The Band experience
The Band Experience is perfect for groups of 3 to 6 members including a drummer. Record your own original music and let our producer take your sound to the next level. We will mix your tracks and include professional mastering - which means you can use your recording immediately, whether for radio play, getting gigs or uploading to your website.
Band SilverRecord 1 song
includes P&P, VAT & instant eVoucher
by de-activating Weekends in the shopping basket
Band GoldRecord 3 songs
includes P&P, VAT & instant eVoucher
by de-activating Weekends in the shopping basket
Add an experience to the basket and customise the Gift Card
We'll deliver your gold enveloped Gift Card in plain packaging so as not to give away any surprise!
On arrival all guests will be shown around our state-of-the-art recording studio by the engineer and producer. Equipment is set up and band members discuss there exact requirements with the engineer and producer. We'll mic up all the instruments, including 8 on the drum kit, and set the multi-track to record mode - ready to hit the record button!
We're flexible! Choose to record the whole band live, or record one instrument at a time and really go to town on your tracks, ensuring the musicianship is at its best. The day ends when all tracks are mixed then mastered on photo printed Souvenir CDs ready to take home.
Our vast gear-list includes vocal and instrument mics, electric guitar, acoustic guitars, bass, Yamaha Clavinova piano, Hammond, Rhodes, synthesizers and our fantastic Yamaha maple custom drum kit with Sabian cymbals. These can be arranged for use on the day and free of charge - just let us know in advance.
The latest digital recording equipment is used together with a talented, fast, friendly and efficient sound engineer. Our aim is to exceed the artists expectations while in the calming and relaxed environment of our studios
An exclusive Music Web Page will be created where you can stream and download your music as MP3s, as well as downloading the high resolution picture we took for your CD print. Perfect for sharing with friends and family - wherever they are!
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Add an experience to the basket, and use the personalisation panel to write your own greeting. The 'Save' button appears when you add or amend text in the fields provided. Once saved you can 'View and check' to see your gift voucher in full. You can make any amount of adjustments to get the message just right. You can also choose your postage and instant download/print options in the shopping basket before purchasing through the checkout.
We start each experience with a photo shoot so that manufacturing of your unique, personalised CD artwork can begin. You'll take home your CD(s) at the end of your session.
Every experience and party purchase now includes a Music Web Page. At the end of the session, recordings from our artist for the day are uploaded and can be securely accessed for streaming playback, or as downloadable MP3s - instantly. The perfect way to share with friends and family - wherever they may be! We'll also upload the high resolution picture we took in our photo studio - perfect for taking prints from. There's a hit counter too that shows how many visits your Music Web Page has had over it's indefinite time online!
An optional real-time DVD of the recording studio session is available under the options tab in the shopping basket whilst making your purchase. The video is unedited capturing every moment of the performance including out-takes and the producers comments.
Purchase extras on the day
You can order more Souvenir CDs and Video DVDs whilst at the studios. Just let the engineer know what you'd like in addition to what you'll already receive as part of your experience with us.
The Green Room
The Green Room is provided for your comfort. You can watch the experience via our TV and monitor camera, fed directly from the recording studios. An adjoining kitchen is provided with complimentary tea, coffee and squashes.
We allow up to four spectators to come and watch from the comfort of the Green Room. Please enquire if you want to bring more.
You are welcome to bring a camera to our studios and take some snaps in the live room with our expensive microphones as props! Just ask your recording engineer when the best time is to do so. Don't forget we take a high resolution picture in our photographic studio for printing on the souvenir CD(s) that are taken home.
You are welcome to video your session from our studio control room, or Green Room. A video from inside the live room whilst the recording artist is performing can be purchased on the day, or ordered in advance after adding an experience to the shopping basket.
The minimum age for any of our experiences is 6, and for parties it's 6 turning 7. Their is no maximum age - 97 is the record set to date! Under 14s must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.
