Abbey Road Program and Studios have long been a symbol of global music excellence. These esteemed studios house an inspiring community of talented artists and musicians.
Recently, Abbey Road Institute joined forces with London-based band Norther Quarter to host a day-long recording session at their iconic studios. The event proved immensely beneficial to both parties involved as students gained invaluable insights into what goes on behind the scenes during an expert recording session.
Music Technology Incubator
For decades, EMI’s iconic Abbey Road studios have been at the forefront of music innovation, producing iconic albums and film scores by The Beatles, Pink Floyd, George Harrison, Kate Bush, and countless others. But Abbey Road is more than just a famous record –
It’s home to an exciting tech start-up community as well.
Abbey Road’s Music Technology Incubator helps new and aspiring companies get their products into the marketplace, providing expertise, networking contacts, testing facilities, mentorship, and regular platforms to display products. As compensation, they ask for 2% equity as well as the option to invest in future funding rounds.
Previously located at Art House Studios, the Institute has now relocated to Angel Studios in Islington. This boutique environment features two control rooms, three live recording spaces, and a production suite, complete with an analog Solid State Logic Origin in-line mixing console.
Recording Studios for audio recording and sound design
Abbey Road is the go-to studio for audio recording and sound design. This world-class facility has produced many award-winning soundtracks and background scores.
- Legendary artists such as The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Siouxsie and the Banshees, One Direction, Sam Smith, Radiohead, Take That and many more have recorded at this legendary studio over time.
- Abbey Road is not only a musical landmark but also an internationally renowned tourist destination. This iconic studio is one of the most renowned music landmarks in London and a must-visit for music connoisseurs from around the globe.
- The studio also hosts a number of schools, such as the newly launched Abbey Road Institute in London.
This institute offers an Advanced Diploma in Music Production and Sound Engineering that is taught globally by industry experts. You can learn more about this institute by visiting its website or following along with its progress via its blog.
Abbey Road Program matches mentors with Veteran entrepreneurs for mentoring sessions that can take place either face-to-face or online. These meetings provide invaluable advice and insight regarding business and career aspirations.
A monthly commitment of two to four hours
Mentors and mentees who are matched have two to four hours per month to devote to the relationship, supporting and encouraging each other’s development and success. Furthermore, these individuals get to share in their learning experiences as well as create a support system.
Mentors at Abbey Road Studios also have exclusive access to events such as Amplify, the world’s renowned music festival. Here, masterclasses, workshops, Q&As, and live talks with industry icons are designed to motivate and empower tomorrow’s creators.
Tech-based companies and startups
Abbey Road offers mentoring for tech-based companies and startups looking to break into music. Their Mentoring Program matches early-stage companies with experienced professionals in the industry who can offer advice on business development, brand partnerships, financing options, and commercial strategy.
Writing Rooms at Abbey Room
The Writing Rooms at Abbey Road may not be the first place you think of when writing music, but this small suite is equipped with all the tools and technology to help you craft the next great song. This space provides a comfortable atmosphere to write, demo, or record in with an AVID S6 M10 workstation, audio interfaces, and cutting-edge MIDI controller for maximum creativity.
For over 90 years, The Writing Rooms at Abbey Road have been renowned for their exquisite acoustics and cutting-edge equipment. Here you can witness many iconic moments such as The Beatles recording their iconic LP to Pink Floyd’s Dark Side Of The Moon, Radiohead’s OK Computer, and even Lord of the Rings film scores – not to mention access to cutting-edge music technology along with world-class engineers and experts! There’s never been a better time than now to join in on all the action!
Abbey Road Studios has long been a symbol of global music excellence. Recently, Abbey Road Institute joined forces with London-based band Norther Quarter to host a day-long recording session at their iconic studios. The event proved immensely beneficial to both parties involved as students gained invaluable insights into what goes on behind the scenes during an expert recording session.