For over thirty years, Metropolis has existed to do one thing: Support an artist to reach their full potential in the time they spend with us. Nothing else, it’s as simple as that. It’s a philosophy we live and work by to put the artist first. Always.
The story of Metropolis began when legendary producer and engineer Gary Langan, renowned for his work with iconic artists such as Queen and Yes, established the studio in the heart of London. Langan’s vision was to create a haven where artists could fully immerse themselves in their creative process, benefiting from state-of-the-art equipment and an unparalleled sonic environment.
Collaborations and Milestones
Metropolis has been a creative hub for countless iconic musicians and producers. From Amy Winehouse to Adele, Kendrick Lamar to Travis Scott, the studio has witnessed the birth of timeless records that have resonated with millions of listeners worldwide. Our past experience, however, only serves to inform our present and future, we are constantly evolving and learning from the artists we serve.
Throughout the years, Metropolis has been at the forefront of technological advancements, constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible in music production. The studio played a pivotal role in introducing digital recording techniques, which revolutionised the industry, while maintaining the integrity of the analogue roots that remain a cornerstone of its identity.
Metropolis boasts an awe-inspiring array of cutting-edge facilities designed to cater to every artist’s needs. Equipped with an extensive collection of vintage and modern gear, the studios provide an unrivalled soundscape where musical ideas come to life. Its spacious live rooms, purpose-built mastering suites, and advanced recording spaces offer the perfect environment for capturing the magic of music.
We’ve built our reputation on uncompromising quality. By maintaining the highest standards of acoustic design and engineering, the studio ensures that every project that passes through its doors receives the meticulous attention it deserves. The dedication of the talented engineers, producers, and mastering specialists at Metropolis has earned the studio numerous awards and accolades, solidifying its position as a global leader in the industry.