Facilities


As a Music Technology student you have access to two recording studios, and the classroom fitted with various music software on 16 iMacs. You can also borrow equipment from our Media Stores, such as microphones, recorders, and musical instruments.

New Studio (room A110)

Studio with professional acoustic treatment (floating floor, computer in extra machine room etc.).

Control room

  • Analogue mixing console: Toft ATB 24:8:2
  • Monitoring: Adam A77X and Yamaha HS7
  • Control surfaces:  Euphonix Artist Control and Artist Mix
  • Rack: dBX 166X dual compressor/limiter; Drawmer DL221 dual compressor/limiter; Yamaha SPX1000
  • Computer: Quad-core Mac Pro, Digidesign 192 interface
  • Software: Voxengo mastering plugins (Elephant, Soniformer, Polysquasher, LF Max Punch), Pro Tools 9, Logic Pro X, Ableton Suite & Max for Live 9, Sibelius 7, Native Instruments Komplete 8, Adobe Audition, Cubase 6, East West Quantum Leap Symphonic Orchestra Platinum, Microsoft Office

Live room

Tie lines to control room.

Pearl 8-piece drum kit, Yamaha Clavinova with weighted keys (further instruments available in the Media Stores).

Old Studio (room A316)

Studio with semi-professional acoustic treatment. Live room shared with adjacent radio studio.

  • Analogue mixing console: Mackie 16:4:2
  • Monitors: Genelec 8040
  • Control surface: Mackie Control Universal Pro
  • Computer: Quad-core Mac Pro’ Presonus Firestudio interface
  • Software: Voxengo mastering plugins (Elephant, Soniformer, Polysquasher, LF Max Punch), Pro Tools 9, Logic Pro X, Ableton Suite & Max for Live 9, Sibelius 7, Native Instruments Komplete 8, Adobe Audition, Cubase 6, East West Quantum Leap Symphonic Orchestra Platinum, Microsoft Office

Classroom (room A323)

16 iMac, Genelec 8040 monitors, acoustic piano, large projection screen.

Software on All Computers

Logic Pro X, Ableton Suite & Max for Live 9, Sibelius 7, Pro Tools 9, Native Instruments Komplete 8, Adobe Audition, Microsoft Office.

Free software: Audacity, Pure Data, Supercollider, PWGL, and others.

Software on Some Computers

Cubase 6, East West Quantum Leap Symphonic Orchestra Platinum, Tassman.

Media Stores (room A014a)

There is a range of other equipment available as bookable resources from Media Stores, including:

Microphones:

AKG D112,  Shure SM58s, Shure SM57s, Shure SM7, Beyer M201, M-Audio Solaris (multipattern), Samson C01, SE 2200, SE 2200a (multipattern), SE 1a (pair), Rode NTG3, Rode NT5 (pair), Fostex MC11s (stereo microphone), Soundman OKMII (binaural microphones). BSS AR133 D.I. box. Sony MDR7506 headphones, Beyer DT100 headphones. Ibanez electric guitar, Yamaha electric bass, Marshall & Ampeg amplifiers.

You can see the full list of equipment and book online at https://uob-hive.siso.co. If you have difficulties logging in contact the Media Stores.

Training Videos

Free access to extensive videos explaining in depth music software (and much more) at http://www.lynda.com.

If you have difficulties logging in contact your course leader.

Buying at Students Discounts

For software or other equipment with educational pricing see http://www.studica.com and http://www.software4students.co.uk/.