As per government guidance in association with AIM\MPG\BPI and the MU, recording and rehearsal studios can remain OPEN as a workplace for working musicians. If you are rehearsing for future paid performance or for recording sessions leading to music being released and on sale, it is classed as a professional activity. Performance without an audience for the purpose of streaming and broadcast is also allowed. This is all regardless of whether it is full time or part time, provided you would normally be paid. See the article by The Musicians Union here
We are open for working musicians and are operating COVID secure
-Only two rooms will be available and no more than 6 people per room for now to allow 2m social distancing. It’s great to be back, but please take it easy and follow the guidance below
-Please wear masks when loading an unloading and in the corridors of the studio
-The kitchen is currently closed to reduce contact in common areas
-Arrival\Departure times are being staggered to reduce contact at the entrance
-2m social distancing to be observed
-Only 1 person in the toilets at a time. Please use the foot switch operated traffic light to indicate toilet in use.
-Rooms and touch points will be cleaned for you before use
-Hand sanitizer, anti viral wipes and sprays available in each room for your own use and we encourage you to use them
-Please bring your own mics and amps when you can. If you need ours, let me know in advance so they can be cleaned before arrival. A clean foam windshield will be provided when using our mics.
-Contactless card payments preferred, also PayPal, BACS etc. If cash, please bring exact change.
-Clear PVC screens are also available which can be hung from the ceiling to partition the room if required
ATTENDED RECORDING AND MIXING SESSIONS ARE BACK:
-Please contact us for details. COVID precautions and restrictions will be advised depending on the nature of the job.