RECORDING & REHEARSAL STUDIOS
BLACKMARKET STUDIOS was run by Calum Marshall in 1992 - 1993. A compilation album, "One", was released in 1993.
BRIGBEAT STUDIOS was a small studio in Bonnybridge run in the mid-1990's by David & Charles Bennie of the band A Rose For Emily. A compilation album of bands who had recorded there was released in 1996, entitled "A Night On The Tiles".
THE BUNKER is run by Homegrown Productions recording studio, and offers two good-sized rooms, kitted out with quality gear (Guitar amps and cabs by Marshall, bass amps by Ashdown, Premier drumkits, Shure SM58 mics through Wharfdale and Peavey PA systems. Prices are £8 per hour, and information can be obtained on 01324 815982.
DAVID DOWELL DRUM TUITION: Falkirk's first custom drum rehearsal / tuition studio has been opened by David Dowell. Situated in Ladysmill Industrial Estate ("the slaughterhouse" for older readers, "next to the skate park" for younger ones), Dowell offers lessons from beginners to experts, including official SQA qualifications up to Advanced Higher. For more information, phone David on 07949969934.
HOMEGROWN STUDIOS (Tel/Fax: 01324 562897) is a recording studio found in the rural setting of Todhill Farm, near Larbert and Falkirk in central Scotland. The studio provides a relaxed, naturally lit environment for all types of artists. At Homegrown they can provide CD replication & mastering services (Fully PQ coded quality CD-Rs for short runs, artwork & designs for CD covers, websites for bands (biography, songs converted to mp3 format, pages promoted on major search engines, domain name), free & safe parking. The studio contains Pro-Tools digital recording & editing with automated mixdown, Soundtracs Topaz 24-8-2 mixer, Audio Technica AT4050 condenser mic, AKG D112 Bass / Drum Mic, AKG D12E Bass/Drum Mic, AKG C451E Studio condenser mics, AKG C2000B studio condenser, Octava studio condensers, Reslo ribbon mic, Sennheiser MD421s, Shure SM 57/58s, Yamaha NS 10M Studio Monitors, Pre-production facilities with Drumkit, Backline and P.A., Marshall & AMPEG amplification, Yamaha Q2031 Graphic Equaliser, TL Audio 5021 Valve Compressor, Roland SH101, Casio CZ101, Lowery electric organ, Apple Mac Motu Fastlane and Pro-Tools, Korg ES1 sampler, Roland R5 Human Rythymn Composer, Yamaha CS1X Control Synthesizer, & Lexicon Reverb Unit. Pricing - £20 per hour including CD master.
KERSIEBANK COMMUNITY PROJECT: Non profit making community run rehearsal studio within Kersiebank Communty Project, which has recently been upgraded with new speakers, mixer and a new bass amp. New microphones can be obtained from Drew (at reception) when you go in. To book call 01324 508750. The address is:Kersiebank Community Project, Oxgang Road, Grangemouth, FK3 9EF
MEADOWS RECORDING STUDIOS was situated in the old slaughterhouse next to the Meadows in Falkirk, and was a 16 track studio run by Don Jack during the 1980's.
NEBULASOUNDS RECORDING STUDIOS was opened by John Fallon in 2007, and boasts a 24 track recorder, sound proofing and air conditioning. The studio is situated at 6B Winchester Road, Denny, and can be contacted on 01324 820973. More details can be found at http://www.nebulasounds.co.uk
PERFECT PITCH RECORDINGS (Tel 07739 071785) is a demo studio which specialises in working with singers, especially those with backing tracks. They also do DJ tuition, as well as editing and mastering.
POUND STUDIOS: Falkirk/Stirling based, from 1997.
THE STUDIO: Falkirk based studio opened in 1999 by John McKenna.