The John Hardy Music Co studio includes the recording & production studio, office and archive, in the busy Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff. The studio brings together the latest high-spec digital equipment with a unique collection of vintage, ethnic, classical and folk instruments including:
Fully digital workstation with RME interface, a choice of DAWs and a large number of high end plugins
Multiple monitoring options including Yamaha NS10s, ATC mini monitors and prototype bamboo Gwedd Audio monitors
Blüthner boudoir grand piano
1967 Hammond organ C3 with Leslie L122 rotating horn speaker
Unique location-recorded sounds add to the palette, with the Hinterland soundtrack including processed recordings of branches and twigs being scraped, struck and snapped.