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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 owned by Mercury Prize nominated producer Andy Ross is based near Manchester in Heywood Lancashire, and offers residential facilities.


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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YAMAHA NEW JAZZ SESSIONS SERIES HITS 100,000

The 2013 ‘Yamaha New Jazz Sessions’ CD produced by Andy Ross will feature on the Xmas cover of Jazzwise Magazine for a record 6th successive year, taking the number of copies shifted for the series to 100,000.

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ASTAR 0% LOAN SCHEME EXTENDED FOR 2013

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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ARTUR PIZARRO RECORDS @ ASTAR STUDIOS

World famous concert pianist Artur Pizarro records @ Astar using the studio’s new Yamaha N1 AvantGrand hybrid piano.

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RELEASE ROUNDUP – PRAISE FROM THE MODFATHER

Upcoming ASTAR releases + Paul Weller describes new KRISTYNA MYLES version of STYLE COUNCIL’S ‘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.