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“Real World have managed to embrace modern technology while maintaining a fantastic, creative and old school working environment. I can’t think of any other studio that has done this so successfully. I love it.” – Enda Walsh (Engineer to Van Morrison)

Welcome to Real World Studios

Set in stunning rural surroundings near the city of Bath in South West England, Real World Studios is a unique residential recording facility, where artists, producers and engineers can escape their daily distractions and focus solely on making music.

Real World’s versatile recording and mixing, post-production and rehearsal rooms are some of the best sounding and most acclaimed in the world. They house an array of the finest audio equipment ever made, operated by a dedicated team of professional recording, mixing and mastering engineers.

Embraced in its breath-taking natural environment, Real World inspires creativity. Conceived by Peter Gabriel as both a paragon of technical excellence and an idyllic artistic retreat, it’s been the source of many landmark albums by musicians from all over the globe, and is also home to world music festival WOMAD and Real World Records.

Latest News

Robert Plant – Carry Fire

Robert Plant has released his new album, Carry Fire, which was partly recorded in the [...]

KLARA – These Woods (Human Made)

Swedish singer-songwriter Klara visited Real World to record 'These Woods (Human Made)' in partnership with [...]

Loney dear – Live in the Big Room

Emil Svanängen, aka Loney dear, performs a version of 'Hulls' in the Big Room at [...]

Billboard – Top Recording Studios of 2017

We're excited to have been included as one of the top studios of 2017 in [...]

Van Morrison – Roll With The Punches

Van Morrison releases his new album, Roll With The Punches, which was mixed in the [...]

Hannah Peel – Mary Casio: Journey To Cassiopeia

Hannah Peel released 'Mary Casio: Journey To Cassiopeia' today. The album was partly recorded on [...]