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Abbey Road Studios and Record Store Day 2014

March 24, 2014

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Abbey Road Studios and Record Store Day 2014

Full list of Record Store Day vinyl mastered and cut at Abbey Road Studios

The Abbey Road Studios vinyl mastering and cutting engineers are delighted to have played a role in helping create a selection of vinyl releases by a truly inspirational set of artists for Record Store Day 2014.

·         Lily Allen – ‘Air Balloon’ (7”)

·         Jack Bruce – a) ‘Fields of Forever’ b) ‘Drone’ (7”)

·         Chrissie Hynde – ‘Dark Sunglasses’ (7″)

·         Coldplay – ‘Midnight’ (7”)

·         Diana Dors – ‘So Little Time’ (7”)

·         Marianne Faithfull – ‘Sister Morphine’ (7”)

·         Gloria Jones – ‘Tainted Love’ (7″)

·         Grace Jones – ‘Me! I Disconnect from You’ (12″)

·         Kylie – ‘Golden Boy’ (7”)

·         Ronnie Lane & Slim Chance – ‘Ooh La La’ (alt take, take 4) (7″)

·         John Martyn – ‘May You Never’ (7”)

·         PiL – ‘Death Disco’ (12”)

·         Sex Pistols – ‘Never Mind the B*llocks’ boxed set (7 x 7”)

·         The Temperance Movement – a) ‘Tender’ b)’Up in the Sky’ (7”)

This absolutely top-grade list of iconic acts’ brand new and classic music features a special 7” by the legendary bassist, songwriter and singer Jack Bruce (best known as one third of the seminal band Cream).

image007The vinyl release features a Record Store Day exclusive on the a-side called ‘Fields Of Forever’, and the b-side ‘Drone’ is taken from upcoming album ‘Silver Rails’, which was produced by Rob Cass and recorded and mixed at Abbey Road Studios. ‘Silver Rails’ is released this Monday 24th on Esoteric Antenna records and is available on limited edition 180 gram vinyl LP, plus CD and download.

UK rockers The Temperance Movement opted to pay tribute to Blur and Oasis, with two covers recorded in Abbey Road’s legendary Studio Two especially for Record Store Day.

Record Store Day 2014 takes place on 19th April. More information can be found here and more on Abbey Road Studios Mastering services is detailed here.

About Abbey Road Studios

Abbey Road Studios is the most famous recording studios in the world and a global music icon.

Home to countless landmark recordings and pioneering advances in recording technology, the legendary studio complex has a phenomenal history spanning over 80 years, encompassing celebrated work by many of the world’s most famous recording artists including The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Kanye West, Elton John, Oasis, Elbow, Lady Gaga and Adele.

Since the score for Raiders of The Lost Ark was recorded at the studios in 1980, Abbey Road has developed into one of the world’s premiere locations for movie scoring. Blockbuster films such as the Lord of The Rings Trilogy, The King’s Speech and Skyfall feature scores recorded there, while recent projects include the Oscar-nominated scores to Gravity and Philomena. Additionally, a number of high-profile video games such as Titanfall and Call of Duty have recorded in-game music at Abbey Road Studios.

The studios house a number of state of the art mastering suites. Recent projects mastered or re-mastered by Abbey Road’s award-winning engineers include albums by M.I.A, Johnny Marr, My Bloody Valentine, Ed Sheeran, Rizzle Kicks, Sophie Ellis-Bextor and the Virgin Records 40th anniversary celebration anthology.

Abbey Road Studios also offers online mixing and mastering, audio products for professional and home studio music producers, live concert recording, archiving and video services. The studios also host a select number of special events each year.

Music recorded, mixed and mastered at Abbey Road has won countless awards, including BRIT Awards, BAFTAS, Oscars, GRAMMYs, Golden Globes and Gramophone Awards.

 

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