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Thinking outside the box with Sylvia Massy

Sylvia Massy is not one to follow rules.  From her advice on mic’ing a chicken to recording vocals through a cell phone satellite delay, Sylvia is a sonic voyager doing things in her own unique way.  It was with great pleasure we welcomed her for a day in Studio Two. The setting was perfect as […]
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Joining forces with Royal Northern College of Music in Studio Two

McCartney-Lennon, Richards-Jagger, Leiber-Stoller.  Throughout rock history collaboration has often lead to some of the most successful art.  Here at Abbey Road Institute, we’re creating a collaboration of our own by partnering with the Royal Northern College of Music. Based in Manchester, the RNCM has become one of the leading conservatories in the world.  With accomplished […]
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Collaboration and Production techniques in Studio Three

A Day in Studio Three From Amy Winehouse to Brockhampton, Studio Three has been home to some of the most exciting and innovative recording sessions. Last Friday our new March class got the opportunity to see Studio Three firsthand for their masterclass recording session. Musical act Swanie featuring, alumni Claudio Cignitti, came in to record their […]
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Meet Music Business lecturer Yannis Iliopoulos

This week we welcome Yannis Iliopoulos to Abbey Road Institute as our music business lecturer.  Yannis brings with him years of experience in the music industry. He has a strong background in entertainment law, digital marketing, and entrepreneurship. He is the founder and director of The Sound Of Everything Records and its publishing arm Timespace […]
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Student Tom McConnell releases TV ME single

Current student and scouser Tom McConnell came to Abbey Road Institute inspired by four other Liverpudlian musicians who made a similar trip down south to record. For Tom, the heritage of Abbey Road made it the perfect place to record the new single ‘Data Was Callin’’ that comes out today for his project TV ME. […]
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How our students use the Avid S6

So you’ve been part of a full symphony orchestra recording session with the Royal College of Music. It’s in Abbey Road’s famous Studio Two. You leave that memorable experience with a hefty Pro Tools session. What’s next?  It’s time to work on the mix. An Inside Look Mixing a session like this gives the students […]
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Breaking into the industry with Aamir Yaqub

Aamir Yaqub visited Abbey Road Institute London last Friday to guest lecture for our students about mixing, the music biz, and top tips on how to make it as an engineer.  After studying at Leeds College of Music, he headed to Metropolis Studios. It was at Metropolis that he became the go-to engineer on sessions […]
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Songwriting and production masterclass with Bernard Butler

Our students got the unique opportunity to work on their compositions with Brit-award winning producer Bernard Butler.  Butler helped the students understand the production and songwriting decisions he brings to sessions with artists like Duffy, The Libertines, Kate Nash and many more.   Tom McConnell and Hayley Roscoe, both current students, brought in songs to […]
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International applicants | Your update on studying in London

**This post was originally published on 18th January 2019 and has been updated on 22nd March 2019** Following on from our original blog, we’re now able to update you with more information about how our application for a Tier 4 sponsor license is progressing. This is the license we require to sponsor international students (non-EU/EAA) […]
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Masterclass with Andrew Scheps

Just as Hozier’s Wasteland Baby! grabbed the number 1 spot on the Billboard charts, we were delighted to welcome Andrew Scheps, the man who mixed the album, for an insightful masterclass at Abbey Road Institute.  Scheps is the kind of mixer people endlessly search for clues on how he achieves such lively, exciting mixes. It […]
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