About Salt Studios
Melbourne’s premier recording studio
Salt Studios has been at the forefront of the Melbourne music scene for over 15 years. In this time thousands of studio and live recordings have left our facility to make their way onto airwaves across Australia and the World.
We have an experienced team of professional engineers, producers and musicians available to work with you on your next project. We also understand that it doesn’t cost a fortune these days to produce an awesome sounding recording.
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The Control Room
Our Studio A control room houses the finest vintage and modern recording equipment available and is a comfortable and inspirational environment for both the musician and engineer.
At the heart of the control room is a 40 input Amek Hendrix analogue recording/mixing console featuring Amek’s famous “classic British” pre-amps and EQ designed by Rupert Neve. Since its release in 1991 The Hendrix has been used to recorded albums by artists such as Pink Floyd, Depeche Mode, Muse, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds just to name a few.
Our Recording Spaces
Salt Studios has three recording rooms and a large hallway to record in. Each space has a different characteristic and are easily transformed into being either a dead or live space depending on the sound you are after.
Other features include natural light and clear sightlines into the control room. as well as a large screen video monitor for sync to film voiceover sessions. The studio spaces can comfortably accommodate up to a six piece band for tracking sessions and are often used by video production professionals as a film shoot location.
AV Production Suite
Studio B is a purpose built Audio/Video Production Suite and online training space that houses a collection of high-end post production tools. These include Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and other apps as part of the Adobe Creative Cloud for video editing. For audio, Studio B is equipped with Pro Tools, Logic, Cubase, Ableton Live, Studio One, Mixcraft, Sonar, Reaper and Reason.
There is also an array of plugins and virtual instruments from Waves, SSL, Antares, Native Instruments and Digi-design, A pair of Focal Solo6Be’s provide detailed monitoring for final AV output and delivery to our clients.
Salt Studios is located at 766a Hawthorn Road in the Bayside suburb of East Brighton in Melbourne. The building was built in the mid 40’s and has many period features.
There are numerous shops, cafes and restaurants on our doorstep, and a newly renovated kitchen meals area complete with appliances provides clients with a comfortable place to relax. Clients are welcome to connect to a high speed wifi guest network. The facility also features a landscaped outdoor courtyard complete with bench seating and established plants.
The Studio In Action
Below you’ll find a small selection of shots taken during recording sessions in Salt Studios. For a full list of photos, please check out the Salt Studios Facebook Page.
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Previous Studio Recording clients include…
360, The Spazzy’s, Birds Of Tokyo, You Am I. Something for Kate, Allday, Renee Geyer, Ross Wilson, Kain Welch and Caplin, Sean Kelly, Chocolate Starfish, Pseudo Echo, Dale Ryder, Brendan Welch, Ceres, Missy Higgins, Asleep In The Park, The Bamboos and more
Previous Live Recording clients include…
67 Special, 28 Days, Airbourne, Alestorm, Area 7, Ash Grunwald, Augie March, Bedouin Soundclash, Birds of Tokyo, Bertie Blackman, Bob Evans, Bob Log III, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Black Sorrows, Chocolate Starfish, Clare Bowditch, Clutch, Collards Greens and Gravy, CW Stoneking, Dallas Crane, Damo Suzuki, Dan Kelly & the Alpha Males, Data Rock, Decoder Ring, Eddi Reader, Electric Mary, Harry Angus, Harry Manx, Jeff Lang, Jeff Martin, Jet, Jimmy Barnes, Josh Pyke, Kate Miller Heitke, Love of Diagrams, Luka Bloom, Paul Kelly, Plain White Tee’s, Reece Maston, Regurgitator, Ron Sexsmith, Royal Crown Review, Sarah Blasko, Shane Howard, Sinead O’Connor, Sky Bombers, Something For Kate, Tex Perkins, The Audreys, The Bronx, The Drones, The Fauves, The Hoodoo Gurus, The Getaway Plan, The Tea Party, Tim Rogers, Troy Casser Dailey, UNKLE, Weddings Parties Anything, Wolf & Cub, You Am I, Youth Group and more
Previous Voiceover and Corporate Recording clients include…
QANTAS, NAB, Cadbury, Shell Australia, Circus Oz, Cold Rock Ice Cream, Melbourne Airport, Suzuki, Blue Illusion, La Porchetta, Melbourne Aquarium, Westfield, Melbourne IVF, The Wheeler Centre and more