Music Base is Edinburgh's premier music rehearsal facility. Based at the Spilt Milk Social Club in the heart of Leith, the centre boasts 4 purpose built rehearsal rooms, 4 independant state of the art recording studios and an on-site coffee shop and eatery. Our aim was to create THE creative hub for Edinburgh's music scene.

Music Base is Edinburgh's premier music rehearsal facility. Based at the Spilt Milk Social Club in the heart of Leith, the centre boasts 4 purpose built rehearsal rooms, 4 independant state of the art recording studios and an on-site coffee shop and eatery. Our aim was to create THE creative hub for Edinburgh's music scene.

rehearsal rooms

- 4 large purpose built, acoustically treated rehearsal rooms.

- Brand new state of the art equipment in all rooms.

- In addition to a brand new PA system and mics, room price includes 5 Piece Drum Kit, Bass amp, and 2 Guitar amps.

- Instruments available to hire.

Opening hours 9:00 - 24:00 hrs, 7 days a week.

*Brand new £6 per hour deal monday-friday 9am-2pm*
Price: £10 per hour before 4pm monday-friday. £14 per hour all other times (3 hours for £30 deal available Sat-Sun).

  • One of our Rehearsal rooms
  • Drum Central
  • Drum Central
  • Our Cafe
  • An Ashdown Amp
  • A Fender Amp
  • A Mapex Amp

gear list

each room includes:

  • Mackie Thump 15 1000 watt PA system
  • Mackie ProFX12 Mixer with onboard FX and unique USB self record option
  • 3 Shure SM58 Microphones and Boom stands
  • 2 Fender Champ 100 Watt Guitar Amps
  • Ashdown ABM500 evo iii Bass Head
  • Ashdown ABM 2 by 15 Bass Cabinets
  • Mapex Mars 5 piece drum kit

Address:

125 Great junction Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

tuition

Musicbase are proud to host Strollers Music School and John A Drums as our tuition partners.

For more information please follow the links below

ACCESS ALL AREAS Music School

recording

At Music base Edinburgh we boast a brand new, state of the art recording studio at The Headroom.

The Headroom is your one-stop music production studio for professional and emergent artists. With world class, industry standard equipment and highly experienced producers, The Headroom offers competitive prices on multi-track and live recording, mixing and mastering.

Expertly designed by audio engineers, our control room is linked to our two large live areas to offer maximum flexibility to suit your needs.

We also prioritise the long term development of emerging artists and our in-house producer David Whitmey have been behind some of Scotland's most exciting successes in recent years.

We can offer:

  • Single/EP/Album production
  • Full band Demos
  • Mixing/Mastering
  • Voiceover
  • Recording studio ‘experience’ packages

Our prices start from £25 per hour (or £200 per day). Prices can be negotiated for larger production/album projects. For more information, or to discuss your personal recording requirements please contact info@music-base.co.uk or call us on 0131 555 4094

  • The Control Room
  • Headroom

Small selection of current gear used in our studio:

  • Apple Mac computers running Logic pro 8 and Pro Tools 10 with extensive plug ins
  • RME Fireface Interface
  • Focusrite ISA 220 and Focusrite 828 preamps
  • SE Gemini and SE1A, Rode NTK, Shure SM58/57 and Beyerdynamic Microphones
  • KRK VXT6, Yamaha NS10 and Genelec Monitors.

Our producer

David Whitmey: Dave Whitmey has spent 15 years in the London/US music industry. He has worked on projects with artists such as Mika, Take That, KT Tunstall, Sugababes, The Saturdays, The Wanted, Union J, Little Mix, Lawson, 10cc and many more. He has also been involved in the careers of many local artists including Callum Beattie, Momac, Johnny brown, Hugh Kelly, Greg Pearson and Megan D.

Drum Central

Drum Central

Musicbase proudly welcomes Drum Central to the building.

As one of the largest drum and percussion retailers in the UK since 1999, Drum central provides drummers with a wide range of equipment - full kits, a great range of cymbals and percussion and large stocks of accessories, sticks and drum heads from leading brands.

Our aim is to provide first class service and professionalism, providing customers with unbiased, honest advice using our years of experience playing and selling drums.

If you have a question regarding one of our products or simply have a drum related question please contact us on 0131 555 4094 to chat. We have a team of fully trained professionals on hand in our store to answer any questions. All enquiries receive equal attention and we will always offer completely impartial advice.

  • Drum Central
  • Drum Central

artists currently working with music base

the wanted

The Wanted

Young Fathers

Young Fathers

Ward Tomas

Ward Thomas

Lawson

Lawson

news

1.1.19 - Introducing Edinburgh Photography Studio

Musicbase welcomes Edinburgh Photography Studio LTD to the family. Edinburgh Photography Studio is a 800sq ft state of the art hire photography studio with purpose built infinity wall and infinity green screen and industry standard Elinchrom hardware on-site. The studio is Edinburgh’s most used studio location for band video shoots so get in touch to book your next video or photo shoot.

For more info find them at: www.edinburghphotographystudio.com

  • Photo Studio
  • Photo Studio