Producer | Recording and Mixing Engineer
Louis Dunham is the engineer and producer behind Black Seraph Studios; based in Buckinghamshire, England.
Louis has a number of years experience mixing rock and metal music, with a penchant for clear, punchy mixes - you can take a listen to some of his work on the listen page on this site.
With 7+ years as frontman and songwriter in Raze (as well as over 15 years experience as a classically trained multi-instrumentalist), he has the skills and understanding to help produce your record - ensuring that your unique musical blueprint carries across to your listeners.
If you've got new music that needs recording, mixing, mastering, or producing, get in touch using the contact form down below - we'd love to work with you.
Producer | Mixing and Mastering Engineer
Paula Nelson is a Record Producer with over 30 years experience in the music industry; working with some of the biggest names in the business whilst learning her trade at many different studios in and around the UK and Germany.
She is based in the Bedfordshire Countryside working from a hybrid system predominately using Cubase, Allen & Heath mixing desks; and various plugins.
Paula has worked on well over 200 album recordings and near 500 singles, jingles and 30 second sound bites as either mixing engineer, mastering engineer or producer. She has additionally written over 300 songs, jingles and singles in assorted musical styles - her genre-spanning knowledge allowing her to switch between her beloved heavy metal and other music styles of pop, rock, punk, R&B and soul.
Paula is also a qualified project manager, music contract law advisor and business manager.
Custom Mac Pro | Intel i7 | 16GB RAM
Logic Pro X
Cubase 11 Pro
Joey Sturgis Tones
Preamps and A/D
Allen & Heath GL2400
Allen & Heath GL3300
2x Focusrite Clarett 8PreX
Focusrite Scarlett 18i20
RME ADAT Digiface
Alesis Trigger iO
Aston Starlight Matched Pair
12 Gauge Blue x4
12 Gauge Black
12 Gauge Green x2
12 Gauge Red
12 Gauge 12G50
Shure SM57 x3
Audix D6 x4
DDrum Chrome Elite
Beyerdynamic DT1770 Pro
sE Electronics GuitaRF
Shock Mounts/Pop Shields:
Demo tracks recorded, mixed and mastered by Louis Dunham
Vocals by Louis Dunham, Guitars by Daniel Eveleigh, Bass by Casey Fitzsimmons, Drums by Richard Hawking
Blyth Road - Exorsa recorded, mixed and mastered by Louis Dunham
Helgrind - Bitter End recorded, mixed and mastered by Paula Nelson
Acid For Blood - Burn, Die mastered by Paula Nelson
Tamberskjelve - Falling Down mastered by Paula Nelson
Tracking is charged at a rate of £20 per hour.
This covers all microphone and recording equipment hire but does not cover hire of studio space, which can be arranged alternately dependant on your needs and location.
Mixing and Mastering
Both mixing and mastering services are available. Rates are as follows:
- Combined mixing and mastering is charged at a rate of £180 for a single track, £540 per EP (consisting of up to 30 minutes of music) or £1200 per album
- Stand-alone mastering is charged at a rate of £35 for a single track, £120 per EP (consisting of up to 30 minutes of music) or £250 per album
Production services are charged at a rate of £15 per hour, including the following:
- Discussing realistic budgets
- Studio Booking
- Sourcing tracking, mixing and mastering engineers
Working daily with the artist during their project, advising on performance, song structure