Equipment at Subwaves Recording Studios

Subwaves Studios only uses industry standard equipment to achieve the best audio, never compromising on quality from recording solo acts to full bands. We have a huge library of the latest audio production plugins and are capable of achieving the sound you desire from warm analogue recordings to the latest digital infinity.

Mic Selection, Preamps and Hardware

- Neumann U87

- AKG414 (pair)

- Neumann KMS105

- Shure SM58

- Shure PG58

+ Full selection of drum mics


- Neve 1073 with EQ

- Tube Tech CL1B Opitcal Compressor


We have access to a huge mic range as well as a top selection of outboard gear. If you don't see your desired mic please get in touch and we will arrange this for you. We use one of the most famous recording chains in the history of recorded music.


Music Production, Mixing and Mastering

- Pro Tools 2018 complete with the latest in music production plugins to achieve world class audio as below...


- Izotope Music Production Bundle including Ozone 7 Advanced, Insight, Alloy 2, Nectar 2 Production Suite, and Trash 2 + expansions


- Waves Gold (L1 Ultramaximizer, C4 Multiband Compressor, H-Comp, and H-Delay,  Vitamin Sonic Enhancer + more)


- Abbey Road Plugins


- Teletronix LA2A

- Universal Audio 1176


- Antares Auto Tune 8 + AVOX 4 including Harmony Engine, Mutator Evo, Articulator Evo, Warm Tube, Aspire Evo, Throat Evo, Duo Evo, Choir Evo, Punch Evo, Sybil Evo


- Waves Chris Lord-Alge Signature Series Plugin Bundle


- Air Instruments Expansion Pack 3 Complete


- ReFX Nexus2


- Slate Digital Everything Bundle


+ More





Interface and Desks

Our studio uses the latest MacBook Pro with 16GB RAM, 2.8GHz Intel Core i7 with Turbo Boost and 1TB of memory packed with audio samples.


We use the latest Apogee Interfaces fitted with the latest in digital conversion as the main input to Pro Tools 12. For big projects where lots of tracks are required we have a range of suitable top range desks which link into the interfaces.



Contact Us

To get in touch with Subwaves Music  for all areas please email:


Our latest music projects


21st March 2020

We have just announced that Subwaves Music Lessons and Subwaves Studios will be opening a brand new music tuition centre and music consultancy in Eldon Square in Newcastle City Centre! It was due to open on 1st May but due to Covid-19 we have pushed back until 1st July, it's all confirmed for then! Keep an eye out here...


23rd July 2019

What an incredible month here at Subwaves. Our guitar and vocal students are getting success and performing incredible shows. Our promo company has grown and announced several new shows & venue partnerships across across the UK with further plans for expansion. We have also been involved with TV production for major broadcasters.



8th September 2018

A busy time at Subwaves Music as we've been on tour with Escapade finishing with a sold out show in Leicester. Go Escapade! We have now opened our booking agency.



14th July 2018

A month of non stop music sessions at Subwaves and we are pleased to announce that we will be working with SoundWaves Music Competition Winners Escapade recording New Music in the near future and launching their UK Tour. We are also pleased to announce a plethora of talent from the roster will be performing at the brand new Subwaves Music Festival, see events page for more info.

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