Faust Records Studios is a recording studio located in the center of Prague, Czech Republic , Europe.  It was founded in 1992 by Richard Mader, musician and producer. Featuring top name analog equipment (including a collection of vintage mics, instruments and amps ) and some of the most vibey rooms in all of central and eastern Europe, Faust Records has been the studio of choice for artists like Ryan Tedder and One Republic, Lady Gaga, Ne-Yo, Derrick Green (Sepultura), KILLING JOKE, Martin Youth Glover ( K.J., Primal Scream, Paul McCartney...), John Fryer ( Depeche Mode, N.I.N. ), Keith Levene (The Clash, P.I.P.), Damian Marley, IL Divo, Per Magnusson and David Kreuger, Ted Parsons ( Swans, Prong...), Clive Goddard, Mike Stern, Carey Bell, Maalem Abdellah Gania, Hiram Bullock, Jaz Coleman, Steve Walsh, Pat Mastelotto (King Crimson), Dan Reed, Anette Louisan,... and major labels like Interscope, Universal, Sony, EMI, Warner as well as indie labels and individual projects. Studio is a training ground for the interns from the  New York University since 2005 (nyu.edu/global).

The studio supports interesting alternative and ethnic projects and is experienced in outdoor recording under extreme conditions. Vintage gear, instruments and microphone collection available ! Vintage Steinway grand piano (1917)  and two HAMMOND B3s with Leslies ...

We can offer all sorts of top musicians , symfonic orchestras and experienced  jazz and rock players. We provide remote recording in acoustically or spiritually unique places.

English spoken. Local US and British soundengineers are available.

There are three studios called BLUE, BROWN and GREEN. All studios are equipped with ProTools HD3 systems ( PT8, PT9, PT10) and LOGIC Pro or REASON 8. More info in the sections BLUE, GREEN, BROWN - specifications etc.

Surround 5.1 mixing.

Affordable prices  start from 250 USD per day for the main studio BLUE and 190 USD for the studio GREEN and BROWN. The rates are always agreed according to the kind of the project. Discounts are possible, mainly in case of non-commercial ambitious projects, last moment orders and returning clients. Vintage instruments are available upon agreement.

All our sound engineers and producers are freelance professionals. Sound engineer's fee is always agreed individually (typically 14 - 20 USD per hour). Clients can under certain conditions work with their soundengineers.

Positive creative vibe in the studio is preferred to anything else :-)

Accommodation in the same house can be available in 3 apartments.

Contact: studio@faust.cz    +420 603 573 911

The studio complex consisting of three control rooms ( BLUE, GREEN, BROWN) and  8 recording rooms with different acoustics is of total area more than 700 m2  ( cca 7000 sqft ). It enables the bands to record live, instruments separated in isolated rooms, with the possibility of further editing. There is an underground large room called HELL. It is used as a  recording room ( great for heavy drums - stone walls ) or it is used also as a special reverbation room.

Studio BLUE is run by the legendary vintage console SSL 4000E . Toft ATB24 is in theGREEN and  A&H ML4000-48 custom - 40 tube interfaces  (BROWN)

Tape machines STUDER MASTER A80 1/4" (2x), NAGRA IV-S, MCI 1"/8track and Fostex E16 (16 track) is available as well as legendary tape echoes and spring reverbs ( ( RE-201, RE-501, BX20, ...) .

Top preamps : 8x vintage NEVE 1066 pres + EQ., 6x Telefunken 472 racked , 2x AMS NEVE 88R channel strips ,  2 ch NEVE 1073 , 4ch NEVE Portico. AVALON 737, 4x Georg Massenburg Preamps, 4x API pres, UA LA610, UA 6147...

STEINWAY grand piano Model O Studio (1917, original easy mechanics) , HAMMOND A101 and B3 with LESLIEs 122, RHODES 88, Fender Rhodes Tremolo, MiniMOOG XL,  ARP 2600,  KORG MS 10 and MS 20 , two POLYVOKSes and other vintage analog synths available.

Collection of vintage guitars, amps, mics and other gear available by agreement. See the list in this web.

Wide range of the prices depend on the specification of the project, number of rooms, rented equipment and instruments. We also offer special discounts for some non-commercial projects. Last Moment and Early Bird discounts ! Interesting alternative project welcome !

Two apartments for recording bands available in the same house : 3 rooms+kitchen, balkony  (78msq) , 50 USD per day total and 1 + 1 50 msq 30 USD per day. Complete service possible. Ask about the availability.

Contact >  studio@faust.cz    +420 603 573911 ENGLISH SPOKEN.

The Studio has its own independent record label  FAUST RECORDS ( e-shop :  www.faustrecords.com ).

"The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There's also a negative side."    Hunter S. Thomson