Christchurch Recording Studio

Clevetown Studios offers a relaxed, functional low cost recording studio for musicians and bands looking to record demos, EPs or entire albums. We have a good selection of microphones, instruments and amplifiers and can record up to 32 channels simultaneously. As the primary function of Clevetown Studios is for teaching and mentoring, we also offer recording services in the evenings and during the weekends. Our general rate is $70 per hour including GST but for longer projects we can offer package rates and full day discounts. In addition to our recording services, we also offer assistance to solo musicians looking for help with writing & production.

Music Equipment & Recording Studio

Clevetown Studios has wide range of professional music recording equipment, instruments and software to give your project the highest quality production possible. Our recording facilities are soundproofed, comfortable and conveniently located in the Christchurch CBD.

Recording Facilities & Album Design

Our design partners at can also assist you with artwork, logo and identity design and can help you with the design and production of your EP, album and demo discs. 1080 Design was responsible for the design & production of Sweet Leaf’s debut album Images which was released in August 2013 and recorded & produced here at Clevetown Studios.

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Recording Equipment

  • Motu 896HD 16-channel interface
  • Behringer X32 40 channel desk
  • Presonus ADL600 2 channel tube preamp
  • Toft ATC2 2 channel preamp/Eq/compressor
  • ART 2 channel compressor
  • Dynaudio BM6A Monitors with BM9S Subwoofer
  • KRK monitors
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  • 1 x Microtech Geffell Um900
  • 1 x Microtech Geffell M930
  • 2 x Shure KSM 137 condensers
  • 3 x Shure Beta 57
  • 1 x Shure Sm57
  • 1 x Shure Beta58
  • 1 x Rode Nt4 Stereo
  • 1 x Rode NT2
  • 4 x Sennheiser E604
  • 1 x Sennheiser E602
  • 1 x Sennheiser E609
  • 1 x Audix Fusion 6 drum package
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Recording Software

  • Cubase
  • Logic
  • Pro Tools
  • Reason
  • Ableton Live
  • Waves
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  • Fender Stratocaster
  • Fender Telecaster (custom)
  • Sterling AX40
  • Fender Jazz Bass
  • Warwick Fretless Bass
  • Taylor Acoustic
  • Takamine Acoustic 12 String
  • Takamine EF Acoustic
  • Roland SPDSX Sampler
  • Roland drum triggers
  • M-audio 88 note weighted keyboard
  • Korg synthesizer
  • Pearl 5 piece Drumkit
  • Vintage Premier Dyplomat Drumkit
  • 2 1957 vintage lap steels
  • Banjo
  • Mandolina
  • Ukulele
  • Congas
  • Meinl bongos