se4400a microphone

New and improved

With an increasing number of people using the studio for voice recordings of various types, we decided it was time to invest in a new microphone, especially suited to the job. We’ve also got some new speaker stands to make the Genelec monitors sound exponentially better.

Philip Nitschke interview recording

Podcast voice recording during Edinburgh Festival

During the Edinburgh Festival 2015, The Noisefloor helped several Fringe artists record their voices. Australian assisted suicide advocate Philip Nitschke was interviewed by fellow countryman Andrew Denton, while Craig Leggo (another Aussie!) and his partner recorded several episodes of their upcoming comedy podcast.

before work was started

From beer cellar to music studio

The Nosiefloor started off life as a disused beer cellar. 3 months later it was a soundproofed, sonically treated music studio full of pro-level gear. This blog post briefly outlines the final steps in the building process, including details of the bespoke ventilation system our acoustics and DIY expert designed!


Glowing reviews!

If our clients are happy, we’re happy! So far everyone who’s visited has had nice things to say about our setup. Read some of them here!

March 1st

Launch and Open Day – 1st March

<img class="alignleft wp-image-625 size-thumbnail" src="http://thenoisefloor×150.png” alt=”March 1st” width=”150″ height=”150″ />After 3 months of building, soundproofing, testing, room treatment, gear acquisition and decorating, we’re ready to make some noise! Come along on Sunday 1st March to see the space, hear it in action and sip a coffee (on us). You can also sign up in […]


Up on the roof

In the latest of our regular features about the building of the studio, we look at the unexpected difficulties we had when soundproofing the roof of the studio, as well as hanging the door and filling the newly built walls with loft insulation as part of the sonic treatment.

RME Fireface UC

Equipment and pre-launch deals

Some of the gear we’ve been investing in to ensure The Noisefloor is a pro-level studio. Including details of our RME Fireface audio interface, KRK monitors and sub woofer and tiny but all-powerful DPA condenser microphones.

Foam cushioning

Constructing the new wall

The building work continues here at The Noisefloor! Read all about our walls – decoupling existing ones, building new ones and the methods we’ve used to ensure the whole structure is as soundproof as possible.

diagram of the space

Welcome to The Noisefloor!

The Noisefloor is (or will be) a brand new, professionally equipped, DIY sound facility in the heart of Edinburgh. In the first of a series of blogs detailing the building of the studio we look at the inception of the idea, the hunt for an adequate space and the initial thoughts as to how best to tackle the project.