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ASTAR STUDIOS is a state-of-the-art new generation of hi-end recording studio custom built to produce recordings of unrivalled quality and affordability by combining the latest digital control room technology with generous live room acoustics.

The studio based near Manchester is owned by Mercury Prize nominated producer Andy Ross and has ranked among Europe’s top 4 recording studios for two consecutive years at the Pro Sound Awards.


Latest News from our recording studio

FUNDING FOR EP & ALBUM PACKAGES

Astar’s Zero Percent Recording Loans Scheme now offers 3 years 0% Finance with No Deposit required.

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RECORD SALES FOR YAMAHA NEW JAZZ SESSIONS

Sales of ‘The Yamaha New Jazz Sessions’ album series produced by Andy Ross and recorded at Astar Studios hits 150,000.

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LEGENDARY PETER HOOK RECORDS SPOTIFY AD @ ASTAR

Iconic Joy Division and New Order Bassist Peter Hook records Spotify advert at Astar Studios to promote Yamaha's new THR amplifier.

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MERCURIAL RISE FOR ASTAR PRODUCER

Record success as Andy Ross scoops Mercury Prize ‘Album of the Year’.

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ASTAR CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY WITH NO.1 ALBUM

After a decade of success, ‘Honey Trap’ - the highly acclaimed debut album by Pixie and The Gypsies topped the iTunes Jazz Charts last month. Producer Andy Ross, who also co-wrote several tracks on the album talks about the project and 10 years of Astar Studios.

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‘BEST STUDIO’ & ‘STUDIO OF THE YEAR’ AWARDS

A top 4 finalist for ‘Best Studio’ and ‘Studio of the Year’ at the Pro Sound Awards, Astar ranks among Europe’s elite recording studios!

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PAINTING A BRIGHTER DAY WITH MOBO NOMINEE KRISTYNA MYLES

MOBO nominee Kristyna Myles releases her second album 'Paint A Brighter Day', produced by Astar’s Mercury Prize nominated owner Andy Ross.

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Why choose ASTAR STUDIOS?

When your music is important you have to work with the best and because our name is on every recording, only the best will do for us! To ensure our commitment to excellence and value, we set the highest possible standards while you get to work with a Mercury Prize nominated producer. Formerly 'Studio of the Year' and ‘Best Studio’ finalist at the Pro Sound Awards, Astar's 360 degree services offer an affordable one-stop-solution to take your music to market using leading industry associates with free Pre-Production and PR support on all EP and Album packages.