Music Base is a brand new creative music centre for Edinburgh. In addition to 6 purpose built rehearsal rooms, the centre also houses an extensive tuition suite with 4 large tuition rooms and media office suites, 2 state of the art recording studios, an acoustic live lounge with bar and a 1000 sq ft multi use function area. Music Base is run by David Whitmey, whose CV includes Take That, Mika, The Wanted, Annie Lennox, KT Tunstall and many more.

Music Base is a brand new creative music centre for Edinburgh. In addition to 6 purpose built rehearsal rooms, the centre also houses an extensive tuition suite with 4 large tuition rooms and media office suites, 2 state of the art recording studios, an acoustic live lounge with bar and a 1000 sq ft multi use function area. Music Base is run by David Whitmey, whose CV includes Take That, Mika, The Wanted, Annie Lennox, KT Tunstall and many more.

rehearsal rooms

- 6 large purpose built, acoustically treated rehearsal rooms.

- Brand new state of the art equipment in all rooms (October 2014).

- In addition to a brand new PA system and mics, room price includes 5 Piece Drum Kit, Bass amp, and 2 Guitar amps.

- Instruments available to hire.

Opening hours 10:00 - 24:00 hrs, 7 days a week.
Price: £10 per hour before 4pm monday-friday. £13 per hour all other times (3 hours for £28 deal available Sat-Sun).

  • An Ashdown Amp
  • A Fender Amp
  • One of our Rehearsal rooms
  • lezille
  • A Mapex Amp

gear list

each room includes:

  • Mackie Thump 15 1000 watt PA system
  • Mackie ProFX12 Mixer with onboard FX and unique USB self record option
  • 2 Beyerdynamic TGV50d Microphones and Boom stands
  • 2 Fender Champ 100 Watt Guitar Amps
  • Ashdown ABM500 evo iii Bass Head
  • Ashdown ABM 2 by 15 Bass Cabinets
  • Mapex Mars 5 piece drum kit

Address:

125 Great junction Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

tuition

Musicbase are proud to unveil the brand new Access All Areas Music School.

A brand new educational facility for edinburgh redefining the standard in music tuition. Featuring the best names in the Scottish Music Industry, Guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, drums and vocal tuition from £20 per lesson.

AAA Music School is different to standard music tuition in that we are able to provide a platform for our students to progress from initial lessons into band development workshops, to recording their music in a professional studio - all under one roof. We even have photo and video studios within our creative centre for those who have ambitions to record and release!

As well as structured lessons, AAA Music School holds seasonal Rock Schools, workshops and masterclasses which allow our students to engage into the wider music industry which is right on their doorstep.

For more info visit www.music-baseaaa.com or call 07900 684560

recording

At Music base Edinburgh we boast a brand new, state of the art recording studio at The Headroom.

The Headroom is your one-stop music production studio for professional and emergent artists. With world class, industry standard equipment and highly experienced producers, The Headroom offers competitive prices on multi-track and live recording, mixing and mastering.

Expertly designed by audio engineers, our control room is linked to our two large live areas to offer maximum flexibility to suit your needs.

We also prioritise the long term development of emerging artists and our in-house producers David Whitmey and Jonee Duggan have been behind some of Scotland's most exciting successes in recent years.

We can offer:

  • Single/EP/Album production
  • Full band Demos
  • Mixing/Mastering
  • Voiceover
  • Recording studio ‘experience’ packages

Our prices start from £25 per hour (or £200 per day). Prices can be negotiated for larger production/album projects. For more information, or to discuss your personal recording requirements please contact info@music-base.co.uk or call us on 0131 555 4094

  • The Control Room
  • Headroom

Small selection of current gear used in our studio:

  • Apple Mac computers running Logic pro 8 and Pro Tools 10 with extensive plug ins
  • RME Fireface Interface
  • Focusrite ISA 220 and Focusrite 828 preamps
  • SE Gemini and SE1A, Rode NTK, Shure SM58/57 and Beyerdynamic Microphones
  • KRK VXT6, Yamaha NS10 and Genelec Monitors.

Our producers

Jonee Duggan: has a knack for creating a sound that gets peoples attention. He has received award nominations for his work as in-house engineer/producer at Verden Studios; where he worked with Spook School, MC Soom T, Sandra MacBeth, Jill Jackson and labels including Cloudberry, Matinee and Wagram Records. He has also worked with emerging artists Lorraine & The Borderlands, Blank Canvas, Gillespie & Wolfe, Calum Beattie, The Gillespie Brothers, and Megan D to create career-defining productions.

David Whitmey: Dave Whitmey has spent 15 years in the London/US music industry. He has worked on projects with artists such as Mika, Take That, KT Tunstall, Sugababes, The Saturdays, The Wanted, Union J, Little Mix, Lawson, 10cc and many more. He has also been involved in the careers of many local artists including Callum Beattie, Momac, Johnny brown, Hugh Kelly, Greg Pearson and Megan D.

media

Music Base is home to music management and related companies. See below for current clients.

artists currently working with music base

the wanted

The Wanted

Young Fathers

Young Fathers

Ward Tomas

Ward Thomas

Lawson

Lawson

news

24/10/14 - Film your jam with our GoPro pack!

Use GoPros to capture your jams, film entire sets and make creative video content for your youtube and Facebook page. 4 GoPros for only £10 per hour. Ask at reception next time you are in!

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