Recording Studio

FIRST STUDIO OF BULGARIAN NATIONAL RADIO 

Area of 420 square meters

Volume of 4500 cubic meters
Reverberation time 1,35 s

Sound engineers’ control room
Area of 31 square meters
Volume of 90 cubic meters

Sound recording equipment
Audio mixing consoles:
- SSL DUALITY 48 channels
- DAW:
24 channels AD/DA Alfa Link MADI SX
24 channels AD/DA Alfa Link MADI AX
- SOUNDSCAPE SS 32
- SOUNDSCAPE Mix/Editor SW
- PC&HP XW 4600
- 2 monitors HP LP 2065

Audio monitors:
- GENELEC 1035
- GENELEC 1031

- KLEIN+HUMMEL 0300

Other equipment:
- Analogue: STUDER A812
- DAT SONY 2800

Guitar amplifiers:
- DYNACORD TURBO
- DYNACORD B412
- FENDER SHOWMAN REVERB

Audio processing equipment:
- LEXICON 480 with LARC
- LEXICON PCM 8

Microphones:
- NEUMANN USM69
- BRUEL & KJAER
- U87; U89; U47
- KMS84, KM84, TLM170,
- GFM132, D12
- C1000S

- SHURE BETA 57A, 52A, 56A

Additional equipment:
- sound system

Musical instruments:
- 3 STEINWAY
- YAMAHA
- YAMAHA ELECTRON – E3
- Vibraphone PREMIER, marimba
- Xylophone and bells MUSSER
- Timpani and big drum
- Drum set LUDWIG
- Glockenspiel, celesta
- Harpsichord and harps


SOFIA NATIONAL PHILHARMONIC STUDIO

The studio is digital and computer based with the addition of multi channel audio recorders. It is capable of 24bit 192kHz processing and has an option for Surround Recording based on the SoundField Microphone Technology. 
The control room is based at the back of the Bulgaria Hall - the most beautiful sounding hall in Bulgaria, which is the cabin of the studio. The hall itself is well balanced and with superb natural reverberation as it is build for live orchestra performances, which makes it extremely suitable for recording symphonic and film score music, as well as for other musical tasks. There is additional small cabin for solo performers and for dubbing. 
The computer is with main software Nuendo v3 by Steinberg capable of importing/exporting ProTools and SADie compatible OMF1, 2; AAF; OpenTL and AES31 sessions. The hard disk space is for more than 100 hours of recording. 
The video material can be played either from the timeline of the software or from optional video recorder/player hardware synchronized with the main software. It’s possible to mount a video monitor to show the film and the SMPTE for the conductor and to play an audio metronome from the software for the conductor or/and the performers so that the recording to be “in sync” with the scenes or other creative events in the movie. 
The customers can bring their own material and receive the final products on any of the following media: USB or FireWire Hard Disk, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DAT Cassette, Compact Cassette and Hi8 Cassette.


 

STUDIO PLOVDIV

3 in 1: A sound-recording studio, a cultural centre and a press-club.


Radio Plovdiv has a technologically advanced music production complex. Rich and diverse cultural activities take place in it, high-quality recordings are produced, radio programmes are broadcast live, press-conferences, presentation, meetings and workshops are organized. All of them can be accompanied by a controlling recording and professional sound-technical services. At its centre is the famous “First Studio” of Radio Plovdiv, equipped with the latest British 24-channel console Solid State Logic AWS 900. In terms of technology, it is well-suited for recording of film music. The complete price list for the technical services of the “Sound-recording” Department of Radio Plovdiv can be found on its web-page. “First Studio” has 70 seats and offers opportunities for organizing chamber concerts, literary readings and other events that contribute to the cultural life of Plovdiv. Part of the music production centre of Radio Plovdiv is the cultural information centre. It hosts exhibitions, literary discussions, theatre performances.