Marshall opens his very first recording studio, featuring Gibson and Fender guitars and a classic Neve mixer
Best known for its industry-leading guitar amps – and more recently headphones, jukeboxes, guitar stools, and a host of other non-amp related gear – Marshall is a true powerhouse in the audio world. .
And its presence in the sphere has just grown, following the unveiling of the all new – and rather brilliant – Marshall Studio.
Located at the company’s headquarters in Milton Keynes, England, the facility is described as a ‘state-of-the-art recording and mixing studio’, and is centered around a classic Neve 8048 mixing console from the 70s and a large concert hall.
Modified and customized for the studio by specialist Neve Blake Devitt, the console is designed to “meet modern standards while remaining sympathetic to what made the original so special.”
The studio also has enough gear to satisfy most guitarists, including a pair of Gibson electric guitars – a Les Paul Traditional and ES-335 – two Fender guitars – a Stratocaster and a Telecaster, of course – and a Yamaha FG acoustic guitar. Series.
As you might expect, the amps available are exclusively Marshall, but there is a lot to choose from. The list includes a 1962 Bluesbreaker, a JCM800 2203, an Origin 20C and many more.
Musicians can also use two bass guitars – a Fender P-Bass and an Ultra Jazz Bass – and a plethora of drum equipment.
There’s also tons of external gear – including a Universal Audio 1176LN compressor / limiter and LA-2A optical tube compressor – a selection of studio-grade microphones and a trio of monitoring options, including the favorite. sought after studios, the Yamaha NS10.
For more information or to make a reservation, go to Marshal.