Hidden in South Leeds, just 5 minutes from the city center, the M1 and M621, is our beautiful Audio and Media workspace.
Built around our Allen & Heath GRS24 and our 9m by 7m live room, tuned to perfection with a selection of Vicoustic treatment, Bakerland is the perfect place to get in the zone, get inspired, and create.
Whether you’re a solo artist or a choir, producing a music video , a photo shoot, product videos or audio books, anything in the audio and visual remit, we have created them all, and most importantly, we achieve our customers visions by sharing their passion and working every project together as one combined team.
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Check out below some of Bakerlands previous clients… click more info to take you to the artists website.
Live @ Bakerland…
We like to do live audio and video @ Bakerkand, and we have the space to do it well, and believe the best recordings are those done live with passion and energy. We like to film concept music video’s as well and have projects booked in for next year. Check out our video’s to date to see some very special performances.
We have provided many product videos for Audio Technica and continue to work with them. Rodrigo works at A.T (see his bio), when he’s not sorting audio for the Moto GP or the Olympics he’s making videos of products.
We offer location videos for those bands who have a specific look in mind, we find that once bands see our studio they tend to choose to come to us (without our influence). We look forward to taking our camera’s out and shooting on location, give us a shout if you have some ideas!
Have you got that one song that you feel deserves the same high quality production and recording that you see from your favourite artists? Whether you’re promoting yourself to secure more work, recording an ideal gift for loved ones, or simply wanting a fantastic day recording a keep sake of your favourite song.
Come and perform at one of our Live by the Lights sessions, with other great musicians!
1 SESSION PER MONTH – LIMITED TO 88 ACTS PER YEAR.
- £150.00 (introductory offer) per act. 2 songs per act. Acoustic only with a maximum of 2 performers.
- Audience attended performance, beautiful bespoke purpose built setting with 12 filament 5 inch bulbs.
- Each artist receives 20 minutes with our make up artist.
- We will conduct an interview with each performer for promotion i.e social media outlets and any upcoming or previous releases.
- 2 camera live recording, 1 Gimbal mounted and 1 Crane and glide rail.
AT4050 microphones tracked through the GSR24 as standard, mixed and mastered.
- Audience members will be local music media professionals and/or industry professionals.
- All tracks that are being performed need to be submitted in rough (minimum audio only)
- We are also shooting the day (with your permission) behind the scenes to be edited with a selection of the performances from the session for a monthly overview of the day.
DON’T DELAY BOOK NOW TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT!
Meet the Team
Studio Manager and Head of Audio
Andy spent 10 years at a global company working as a project manager. He was trained to implement large-scale projects around the world managing in excess of 50 staff at any one time.
However, music is his first love, after a small amount of success as a guitarist in an originals band (back in the late 90’s) and being offered a substantial package by a management company, Andy decided to change careers and combine his project skills with his passion for music.
Andy has done every job in the music industry from tour driver to a performer on the stages of Glastonbury. Music is his life.
Head of Video
Rodrigo is known as the Jedi and here’s why….
Rodrigo started with his own studio in Brazil, whilst running the studio he also worked as front of house and monitor engineer for high profile artist’s in South America. He left his studio with a studio manager and moved into the cruise ship industry as production manager/A1, producing musicals, Jazz Ensembles, Classical music, orchestral work and he worked sound reinforcement for her majesty the Queen on 3 occasions.
Whilst taking care of all video production coming out of Bakerland he is also a project manager for the Moto GP audio on behalf of Audio Technica and is heavily involved with the Olympic games broadcast audio.
Rodrigo is the busiest man you will ever meet.
Tim graduated with a degree in Popular Music Production from the University of Huddersfield, where he enrolled in a work placement at The Chairworks Studio - working with producers such as David Watts (Allusinlove/Stone) , Larry Hibbit (Dinosaur Pile Up/Sea Girls/DON BROCO) and Tom Dalgety (Royal Blood/The Pixies).Alongside his studies, Tim worked with a variety of artists in creating music. Having a great understanding of a wide range of different genres and production styles, means Tim can offer creative direction as well as versatility and professionalism.Translating artists’ musical ideas cohesively is what is most important to Tim. With over 10 years in songwriting experience, Tim has an extensive knowledge in engineering, and production as well as specialising in mixing and mastering. Tim will be sure to inspire and deliver, whatever the task.
Justin is a mix engineer, producer, and musician from Wakefield.
Fundamentally a guitarist of over 20 years with band experience and as a solo musician, Justin has developed his skills in music production over the last decade.
Experience with Bands such as I Plead Guilty, The Tomicks and You’re The Decoy to solo musicians such as Reece Jacob and Richie Haynes has allowed Justin to continue developing skills and knowledge but most importantly building great relationships.
A somewhat unorthodox approach to the industry has meant that Justin has also been able to take on projects outside of traditional studio work including mixing for Instagram and YouTube Drummers Including Mike Malyan (Monuments), David Cardona (Life Avenue), and Nishant Hagjer.
Justin considers every project personal and he is dedicated to ensuring that every client is 100% happy not only with the final product but with the communication and decisions throughout the project.
Rich Huxley is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, educator, and founder member of Hope and Social. His studio and production CV includes clients such as Tileyard, Sony Music, Fierce Panda, Cry Baby Cry, Songwork International, Label Fandango and Sky Larkin (Wichita Recordings).
Co-founder of the UK's first fan funded/owned record label, Rich speaks and writes about production, creative entrepreneurship, and the new music industries, working with Leeds, Lancaster and Liverpool Universities, for UWCSEA in Singapore, at Leeds Conservatoire, for the Musicians Union, as well as at events such as UnConvention in Manchester, Live at Leeds UnConference and for the Dept. of Trade and Industry.
Rich is a strong believer in the power of music as a force for social change, and for the common good.
Audio Repair Engineer
Andy and Chris have been working together since 2017.
Coming from a background in motorsport engineering, Chris has taken his engineering skills and a passion for live music, and combined it with his experience working with some of the worlds major brands repairing everything from touring grade Allen and Heath mixing consoles to ribbon microphones, to help Bakerland in everything from wiring jobs to helping bring a Bakerland pedal range to life.
After Having gigged and recorded alongside Bakerland engineer Justin Woodward for years, Chris used his passion for the technical side of live music and guitar tone to run his own pedal brand in CDM Pedals, helping others create their dream boutique tone.
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