Located in the heart of Dublin’s music district, Camden street, this historic studio has played host to a multitude of Irish and international recording stars including Fifty Cent, New Order, Snoop Dogg, Brian Adams, The Thrills, Ronnie Drew, Christie Moore, Aslan, Declan O’ Rourke, Hothouse Flowers, Mary Black, Jerry Fish, amongst many others.
Camden Studios houses two different sized recording studios, and a mixing and mastering suite. It also features a composing room, classroom, and chill-out area including a living space, kitchen, shower and bathroom facilities.
In addition to being a world class music recording and mixing facility, we also have the skills and the resources to assist you throughout all stages of the creative process and all aspects of music production.
We regularly shoot music videos and live sessions with emerging as well as established artists in the studio. We work with a host of lighting designers, cameramen, editors and directors. Enquire for details if you would like your song or entire recording session filmed live!
Camden Studios was set up by a group of musicians and friends who also happen to be some of the top arrangers, composers, songwriters, and producers in Ireland.
Located within walking distance of Dublin’s favourite bars, cafés, music venues and surrounded by International label headquarters, Camden Studios is a historic recording studio at the heart of Ireland’s music and social scene.
We have years of experience in producing great music. If you need any help in planning and organising your recording session or album why not get in touch? We can work with you to make sure we match your budget.
From small projects involving vocal overdubs and instrument tracking to large live sessions involving rhythm, string, wind and brass sections, Camden studios caters to all needs.
Our flagship studio “The Engine Room” is fully equipped with a 24 channel console, great outboard, two large live rooms, a vocal booth, an echo chamber, a large control room.
We have a beautiful Steinway Model B grand piano and a Yamaha U3 upright along with a full range of vintage pianos, guitars, and amps.
We have the top of the range Hear Back monitoring system to ensure you choose what you want to hear in your own personal mix with 100% clarity to enable you to deliver the best performance possible.
If you’re looking for help in bringing your songs to the next level, we can assist at the song-writing stage to give your songs the lift they need.
We regularly work with top session musicians in the country. We can help match the right musician with your project to make sure you get exactly what you need.
Our experienced producers are there to oversee your project and give it the sound you are looking for.
A great arrangement can make the difference between a good song and a masterpiece.
If you imagine that a large string section or a big band sound would be right for your song and would like to get a professional to write an arrangement, we can turn these ideas into a reality.
We provide top quality professional charts to ensure that the recording session goes smoothly.
A great vocal performance depends on many factors.
We have a selection of microphones to best match your vocal. We also have a great isolation booth with top class monitoring to ensure you have the right sound and equipment to deliver that vocal performance you are capable of.
If you would like to work on your vocal performance in advance of your recording session we have access to the top vocal coaches in Ireland.
Why not book some vocal coaching before your final recording session to get some last minute tips?
We have worked on numerous TV and Film productions, writing scores, theme songs, and arranging music for live performance.
If you are filming to playback, we can work with you to identify exactly what you need for your scene. We can then arrange the music, book the musicians and record the backing music to ensure smooth filming on the day.
We work closely with actors in order to get the best possible vocal performance from them.
If you are looking to record voiceovers for TV, we have a smaller studio custom built for voiceover work. We have access to the top sample libraries for sound effects and soundscapes.
You’ve recorded your music, now what to you do?
If you need advice on what to do once your music is recorded, we can help provide advice with release and marketing strategies. We have deep industry skills which can be leveraged to make sure you have every resource at your disposal.
We can assist in making the contacts you need to ensure your music gets the audience it deserves.
Camden studios is run by music professionals working at the core of the domestic & international music scene who share the same passion for music and commitment to quality.
We regularly partner with top musicians, engineers, producers, song writers, composers and other professionals working in the music industry.
Cian Boylan is recognised as one of Ireland's leading pianists, working across many musical genres including jazz, rock & pop, and film & theatre, as well as collaborating with established Irish and international artists.
An extremely versatile musician, he is equally at home as a jazz and session pianist as he is arranging and composing for orchestra, big band and smaller ensembles. He is also an experienced musical director and published songwriter and composer.
He has performed and recorded with many leading Irish and International pop and rock artists, including: Van Morrison, Duke Special, Camille O'Sullivan, Sinead O Connor, Jerry Fish, Juliet Turner, Imelda May, Declan O’Rourke, Cathy Davey, Mary Coughlan, Ella Henderson, Aslan, Paddy Casey, Vyvienne Long, RTE Concert Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra, Riccardo Cocciante, Westlife, Toot Sweet, Robin Gibb, Sister Sledge, and LeAnn Rimes.
