Abbey Road Studios have just announced the completion of their brand new, purpose built mastering suite complete with Sterling Modular system supplied by Kazbar Systems.
The new studio, designed in collaboration with acoustician Nick Whittacker and equipped with a substantial array of top of the range hardware and software mastering tools including a custom-made, Shadow Hills Compressor is all housed in the Sterling Modular studio furniture.
The new suite is home to engineers Frank Arkwright and new addition Miles Showell.
Miles has been mastering for almost 30 years and joins Abbey Road from Metropolis Mastering, where he became renowned for striving to improve the vinyl formats by re-introducing half speed mastering. Miles will now offer this service using Abbey Road’s vinyl lathes.
Artist recently mastered by Miles include: Jessie J, Disclosure, Eric Clapton, Faithless, The Who, Lana Del Ray, Cee Lo Green, Ed Harcourt and Underworld.
Frank Arkwright, with over 20 years of experience has previously worked at Metropolis and The Townhouse. He has a wealth of mastering and vinyl cutting knowledge, having worked with some of the world’s greatest bands including Arcade Fire, Blur, The Smiths, Snow Patrol, New Order, Biffy Clyro, Coldplay, Oasis & Primal Scream.
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