Leigh-on-Sea Location Recording

I was recently invited to travel to Leigh-on-Sea near Southend to record a small baroque quartet who wished to recordĀ a song cycle of 9 German arias by George Frideric Handel. The quartet contained a Harpsichord which was the main reason for doing this recording on...

Studio Upgrade to 64 Bit

The wait is finally over – Threecircles Recording Studio has finally upgraded to 64Bit! “A bit late?” I hear you cry? Well I subscribe to the old adage of “If it ain’t broke….” My system was moving along quite nicely on...

Eventide H-3000 upgrade

You may have seen on our Facebook page that I recently managed to get my grubby hands on an Eventide H-3000. “A what?” I hear you cry… The Eventide H-3000 is what’s known as a Harmonizer – a unit capable of effects like flanging, phasing...

New studio gear!

I thought it was about time to add some gear to the studio equipment list and there was some spare cash in the bank account so I decided on a bit of a splurge! First off is the TC Electronic Powercore, a DSP effects engine that has, unfortunately, been discontinued....

Eight Ash Green Festival 2013

We were asked to provide sound for the Eight Ash Green Festival again this year – the 5th year running. The festival, situated just outside Colchester, has grown a lot over the previous few years – what started as a day-long open-air music festival has...

New stereo LA-3A compressor

Threecircles Recording Studio is now the proud owner of a stereo LA-3A compressor clone – the Serpent Audio SA-3A. This is a unit based on the revered levelling amplifiers originally made by UREI and now released by Universal Audio. We have various plugin...