Studio Services

20140119-002010.jpgUp Close and Personal Promotions can cater for all of your studio services with one of the best recording and rehearsal spaces available in Ireland at Transmission Rooms Recording Studio

Nestled between the hills and lakes of rural County Longford, Transmission Rooms provides a truly captivating creative environment, free from disturbance or distraction, where performers can relax and record at an idyllic pace, but within 2km of village life and amenities.

Housed in an 18th century extended barn, Transmission Rooms operates both modern digital Protools (mac) and 24 Track analogue recording formats. The 1200sq live space and 350sq control room provide the space and freedom to
perform and record creatively, the 40sq booth for isolation or vocal overdubs in comfort.

Our large microphone collection, both modern and vintage, contains AKG, Neumann, Shure, EHX, SE Electronics, EV, Audio Technica etc. and includes
the actual Neumann U47 and U87 microphones owned by John Lennon, which he used for the recording of the now legendary Imagine album.

Outboard and preamps from Universal Audio, Focusrite, JoeMeek, TLA Audio,
MXR, Yamaha, Roland etc provide hands on processing for the captured sounds, whilst plug ins by Waves, SSL, Universal Audio, Focusrite etc are there for those who prefer to process “in the box”.

A comprehensive selection of guitars, keyboards, percussion and oddities,
Gibson, Rickenbacker, Korg, Fender, Yamaha, Ludwig, Ovation, Pearl, Moog,
Tanglewood, Roland, Ensoniq etc are on hand to add to your sonic palette.

The main live room features a Kawai 7ft Grand Piano and Hammond M3 Drawbar Tonewheel organ, and a collection of amplifiers, Ampeg, Selmer, Marshall, Musicman, Orange, HiWatt, Vox, Fender, JMI, Roland etc plus stomp boxes galore!!.

All rooms have natural daylight and views to the surrounding countryside.

20140119-001924.jpgThroughout your time at Transmissions Rooms the cottage  adjacent to the studio provides a completely separate relaxation area, with lounge, kitchen, bathroom facilities and accommodation for up to 6 people, should your project be residential. In house catering can be provided by prior arrangement.

Equipment List

Allen&Heath GS3000

Dynaudio BM15
Yahaha NS10s

Sennheiser 421 x 2
Neumann U47 fet circa 1971 ( the John Lennon Imagine mic)
Neumann km184 x 2
Neumann U87
Shure SM7b
Shure 57 x4
AKG 414 x2
Shure Beta 57
Electro voice ND468 x 3
Electro voice RE20
SE R1 Ribbon x2
Electro Harmonix EHR1 Ribbon

Mic Pres:
Focusrite ISA828 x 8
Focusrite Penta Platinum x 2
Focusrite Voicemaster Pro
Joe Meek VC1Qcs Studio Channel Mic Pre-amp/compressor/Meequalizer x 2

TL Audio IVORY 5021
Drawmer Dl221

Instruments and Amps
Kawai 6’1 RX-3 G Grand Piano circa 1977
Hammond M3 Organ circa 1955
Premier 4 piece Gold Sparkle circa 1965
Gretch Catalina 4 piece
Vox AC30 circa 1964
Various Orange, Hiwatt, Ampeg amps and caps to choose from.

General information
Ger McDonnell (U2, Manis,Dido,The Priests)
Giuliano Baglioni (Daniel Lanois, City & Color, Drea)
David Odlum (The Frames, Gemma Hayes, Josh Ritter)
Karl Odlum (The Swell Season, Ham Sandwich, Kila)
Philip Magee (Aslan, The Script, Delta Goodrem, Delan O’Rourke)
Noel Hogan (Remma, Supermodel Twins, We Should Be Dea, Windings)
Owen Lewis (REM, Snow Patrol, Soundgarden)
Phil Vinall (Pulp, Placebo, Feeder)
Mick Cronin (Patrick Bergin, Crimson, Icon on Fire,Les cris de Jeremy)
Leo Logan (The Vibes, We Go Go)
John Halnon (The Wedding Present, The Mission)
Steve Harris (Kodaline, U2, Dave Mathews band)
Duncan Patterson (Alternative 4, Ion, Anethema)

Shane MacGowan, Kodaline, The Strypes, Bressie, The Aftermath, The Fallen Drakes, Elevens, Alternative 4,The Blizzards, Orphen Code, The Urges, Preachers Son, Tabby, Matt McManamon, Innate, Icon on Fire, Sircles, Shayne Thomas Byrne, The Nips, Seven Days,Les cris de Jeremy, Patrick Bergin, The Vibes, We GO GO,Pete Courtney and many more….



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