BACKGROUND AND INSPIRATION
The power and warmth of the high-end analog equipment in collaboration with the current digital possibilities in characterful spaces are the building blockbuster of the Heron Road Studios.
The Abbey Road Studios in London were used as a souce of inspiration in the design and furnishing of the Heron Road Studios.
CENTRAL RURAL LOCATION
The Heron Road Studios are in a rural location, within walking distance of National Park “Oostvaardersplassen” and yet also only 35 min. from Amsterdam and a 10 min. drive to Airport Schiphol-Lelystad. There are plenty of free parking spaces at the entrance of the studio.
WRITING CAMPS / MASTERCLASSES
The Heron Road Studios are perfectly suited for writing camps, large or small.
With 30 comfortable seats and a perfect sound, the Control Room offers a ideal place for masterclasses for singer-songwriters as well as for mixing and mastering courses.
Our smart network makes sharing projects between participants fast and easy.
For professional musicians and engineers/producers it is possible to use all studios, the house bar and the garden-terraces on an exclusieve base.
This creates a unique opportunity to go through a creative and unifying process (like writing camps) and simultaneously make professional audio recordings and atmospheric video images.
We are welcoming producers and performers from all over the world with music in all genres. We are open to all artist as we operate independently from any record label.
From the 200 m3 Control Room you have a full view of the Studio spaces. The Control Room offers all posibilities for high quality recording, mixing (analog and digital) and mastering. The Control Room is designed with todays workflow in mind.
Also presenting the final product in 4K and Dolby Atmos on a 5m wide cinamascope screen with 30 real cinema seats is possible.
See the link below for the gear list. We keep this high-end equipment up to date.
It is also important to relax for a while during the recording- and writing sessions.
In the house bar you can relax or play a game of table tennis. You can also take a seat on the beautiful garden terraces and enjoy the nature and the animal meadow which among other alpacas, goats and little horses.
In the garden is enough space to enjoy a tasteful and connecting barbecue.
Studio 1: 100m³
Studio 2: 400m³
Studio 3: 50m³
From cosy writing rooms to large format recording rooms, there’s a room for every need.
All studios are equipped with variable acoustics modules. This allows the behavior of the room to be adapted to the type of recording and instrument.(reverb time 0,75s to 0,20s)
The combination of adaptable acoustics and the large volume of the rooms offer unique possibilities for recording drums, orchestras and a cappella singing groups.
Multifunctional TV Studio
TV programma’s, live-concerten, symposiums, webinars etc.
creative solutions for all your needs!
A complete “blackbox” or totaly white for projection for maximum flexibility for your setdressing. The 1500m3 (15x15x7) HeronRoad TV-Studio is equipped with 72m motor controlled truss. All video and audio connections are connected to the VideoControlRoom and the separate AudioControlRoom. All the suburb studio-equipment of the HeronRoadStudios can be connected so studio-quality audio-recordings are garandeed.