Rain City Rehearsal & Recording studio is located in Pendlebury, Manchester, which is a short distance from both Bolton & Manchester city centres. The studio has a large rehearsal room/live room and a control room. Recording sessions can be booked from as little as 1 hour & include free mixing, mastering & master cd. We also mix and master projects which have been recorded elsewhere for clients who want a professional finish on their final product.


Rehearsals are normally booked in 4 hour slots and include full back line (amps, instruments, pa system etc). The recording studio and rehearsal rooms also boast free secure car parking and round the clock CCTV, other services the studio offers include: Live practice recording, audio post production for TV/Film, sound design, foley, voice over recording, backing tracks, re amplification, drum sequencing, drum editing/replacement. If you have any queries about any other services please feel free to call the studio on 07515866452



Control Room

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Live Room/Rehearsal rooms

Live Room & Rehearsal space
Recording Software:

The Recording Studio runs 'Digidesign/Avid Pro Tools' & 'Reaper' digital audio workstations for tracking as well as various high quality plugins from Waves, Digidesign/avid, Toontracks, IK Multimedia, Focusrite, Wavemachine labs and many more!

Mixing Console:

The Recording Studio is equipped with a Allen & Heath 16 channel analogue mixer, the mixer has very warm sounding preamps on each channel as well as a very musical sounding EQ system, the desk is also equipped with automation which is ideal for recalling mixes when mixing out of the box.

Dynamic Microphones:

Shure SM58, Shure SM57, Red 5 Audio drum mic's, Sennheiser e602, Audix d6


Condenser Microphones:

Rode NT1A, Realistic Pressure Zone microphones, SE Electronics 2200a, Red 5 RV6(x2), Red 5 RV4(x2)


Compressors/Preamps: Focusrite Platinum Penta, Joe Meek 3Q, Joe Meek MQ3, TL Audio FATMAN, Drawmer DL221, Focusrite MixMaster, Arts Valve Preamps x2


EQ: TL Audio crimson series 4-band stereo equaliser, Joe Meek 3Q, Joe Meek MQ3, Focusrite MixMaster


Converters: Behringer ADA8000, M-Audio FW1814

Studio Monitors/Headphones:

KRK Rokit 5 studio monitors

Fostex PM 05 MK2 studio monitors

Beyer Dynamic DT100 headphones

AKG k240 headphones


Guitars: Custom Ltd Viper, Schecter Hellraiser, Schecter Blackjack, Epiphone SG, Epiphone Les Paul Gothic.


Bass: Warwick Rock Bass


Drums: DW PDP Drums Kit, Pearl Target Series Drum Kit, Pearl Sensitone Snare Drum, Various Zildjian Cymbals




Peavey 5150 EVH, Marshall JCM 2000, Peavey Valveking mk1, Blackstar HT5, Crate Power Block, Marshall 1960 Guitar Cabs, Ashdown Perfect 10 combo, Ashdown Bass cab, Ashdown superfly bass head