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Top Recording Studios in Melbourne

Heading out to record a masterpiece? One thing we know, you’ll want to find the best recording studio for your personal or professional project. Tagvenue lists the best recording studios that Melbourne has to offer, so whether you need to book a high-end entirely produced session or want to have the studio to yourself, we’ve got just what you need.

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Recording Studios Hire Guide

Find a recording studio with no fuss. Melbourne has terrific options, from unique high-end choices in downtown Melbourne to legendary recording spaces in Collingwood. Start your search among Melbourne’s city centre but don’t forget to check out great options in the suburbs as well. 

Recording Studios in Melbourne FAQ

Which Melbourne districts have the best recording studios?

 Studios are plentiful in the centre of the city. Start your search among the streets near the West Gate Freeway in South Melbourne. Head north through Fitzroy for more options, and most are within an easy drive from High Street. Further out of town, you will find excellent recording studios in the suburbs such as Eltham, Nunawading, and Epping for those who may want to avoid downtown traffic.

How much does it cost to hire a recording studio in Melbourne?

With recording studios, you really do get what you pay for. While you can find options within the $50 to $100 range, you may not be getting the best experience for your money. If a cheap studio is what you need, you will find some solid options available, including in your local library. The Melbourne library offers a recording studio for hire on a limited basis. However, if you plan a more extensive session, for a demo or LP, you can expect to pay $199 per hour or around $300 for a half-day and up to $500 for a full-day hire with an engineer. Some studios do offer packages that can provide good value depending on your needs. Remember that extra equipment and instruments will still be charged extra. 

What equipment should a recording studio have?

When hiring a recording studio, it is best to understand what you might need because studios in Melbourne generally offer the bare minimum of equipment and staff. In Melbourne, most mid and upper range studios seem to offer hire that includes a fee for an engineer and some basic post-production such as mixing, mastering, and file delivery. The studio itself should come equipped with some basic mics and a mixing board. Pianos, drum kits, and upgraded audio equipment are usually rentable for flat rates.

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