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“...the unique
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Acapela Studio
tel: 029 2089 0862

Studio Fees

Recording studio fees at Acapela Studios, Pentyrch, Cardiff. Wales.

Acapela Studios is a unique recording studio and unlike most “box” like studios has a superb performing space set in the heart of the Welsh chapel surrounded by a pulpit, pew, gallery and original wooden flooring. As a result the acoustics of the studio are incredible for either recording or a live performance.

Acapela Studios has the facilities to record, mix and master and can offer each of those stages individually or in combination as you need. Our demo deals offer full studio packages at unbelievable prices, so check those out.


Standard Rate

The standard studio rate is £65.00+vat per hour for dry hire. We can provide at additional cost a range of services for artists wishing to use the studio including:

  • Backline
  • Sound engineers
  • Camera and camera operators
  • Specialist audio and video services
  • Catering

The recording procedure per song is:

  • Arrive and set up
  • 1st record drums & bass along to guides of guitar / piano / vocals etc.
  • We normally take 3-4 takes with up to 5 min in-between each take to listen back.
  • 2nd overdubs Guitars / Piano / vocals / BV etc .

Demo Deals

We offer some fantastic deals which give you great discounts on our standard rate and offer exceptional value. Each of these deals includes engineer and mastered CD.

Demo Single – £255+vat

This includes:

  • 1 hour set up
  • 2 hours of recording
  • 2 hours for editing and mixing

Demo EP recording (4 songs) – £595 +vat

This includes :

  • 1 Hour set up
  • 5 hours recording
  • 5 hours editing and mixing

Demo Album – £1495 + VAT

This includes:

  • 2 hour set up
  • 10 hours recording
  • 16 hours editing and mixing


Single Camera Shoot (including a camera operator)  – £645 +vat

This includes:

  • 2 hour recording session for sound
  • 2 hour filming session
  • Editing to first cut standard of the video*

Multi Camera Locked Off (no camera operator) – £638 +vat

This includes:

  • 2 hour recording session for sound
  • 2 hour filming session
  • Editing to first cut standard of the video.

*Extra editing work will be charged at £65 p/hour

Overtime will be charged at 1.5 x hourly rate (£65 p/hour)

Opening Hours

Acapela Studios is available to hire 7 days a week from 8.00am – 10.00pm.

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