Get ready for an awe-inspiring and totally immersive music experience.
The KYOTO recording studio is a beautiful, unique and world-class recording studio, hiding in
the stunning 22 - acre Larkins farm in Essex. Just 15mins drive from Shenfield station.
Having spent decades in recording studios we know what’s needed to make great music –
we’ve used this extensive know-how to design an unrivalled creative space.
We’ve combined old school brilliance like our analogue MCI 500 Rev D console, previously owned
by John Entwhisle from The Who, alongside the latest tech and some brilliant instruments –
including Arigato guitars.
As a passionate lover of all things drums, Glen has created this studio with recording drums
at the very heart. Including a very special innovation… : Introducing…the Drumbrella.
The Drumbrella uses dynamic acoustics to create different sounds – without the usual
instrumental upheaval and costly delays.
In its lowest position the Drumbrella surrounded by baffles creates a tight sound, then by
inching it up you can totally change the character of the recording until you get the
openness and ‘room’ sound you desire.
Having spent years in a studio we know there can be costly delays when reconfiguring
instruments – we’ve done everything we can to make this studio as time efficient and fun as
As well as boasting a top spec studio you can also lose yourself at Larkins Farm and enjoy
- Accommodation available on site for 8 people
- Original USA Airsteam camper onsite for additional accommodation or visual content use
- An outdoor tennis court
- Swimming pool – complete with inflatables…
- Jacuzzi for 6 people
- Outdoor BBQ area
- 22 acres of outdoor space to roam and chill-out
- A golf driving range
- Our pet peacock called Flash 5 (no, seriously)
- Large car parking space
- Pure decadence, just outside London
- Total privacy guaranteed behind our Wonderland gates
Come to the tranquil British countryside, step away from the stresses of life and make some
wonderful, ear-bleedingly loud music. Everyone is welcome – all managers, labels, bands,
publishers, singers, producers, songwriters - and don’t worry, it’ll just be you and Flash 5 on
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199 Nine Ashes Road
Blackmore, Ingatestone, Essex CM4 0JZ