Studio

Inspire Music offers all types of recording, writing, producing and mixing for artists in a studio set in the heart of the Staffordshire countryside. We work with each artist to help them create and record music in their own unique style, sourcing session musicians and using creative techniques to bring out the best in every piece. As we’ve worked with many artists over time we’ve seen some of the challenges they face creating a complete product from their music. To make this as easy as possible we provide packages such as CD manufacture and duplication, website design, photos plus much more.

Our recording studio is equipped with the latest in digital recording technology to ensure an excellent sound quality at every stage during the recording, mixing and mastering process.

We record using an extremely high spec Apple Mac Pro with the latest audio software available. Plus we have a wide range of vintage outboard gear including Neve 1073, Millennia HV35, Urei 1178, DBX 160, Focusrite and more plus a wide range of microphones including the Slate VMS, Shure SM7b, Shure KSM27, Neumann KM184’s matched pair and many more. No job is too small or too big for us at our recording studio and we can offer production and session playing from a range of professional musicians.

Recording work is usually charged by the hour and we offer discounts for full day bookings. 

If you are looking for a friendly local recording studio in Staffordshire, for whatever purpose, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Please have a listen below to examples of our work:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Session Work

I have over 20 years of guitar playing experience and offer session guitar work either at a studio of your choice or remotely from my own recording studio.

I offer guitar playing and recording for producers and songwriters who need something more on their project. I can work to a brief or am happy to use my creativity to create guitar parts that are just right for the track. I enjoy all genres of music and will happily take on any project big or small.

Please have a listen below to some examples and feel free to get in touch.

 

About Me

I started playing guitar at age six and have never looked back, starting my first band at just eleven years old. A HND in music gave me both a theoretical and practical foundation to my musical career as well as an introduction to professional gigging roles. It was while at college I set up my first professional cover band, Boogie Knights and started to perform throughout the UK. This experience kickstarted my entrepreneurial spirit and since then I have led and managed a number of bands of different genres. My current band, ‘Live Wires’, is now one of the country’s best and most sought after party bands.

Early in my career I toured Worldwide with Demon as well as developing other bands of varying styles such as Emergency Call and Groove Merchants. As well as playing guitar I also play drums, bass and more recently bazouki and mandolin. This flexible approach has given me the opportunity to work regularly as a session musician for a number of artists including radio 2 sensation Nell Bryden, successful Welsh artist/singer Elin Fflur. I am also a full time member of the band Honey Ryder.

Alongside playing I run my own recording studio business where I records artists and bands from all genres as well as providing music technology advice and consultancy.

Check out this website to see videos and hear audio examples of my work with various artists and to keep up with the latest news.

"Amazing studio and producer in Matt Bishop. Being a solo artist, I was concerned about how songs just played with one acoustic guitar (sometimes a loop pedal) would translate to a full band with full production. Inspire Music and Matt have been key to making the record sound how exactly how I imagined when writing my songs, if not even better!
Sessions are always enjoyable in a great environment, would highly recommend :)"

Jay Johnson

5.0
2017-04-28T14:57:36+00:00

Jay Johnson

"Amazing studio and producer in Matt Bishop. Being a solo artist, I was concerned about how songs just played with one acoustic guitar (sometimes a loop pedal) would translate to a full band with full production. Inspire Music and Matt have been key to making the record sound how exactly how I imagined when writing my songs, if not even better! Sessions are always enjoyable in a great environment, would highly recommend :)"
"I've been working with Matt for just over a year. We've had two singles released and currently working on my album. Absolutely great studio and Matt has an ear for what I need in production. Really happy with what we have achieved, the session musicians we have used and the quality of production. I've also been in to record a few covers with Matt for promo and that is also done high quality"

Kim Tink

5.0
2017-04-28T14:57:09+00:00

Kim Tink

"I've been working with Matt for just over a year. We've had two singles released and currently working on my album. Absolutely great studio and Matt has an ear for what I need in production. Really happy with what we have achieved, the session musicians we have used and the quality of production. I've also been in to record a few covers with Matt for promo and that is also done high quality"
"I genuinely can't recommend Matt highly enough. As a producer, he has gone above and beyond the call of duty and made the whole process of creating my album much easier than I thought it could be.
Matt is so easy to work with and listens to all ideas but he has a great creative flair and suggests ideas and ways to improve the music which has been so greatly received and has really enhanced the sound of the tracks.
He is a truly gifted producer and guitarist and I honestly would never work with anyone else. Thank you for everything Matt!"

Charlotte Board

5.0
2017-04-28T14:56:09+00:00

Charlotte Board

"I genuinely can't recommend Matt highly enough. As a producer, he has gone above and beyond the call of duty and made the whole process of creating my album much easier than I thought it could be. Matt is so easy to work with and listens to all ideas but he has a great creative flair and suggests ideas and ways to improve the music which has been so greatly received and has really enhanced the sound of the tracks. He is a truly gifted producer and guitarist and I honestly would never work with anyone else. Thank you for everything Matt!"
Matt has now produced two of my songs and I honestly wouldn't go anywhere else. I didn't know my songs could sound as good as Matt has made them sound, his production has given me confidence in my own music and I'm now looking to record a full EP with him. Thanks Matt for doing such an amazing job with my songs.

Steph Lott

5.0
2017-04-11T20:48:59+00:00

Steph Lott

Matt has now produced two of my songs and I honestly wouldn't go anywhere else. I didn't know my songs could sound as good as Matt has made them sound, his production has given me confidence in my own music and I'm now looking to record a full EP with him. Thanks Matt for doing such an amazing job with my songs.
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