The Clouds Hill Recordings studio occupies a total area of 500m2 and offers unique, carefully
selected equipment which satisfies the highest technical demands for all phases of analog and
digital music production and post-production.
It is the only recording studio in the world equipped with the Neve 8068 console, the desk that Sir
George Martin commissioned Rupert Neve to manufacture in 1978. Besides George Martin,
musicians like John Lennon ("Double Fantasy") and later Daniel Lanois in the New York "Hit Factory"
have worked with this most renowned mixing console in music history.
The concept behind Clouds Hill Recordings is to provide musicians from around the world with the
highest quality technical equipment in an inspiring setting and creative working atmosphere.
Also, Clouds Hill Recordings offers carefully designed and furnished accommodations for their
guests & artists with a fully equipped kitchen, bathrooms, TV and a unique view of the Elbe River
Besides analog equipment (Neve 8068, Studer A820, Pultec EQs, RCA Limiter etc.), Clouds Hill
Recordings offers the complete spectrum of components needed for digital music production,
including Pro Tools HD3, Logic, Native Instruments, Waves Diamond, and a large selection of
vintage and new microphones and amplifiers.
The studio rooms guarantee superb acoustic quality, thanks to painstaking design based on a
professional acoustic expertise specially prepared by the company Taubert & Ruhe.
Their reputable acoustic engineers were recently commissioned as consultants for Hamburg’s