Countless commercially-available recordings have been recorded, mixed and mastered at Berry Street. For years we have been, quite simply, one of the UK’s busiest studios. Our engineers bring vast experience, enthusiasm and knowledge to every project.
Our clients range from major and independent labels to theatre production companies, composers, songwriters, music publishers, and d.i.y. artists. Although the equipment is continually updated, the studio layout and the rooms’ sound is much as it was in 1970. Our recording equipment is a mixture of state-of-the-art and vintage. A studio has to sound good, and have high-quality, well-maintained equipment; but its greatest asset is its people.
Our staff and associates bring an extraordinary range and depth of experience to your projects. Between us we have decades in the business, thousands of clients, and dozens of awards. We are knowledgeable, dedicated, professional and enthusiastic. We believe that it’s the quality of our team, and of the work we do, which results in our exceptionally loyal client-base.
has been working in production and engineering since the late 1980s, and took over at Berry Street in 1992. KP has worked at major recording facilities all over the world, with an extensive and diverse group of artists. He brings a wealth of experience and a positive approach to a session. A skilled arranger and multi-instrumentalist, he has a musicality greatly appreciated by clients. Email Kevin
is in charge of Video projects at Berry Street. Luke joined Berry Street in November 2009, after gaining a Distinction in his MA in Media Production. Prior to working with us, Luke worked in radio, and in film & video production, and he is an award-winning composer and producer. Email Luke
having worked as a freelance graphic and web design for 10 years Charlie brings a wealth of experience to Berry Street Studio spearheading our Design department whilst also helping out with our audio and video work. Email Charlie
Richard Olatunde Baker
was formally trained as an SSL engineer at the Matrix studios network in London, between 1995-1997, and has worked with a large cross-section of artists/producers from Sly&Robbie to Spiritualized. He has worked freelance at Berry St since 1996 and has focused much of his work on various African music; still favouring the drum sound that the studio’s live area provides. As a percussionist and multi-instrumentalist, he also records his own live/electronic projects at the studio. Email Richard
has been an associate of Berry Street since 1994. In the 1990s he worked at Berry Street and London’s Butterfly Studio, but has since returned to his native South Africa, with a base in Cape Town, and is South Africa’s most sought-after engineer/producer. Neal regularly undertakes mixing and mastering sessions for us from Cape Town. His credits are too extensive to list, but include David Bowie, Bjork, Crowded House, Youth, Live, Collective Soul, Black, Rollo, Boy George & Naomi Campbell. Email Neal
Tonksy is the session-drummer who appears on countless Berry Street recordings. He also works as a Producer, Musical Director, Drummer and Programmer in a wide range of genres. His clients include Gabriella Cilmi, Paul Oakenfold, Neneh Cherry, Tricky, Lamb, Duran Duran, Lulu, Thea Gilmore, Fish, Stina Nordenstam, Lemonjelly, Steve Winwood, Sugababes, CirKus, and Thunder. Although still working in the live arena, his focus has increasingly turned to writing and production, notably collaborating with DJ Hernan Cattaneo on original tracks and high-profile remixes. For more, visit http://www.myspace.com/johntonksremixes. Email John
is simply the session guitarist par excellance, and the guitarist on many Berry Street recordings. Currently the guitarist for Tom Jones, and the second guitarist in Queen since 1993, Jamie has recorded and performed with the Pretenders, Gary Barlow, Chaka Khan, Anastacia, Amy Winehouse, Jamelia, St Etienne, Slash, Sugababes, U2, Suzanne Vega, Bob Geldof, Ronan Keating, Paul Young, Tony Hadley and many, many more. Visit his site for more Jamie goodies. Email Jamie
is, first and foremost, a composer, arranger, orchestrator and lyricist, having written for film, television, theatre, choirs, orchestras, computer game soundtracks, jazz bands, pop artists & classical instrumentalists throughout the world. With wide-ranging influences and experience in fields as diverse as musical theatre, pop, contemporary Classical choral music & modern jazz, as well as a keen interest in the instrumentation and rhythms of non-Western music, Matheson is widely recognised for his extraordinary versatility, creativity and technical mastery across genres. Also a multi-instrumentalist, Matheson has played in bands and orchestras, accompanied musical theatre and pop singers, and performed as soloist in shows, concerts and gigs on some 25 musical instruments, and in more than 50 countries, including playing cello on stage with the French entry at the Eurovision Song Contest 2006. Matheson is available to work on your Berry Street project. Visit www.mathesonbayley.com for more details of Matheson’s work. Email Matheson