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Education & Heritage

  • Hallamshire Traditions
    A freelance company working in heritage focused activities and dedicated to advocacy for all things folk.
    Suppliers of high quality publications and resources for all areas of the Folk and Traditional Arts. The company works within the folk arts and supplies end-users with a range of value for money projects which serve to promote the client organisations. Hallamshire Traditions are able to put many years of expertise into all manner of educational, promotional, cultural and participatory projects.
    Email: admin@hallamtrads.co.uk
    Website: http://www.hallamtrads.co.uk/
Organisation, development, PR Journalism
  • David Kidman
    Freelance writer specialising in folk and roots music, contributing to print and web based regional and national publications. Album reviews.
    Contact: David Kidman
    3 Margerison Crescent, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 8QZ
    Telephone: 01943 609154
    Email: david.kidman@btinternet.com
    Website: http://www.davidkidman.co.uk


Recording (Mobile)

Recording and Rehearsal Studios

  • Belefant Records
    P.A., live sound. Recording, live or in the studio. Specialises in folk/roots and sessions for radio.
    Contact: Brian Swinton
    20, The Parade, Hull, East Yorkshire HU5 2UH
    Telephone and fax: 01482 448653
    Email: brian@belefantrecords.co.uk
    Website: http://www.belefantrecords.co.uk/
    See also Sound and lighting

  • Blank Tape Studios
    Specialist in voice overs and acoustic music; quiet location; established 25 years.
    Contact: Tom Chester
    4 Folds Crescent, Beauchief, Sheffield S8 0EQ
    Telephone: 0114 236 6699
    Email: blanktape@blueyonder.co.uk
    Website: http://www.blanktapestudios.co.uk/

  • Blue Lizard Studio
    Professional project studio in Cleethorpes, near Grimsby. Catering for all projects, from solo vocalists through to full band recordings and production. Audio editing, mixing and mastering services.
    Contact: Richard Davidson
    Telephone: 07941 688918
    Email: info@bluelizardstudio.com
    Website: http://www.bluelizardstudio.com/

  • Cadman Lane Recording Studio
    Snaith, East Yorkshire
    Studio recording. Professional quality sound recording, mixing and mastering.
    Contact: Nev Barker
    Cadman Lane, (off Pontefract Road), Snaith, East Yorkshire DN14 9JR
    Telephone: 01405 869700
    Email: studio@cadmanlane.co.uk
    Website: http://www.cadmanlane.co.uk/

  • Calder Recordings
    Mytholmroyd, near Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
    Brand new state of the art 24 track recording and rehearsal studio, set in a beautiful countryside location with ample parking and excellent rail and road access. In-house drum kit, amps etc., fully equipped control room, main room, kitchen with fridge and microwave, WC, relaxation area with TV and video games, secure storage and secondary MIDI suite. "As we don't have a city centre location our overheads are lower, hence we pass the saving on to bands through lower rates". Day and long session rates available.
    Contact: Steven Fenton
    Calder Recordings, Unit 9D, Top Land Country Business Park, Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd, nr Hebden Bridge, HX7 5RU
    Telephone: 01422 881815
    Mobile: 0781 7986527
    Email: Studio@calder-recordings.co.uk
    Website: http://www.calder-recordings.co.uk/

  • David Hoyle Recording & Sound
    Specialises in live and location recording. 16 track digital facilities. Digital editing and mastering.
    Contact: David Hoyle
    12 Grove Street, Ossett, West Yorkshire WF5 8LP
    Telephone: 01924 260077
    Mobile: 07885 207194
    Email: david.hoyle@zen.co.uk
    See also Sound and lighting

  • Elemental Recordings
    Recording Studio service, offering the full spectrum of Audio Recording. Recording Studios based close to Bradford, Leeds, West Yorkshire and Manchester .
    Mobile: 07946 493 632
    Email: simon@elementalrecordings.co.uk
    Website: http://elementalrecordings.co.uk/

  • Glade Recordings at The Music Room
    A purpose-built recording facility with a large live area (bring your own audience!). Up-to-date ProTools recording system, quality mics etc. Alistair Russell, your engineer/producer, has almost 40 years’ experience both of recording for others (over 60 commercial releases) and has released 14 CDs and 3 videos/DVDs himself. Clients have included: Phoenix Ceilidh Band, Ruth & Sadie Price, Karen Tweed, Nick Barber, Flying Toads, Tina Taylor, Steve Donnelly, Kerfuffle, Johnny Coppin and Mike Silver, Niamh Parsons and Graham Dunne, Mise, John McCusker Band, Steam Chicken, Rabbi John, Aiken’s Drum, Ceili House, Rosie Clegg, Ben Harker and Emily Weygang, Duncan McFarlane, Gifford Rolfe, Alistair Russell and Chris Parkinson, Ian Hill, Damhsa, Tony Morris, Rahel Guzelian, Leeds CCE, Keeper's Fold, Karl Dallas, Kieran Halpin, Tom Bliss, Belzebub, Dave Mallinson and many more.
    Contact: Alistair Russell
    Address: 4, Sunnybank Avenue, Mirfield, WF14 0NE
    Telephone: 01924 493002 / 07899 851815.
    Email: info@alistairrussell.co.uk
    Website: http://www.alistairrussell.co.uk/

