RAK Studios

Coordinates: 51°32′03″N 0°10′04″W / 51.5342°N 0.1677°W / 51.5342; -0.1677
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RAK Studios

RAK Studios is a recording studio complex, with residential facilities, used by Rak Records, and located near Regent's Park in central London, England. It was founded in 1976 by English record producer Mickie Most.[1] RAK has four recording rooms. Studios 1 and 2 house API mixing consoles; Studio 3 has a vintage Neve VRP Legend console[2] (previously at Abbey Road Studios' Studio 2); and Studio 4 is a 9.1.4 Atmos Room with Genelec system, which also operates a comfortable stereo mix and production room.

The RAK complex was a Victorian school and church hall.[2]

Notable songs recorded at RAK Studios[edit]


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  4. ^ "Hot Chocolate – Every 1's A Winner". Discogs.
  5. ^ Lynskey, Dorian (6 December 2012). "Fairytale of New York: the story behind the Pogues' classic Christmas anthem". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 9 April 2023.
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  7. ^ Simpson, Dave (21 September 2020). "Pretty in Pink: the Psychedelic Furs on how they made a pop classic". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 9 April 2023.

51°32′03″N 0°10′04″W / 51.5342°N 0.1677°W / 51.5342; -0.1677

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