Music Base is a brand new creative music centre for Edinburgh. In addition to 4 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 4 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

- 4 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).

One of the musicbase rehearsal rooms

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

At Music Base we house an additional 3000 sq ft tuition centre with specialist tutors covering Vocals, Guitar, Bass guitar, Drums and keyboards/piano.

our tutors

Here's a list of current tutor companies working within Music Base: You can contact them directly for more info/prices/availability.

recording

At Music base Edinburgh we boast a brand new, state of the art recording facility at the noise floor™. Expertly designed by audio engineers, our control room is linked to our two large live areas to offer maximum flexibility to suit your needs.

Our in-house producers at Music Base have an impressive CV of both local and internationally acclaimed artists and can cover styles from pop through to singer songwriter and rock.

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

Some of the musicbase recording equipment

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

David Chisholm: David has spent the last 5 years working with some of the best upcoming local artists, helping to develop and produce their sound for radio play, singles, EPs and albums. Bands including King Eider, Man Of Moon, The Last September and Vasquez. He has also produced albums for artists including Scottish folk legend Ivan Drever, West End actor and former Pop Idol, Noel Sullivan, as well as commercial voiceover work and production for major motion picture.

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, Greg Pearson and Megan D.

media

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

Beattie Management

contact Beattie Management @ beattieofficial@gmail.com

 

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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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