  • New Foundry Studios
    Rehearsal / Teaching Space Available. Knottingley, West Yorkshire. The New Foundry Studios offer singing tuition, recording, presentation technique training, video, songwriting, artist development, management, rehearsal room hire and more.
    The studios has 4 fully equipped rooms:
    The Main Orange Room: Used for recording, filming, mixing/producing and singing tuition, includes a kitchen area with microwave, toaster and kettle.
    Orange Room 2: An excellent space for music tuition, such as singing, piano, guitar etc
    The Yellow Room: A large rehearsal space, with mirrors, and a dance floor, including a full p.a. system. Suitable for band rehearsals, dance classes, choreography, presentation technique training and more.
    For more information drop us a message on Facebook or via our website:
    Contact: Georgina HIll-Brown
    Mobile: 07739 370322
    Email: georgina@thenewfoundrystudios.co.uk
    Website: http://www.thenewfoundrystudios.co.uk

  • Park Head Studio
    Folk-friendly studio at competitive rates, direct to digital with all the bells and whistles. Complete recording projects or small jobs. Digital editing and mastering. Location recording a speciality. Your venue or ours. Customers include Bill Jones, Harvey Andrews, Roam, Artisan, John O'Hagan, Wilcock & Guest, Mundy-Turner, Bolsterstone Male Voice Choir, Unity.
    Contact: Brian Bedford
    10 Park Head, Birdsedge, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD8 8XW
    Telephone: 01484 606230 (admin) 01484 606401 (studio direct line)
    Email: brian@brian-bedford.com
    Website: http://www.parkheadstudio.co.uk/

  • Phantom Source Sound
    Phantom Source Sound uses both Logic and Pro Tools know-how to mix and master at the highest level.
    Contact: Martin Wissenberg
    Address: 1 Sackville St, Hebden Bridge. HX7 7DJ
    Mobile: 07747 540 444
    Email: martin.wissenberg@gmail.com
    Website: http://webkandii.com/phantomsource

  • Portland Productions Limited
    Mobile 24 track digital recording studio with two 16 track workstations for live or studio recordings. Gear is portable and score writing available for those with own lyrics or ideas. Complete service available from original idea to full mastering and replication. Please contact via website should live or studio recordings be required. Feel free to ask for a quote.
    Contact: Bryan A Cook
    4 Portland Avenue, Aston, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S26 2FN
    Telephone: 0114 287 2913
    Email: info@portlandproductionslimited.co.uk
    Website: http://www.portlandproductionslimited.co.uk/

  • Phil Snell - Music Production / Recording / Arrangement
    Under the name of Limbo Creatives, I have a small studio. I have produced and engineered albums for CJ Smith, Rachel Goodwin, Tom Bliss, Angie Shaw, Mundy-Turner and others.
    Contact Address: 19 Manor Street, Otley, LS21 1AX
    Telephone: 01943 462985
    Email: phil@philsnell.co.uk
    Website: http://www.philsnell.co.uk

  • Talking Cat Recordings
    Studio specialising in accurate reproduction of acoustic sound, particularly interested in traditional / world music. Previously, I was a Studio Manager in Cambridge working for Disney, Vivendi, DeAgostini et al. Have undertaken work for Fellside, Wildgoose etc.
    Contact: Jon Loomes
    Address: 5, Elland Road, Ripponden, HX6 4DB
    Telephone: 01422 822992
    Email: jon_loomes@hotmail.com
    Website: https://www.facebook.com/talkingcatrecordings
Sound and Lighting
  • Alistair Russell
    Freelance mainstage sound engineer at many UK festivals also has his own compact PA for hire. DAS/Mackie/Soundcraft system for acoustic concerts up to 500 capacity. Larger events (lighting included) also catered for via industry contacts.
    Contact: Alistair Russell
    Address: 4, Sunnybank Avenue, Mirfield, WF14 0NE
    Telephone: 01924 493002 / 07899 851815.
    Email: info@alistairrussell.co.uk
    Website: http://www.alistairrussell.co.uk/

  • AVLS
    Technical support services. Sound, lighting, stages, drapes. Specialists in sound for folk and acoustic music. Local and national festivals and events.
    Contact: Phil Vickers
    Avls, Manchester Road, Millhouse Green, Sheffield, S36 9NP
    Telephone: 01226 764435
    Email: phil@avls.co.uk

  • Charley Roberts: live sound engineer
    Live sound engineer specialising in folk and acoustic music. PA hire for small/medium sized venues also available.
    Mobile: 07815 159828
    Email: charley@folksoundengineer.co.uk
    Website: http://www.folksoundengineer.co.uk
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