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Bakery Studio

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Bakery Studio
07976 886509
Justin Richards
The Cheshire Hunt Inn,
Spuley Lane,
SK10 5DA,

About Bakery Studio

Justin now works out of The Bakery Recording Studio in rural Cheshire. On the edge of Bollington, near Macclesfield, it’s only half an hour from Manchester, yet a relaxing, professional environment that’s perfect for writing, tracking solo instruments and mixing.

With plenty of natural light, the control room has a stress-free atmosphere and great views of the adjoining countryside. Monitoring is provided by ADAM and the ubiquitous Yamaha NS10s. A MacPro runs Pro Tools and Logic with a huge range of plug-ins and software instruments. The studio boasts a fully weighted 88 note master keyboard controller, upright piano, various guitars, hand drums and other percussion, autoharp, glockenspiel, and a range of guitar stomp pedals and amps. Also Focusrite and Audient pre-amps, valve compression, analog tape delay and microphones by Neumann, AEA Ribbon, Earthworks, AKG, Calrec, Sennheiser, Audio-Technica, Shure etc. The playing area has been set up to provide varying amounts of natural ambience. This makes it flexible enough for dry vocals as well as acoustic guitars and percussion that benefit from early reflections.


It is 3 mins walk to the nearest pub or Indian restaurant. A few minutes further brings you to a range of shops and take-aways. With a constant supply of fresh coffee and teas, and the option to arrange residential facilities, The Bakery provides a refreshing, focussed workplace for whatever the project.

Freelance Sound Engineer and Music Producer in Cheshire
Justin has been a freelance sound engineer and music producer for 20 years. He now operates out of The Bakery Recording Studio near Macclesfield, where he concentrates on his music output for film and TV. The Bakery also caters for mixing and overdubbing work for external clients. His album ("10 Rooms") under the artist name "Just." is a project that sits alongside his film & TV work in establishing his ability to write dynamic and original atmospheric music for picture.


Combining multi-instrumental talents and 17 years practice in both traditional engineering techniques and cutting edge production methods, Justin has the knowledge, skills and experience to work with a very wide range of music and musicians.

Artists worked with
The Who, Robbie Williams, Puressence, Jonny Marr, Thea Gilmore, Jamie Catto (Faithless), Marion, Guy Chambers, Manni, Simon Townshend, Bruce Foxton, Barclay James Harvest, Snow Patrol, Jon Christos, City of Manchester Sinfonia, Barefoot Doctor, Jane Weaver, Lee Griffiths, Kyla Brox, Buffalo 66, Angie Palmer, Lion Rock, Bernard Sumner's "Bad Lieutenant" and Peter Hook's "Freebass" .

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