Crowdfunding helps recording studio expand

King Sound Studio has expanded into more advanced premises near Carnforth after a successful crowdfunding campaign.

The new facility features a control room detached from the larger outside room, which is known as a 'box within a box' and ensures acoustic isolation.

It is set on rubber mounts, which eliminates vibration, and the rooms are acoustically treated with diffusers and bass traps which makes the sound as precise as possible – essential for accurate recording,

The move has allowed the professional recording team to upgrade its technology and offer a wider range of services, which now includes high quality digital audio recording for musicians, audio books, voiceovers, podcasts, and live and location recordings. The team has also launched a vocal coaching service led by John Kirby.

Mark Gray, owner and producer, explained: “We outgrew our previous location near Halton, and, after months of searching, found the perfect location for what had become ambitious plans - to create two unique recording spaces perfectly engineered for their purpose and to broaden our offering.

"We set up a crowdfunding campaign which made a big difference to achieving our goal of building a dedicated control room and live room.”

Donations came from many supporters via GoFundMe, Crowdfunder and Facebook. “People understand that a facility like ours is needed in this area," said Mark.

King Sound Studio's recent releases include the debut album of artist Angela Denner and Imogen Rae’s Doctor, Doctor EP, while Lancashire singer-songwriter Riz Riley’s album is in the final stages of production.

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