Running a successful multi-room recording facility is challenging at the best of times, and relocating such a studio to a different continent is in an entirely different league of difficulty! This, however, is what Francesco Cameli has done.
After almost two years of construction, overseen by architect Marcelo Tavares, the studio opened in early 2012 in a purpose-built facility, conceived as a multicultural space where people from all over the world can feel inspired.
Perhaps the only classic Hollywood recording studio of this type that is still open today, Boulevard began as Continental Recorders around 1966. It changed name to Producer’s Workshop, before going on to create musical history in the 1970s.
When studio owner Martin King left London to move up North, he was swimming against the tide in many ways. However, after six years in operation, the success of EVE Studios in Stockport has justified his decision.
Livingston is one of the oldest recording ventures in London dating back to 1963. Although, or perhaps because, the studio has changed hands and locations a few times, it has remained busy for well over five decades.