We are open 7 days a week. Monday to Fridays between 9am and 7pm, Saturday 9am to 6pm and Sunday 10am to 6pm.
Upgrade an experience
Use the gift voucher to log in or click Redeem on our home page, and just pay the difference to upgrade to another experience.
Band Silver - 6th January 2018
"Absolutely amazing experience. Excellent facility - we really enjoyed out time and the advice and experience Robert gave us. We will definitely be coming back."
Band Silver - 18th November 2017
"Fantastic experience. A lot of fun and very professionally organised. Can't recommend highly enough."
Band Silver - 21st August 2016
"AMAZING! Will be back Soon"
Johnny G & Pius Kirby
Band Platinum - 6th October 2015
"We've been three times before with Paul, but great to meet Joe and get down 15 tracks in a day. Thanks. We'll be back!"
Dave Cane & Company
Band Platinum - 13th September 2015
"A great fun and productive day as always. Many thanks for a wonderful and professional session."
Dylan, Thomas, Rosie, William and Ian Lowe
Band Platinum - 19th August 2015
"Amazing! We've been looking forward to this ever since we booked it and it definitely lived up to our expectations. Several of us have been before and loved it just as much then too! Extremely warm and welcoming atmosphere - not to mention the wizard man himself, Rob. Thanks a million mate and well done for keeping your cool with us! The whole day has been ace. "
Band Platinum - 28th February 2015
"Fantastic experience. Professional, friendly service. Worked hard to make sure we got the best out of the day and recorded 4 tracks. Definitely the best recording session we have had. Great up-to-date equipment. Thank god for Auto-Tune."
Band Gold - 3rd July 2014
"Having never recorded in a studio before, this experience with friendly staff and excellent equipment and outcome made us all feel really relaxed (and professional). Out sound engineer Rob was FANTASTIC!!!! Very talented! Also we were given free donuts. Thanks :)"
Band Gold - 3rd May 2014
"Epic recording session with Dale, well looked after, great experience. If I had to name 3 geniuses... Worthington/Lucas/Argentier sessions - best day ever. Really strong day, thanks for everything. People ask us are we as good as texas, I'll let you be the judge of that when I tell you Hass's mum called him a hairy egg."
Ollie, Alex, Sam and Max
Band Silver - 22nd March 2014
"A great experience at the recording studio and would definitely recommend it. We'll be back very soon! Thanks for you help and a great time. Very helpful, worthwhile visit!"
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Delivery & booking
Every delivery option includes a downloadable version of your customised Gift Card.
Select one of the Royal Mail delivery options in the shopping basket or in the price tab above, ranging from free standard delivery (1 to 3 days) to Special Delivery™ next day sign for guaranteed. You will receive your Gift Card inside a metallic gold envelope.
Monday to Friday 9am to 7pm
Saturday 9am to 6pm
Sunday 10am to 6pm
We are open over school holidays and on bank holidays, except Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New years Day.
Weekend bookings activation
The prices displayed on this website include a weekend booking surcharge of 20% for weekend bookings as Saturdays and Sundays are 'peek time' popular booking days.
Please remove the weekend booking surcharge if you do not require your booking on a weekend. To do so, simply de-activate under options in the shopping basket. This will save you money, and should you wish to activate weekend bookings at a later date, you can do so by logging in with your gift voucher.
Please note we cannot refund the weekend bookings surcharge should you choose to book your experience session on a weekday.
Valid for 1 year
Our gift vouchers are valid for one year from the purchase date, and can be booked online. Just follow the simple instructions on the gift voucher and enter them in to the log in panel below.
Book a session date
Using the details provided on the gift voucher, enter them below and book a session time and date to suit in our online diary system. Bookings can be made at any point whilst the voucher is valid, and a further one months grace is given providing you make the booking before the expiry date.
Purchase and book simultaneously
Add your experience choice to the basket, and under the options tab click Pre-book your experience session date now. You'll be taken to our diary where you can choose a session time and date of your choice.