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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 been named as a ‘Best Studio’ finalist for the second year running at the Pro Sound Awards.


Latest News from our recording studio

ASTAR UP FOR 2014 ‘BEST STUDIO’ AWARD

For the second year running, Astar Studios is a top 4 finalist for ‘Best Studio’ at the Pro Sound Awards to be held at London's Ministry of Sound.

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MAGNIFICENT SEVENTH YAMAHA NEW JAZZ SESSIONS ALBUM

Sales of ‘The Yamaha New Jazz Sessions’ album series produced by Andy Ross and released each Xmas in association with Jazzwise Magazine are set to exceed over 120,000 copies by end 2015. The seventh album in the series is currently in production at Astar Studios.

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ASTAR 0% RECORDING LOANS DOUBLED

Astar’s Zero Percent Recording Loans offer vital financial support to artists.

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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 STUDIOS PARTNERS OPEN MIC UK IN MANCHESTER

Astar Studios is an Official Studio Partner for Open Mic UK, the nation's largest singing competition

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MUSIC WEEK PRESENTS WITH ASTAR STUDIOS

Music Week showcases a new Astar artist every day in the run up to the 2014 Pro Sound Awards where Astar Studios is a top 4 finalist for ‘Best Studio’ for the second year running.

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RELEASE ROUNDUP – PRAISE FROM THE MODFATHER

Upcoming releases from Baby Taylor, Kris James, Tim Gallagher & Rikky James, + PAUL WELLER describes KRISTYNA MYLES cover of ‘THE PARIS MATCH’ as “Absolutely stunning!”

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LEGENDARY PETER HOOK RECORDS SPOTIFY AD @ ASTAR

Iconic Joy Division and New Order Bassist Peter
Hook has recorded a new Spotify audio ad at Astar
Studios to promote Yamaha's new THR amplifier.

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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. Currently up for 'Studio of the Year' 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.