Music Recording

Situated in the tranquil village of Weston (Stafford), Joe Blanks Studios offers day-visit or residential recording sessions to individuals, semi-pro and professional musicians alike. From demos to fully mixed and mastered ep's and albums, JBS provides the natural choice to those looking for best quality at the most affordable rates. If required, you can also obtain full production of your songs or musical ideas to optimize them into the best they can be. 

JBS also offers red letter day packages - ideal for corporate team building, birthdays, hen and stag parties  etc.

JBS cannot only bring a great deal of talent to bear on your project from our resident team, but can also call upon the services of an array of top session musicians from our associate partners.

Recording and Production Rates

Recording flat rate: Set up, Tracking and rough mix is costed out at £20 per hour

EP Bundle (3-5 tracks): Set up, Tracking, Mix & master will take approximately 50 hrs

6 - 11 track album: Set up, Tracking, Mix & master  60 - 70 hrs

Song Arrangement and Post Production: Writing, Co-Writing, Song Arrangement, Post production - POA 



Control Room

Apple Mac Pro 2x4core processor (8cors)

Pro Tools 10

Cubase 7

Kontakt Library

Waves Horizon Package and Scheps 73

Universal Audio UAD Card

Motu Midi Express 128

Motu 24io

Mackie Control Universal

Neve 8816 Summing Mixer

Focusrite isa 828 Preamp

Universal Audio 6176 Channel strip


Rode NTK (Fitted with a nos Teletronics E88CC Valves) X2

EV re20

Sure Beta

Sure sm57 X4

Sure sm 58 X 4

Sennheiser 421 X5

Se 2200a

SE 1a

SE Electronics SE4400a

Oktava MK-012 X2 (Matched Pair)

AKG C1000S X2

Yamaha Russ Miller Sub Kick



Hughs and Ketner BC 410 and BC 215 cabs

Hughs and Ketner Triology Plus cab

Orange Tiny Terror Plus cab