As a pianist he has performed in some of the most prestigious venues and concert halls around the world, including Europe, USA, Russia, China, Japan, South America and the Middle East.
He holds a first class Masters Degree in Jazz Music Performance from The Dublin Conservatory of Music. He studied Film Scoring with the late Don Brandon Ray, head music supervisor at ABC and founder of the UCLA Film Scoring course and was also selected to take part in the prestigious Moonstone Film Composers’ Workshop in 2005. He has also studied with Golden Globe Hollywood composer Christopher Young (Spider Man, The Rum Diaries, etc).
His film work includes working as musical arranger on the feature film The Lobster, starring Rachel Weitz, Colin Farrell, Olivia Coleman and John C. Reilly, the BBC drama Ripper Street Series 2 and 3, and the feature film Poison Pen starring Aoibhinn McGinty. He was also featured as an actor playing the piano on screen for these. He has also composed the soundtrack for the feature film "Exiled" starring Paul Ronan and the short films "Coolockland" featuring Simon Delaney and Eva Birstwhistle, "The Marsh" starring Elaine Cassidy, and "Keeping The Beast at Bay" and the acclaimed “Double Fasse”.
He has been composer, musical director and arranger on many stage and theatre productions, including Deboragh Warner's 2009 production of Mother Courage in the National Theatre, London and has arranged for the RTE Concert Orchestra for stage productions and album recordings. He is currently musical director and arranger on the spectacular worldwide touring music and and dance show "Women Of Ireland”.
When not touring or performing, he lectures in Advanced Music Theory in BIMM University, Dublin.
Niall Breslin, or Bressie as he is now known, first came to prominence as lead singer and guitarist with The Blizzards, one of Ireland's most up and coming rock bands. Bressie's first 2 albums with the Blizzards both went double platinum in Ireland.
However in January 2010 he decided that he needed a new challenge. Bressie moved to London and began work as a writer and producer at 19 Entertainment, owned by Simon Fuller and home to Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood.
His own album was launched in September 2011. Under the name Bressie, 'Colourblind Stereo' is his first solo album. His debut solo single 'Can't Stay Young Forever' was a top 20 hit and also a huge radio hit. His rockier but similarly anthemic 'Good Intentions' was also a hit.
He is now a well-known TV celebrity as a coach on The Voice.
Conor Brady has recorded and performed as guitarist with many high-profile acts including the Corrs, The Blades, Toots and the Maytals, & Terence Trent D’Arby, Mary Coughlan, Paul Cleary, Sinead O’Connor, Jerry Fish and the Mudbug Club, Jack L, The Commitments, Frances Black, and is arguably one of the most sought-after session guitar players in the country. Conor is the ideal producer for guitar based or just non-MIDI based acts who need a sound in a specific genre.
Conor’s earthy production style has earned him many plaudits, and he has produced and engineered albums for The Radiators From Space, Bronagh Gallagher, Colm Quearney, Paul Cleary, Audiokiss, The Ghandis, The Kapitals, Von Shakes and country/folk singer Ciara Considine. He has produced successful singles for The Barley Mob and Oisin.
Fergal Davis has had a long career as a recording and mixing engineer, and has been mastering records since 2001.
He started as a bassist in numerous bands and soon found out that his heart lay in the studio. He started learning his craft at the Sound Training Centre, Dublin, and spent many years after working in numerous Dublin studios especially within Sun Studios and Apollo Studios in Temple Bar.
His mastering credits include Sinéad O’Connor and Muse and countless clients from all genres of music from the past 2 decades.
The fact that artists return to him again and again is testament to his talent and professionalism in mastering.
The Engine Room is our flagship studio perfect for live tracking with full band and string sections. There are two live rooms, a large control room featuring a Steinway Model B grand piano and an echo chamber with excellent isolation between the various live rooms.
Area 51 is our smaller studio perfect for vocal or instrument tracking and overdubs. It consists of a large control room and a beautiful vocal isolation booth. It also works great as a pre and post production room and as a mixing suite.
The Cube is a small room for mixing and composing.
The composing room is a medium sized room equipped with a piano and a small recording setup.
We have a large room equipped for teaching everything from vocal coaching and music theory to production and composition skills.
We have a lounge area to kick back and relax during takes. There is also a fully equipped kitchen area and shower facilties.