For three decades, artists have been coming to Metropolis Studios to capture recordings and translate their ideas to connect with fans all over the world.
All four of our studios and production rooms have their own distinct analogue consoles. We can provide mixes both in Stereo and 5.1. Whether it’s a large string recording or a vocal tracking session, we cater for all artist, producer and engineer’s needs.
When working here, you’ll have access to our amazing team of engineers, assistants and an enviable microphone and equipment list to help you achieve your vision and with sonic excellence.
The ultimate measure of a studio’s quality finally rests with the calibre of client it attracts. The success and influence of the artists who have recorded at Metropolis in its first 20 months of operation illustrate how the complex has succeeded in capturing the position of market leader and speak for its growing international reputation. Amongst the dozens of international artists who have worked at metropolis, the best known include:-
Queen, Fine Young Cannibals, Holly Johnson, Ryuichi Sakomoto, George Michael, Paul Young, Prefab Sprout , The Rolling Stones, Joan Armatrading, Rush, The Timers, Paul McCartney, Texas, Van Morrison, Marchosias, Vamp, Mark Knopfler, Climie Fisher, Human League, Prince, Chris de Burgh, Soul to Soul, A Ha, Mike and the Mechanics, Yukahiro Takahashi, Eric Clapton, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Stevie Nicks, Living In a Box, Big Audio Dynamite, Gary Moore , Midnight Oil, Simple Minds, Then Jericho, Bananrama, David Sylvian, Neneh Cherry, Kim Wilde, Chris Rea, Happy Mondays, Billy Preston, Bullet For My Valentine, Jess Glynne, Calvin Harris, Rudimental, Clean Bandit, Harry Styles, Jungle, Ellie Goulding, The Script, David Guetta, Paloma Faith, Rag’n’Bone Man, Noel Gallagher, One Direction, Ed Sheeran, Lana Del Rey, Michael Kiwanuka, Adele, will.i.am, Rita Ora, Justin Bieber, Mark Ronson, Amy Winehouse, Kylie Minogue, Elton John, Rihanna, Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, The Verve, The Stone Roses, Soul 2 Soul, Roger Daltry, Madonna, George Clinton, Mick Jagger, Lady Gaga, Prince, Michael Jackson, Queen, George Michael and many many more…
Producers regularly working at Metropolis over the years include:-
Gary Langan, Jazzy B, Pete Schwier, Howard Gray, John Kelly, Steve Lipson, George de Angelis, Will Gosling, Warne Livesy, Tim Palmer, Cary Taylor, Jeremy Allom, Nick Launay, Chris Porter, David Sylvian, Bruce Forest, Julian Mendholson, Andy Richards, Graham Dixon, David Motion, Rupert Hind, Roy Thomas Baker, Ian Stanley, David Dorrell, Russ Titleman, Bill Price, Paul Oakenfeld, Walter Turbitt, Chris Hughes, Brian Tench, Pete Hammond, Yo Yo, Thomas Dolby, Adam Mosely, Ricky Wilde, Tony Taverner, Steve Nye, Dave Richards, Robin Hancock, Bob Krausaar, Bob Clearmountin, Phill Brown , Val Garay, Mark Saunders, Chris Kimsey, Phill Manzanera, Bruce Lamcov, Mark Wallis