About Earwig Studio Services

Earwig – Background

I am privileged to have studied, worked and played (both live and in the recording studio) with many talented and highly skilled artists from the UK, USA and Canada.

Now in it’s 16th year, Earwig Studio is proud to make professional quality audio recording / production services and instrument tuition available to students, artists and professionals across the North West of England.

Earwig studio is currently based near Clitheroe in the magnificent Ribble Valley.

Musical Instrument Tuition

 UKULELE & “DOBRO” – all levels – all ages – all styles

I deliver bespoke one to one instrument tuition and group workshops / demonstration sessions for both ukulele and  Dobro (lapstyle acoustic steel guitar) to all ages, all levels and all musical styles.

I have been a professional educator and facilitator for 35 years  – come and learn with me – whatever your experience.

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CD releases

In house musical projects are released on the Earwig Label

NEW ALBUM RELEASE for details and current special offer click here  Read a review here https://am-records.com/2019/03/11/bill-the-conqueror/

Digital transfer and Audio restoration

Earwig has performed the digital transfer and restoration (for commercial release) of many vintage recordings from the early 20th century which have received significant critical acclaim.

If you have a rare and precious recordings – a prized collection of 78s, rare vinyl or old compact cassette –  then why not consider transferring them to digital format? – contact me for more information and let us work together to preserve and restore them.

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Mobile professional digital audio recording studio

My passion for audio recording began over 50 years ago by holding a small dynamic microphone against my father’s record player. I could play the recording back on my primitive ( it was state of the art!) tape cassette player. How things have changed!

Recording studio technology has advanced greatly.  Electronic processing modules, tape machines and bulky sound desks can be replaced with compact and versatile digital equipment.

As well as many years practical experience I have also successfully completed formal accredited courses in digital audio recording & production  (studio and live venue).


Earwig specialises in working with solo artists / musicians (including commissions for recording music study / examination pieces) and small acoustic musical combos.

The list of clients has grown to include choirs, narrators, poets, personal coaches, schools, multi faith based community projects, hypnotherapists, life coaches, educational advisers and professional trainers.

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