Music studio offering recording, mixing and production

Studio 54 Exeter

Recording Suite

STUDIO 54 Exeter offers various music based services over three floors in the heart of Exeter’s city centre. 3rd Floor is home to the main Studio 54 recording suite (the Phil Johnstone Suite). It features two control rooms, a treated live room and iMac training suite for various music recording platforms. Studio 54 is a creative space where you can develop your material, produce, record, mix & master your music to competitive and commercial standards. You can choose from an impressive music industry collective of in-house music producers and engineers to provide their expertise on your project.

Music Video Production

Daylight Music & Media Productions (DMP) an award winning creative apprenticeship employer & developer. Within DMP’s creative space at Studio 54 is a dedicated green screen room and video editing suite from where you can record & produce your video using state of the art industry software & equipment.

State of the Art

Recording Equipment

STUDIO 54 has two fully equipped control rooms. The live room can be patched into either control room and Control Room 2 can be used as an additional live room for Control Room 1.

Control Room 1 Hardware

Audient ASP 4816 mixing console
Adam A7X monitors
Focusrite Clarett 8 Pre
Focusrite OctoPre
Joe Meek VC1
Klark Teknik 76-KT
DBX 1066 Comp
Drawmer DL241
Drawmer DS201
Yamaha SPX 900


Neumann U87
SE Z5600A II
SE8 (stereo pair)
AKG C451b x2
Rode NT1a
Shure Sm57 x2
AKG D112
Shure PGA Drum Mic set
EV 664

Instruments and Backline

Fender Hot Rod Deluxe
Squire Telecaster
Squire P-Bass
Yamaha Acoustics

We have options for MIDI syncing keyboards and all the basic cabling necessary for recording. If your project requires something unusual or special then please let us know and we will see what we can do.

Want to Learn Video Production

We offer a 1-day ‘Starter’ course for people wanting to learn the basics of making a video. This includes:

Preparing for a video shoot
Principles of lighting
Using a digital camera
Using microphones and audio recording
Framing, types of shots, camera movements and cutaways