Voltage Records is an independent recording company, established in Bradford in 1988.
The idea behind the label is to give a helping hand to self-financing, unsigned bands in the UK and act as a stepping-stone to greater things.
As well as the many other facilities listed below, their recording studio offers a choice of analogue and/or digital multitrack recording, with various PC based programs for simultaneous input recording, midi sequencing and mastering. The control room is spacious and comfortable, with plenty of seating positioned behind the engineer’s work space.
There are four recording areas, two have flexible acoustic options from lively, to almost dead, by the use of baffles & screens, the third is a vocal isolation booth. The fourth being the gallery behind the engineer’s work space. This means ‘live’ recordings can achieve excellent separation and audio quality, even at high backline volumes.
Their music school, Raw’s, staff offers high quality one on one music tuition available in Drums, Bass and Guitar.
They have a repairs service for musical instruments and equipment. Professional guitar setups include neck adjustments, action, intonation, fret polishing and cleaning electrics. They can also service and repair many amps and get speakers reconed.
Voltage now offer a spacious video studio with options of white or black backgrounds or green-screen. The room is equipped with stage lighting for ‘live’ style video shoots and studio lighting with flexible options. Location shoot information and full price details are available on request.
They offer a professional quality photographic service for bands and solo artists and can do live concert shoots or promo shoots on location, or in a dedicated photo/video studio. They have a small concert P.A. system suitable for pubs & clubs.
Voltage has seven purpose-built, soundproofed rehearsal rooms, all ground-floor, with easy access and loading. All rooms are carpeted, fitted with extractor fans and have an average area of around 240 square feet. Equipment hire includes various vocal PA systems, Yamaha and Premier drumkits and Marshall backline for guitar and bass.