Metropolis Studios has the privilege of being able to work with some of the world’s leading music industry names and brands.
Their products and services allow us continue to push the boundaries for our clients in the recording, mastering and publishing spheres.
Sound Performance Lab
For 30 years, Sound Performance Lab from Germany have been developing audio gear for music, film, multimedia and broadcast. The company’s R&D history include the invention of Vitalizer® sound optimization, the Transient Designer, Auto-dynamic De-Esser (eliminating S-sounds by phase cancellation), Atmos 5.1 (the world’s first discrete 5.1 surround mic’ing system), development of the SPL 120V rail op-amps and Phonitor matrix that produces a loudspeaker equivalent playback on headphones.
Solid State Logic
From groundbreaking audio consoles to innovative video production systems, Solid State Logic has evolved to become the world’s leading manufacturer of analogue and digital audio consoles and provider of creative tools for film, audio, video and broadcast professionals. Metropolis is decked out with SSL consoles from their G Series, J Series and XL Series. In our experience, SSL engineers always go above and beyond their call of duty.
Genelec’s quest to deliver the ultimate in performance-driven Studio Monitors and tireless development of innovative technology has seen them become trailblazers in revolutionary design based. With environmental and sustainable values at the core of everything they do, the Finnish brand work closely with Metropolis to achieve the best acoustic performance right across the building and have even helped design bespoke monitors for our tracking studios.
Sadie software runs on all our mastering computers and have also been involved in Mastering at Metropolis right from the beginning.
Audeze products combine revolutionary acoustic engineering and beautiful craftsmanship to provide the finest listening experience. First discovered by audiophiles, now professional engineers and music producers are using our headphones as their new reference.
Another longstanding key partner of Metropolis are Prism who supply analogue to digital and digital to analogue converters. We also use numerous British-made DACs from Kent-based Chord Electronics, including the multi-award-winning Hugo 2 DAC/headphone amplifier and the company’s flagship DAC, DAVE. Each room is then equipped with a range of outboard EQs and compressors according to each engineers needs and preferences. Equipment chosen to be in the rooms comes from the likes of Sontec, Avalon, Maselec, Shadow Hills, Weiss, and TC Electronic.
Metropolis and PMC have a longstanding successful professional relationship. Whether it’s the monitors used when mastering Grammy Award Winning artists, mixing Adele’s latest record, or an album’s first playback in our surround sound Screening Room, there’s generally one constant. PMC speakers.
The heavy sound of Marshall has been carried over the world for half a century on tour with the most prominent and untamed musicians builds experience and a feel for what really works. This unparalleled amount of wisdom has been distilled and fused into every part of Marshall. Nothing has been compromised when expanding the Marshall heritage of big stage performance to the individual enjoyment of good music.
Sennheiser’s consistent passion for sonic excellence and trailblazing of cultural innovation is something Metropolis Studios heavily identify with. We are delighted to develop the Metropolis Rising series this year with Sennheiser as our official partner. Sennheiser will supply pro-gear for all the session recordings and directly support artists with products from their evolution wireless range as well as consumer headphones for every band.
The Power House
70 Chiswick High Road
London W4 1SY