A small, independant and affordable recording studio aimed at acoustic, roots and singersongwriters.

Shagnut Studio Shack is an affordable, high quality recording studio, with a relaxed and friendly environment. We are based in Northumberland, and welcome all acoustic singer-songwriters to give us a call if they would like to get recording! The studio is small but perfectly formed, aimed at solo, duo songwriters and smaller bands, within the Acoustic, Folk & Roots and Singer-Songwriter genres. We have a massive passion, love and understanding of acoustic music, and we aim to help you produce great quality albums, recording or demos, using all our experience to achieve this.

who and why?

Jason Vare, a music loving, accomplished singer-songwriter, will be your host. He has released many albums, both as a solo artist and as part of both an acoustic duo and a four piece acoustic based band. Jason has toured with these albums extensively within the UK and also in Europe and America. Over the years Jason has built up an impressive personal studio, and this is where he will welcome you and work with you to record your project, your dream and your music!

the equipment we use

The studio is fitted out with all you will need to produce a high quality recording of your project. Some of the equipment & instruments that Shagnut Studio Shack has for your use are:

• M-Audio 10 in 10 out audio interface with digital S/Pdif inputs and Midi

• 2 x Alesis Monitor One MK2 with an Alesis 150 Power Amplifier for Monitoring and mixing

• Focusrite Voicemaster Pro Channel strip and pre-amps

• Full Size Yamaha Clavinova Piano

• Various Guitars of a high calibre (Acoustic, Dobro, Electric & Bass)

• Mandolins

• Ukuleles

• Banjo

• And various percussion items – from bells to Bodhrans! Techie Stuff: • Pre-amps from Focusrite • Huge selection of mics including; Shure, SE Electronics, Rode, AKG, Sennhieser, Behringer and more....