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.

We asked our in-house engineer @bobmackenzie_ to show us some cool ways to record drums. Then, you lot asked for a part 2 - so here it is! How does everyone feel about the swinging mics? 🤣 #RealWorldGear

Drums played beautifully by our very own @ben._tate
We asked our in-house engineer @bobmackenzie_ to show us some cool ways to record drums. Which one is your favourite? #RealWorldGear

Drums played beautifully by our very own @ben._tate 🤘🏻
Here are some of our snare drums at Real World. Which one is your favourite? #RealWorldGear 

Drums played beautifully by our very own @ben._tate 🤠
A proud day for all Real Worlders! Today we celebrate the release of the new @itspetergabriel record ‘i/o’. 

Every corner of our studios have had its part to play on this record. From the band tracking in the Big Room and Wood Room, to @buffwerk’s immersive mixes in the Red Room, to Peter’s detailing in the Writing Room. 

From the engineers, to the house staff, to all behind the scenes - this was a real mammoth effort from all of the team. So, happy release day to Peter, and happy listening to the rest of you!

Love from,
The Real World Studios team ❤️
Some of our amps available at Real World Studios. Which one is your favourite? #RealWorldGear 

Guitar beautifully played by our very own @mateykay
“All of the buildings …were once just a dream in somebody's head.” @itspetergabriel

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Real World’s versatile recording and mixing and post-production studios 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 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.