DACS Studio

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DACS are able to offer a full range of creative studio design services. DACS has been working on the design, build and treatment of recording studios over many years for a wide range of clients.

Our designs have ranged from ground up architectural projects to small-scale modifications in existing facilities. Controlled sound with visual impact characterises our designs, with sound control being the lead that the visual design follows.

Our clients


Watersound Studios

Watersound Studios is situated in the leafy surrounds of County Durham, built for Annihilator frontman Jeff Waters to record metal music in a metal environment.

Philosophers Barn Mastering

Philosophers Barn Mastering lies within an old "misshapen" barn in the Norfolk countryside. Headed by Eric James, who has over a decade of mastering experience moved into a new environment and required a little bit of fine tuning to get the very best out of his room.

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RUG - Drury Lane

Nick Lloyd-Webber needed a permanent home for his recording projects in the heart of London. Kazbar Systems was commissioned to build the multi room facility, and DACS’ Douglas Doherty was appointed as designer.

Beetroot Studios

Beetroot Studios and Engineer/Musician Stuart MacLeod have, over the last 15 years, forged a strong reputation in the music industry in Scotland, and in England, working with major labels, established acts and upcoming bands.

Sunbeams Music Trust

A state of the art design for Annie Mawson's Sunbeams Music Trust offering community music therapy for vulnerable and disabled people of all ages in the rolling hills of Cumbria.

The Mother Lode

Situated in the rural Norfolk village of Welney. The recording studio in The Fens offers mixing and mastering expertise, top end equipment, excellent sounding rooms and even a guest house to stay.

Slate Room

In the quiet Scottish village of Pencaitland lies Slate Room Recording Studio. Run by engineer and producer Garry Boyle the studio was designed from the ground up to facilitate a modern recording studio with a rustic feel.

James Reynolds

Award winning sound engineer James Reynolds was moving rooms and wanted a high performance space where he could mix the likes of Tinie Tempah, Snoop Dogg, Calvin Harris and Tiesto.

Medway Historic Dockyard

Medway Historic Dockyard in Chatham, Kent is part of the University of Kent School of Music and Fine Arts. DACS were tasked with upgrading their Fire Station and Foundry studio buildings with state of the art design and sound for the students of the University of Kent.

Sussex Studio

Sussex based composer Damian Montagu wanted a quiet space where he could compose his classical pieces. No stranger to the classical charts Damian Montagu required an ambient control room with a window overlooking the south downs and a live room large enough to facilitate the instruments required to compose his work.

John Kelly


Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University's music department wanted a modern studio space for students and staff alike.