Welcome to The Silk Mill Recording Studios

Hello and welcome to The Silk Mill, a high quality recording studio complex based in Staffordshire. Offering an outstanding collection of world class equipment at extremely affordable rates, The Silk Mill is the perfect choice for top producers and artists through to unsigned talent alike.

Studio 1 is based around a beautiful Neve VR analogue recording console. The 30m2 tracking control room features ATC monitoring, Prism converters, Pro Tools HD and a large collection of classic outboard, microphones and instruments. The 55m2 live room space can comfortably accommodate sessions with up to 11 musicians, and is perfect for our ‘live in session’ music video production service.

Studio 2 is our dedicated mix room, centered around a classic SSL 4000G+ console, with ATC monitoring, Pro Tools HDX2 and another fantastic collection of classic outboard and effects.

Silk Mill Recording Studios is centrally located and easily accessible from junctions 15 & 16 of the M6 motorway. We’re less than 1 hour away from Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham, and just a 90 minute direct train ride away from London. Inexpensive local accommodation, restaurants and nightlife are available within 2 minutes walk.

Our client base is extremely diverse ranging from rock bands to pop singers to folk heroes to bell ringers, choirs and even Japanese drummers! Recent visitors have included Skinny Lister, Fears Chella, Gallops, Dark Dark Horse, Yarbo, Jon Boden, Scott and Mark Ralph, Kris Drever, Pierre Bensusan, Martin Simpson, Lauren Housley, Climax Blues Band, Kelly Jane, Yamato Drummers, Honey Ryder and many more bands and musicians from Alive Network.

Take a look around

The Neve Tracking Room

Neve VR Recording Studio

Our 30m2 tracking room hosts a pristine Neve VR36 console with Flying Faders, ATC monitors, Prism ADA-8XR’s converters and a stunning rack of world class outboard.

The Live Rooms

Live Room

At 55m2, our beautiful oak floored live room and adjoining iso-booth comfortably accommodates up to 11 piece bands, with excellent lines of sight to the control room.

The SSL 4000 G+ Mix Room

SSL 4000 G+ Mix Room UK

Our 17m2 mix room features a classic SSL 4000 G+ console with ATC monitoring, Pro Tools HDX2, a world class selection of outboard and a dedicated overdub booth.

Music Video Production at The Silk Mill

We offer a variety of music video production services, from live session promo videos to full concert DVD production.
Read more about our music video production services here and check out our Live In Session series here.

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