinds of collaborations. You might want to record some of your
tracks at home and add them in here, or record all your tracks
elsewhere and come here to mix or master, or bring a project
that you started somewhere else and finish it off here. We've
dealt with all these situations, and we'll work with you to
ensure file/media compatibility and as snafu-free a transition
or email us to talk about the details. Even the most unconventional-seeming
arrangements often end with great results.
mp3s don't represent true audio quality, we have a demo CD
of projects recorded in our studio available on request.
hourly rate: $75
We do not offer bulk, day, weekly, or package rates.
Please see our more detailed
PDF for information on remote live recording and production.
by appointment only, throughout the week. Call or email us
to discuss your project or to come for a visit. We recommend
scheduling studio time as far in advance as possible.
Remote live recording
Woodwind, string, vocal, synth, keyboard and percussion parts
References to local professional musicians available for hire
Media transfer (eg. album or reel-to-reel tape to CD)
Read has been recording album and cd releases since 1981
in a succession of studios he has built to do both personal
music projects and to record and produce for others. See
discography here. For a long time he changed the name
of the studio for every release, a perverse practice mainly
for his own entertainment. Among others: Black Hole of Calcutta,
The Minstrel Hut, Eleven Eleven, Grey Mountain, and simply
Bobby Read's Studio, before settling down to Small World Audio.
has come on board as assistant engineer.