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Welcome to

Residential Recording Studio



Is a residential recording studio in the heart of the Lockyer Valley.


Situated on a 140-year-old former dairy farm, it's the dream getaway studio.


The Barn is all about vibe. 


Our rural setting and accommodation options help to provide a relaxed atmosphere where artists can truly focus on the music.


The Barn's unique tracking room provides 11m x 12m of vibe and beautifully natural acoustics, allowing musicians to track in the same room while still keeping plenty of isolation. There is also a 3m x 2.5m iso room, and an amp closet.

The Barn is located 1 hour from the centre of Brisbane and less than 2km to shops, cafes and a pub.


Feel the difference.

Go analogue with our 8 or 24-track and Studer A80. 


The Barn Recording Studio uses the best of classic and modern equipment to capture your performance.

Microphones include; Neumann, Sennheiser, Rode, BeesNeez, Electrovoice, AKG and many others. We have an extensive range of modern and classic, ribbon, large and small diaphragm condenser, dynamic and pzm microphones.


The console is a Sony SRP-V332, 32 channel, 8 buss production console. Beautifully clean with huge amounts of headroom. We record digitally using Pro Tools or straight analogue with a  Studer A80 2" 24 track, or 1" 8 track.


We monitor through Genelec, NS10's, Sony Stereo, and 8 separate headphone sends for tracking. Audio passes through some lovely pre-amps including; Neve, Quad Eight, Analogue Addicts (60's valve), Germanium (60's), and Hand Crafted Labs (valve). We also have outboard including; Neve, DBX, Empirical Labs, TC Electronic and Universal Audio.

Instruments include a 6' Kawaii Grand piano, upright piano, a few different organs, a bass amp, guitar amps, a Martin acoustic and an Omnichord.

Vintage drum kits from Metro and Drouyn, with a large selection of cymbals and percussion. 


Our day rates with one engineer start at 750 p/d.

All days are 8hrs.

We are flexible on our rates, especially for multiple-day bookings.

Our goal is to help local artists to make amazing records.
For other rate info please drop us a line and we will get back to you post haste.

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Space Hire

250 for p/d. (350 for 12 hrs)

Space only, no mics, gear or audio engineer. Suitable for rehearsal or filming. 

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We can arrange filming on multiple Gopros inc online file delivery from 250 p/d.

(Does not include editing)


Dry Hire

400 p/d

You are welcome to bring your own engineer to the studio. The first day may require a full day rate to allow us to help everybody get familiarised.


To Tape

Recording to tape is a special experience and is a little more intensive on time and gear. 

50p/d to use tape on your session. Get in touch for multi day discounts. 

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Studio with Engineer

From 750 p/d.

We have a selection of experienced house engineers to suit your project. Larger projects may require an assitant engineer. 

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With Accom

Accommodation in the studio Cottage is available for artists from 90 p/n.

The Cottage sleeps 4 (arrangments can be made for more).  

Own bedding and towels required. Discounts if 2 or more studio days booked.

  • The Barn has a 6' Kawai Grand piano that is free to use. It is tuned every few months. However if you require the piano at concert pitch, a fee may be payable.

  • We have a ton of local session musicians available, including our house engineers!

  • We have real drip filter coffee, not instant. With rainwater. Yum.

  • Food nearby? Yep. You'll feel like you're in the country, but there's a fast food (if that your thing) about 1.5k's away. There's a Woolworths about 2 k's away. There's a pizza joint, sushi, bakery with salad rolls, Coffee Club etc.. etc.

  • More food? Forest Hill is a tiny town nearby (8 mis drive) with two pubs, two EXCELLENT cafes/restaurant's (good for breakfast) and Thai that rivals anything in the city. There's also a Jam every second Sunday evening at one of the pubs.


Have a chat...

Email us at

bookings (AT)

or use the form below with any questions or ask us to

quote for your project and we'll get back to you asap.

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