Puzzle Factory

Puzzle Factory Ltd. London, UK N15 4QA

Services

  • Mastering
  • Mixing
  • Production
  • Recording

Styles

  • alt-rock
  • Hip Hop
  • Indie
  • Metal
  • Metalcore
  • Pop
  • Post-indie
  • Rock

We are Puzzle Factory, a recording studio based in London. We have spent the last 18 years recording, mixing and mastering a wide range of artists, and have picked up various awards along the way. Our mission is always to bring the best out of your sound.

Award Winning Production: Our Studio Founder Dax Liniere has won Producer of the Year twice.

Excellent Customer Reviews: 70% of our customers come back to record with us again.

Vintage & modern equipment: Enjoy our high end consoles, interfaces, preamps, plugins, microphones and instruments.

Recording, Mixing & Mastering: Create a whole album with us from start to finish or simply get one track mixed.

Affordable rates: We keep our rates low, whether you’re recording for an hour or a week.

High End Bespoke Studio: Our studio is in the global top 2% for sound quality and has a relaxed atmosphere.

Console and Monitoring

  • Duntech Marquis full-range monitors
  • Adam A5X monitors
  • Hedback Designed Acoustics rooms
  • Soundcraft 8000 analog console with 24 mic inputs and 4-band parametric EQs per channel.

Microphones

  • Soundelux (David Bock) M251 (valve)
  • 2x Audio-Technica AT-4050
  • Audio-Technica AT-4047
  • Beyerdynamic MC740N
  • 2x Townsend Labs Sphere L22
  • 2x Avantone BV-200 (valve)
  • iSK TRM-11 (modified, valve)
  • 4x Audio-Technica ATM-450
  • 2x DPA 4099
  • Shure SM7b
  • Shure SM57
  • Shure Beta 52
  • AKG D12VR
  • AKG D112
  • Sennheiser MD211
  • Crown PZM
  • Various trick mics

Interface and Conversion

  • RME UFX with TotalMixFX, 30 channels I/O @ 48kHz
  • dbx Quantum mastering ADDA (2 channels I/O)
  • ADA8200 ADDA (16 channels I/O)
  • Presonus HP6 headphone amp for 6 stereo headphone sends

Processing plugins

  • FabFilter TotalBundle (all plugins)
  • Eventide (all plugins inc Newfangled Audio)
  • Soundtoys v5 (all plugins)
  • Celemony Melodyne 4
  • Empirical Labs Arousor
  • iZotope RX Advanced
  • Zynaptiq Unveil & Unfilter
  • oeksound Soothe & Spiff
  • Valhalla DSP (all plugins)
  • Tokyo Dawn Labs (all plugins)
  • Klanghelm (all plugins)
  • u-he (all effects)
  • Eareckon (all plugins)
  • PSP Audioware
  • Some Slate, some Waves

Boutique preamps

  • Atlas Pro Audio JT-676 Juggernaut Twin
  • Chandler TG2 Abbey Road Edition
  • Great River MP-2NV
  • Focusrite ISA428
  • Daking (Trident) Mic Pre IV
  • Pendulum Audio MDP-1
  • SPL GoldMike 9844
  • ART PRO-MPA II (modded)

Instruments

  • Custom Bassman (Fender) 50 watt valve guitar amp
  • Cab with Celestion vintage 30 and Eminence speakers.
  • Marshall JMD:1 50 watt valve guitar amp
  • Ibanez Ergodyne active bass guitar
  • Kurzweil SP2X 88-note fully-weighted, piano action MIDI master keyboard
  • Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2.5 synth
  • Over 40Gb of world-best piano libraries
  • Many other software synths and real samples
  • A collectible hand-made Brady Fiberglass kit is also available for £50/day including hardware, without cymbals.

Recording

  • £320 per day, £250 for 5 hours or £55 /hour
  • Recorded by Producer/engineer Dax Liniere in the spacious and vibey Control Room 2 and sun-lit Live Rooms A & B in a comfortable 8 hour day.

Mixing

  • Mixed by Producer/engineer Dax Liniere with the latest processing and room acoustics that place Control Room One in the top 2% worldwide.
  • Punch, clarity, depth, and character
  • Unlimited track count
  • Unlimited revisions
    (subject to schedule)
  • £55/hr or £400 for a 10 hour Block. Unused Block time cheerfully refunded upon request.
  • Rate also applies to editing, tuning, and restoration.

Mastering

  • Your mixes at a commercial level
  • Includes DDP (for CD replication)
  • £40 extra for each additional deliverable (vinyl, etc.)
  • £20 extra for MixDirection – have Dax review your track and provide detailed feedback on how to improve your mix.
  • (£25 fee if mix is changed after work commences.)

Please contact for examples of our work.

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Puzzle Factory

Puzzle Factory Ltd. London, UK N15 4QA

We are Puzzle Factory, a recording studio based in London. We have spent the last 18 years recording, mixing and mastering a wide range of artists, and have picked up various awards along the way. Our mission is always to bring the best out of your sound.

Award Winning Production: Our Studio Founder Dax Liniere has won Producer of the Year twice.

