The world’s first music studio dedicated to carbon capture has opened at Cotehay Farm, Brockhampton, Gloucestershire.
Named ‘Migration Studios’, the professional and independent recording studio will dedicate 100% of the proceeds from the reservation to the new environmental arts charity, Platform Earth, to fund UK-based carbon capture projects for fight against climate change.
The first project that Migration Studios will help fund is the Sussex Kelp Restoration Project, a restoration and rewilding partnership aimed at conserving 304 square kilometers of Sussex coastline, which was once home to one of the UK’s most biodiverse habitats. United.
Platform Earth Trustee and Co-Founder of Migration Studios, Ruth Ganesh, said: “We are passionate about this project because native kelp blocks 20 times more carbon than terrestrial forests, grows 20 times faster and will have an impact. earthquakes for carbon capture and biodiversity.
“Successful restoration of the area has the potential to lock in as much carbon as the London music industry emits each year.”
The launch of Migration Studios in October 2021 saw more than 20 musicians, producers and instrumentalists spend three days collectively writing, recording and producing a record to mark the occasion. The produced disc, ‘MO0001:’ The First Movement ‘, will be released with a documentary on the creative process directed by Italian filmmaker Carlotta Bianachi.
This inaugural recording session and studio launch were sponsored by Dunkertons Organic Cider, and the two additional production spaces for the event were provided and sponsored by Focusrite, Adam Audio and Novation.
Migration Studios has two production areas: the main studio comprising a large control room and a single concert hall with a 5.5m gabled cathedral ceiling, and an additional production room which can be rented together with the main studio. for writing camps and larger groups.
Production manager and co-founder of Migration Studios, Richard Jahn said, “Migration Orchestra seeks to connect musicians with collaborative musical creation, which, due to the pandemic and other factors, has most often fragmented musical creation into largely solitary endeavors.”
Migration Orchestra is said to be an experimental orchestra that blends ultramodern production techniques with classical orchestral elements, with the aim of reformulating and modernizing the boundaries of what an orchestra is traditionally regarded.
Further information on Migration Studios is available at www.migration-studios.com.