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Music facilities

Our cutting-edge music studios and exceptional teaching staff will give you the experience to transform your creative ideas into reality. 

Brunel is the ideal place to develop your music production and sound engineering skills with fantastic studios for you hone your craft.  

Our state-of-the-art, industry-standard music facilities will help you gain the confidence and skills needed for your degree and mirror the professional environment you’ll be stepping into after you graduate. 

In our close-knit, welcoming music department you’ll be taught by lecturers who are not only collaborators with some of the rap and hip-hop industry’s leading artists; leading figures in the European contemporary music scene but are also very approachable. As a student you’ll be able to collaborate musically with them outside of classes and benefit from regular one to one tuition. At Brunel you'll discover an atmosphere that encourages exploration of innovative ideas, genres and sounds, challenging you to create beyond conventional norms.   

Music Production Facilities 

The Music Production pathway at Brunel University London offers access to fully equipped recording studios, music production suites, practice rooms, band rehearsal rooms and audio-visual editing facilities. Our loans system allows students to borrow an impressive range of industry-standard production equipment including microphones, headphones, audio interfaces, audio-visual recording equipment and production-tailored Silicon-chip Apple laptops. All of our studios, production suites, iMac teaching labs and MacBook Pro laptops come fully furnished with: 

  • Pro Tools HD 

  • Logic Pro X 

  • Ableton Live 11 Suite 

  • Max 8 

  • VCV Rack 

  • Izotope Music Production Suite 

  • Native Instruments Komplete Suite 

  • Adobe Creative Suite 

  • Final Cut Pro  

  • IRCAM premium software and more. 

We are committed to providing our students with an exceptional hands-on learning experience to provide them with the skills needed to operate in modern recording studios. Our facilities are designed to develop students’ capabilities with both digital and analogue production tools. 

Studio 1: Live Control Room

  • Behringer X32 digital mixing console
  • 4.1 Surround Sound: KRK Rokit 8 G4 nearfield studio monitors
  • Portable Vocal Recording Booth
  • Roland Integra 7 Sound Module
  • 88-key weighted keyboard
  • Avid Pro Tools S1 Mixing Control Surfaces and Dock
  • Focusrite Red 16 Line Thunderbolt 3 Audio Interface
  • Focusrite R1 Remote Control
  • Apple M2 Pro Mini (16 core, 32GB RAMm 512GB SSD, 10GB Ethernet)

Studio 2: Analogue Production Suite

  • Midas Venice 24 channel analogue mixing console
  • Yamaha HS5 studio monitors
  • Genelec 8010A studio monitors
  • Yamaha HS85 Subwoofer
  • Presonus Faderport 8 Automated Control Surface
  • Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 Audio Interface
  • Apple M1 Silicon Mini (16 core, 8GB RAM 256GB SSD, 10GB Ethernet)

Selection of Vintage Audio Units including:

  • B77 MKII Reel to Reel Tape Recorder
  • Roland RE201 Tape Echo

Selection of Synthesizers, Sequencers and Keyboards including:

  • Doepfer A-100 2 Complete Eurorack Modular System
  • Expert Sleepers ES-9 DC-coupled interface
  • Arturia Minibrute semi-modular synthesizer
  • Roland JX-3P polyphonic synthesizer
  • Arturia Keylab 88 MKII
  • Arturia Keystep Pro and others

Selection of 19" Outboard Gear including:

  • Maag Audio EQ4M Mastering EQ
  • Manley Massive Passive Stereo Mastering EQ
  • 2 x Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor Compressor/Limiters
  • Rupert Neve Design Portico II Master Buss Processor and others…

Selection of 500 Series Modules including:

  • SSL 500-Series SiX Channel
  • Rupert Neve Designs 542 Tape Emulator
  • Serpent SB4001 500 Series Stereo Buss Compressor
  • Radial EXTC 500 Series Guitar Effects Interface and others…

Selection of Guitar Pedals including:

  • Ibanez Analogue Delay
  • Ibanez TS9 Tube Screamer
  • Dunlop Cry Baby
  • Strymon Bluesky v2 Reverb and others…