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Metropolis Studios

Metropolis Studios is Europe’s #1 independent recording studio and home to the best mastering engineers in the world.

Our facilities include an iconic range of dynamic tracking and mixing studios, the best mastering suites found anywhere in the world, a series of new writing and production rooms available for short and longterm lease, and other serviced spaces for rent currently occupied by the likes of Roland and Spotify.

Set over four floors in a stunning Grade II Listed building at The Power House in West London, behind the scenes everything is underpinned by outstanding client service and attention to detail in what is a very laid back creative music industry hub.

It’s just as important to us to represent and build long lasting relations with the next wave of young talent as it is servicing our legendary clients who have been returning to Metropolis Studios for the best part of three decades since the doors opened .

Latest Posts

Recent activity at Metropolis Studios, or check our news page for our blog and posts.

Introducing: Our latest New Music Friday highlights❗️Including:

🔥 What We Call Life from @jrakz - Mastered by @puttingitonwax
🔥 Aline from Jarvis Cocker - Mastered by @johnkeithdavis1
🔥 Sister Ray from @iamfoxes - Mastered by @stuartghawkes
🔥 there for you from @sfvenmusic - Mastered by @felixldd

To hear more recent releases recorded, mixed and mastered here at Metropolis, check out our New Music Friday playlist to keep up to date ➡️ Link in Bio

It’s been 10 weeks since the opening of our @dolbylabs Atmos room!

We’ve been privileged to work with some incredible artists and are looking forward to welcoming more to undergo the 3D treatment.

If you’re interested in spacial formats with high resolution Dolby for your music, see ➡️ the link in our bio!

Introducing: Our latest New Music Friday highlights❗️Including:

🔥 Shivers from @teddysphotos - Mastered by @stuartghawkes
🔥Back in Love City from @thevaccines - Mastered by @johnkeithdavis1
🔥The Ultra Vivid Lament from @manics - Mastered by @puttingitonwax
🔥Love Under Pressure from @jamesblunt - Mastered by @stuartghawkes

To hear more recent releases recorded, mixed and mastered here at Metropolis, check out our New Music Friday playlist to keep up to date ➡️ Link in Bio

A massive congratulations to @arlo.parks on her @mercuryprize winning album "Collapsed in Sunbeams", which was mastered at Metropolis Studios by @puttingitonwax.

On the award, Matt says: "It's been a dream to work with Arlo and the Transgressive team over the last 18 months and hear this incredible album taking shape. A gifted songwriter, singer and creative, she is a rare talent and Collapsed In Sunbeams fully deserves all the plaudits it has received."

This is two consecutive years of Mercury Prize winning albums for Matt Colton, following @michelkiwanuka's win with 'KIWANUKA' in 2020.

Good luck to all the @mercuryprize nominees this evening!

Here at Metropolis Studios, we are proud to have worked on four of the nominations from:

🎵 @arlo.parks - Collapsed in Sunbeams, mastered by @puttingitonwax
🎵 @celeste - Not Your Muse, mastered by @johnkeithdavis1
🎵 @lauramvula - Pink Noise, mastered by @stuartghawkes
🎵 @saultglobal - Untitled (Rise), recorded and mixed at Metropolis Studios

Hosting @jrakz on Thursday, July 22nd for a Live to Vinyl experience with Mastercard®️ live and direct from Metropolis. Jordan will be cutting two tracks to lacquer from his new album followed by an exclusive live set, featuring both new and old treats. Tickets get you a virtual tour of the studio, up close and personal with the band and a copy of the limited edition run of coloured 10" vinyl captured during the show, sent to your front door. This is a completely live stream with no on demand content available afterwards! Head to to get your tickets. 🎟

Album was also Mastered by @puttingitonwax who will be cutting the lacquers on the day....

We are delighted to announce that Stuart Hawkes has won the 𝙈𝙖𝙨𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙀𝙣𝙜𝙞𝙣𝙚𝙚𝙧 𝙊𝙛 𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙔𝙚𝙖𝙧 𝘼𝙬𝙖𝙧𝙙 at the @musicproducersguild - MPG Awards.

#PoweredByMetropolis #masteringengineer

We are delighted to be nominated for the “Studio of the Year” award at the 2021 MPG Awards, alongside some fantastic studios across the UK.

Many thanks to everybody at the @musicproducersguild for not only this honour but all their hard work this year.