Recording Studio

Type of space: Sound Recording Studio

    The recording studio is a high quality, acoustically treated recording space with separate control room and recording room/live room. 

    Equipped with high end recording equipment, the studio can be used for all sorts of projects including recording:



    voiceover and more...

    Recording equipment: 

    1 x Universal Audio Apollo 16 Audio Interface (inc basic UAD stock plugins)

    C|24 Pro Tools Control Surface

    Computer – Mac Pro

    Software - Avid Pro Tools 10, Logic Pro X, Final Cut Pro X

    2 x KRK Rokit Monitor Speakers

    4 x Behringer Powerplay Pro HA4600 4-Channel Headphone Amplifiers

    5 x DI Boxes

    4 x Fostex Closed Back headphones.


    2 x Rode NT1A Large Diaphragm Condenser

    2 x Shure Beta 87C, 2 x Shure Beta 58A, 2 x Shure Beta 57A

    1 x Audix D6, 1 x Audix i5, 1x Audix D4, 2x Audix D2, 2 x Audix ADX51

    4 x large microphone stands

    4 x short microphone stands

    Pricing Terms

    •commercial: $40 per hour

    •not for profit organisations or individuals from within the City of Melbourne: $8.20 per hour

    •not for profit organisations or individuals from outside the City of Melbourne: $20 per hour.

    Lease Conditions

    Before you book

    Once you’ve completed an induction session, you can book the recording studio and editing suite.

    If you wish to book to book the studio you will first need to complete an induction by registering on EventBrite. This induction is a mandatory requirement prior to booking the recording studio.

    The induction covers the fundamental operation of the recording studio at Library at The Dock. It will not cover recording and mixing techniques but simply provides the basic knowledge to get started in the studio.

    Once participants have completed this induction they will then be able to book their own time in the studio by submitting a booking request.

    How to book

    Please use our booking request form available below. Once we receive the form, we will provide you with a tentative booking confirmation with details about access (including after hours), payment and additional services like building information, security, cleaning and technical support.

    Your booking is confirmed once payment is received.

    Please read the guidelines and terms and conditions of use before submitting your booking form.

    Parking Notes

    No parking available

    This space is suitable for Music / SoundPodcastsSingingSpoken Word


    • Floor Dimensions 10.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height Standard (up to 3m)
    • Max. Capacity 8


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Bold signage

    • Close seating

    • Disabled parking

    • Drop-off point

    • Entrance lift

    • Public transport

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable lighting

    • Wheelchair accessible

    • Wide hallways / entrance