Hazelgate Studio is a fully equipped recording facility. Built in 2019, it is situated in the townland of Ballycalla, approximately 5km from Shannon Town.
Practice Room (with full PA)
Use of in-house instruments
Tea/Coffee in “Green Room”
Outdoor seating/smoking area
The Live Room
The studio’s Live Room is fully treated with top-grade sound insulation and has a designated sound-proofed vocal/instrument booth.
It is equipped with a Roland LX766 upright piano and a Roland TD11-KV electronic drum kit.
The Live Room also has a full PA system for band practice, as well as a 5:1 sound system for listening to reference tracks or playback of recorded tracks.
Two 32” screens offer access to online reference tracks, or as personal monitoring systems.
Personal monitoring is also available through the Presonus QMix app for iOS or Android.
The Live Room is equipped with tea/coffee making facilities and a fridge, for well-earned refreshments! There are also WC facilities adjacent to the Live Room.
The Control Room
The Control Room has a large window to view the Live Room. It is also fully sound insulated and optimised for monitoring and mixing.
A Presonus Studiolive 32 mix console, connected to a PC with an Intel i7 processor and 32GB of RAM, provides a powerful recording platform. A pair of Presonus Sceptre S8 speakers and a Temblor T10 sub make up a 3:1 monitoring system.
A combination of Studio One 5 Pro, Cubase 10 Pro and Wavelab 9.5 Pro is at the centre of the recording, mixing and mastering software.
Hardware units include a TK Audio T-Komp dual mono/stereo compressor, Elysia XFilter Stereo EQ, Presonus Studio Channel, Presonus Central Station monitoring unit and HP6 Headphone Amp.
A Roland Juno DS78 synthesizer, providing both audio and midi inputs to the DAW, completes the desk setup.
The Control Room also has a designated, comfortable listening area, with a 7:1 Dali sound system.
French doors open onto a large garden area, where clients can have a fresh air break (or a smoke if they so wish!)