The Red Studio


The Red Studio is the perfect studio for tracking or mixing. With a wealth of natural light in it’s control room and a world class design, this room sounds great and has the atmosphere to match.


This studio combines vintage with the modern – Replacing a desk with a myriad of top of the range analogue gear classics- including Neve 1073 and API 3124mb+ preamps, Tube-Tech and Urei compressors, plus a vintage Fairchild 670 compressor.


All the best vintage microphones, from the world-class collection at Sarm are available. Originals from Neumann, AKG, Sennheiser, Shure etc; lovingly maintained and serviced over the years by our experience tech staff.


A top of the range Pro Tools HDX rig, runs at blistering speeds on a new solid-state 6-core Mac Pro. Featuring an incredible selection of plugins from companies such as Waves, Soundtoys and AudioEase, as well as the latest and greatest virtual instrument bundles from Native Instruments; Komplete 10 Ultimate. In addition to the industry standard Pro Tools software, the latest version of Logic Pro X is installed and shares the same third-party plugins.


All about the modern studio environment, the live room in Red is perfectly balanced whether recording on our beautiful Yamaha Upright Piano, vocals or live drums.



Sarm Music Village has a central patchbay between all the studios… meaning you have access to all our live rooms and instruments, no matter which room you’re working in. 



6 core Intel Xeon Mac Pro
Pro Tools HDX 1 System running 10.3.9 + 11.2.1 + 12.3.1
Logic Pro X
512SSD System Drive + OSX 10.9.5 Mavericks
Avid 16 I/O Interface


Dangerous Monitor ST Controller
Genelec 1237a + Genelec 7070a Subwoofers
Yamaha NS10M + Studer A68 Power Amplifier


Neve 1073 2-channels
API 3124mb+ 4-channels
Focusrite Red 1
Prism Masalec MMA-4XR 4-channels


Tube-Tech CL1B
Urei 1176LN
Avalon AD2044 Stereo
Neve 34628 Stereo
Neve 2250/E 2-Channel Stereo Compressor
Urei LA-3A 2-Channel Compressor
Empirical Labs Distressor (with Brit Mod)
DBX 160x Compressor


GML Model 8200 Parametric EQ
2x API 550a
K&H UE400 Stereo Parametric EQ


Yamaha Upright Piano
Akai MPK 88 Controller Keyboard [Floating]
Nord 88 Key Stage Keyboard [Floating]
Fender Precision Bass [Floating]
Gibson Les Paul [Floating]
Takamine Acoustic Guitar [Floating]
Gibson J-45 Acoustic Guitar [Floating]
Native Instruments Maschine Studio [Floating]
Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol 61 Keyboard [Floating]
2 x Avid S3 Pro Tools 16 Fader Control Surface [Floating]



AKG C12 x1
AKG C12a x3
AKG C414 x1
AKG C414 B-ULS x2
AKG C414 EB x 2
AKG C451EB x3
AKG C28a x1
AKG D12 x5
AKG D19 x1
AKG D20 x10
AKG D202 ES x5
AKG D224E x5
AKG D24 x1
AKG D25 x5

B&K 4006 x2
B&K 4007 x1
B&K 4011 x1
BeyerDynamic M160 x1
BeyerDynamic M201N x4
BeyerDynamic M500 x3
BeyerDynamic M88 x5
Calrec CM1051C x1
Calrec CM652 x2
Coles 4038 x5
Coles STC x1
Crown PZM x5
ElectroVoice PL20 x1
Electro Voice RE20 x3
Neumann Km184 x2

Neumann Kmi84 x4
Neumann SM69 X2
Neumann U47 x5
Neumann U67 x4
Neumann U87 x7
Neumann M149 x2
Pearl RD-34 x1
Schoeps CMT1051C x1
Sennheiser MD421 x8
Sennheiser MD441 x3
Sennheiser MS10p x1
Shure 55SW x1
Shure BETA58a x2
Shure BETA87a x1
Shure SM57 x5

Shure SM7B x2
Shure Unidyne x1
Sony C-35P x1
Sony C-36P x1
Velocity RCA 144 x1
Yamaha NS10 x2


Avid Pro Compressor
Avid Pro Limiter
Avid Classic Compressors Bundle
Avid Pultec Bundle
Avid BF Voce Bundle
Avid ReVibe II
Avid AIR Tools Bundle
Antares Auto-Tune 8
Audioease Altiverb 7
Celemony Melodyne Editor 2
iZotope Ozone 6 Advanced
Kush Clariphonic DSP MkII
Kush Electra DSP
Kush Pusher
Kush UBK-1
Native Instruments Komplete 10 Ultimate
Native Instruments Maschine Studio
Serato Pitch ’n Time Pro
Softube Classic Channel Bundle
Soundtoys Native FX Bundle
Sly-Fi Axis
Sly-Fi Deflector
Sly-Fi Kaya
Synchro Arts VocAlign Project
Waves Gold V9 Bundle
Waves SSL4000 Collection V9 Bundle