Excellent Customer Reviews: 70% of our customers come back to record with us again.

Vintage & modern equipment: Enjoy our high end consoles, interfaces, preamps, plugins, microphones and instruments.

Recording, Mixing & Mastering: Create a whole album with us from start to finish or simply get one track mixed.

Affordable rates: We keep our rates low, whether you’re recording for an hour or a week.

High End Bespoke Studio: Our studio is in the global top 2% for sound quality and has a relaxed atmosphere.

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Services

  • Mastering
  • Mixing
  • Production
  • Recording

Styles

  • alt-rock
  • Hip Hop
  • Indie
  • Metal
  • Metalcore
  • Pop
  • Post-indie
  • Rock

We are Puzzle Factory, a recording studio based in London. We have spent the last 18 years recording, mixing and mastering a wide range of artists, and have picked up various awards along the way. Our mission is always to bring the best out of your sound.

Award Winning Production: Our Studio Founder Dax Liniere has won Producer of the Year twice.

Excellent Customer Reviews: 70% of our customers come back to record with us again.

Vintage & modern equipment: Enjoy our high end consoles, interfaces, preamps, plugins, microphones and instruments.

Recording, Mixing & Mastering: Create a whole album with us from start to finish or simply get one track mixed.

Affordable rates: We keep our rates low, whether you’re recording for an hour or a week.

High End Bespoke Studio: Our studio is in the global top 2% for sound quality and has a relaxed atmosphere.

Console and Monitoring

  • Duntech Marquis full-range monitors
  • Adam A5X monitors
  • Hedback Designed Acoustics rooms
  • Soundcraft 8000 analog console with 24 mic inputs and 4-band parametric EQs per channel.

Microphones

  • Soundelux (David Bock) M251 (valve)
  • 2x Audio-Technica AT-4050
  • Audio-Technica AT-4047
  • Beyerdynamic MC740N
  • 2x Townsend Labs Sphere L22
  • 2x Avantone BV-200 (valve)
  • iSK TRM-11 (modified, valve)
  • 4x Audio-Technica ATM-450
  • 2x DPA 4099
  • Shure SM7b
  • Shure SM57
  • Shure Beta 52
  • AKG D12VR
  • AKG D112
  • Sennheiser MD211
  • Crown PZM
  • Various trick mics

Interface and Conversion

  • RME UFX with TotalMixFX, 30 channels I/O @ 48kHz
  • dbx Quantum mastering ADDA (2 channels I/O)
  • ADA8200 ADDA (16 channels I/O)
  • Presonus HP6 headphone amp for 6 stereo headphone sends

Processing plugins

  • FabFilter TotalBundle (all plugins)
  • Eventide (all plugins inc Newfangled Audio)
  • Soundtoys v5 (all plugins)
  • Celemony Melodyne 4
  • Empirical Labs Arousor
  • iZotope RX Advanced
  • Zynaptiq Unveil & Unfilter
  • oeksound Soothe & Spiff
  • Valhalla DSP (all plugins)
  • Tokyo Dawn Labs (all plugins)
  • Klanghelm (all plugins)
  • u-he (all effects)
  • Eareckon (all plugins)
  • PSP Audioware
  • Some Slate, some Waves

Boutique preamps

  • Atlas Pro Audio JT-676 Juggernaut Twin
  • Chandler TG2 Abbey Road Edition
  • Great River MP-2NV
  • Focusrite ISA428
  • Daking (Trident) Mic Pre IV
  • Pendulum Audio MDP-1
  • SPL GoldMike 9844
  • ART PRO-MPA II (modded)

Instruments

  • Custom Bassman (Fender) 50 watt valve guitar amp
  • Cab with Celestion vintage 30 and Eminence speakers.
  • Marshall JMD:1 50 watt valve guitar amp
  • Ibanez Ergodyne active bass guitar
  • Kurzweil SP2X 88-note fully-weighted, piano action MIDI master keyboard
  • Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2.5 synth
  • Over 40Gb of world-best piano libraries
  • Many other software synths and real samples
  • A collectible hand-made Brady Fiberglass kit is also available for £50/day including hardware, without cymbals.

Recording

  • £320 per day, £250 for 5 hours or £55 /hour
  • Recorded by Producer/engineer Dax Liniere in the spacious and vibey Control Room 2 and sun-lit Live Rooms A & B in a comfortable 8 hour day.

Mixing

  • Mixed by Producer/engineer Dax Liniere with the latest processing and room acoustics that place Control Room One in the top 2% worldwide.
  • Punch, clarity, depth, and character
  • Unlimited track count
  • Unlimited revisions
    (subject to schedule)
  • £55/hr or £400 for a 10 hour Block. Unused Block time cheerfully refunded upon request.
  • Rate also applies to editing, tuning, and restoration.

Mastering

  • Your mixes at a commercial level
  • Includes DDP (for CD replication)
  • £40 extra for each additional deliverable (vinyl, etc.)
  • £20 extra for MixDirection – have Dax review your track and provide detailed feedback on how to improve your mix.
  • (£25 fee if mix is changed after work commences.)

Please contact for examples of our work.

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