Decimal Studios is the home of Producer & Engineer Chris Coulter; running the latest in Analogue and Digital equipment based around an Audient ASP4816 and Avid Pro Tools HD.
Located in Hampton, greater London, the studio is setup in the old 'Studio B' of Stakeout Studios and shares the large live room with the current Stakeout Studios. The purpose built, air conditioned, studio is setup on a private island in the middle of the River Thames. Flooded with natural daylight the studio is the perfect location to record artists and bands of any size.
The studio is comprised of Control Room, Vocal & Guitar Booth, Large Live Room, Chill out area, Kitchenette and Toilet.
Chris's passion for music and sound started whilst playing guitar as a child. Inspired, Chris studied 'Music Production' at the internationally acclaimed 'Academy Of Contemporary Music' in Guildford and later gained a BA (Hons) Degree in 'Music Technology'.
With over ten years of experience in the industry Chris has worked with a variety of artists and producers including Arcane Roots, Jamie Lenman, Arctic Lake, A Plastic Rose, Welcome The Howling Tones (ex-Hundred Reasons), Guy Lawrence (now of Disclosure fame), Dan Austin (Ocean Size, Pixies), Scott Harding (Wu Tang Clan, New Kingdom), Pip Williams (Status Quo), Sean Genockey (Reuben / Baddies / Tom McRae), Rupert Christie (U2 / Green Day).
Most notably he has a long term working relationship with Alternative Rock Band 'Arcane Roots'. Recently Producing and Mixing their latest album 'Melancholia Hymns'. The album was released in September 2017 through Easy Life Records and Sony Music; Upon its release, it reached 20 in the mid-week UK chart, finally reaching number 56 on the albums chart and number 6 on the Rock & Metal albums chart. The album gained lots of BBC Radio One airplay with two of the singles 'Off The Floor' & "Indigo', featuring as Annie Mac's 'The Hottest Record In The World'. Arcane Root's previous album 'Blood & Chemistry'', which Chris mixed, reached Number 7 in The Official UK Rock Chart.
Chris was a Pro Tools Engineer for Rupert Christie on the Classical Brit Album of the Year by 'Only Men Aloud', and also on the Top Ten Album by 'Port Isaac's Fisherman's Friends'.
Chris was a 'Resident Producer' at Stakeout Studios from 2007 - 2011. He went on and co-founded Homeless Music Group, a mobile recording company, travelling up and down the country recording in many different studios and spaces. Since 2013 Chris and Homeless Music Group have found a permanent home in greater London under the name of Decimal Studios.
Chris has an excellent rapport with all of his clients and builds long-standing relationships. He understands that to produce the best possible product artists need to feel relaxed and at home in the studio for their creativity to flow.
Chris has also worked on an array of sound design and voice over projects; clients include Rewind FX, Nissan, Redbull and Moshi Monsters.
Music Production - From Pre-Production right the way through to the Mixing and Mastering stage of your Track, E.P. or Album. Email us to create a package for you.
Engineering & Programming - When you already have a producer on board for your project Decimal Studios can provide you an engineer and recording space .
Audio Post Production - Sound Design, Sound Editing, Audio Mixing and the addition of effects.
Voiceovers - From Adverts to Storybooks.
Mobile Recording - Mobile Pro Tools HD Recording anywhere in the country.
Music & Audio Mixing - Mixing is an art form in itself and its often the missing link to a great sounding product. Chris has been creating commercial quality music for over ten years.
Music & Audio Mastering - Taking your completed tracks to the next level. Mastering is the final stage in recording and is the process of unifying and levelling your music or audio using EQ, Compression, Limiting and Spatial processes.
Audient ASP4816 48 Channel Mixing Console
Apple Mac Pro (2.4GHz 8-Core, 32GB Ram)
Avid Pro Tools HD Native
Apogee Symphony I/O (16 Analog, 16 AES Digital)
Neve 1073DPA Dual Channel Pre-amp
SSL Xlogic Alpha Quad Mic Pre-amp
Audient ASP008 8 Channel Pre-amp
Tech 21 RPM Bass Pre-amp
Warm Audio WA-76
Slate Pro Audio ‘The Dragon’ Mono Compressor
UAD-2 Quad DSP PCIe Card
SM Pro Audio HP6E Headphone Amp
Palmer DACCAPO Re-Amp box
KRK VXT6 Monitors
Yamaha HS80M Monitors
1 x Neumann TLM103
2 x AKG C214
1 x Audix D2
1 x Audix D4
1 x Audix D6
1 x AKG D112
2 x SE Electronic Titans
2 x SE Electronic R1 Ribbon
1 x SE1A
1 x Sennheiser MD421
2 x Beyerdynamic M201
2 x Sennheiser E906
2 x Rode NT5
2 x Shure SM57
1 x Shure SM57 (Transformerless Mod)
1 x Sub Kick
Fender American Standard Telecaster (2013)
Orange Thunder 30 Amp
Diezel VH4 100w Amp
Orange 4x12 Straight Guitar Cabinet (V30's)
Fender EVH 2x12 (G12H 30th Anniversary)
Fender Supersonic 4x12 Straight (Vintage 30’s)
Boss RE-20 Delay
TC Electronic Polytune
Echoline Germanium Drive
Echoline Roadrunner Overdrive
Mapex Black Panther Velvetone (£20 Hire Fee)
KORG MS-20 Mini Monophonic Analogue Synthesizer
KORG Minilogue Polyphonic Analogue Synthesizer
For all enquiries about Chris or Decimal Studios please contact Doug Grant via the below methods:
T // (+44) 7832 124770
A // Unit 503, Platts Eyot, Lower Sunbury Road, Hampton, Middlesex, TW12 2ES