Recording studio

ROCKTOWN

Rotterdam

About Rocktown Studio's

At Rocktown everybody is welcome, from starting local talents to well-known international artists (e.g. Golden Earring, Guus Meeuwis, K’s Choice, Tony Hadley, Westlife, Anouk, James Blunt,VOF de Kunst and many more). Rocktown studios is the number one of the larger recording studios in the Rotterdam area. Class A equipment (NEVE Capricorn large console and loads of tube and vintage outboard) and a perfect working atmosphere. Click the button below to watch our video!

Music Recording & Production

All thinkable audio projects have been performed at Rocktown. Rock, jazz, classical, folk as well as voice overs, music scores for commercials or feature films/television series, even audio books and radio programs have been recorded, mixed or mastered. From well known artists (eg Michael Prins, Alexandra Alden, Barry Hay etc.) to local bands.

Rocktown sessions TV

Together with RAYACTION Film & Photography we offer a multi camera (7) high quality streaming service in a studio environment. Recording multitrack audio and multi camera video.Top studio sound with a top video capture. See our YouTube page for more info.

Composing

Are you looking for music for a commercial, a documentary, a television serie, a theatre or other show? We can compose just the right music and sounddesign for your needs. It is a known fact that sound contributes for at least 50% to the success of a good commercial! We can provide and record voice overs and deliver broadcast quality products. We worked for and with: Siemens, Bovag, Jack Daniels Chiquita, Mitsubishi and more!

Our Equipment

Rocktown Studio has a lot to offer. Vintage keys, guitars and drums. Recorded with one of the best consoles in the industry and an abundance of tube/solid state class A channel strips in an acoustical charismatic recording room.

  • RHODES MK 1 ELECTRIC PIANO (1976)
  • WURLITZER 201 (1972)
  • SAMICK SG185 GRAND PIANO
  • HAMMOND L 100 ORGAN with LESLY 122
    or LESLY 120 (3X)
  • YAMAHA UPRIGHT PIANO
  • YAMAHA DX7
  • ROLAND RD300
  • ROLAND/YAMAHA/KORG MODULES
  • 7 DRUMKITS/12 SNARES – YAMAHA, PEARL, LUDWIG, PREMIER, BEVERLY, GRETSCH
  • MARSHALL
  • KUSTOM
  • ACOUSTIC
  • HIWATT
  • FENDER BANDMASTER/TWIN
  • VOX AC 30 – AC50
  • PEAVEY DEUCE
  • AMPEG
  • DYNACORD
  • ELK
  • RESLO
  • GELOSO
  • NEVE CAPRICORN LARGE CONSOLE
  • MACKIE D8B
  • MACKIE 1604/1402/1202
  • MANLEY
  • API
  • FOCUSRITE
  • NEVE
  • AMEK
  • SSL
  • TLA
  • DBX
  • AVALON
  • UNIVERSAL AUDIO
  • TOFT
  • JOE MEEK
  • SUMMIT AUDIO
  • SAFESOUND
  • CREST AUDIO
  • YAMAHA
  • DYNAUDIO M3 MAIN SYSTEM
  • DYNAUDIO BM 6A – BM 15A
  • YAMAHA NS10 
  • WALDORF nearfields
  • RORK NEARFIELD
  • BEYER-DYNAMIC-SONY-PIONEER-SENNHEISER-PHILLIPS-AUDIOTECHNICA HEADPHONES

AKG                                 C12 VR

AKG                                 CK 98  MET SE 300B

AKG                                 CK 91  MET SE 300B

AKG                                 CK 92  MET SE 300B

AKG                                 CK 93  MET SE 300B

AKG                                 CK 97  MET SE 300B

AKG                                 414 ULS-B

AKG                                 451  E

AKG                                 D140

AKG                                 D1200E

AKG                                 D14 S

AKG                                 D12 E

AKG                                 330 BT

AKG                                 D130E

AKG                                 D160E

AKG                                 D 3400

AKG                                 D 3500

AKG                                 D 3600

AKG                                 D 3700

AKG                                 D 3900

AKG                                 D 200 E

AKG                                 D 202 E1

AMPERITE                      SR 80

AMPERITE                      RAH

AMPERITE                      RAL

ASTON                           ELEMENT

ASTON                           SPIRIT

AUDIO TECHNICA          AT4081

AUDIO TECHNICA          AT2035

AUDIO TECHNICA          AT4033A

AUDIO TECHNICA          AP901

AUDIO TECHNICA          ATM21

BEYER DYNAMIC           M 88 N

BEYER DYNAMIC           201

BEYER DYNAMIC           M 260 N

BEYER DYNAMIC           M 160 N

BRUEL & KJAER              4006

BRUEL & KJAER              4007

CAD                                 350 E

COLES                               4038

ELECTROVOICE             RE 20

ELECTROVOICE             636 SLIMAIR

ELECTROVOICE            V3

FILMINDUSTRIES           M8

FOSTEX                          M88 RP

FOSTEX                          M22 RP

FOSTEX                          M11 RP

GELOSO                          416

HDW                                 110 STEREO

HOLGER STITCH           

ISK                                       CM20Q

ISK                                       SYRS 32

ISK                                       SYT R1

ISK                                       CM20Q1200

ISK                                       SYCS 50

LINE AUDIO DESIGN    CM2

LINE AUDIO DESIGN    CM3

LINE AUDIO DESIGN    QM12I

LINE AUDIO DESIGN    OM1

NEUMANN                     M149

NEUMANN                     KM184 mt

NEUMANN                     TLM 103

NEUMANN                     U87 AI

NOHYPE                            LRM 2b

MCA                                SP1

MCA                                R80

OKTAVA                         ML 52 A

OKTAVA                         319

OKTAVA                         MK 219

PHILIPS                           EL 6021

PHILIPS                           EL 6040

RCA                                 74B

RCA                                 MI 6204

REALISTIC                      PZM

RESLO                             RBT/L

RØDE                              CLASSIC TUBES

RODE                              M3

ROYER                            R121

SENNHEISER                  K3 / ME 80

SENNHEISER                  421

SENNHEISER                  441     

SENNHEISER                  MD21         

SENNHEISER                  MKE 401

SENNHEISER                  604

SENNHEISER                  MKB 2002 DUMMY HEAD

SHURE                            SM 81

SHURE                            SM 91

SHURE                            VP88 stereo MS

SHURE                            315

SHURE                            333

SHURE                            565

SHURE                            SM 58

SHURE                            SM 57

SHURE                            SM7B

SONTRONICS                 SIGMA

SONTRONICS                 STC-1S MT BK 

SUPERLUX                    POR 218A

News

See what is going on at our studios. See the artists who recorded in our studio and listen to their latests projects behind the scenes of Rocktown Studios Rotterdam.

About Ocki Klootwijk

A long time musician/music professional. Plays/played with Hollands greatest artists/bands,
e.g. George Kooymans/Frank Carillo, I’ve got the bullets (Frederique Spigt), VOF de kunst, Golden Earring, Herman Brood, Guus Meeuwis, Anouk, Rick Devito band and many more.
Started the studio in the eighties, and produced or worked on numerous albums for all
 kinds of artists.

Contact

Contact

Address

Rocktown Studios
Lloydstraat 7 G
3024 EA Rotterdam

+31(0)10 – 476 26 45