What we Offer

The Artéma Recording Studio

Recordings, Mixing and Mastering

The studio is situated in a dynamic campus environment and offers a friendly, supportive and professional service that empowers artists to be fully creative in a relaxed way. The control room is equipped with a YAMAHA M7CL mixer, an ESU 1808 sound interface, ADAM P33-A nearfield monitors and professional software such as LOGIC 5, CUBASE 6 and SIBELIUS 5. Virtual instrument packs such as the Halion Symphonic Orchestra, the Peter Siedlaceck Orchestra, EWQLSO Gold, Trilogy, RealGuitar 2, RealStrat, Saxlab 2, Garritan Bigband and Stylus RMX, together with various plug-in packs are available to give your arrangements just that professional edge.

The recording space consists of a soundproofed 7m x 5m room, a drum booth with a Yamaha Stage Custom Drumkit with a variety of Sabian and Zildjian cymbals, as well as a solo booth for vocals. The studio owns Neumann, Sennheiser, M-Audio, Shure and AKG microphones. JBL speakers and Pro Audio, Presonus and Tascam headphone amps are used for monitoring with Sennheiser and Audio Technika headphones. The Fender Rumble 100 or Peavey TNT 160 bass amps provides solid full bass lines while the Yamaha CLP-265 Digital Grand Piano ensures professional sounding piano tracks. A choice between our Fender Deluxe, Peavey Classic 50 or Roland JC 60 guitar amps gives you guitar tracks that make the cut. The studio also does basic mastering. For a full list, visit the gear tab.

Design

At the request of the artist, Artéma Recording Studio can bring them into contact with young graphic designers that create quality designs in contemporary styles. A template of a personal Promo Pack, and help with creating one, is also available. The studio uses Sibelius 5 to create professional score layouts in a professional style of your choice, as well as full orchestra scores and individual instrument parts.

Manufacturing and Duplication

Artéma Recording Studio has an agreement with a CD facility in Potchefstroom that offers duplication, printing and packaging of your product at a competitive unit price. We will also help to facilitate the process if you prefer to use a different professional CD plant.

Promotion and Marketing

Artéma Recording Studio aim to provide basic support with these aspects in the near future. Keep watching this space for more information.

New Backtracks and Arrangements

Artéma Recording Studio creates professional backtracks according to the artist’s requirements for a reasonable fee. Arrangements for vocal groups, pop bands and big bands are also done. 

Existing Backtracks and Sheet Music

To view a full list of the existing backtracks and sheet on offer, click here