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The Motor Museum
Recording Studio

Phone 0151 727 3632
Address 1 Hesketh St, Liverpool L17 8XJ
Vintage Neve Console
Three Live Spaces
Unique Setting

Liverpool’s Most Inspiring Recording Studio

Its also got the backline to match; vintage drums from Ludwig and Premier, a collection of iconic synths including original Roland TR-808 and Moog Minimoog, and a desirable selection of boutique guitar amps come together to make The Motor Museum a unique, inspiring and wonderfully creative recording studio.

Mixing Console/Recording/MonitoringMic Preamps/Equalizers/DynamicsReverbs/Delay's/FX ProcessorsCondensor MicrophonesRibbon/Dynamic Microphones
Neve 8232 Inline mixing consoleAPI 3124+ 4 Channel Mic Preamp (x2)AKG BX 20 Spring ReverbAKG C414 B-ULS (x4)AEA R44CE Ribbon
Pro Tools HDX1 Running on Intel Mac Pro 5,1 with 32 inputs and outputsAmek Medici Stereo EQChandler Industries Tube DriverAKG C451BAEA R88 Mk2 Stereo Ribbon
Apogee PSX-100Avalon VT-737SP Mono Mic Pre-Amp/Compressor/EQEventide H3000-D/SEAKG Solidtube ValveCascade Fat Head II Ribbon
Pro Tools 12.8.2HDAPI 560 Graphic EQKorg Kaoss PadAudio-Technica AT4033Coles 4038 (x2)
ATC T16 Near Field Monitors (x2)Cartec EQP-1A (x2)Lexicon 960L 8 Channel ReverbBlue Bottle Valve MicrophoneAKG D112
Beyerdynamic DT100 (x10)Neve 1073N (x4)Lexicon PCM 90Manley Reference Valve MicrophoneAKG D12E
Beyerdynamic DT150 Headphones (x2)Ridge Farm Gas Cooker Mic Pre / DIRadial PhazerNeumann KM 84 (x2)AKG D19
C AUDIO TR850 Monitor AmplifierThermionic Culture Earlybird 2.2 Stereo Preamp & EQSPL VitalizerNeumann TLM 170Audio-Technica ATM25
Crane Song Avocet Monitor ControllerTritone Fethead (x2)TC Electronic FireworX Multi-Effects ProcessorNeumann TLM 193 (x2)Beyerdynamic M201
Dynaudio DCA Monitor AmplifierAlan Smart C2 Stereo CompressorWEM Watkins CopicatNeumann U87Electrovoice RE20
Hear Technologies Hear Back Headphone System (x5)DBX 160XRealistic PZMSennheiser MD421 (x4)
Quad 405-2 Power Amp (x2)Drawmer DS201 Dual Noise GateSE Electronics Gemini IIShure Beta 52A
Unity Audio The Boulder 3 Way Active Monitor (x2)Empirical Labs EL-8 Distressor (x2)Shure SM57 (x5)
Yamaha NS-10M Studio (x2)Retro Sta-Level Gold EditionShure SM57 Transformerless
Yamaha SW10 Sub WooferUrei 1176 Silverface (x2)Shure SM7B
Valley People 610 Dual Compressor/ExpanderYamaha Subkick (x2)
Valley People Dyna-mite Compressor/Limiter
SPL Transient Designer 2
Little Labs Red Cloud 8 Channel Balanced Attenuator
Guitar/Bass Amplifiers/Keys/SynthsFX Pedals/DI's/Signal ToolsDrums/Percussion
Ampeg B15RBoss CE-2 ChorusLudwig Super Classic 1968
22×14 12×8 16×16
Ampeg 8×10 CabinetBoss CS-3 Compression SustainerPremier Silver Jubilee 1975 24×14 14×10
Bad Cat Cub IIIRBoss Dimension CTama Starclassic Bubinga Elite
24x16, 14x12, 16x16, 18x16
Dr Z Maz 18 NRBoss HM-2KD Customs Vented 14×5 Snare
DWJ Fender PrincetonCeriatone Klon Centura
Marshall 4 x 12″ Speaker Cabinet (T75's)EbowMapex Black Panther Snare Drum 14×5
Marshall 7400Electro Harmonix Deluxe Memory ManPearl Sensitone Steel Snare Drum 14 x 6.5
Mesa Boogie Single Rectifier Rect-o-verbElectro Harmonix Micro SynthesizerWorldmax Brass Snare Drum 14 x 5
Mesa Boogie Dual RectifierHudson Broadcast 24v
Peavey 6505+Jim Dunlop Cry Baby GCB-95
Fender Rhodes MK2 Stage Electric PianoMarshall Jackhammer
Korg Trident Mk2Pro Co Rat Distortion
Moog MinimoogZvex Super Hard-on
Octave The Cat Monophonic SynthesizerBSS Audio AR116 Active DI Box (x3)
Studio Electronics SE-1X (x2)EMO E520 Passive DI Box
Challen Upright PianoLittle Labs STD Instrument Cable Extender (x2)
Radial Re-amp
SansAmp Bass Driver DI

Loïc Gaillard

Loïc Gaillard is the in-house engineer at The Motor Museum.  Originally from Switzerland, he moved to the UK to pursue a career in the recording industry, and in 2017 was awarded the Music Producers Guild Prize to recognise his achievements.

Holding a Bachelors degree with first class honours from the prestigious Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, Loïc brings a wealth of knowledge and technical prowess to his sessions.

Being a multi-instrumentalist gives Loïc a very musical approach to recording, and he is comfortable working in a wide variety of genres.  He has a relaxed and friendly personality that make others around him feel comfortable, and his attention to detail makes him an exceptionally talented engineer.

Credits include…

Stealing Sheep / Motherhood / AM:PM / Run Like Girls / Taws

The Motor Museum’s location on Lark Lane puts a range of independent bars, restaurants and cafe’s right on the studio’s doorstep that covers everything from Thai to traditional Turkish Barbecue.

Just a handful of steps from the studio is the beautiful Sefton Park, providing a wonderful way to escape long sessions.  Renowned as an artistic hotspot in Liverpool, Lark Lane offers the perfect environment for a laid back, stress-free recording experience.

The Motor Museum is home to Al Groves, a number one selling record producer.

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Please note that all visits are by appointment only. If you'd like to come down and check out the studio in person, fire us a message and we'll make it happen!