Studio

This fully equipped music studio in the centre of Taunton offers facilities for recording, training, events and production. The Actiontrack Studio is run by experienced professionals who offer unique support and creative input for all levels of music maker from beginner through student to fully professional. 
 
Education
 
  • Instrument tuition.
  • Song writing.
  • Performance master classes.
  • Musical literacy.
  • Band arrangement.
  • Music technology classes.
  • Studio focused workshops.
 
Engineering
 
  • Recording - Mixing - Mastering for bands and artists.
Classes in:
  • Compression and EQ.
  • PA Set up.
  • Microphone placement  technique.
  • Mixing.
  • Music production and technology.
Community
 
  • Music-Making projects.
  • Introductions to new techniques and musicians.
  • Drop in / jam sessions.
  • ‘Play Like You Used To’.  Dust off the guitar / flute / accordion etc. and  get playing again.
Commercial
 
  • Arrangement and production.
  • Jingles / Voice overs.
  • Bespoke song writing.
  • Music for theatre and live performances.
 
For bespoke packages or if you have any studio requiements that are not listed above then please feel free to contact us 
Studio Workshop Sessions
  
Actiontrack Studio based music workshops give participants the opportunity to experience life behind the record, whether it's learning the drums, creating new songs or singing along to some of your favourite tunes. The sessions are designed to enable anyone to have a go whether they have no experience working with music at all or who are already making music as musicians, singers and producers, we focus on what they are interested in with all styles covered.
 
Sessions can include:
Instrument tuition (guitar / bass / drums)
Song composition using instruments
Song composition using music technology
Vocals and lyric writing including singing and rapping
Recording and mixing techniques

Please feel free to contact us to discuss the content of the sessions and to plan what would work best for the participants, any preferred outcomes, and the length and number of sessions that would be most appropriate to complete these outcomes.


PRICES - Studio Workshop Sessions
 
PRICES FOR 1 SESSION
 
£80 - Up to 2 hours Studio Workshop Session (up to 5 participants)
£140 - Up to 4 hours (half day) Studio Workshop Session (up to 5 participants)
£240 - Up to 8 hours (full day) Studio Workshop Session (up to 5 participants)
 
PRICES FOR 2 OR MORE SESSIONS (booked and paid for in the same booking )

£70 - Up to 2 hours Studio Workshop Session (up to 5 participants)
£130 - Up to 4 hours (half day) Studio Workshop Session (up to 5 participants)
£225 - Up to 8 hours (full day) Studio Workshop Session (up to 5 participants)
 

Studio Spec

Control Room Spec
 
Apple iMac Desktop Computer
Ableton 10 Suite
Logic Pro X
Pro Tools 12
Allen and Heath GS R24M Mixing Desk
Focal SM9 Mid/near-field Monitors
Yamaha NS-10M Reference Monitors
Behringer Reference Amplifier A500
 
Outboard

4 x DBX 160A Compressor Limiter
Yamaha SPX990
Yamaha REV500
Lexicon PCM 80
Lexicon 300L Digital Effects System
2 x Drawmer Dual Gate DS201
Solid State Logic - Logic FX G384
TL Audio Dual Valve Equaliser
 
DJ / Production Equipment

Apple MacBook Pro
Ableton Push 2 Controller
Numark N4
2 x Wharfdale Pro EVP-12PM
​Boss RC-202 Loop Station
2 x Korg Kaoss USB DJ Controller 
3 xPresonus AudioBox iTwo
Akai MPK Mini MK 2 Laptop Production Keyboards 
Ipad music tablets

Remote Learning kit

3 x Panasonic HC-V180 HD cameras
Roland VR-4HD mixer



Microphones
 
2 x Neuman U87 ai
2 x Sennheiser MD421 II
Rhode NT2
AKG C451 B/ST Stereo Pair
2 x AKG C414 B-ULS
Shure BETA 52
Shure BETA 91 A
2 x SE Electronics R1 Ribbon Mic
Beyerdynamic M201 TG 
3 x Shure SM 57
6 x Shure SM 58
EV Cobalt Co4
Sennheiser e825 s
Beyer Dynamic '58' style mic


Drums

Gretsch Catalia Birch 5 Piece Drum Kit

MEINL Conga Drums
Roland TD-1K V-Drum Kit 
Sabian AAX X-Plosion Cymbals 
Mapex Black Panther Fastback 12x7in Maple Snare 
Mapex Black Panther Machete 14x6.5in Steel Snare
​Vintage Beverly '18"' Drum Kit

Guitars / Basses

Aria Pro II Bass guitar
Fender 'Telecaster' Stratocaster Hybrid
Avalon Acoustic Guitar
Epiphone Les Paul Standard Plustop PRO Guitar 
Santos Martinez SM501 Nylon Acoustic 
Ashton Dreadnought Steel Acoustic 
Affinity Series Precision Bass PJ​ 
Amps

Fender Reissue Blues Deluxe
Marshall JCM 900 Guitar Head 100W
Marshall 1960 Lead Guitar Cab

Line 6 Spider II Guitar Amp
Ampeg BA-115 v2 1x15 Bass Amp with Scrambler 
Roland KC 350 Keyboard Combo 

Effects

Electro Harmonix POG 2 
Fulltone OCD Overdrive 
Ibanez CS MINI Stereo Chorus 
Ibanez AD MINI Analogue Delay 
MXR EVH Phase 901
Morley Wah Pedal

Pianos / Keyboards

Roland RD 300 NX
Hammond Rhythm II
Novation LaunchKey 49 MIDI Keyboard
Studiologic Sledge 2.0 Synth 
Roland SPD-SX Sampling Pad Remote


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PRICES - Studio Engineering
 
This tariff applies to bookings Monday - Friday 10am - 6pm
 
£70 - 2 hours (minimum booking)
£20 per hour thereafter
 
£140 - Full Day (8 hours)
 
£600 for a 5 day block (8 hours per day)
 
This tariff applies to booking Saturday and Sunday 10am - 6pm
 
£90 - 2 hours (minimum booking)
£20 per hour thereafter
 
£150 Full Day (8 hours)