We are delighted to announce that we won the first ever Music Week Award for the Best Green Business. Launched this year by campaigning environmental group Julie’s Bicycle, the Green Business Award was created in order to recognise the environmental achievements made by companies working in the UK music industry. The criteria used to judge were: […]
UPDATE: Friday April 8th 2011 The Police* are now investigating the death and arson threats we’ve been receiving in the last few days from so-called MJ fans enraged by the sculpture currently on show at The Premises. (*enraged Sting fans please note, we mean the Met police.) ‘Madonna and Child’ by Los Angeles based artist […]
March 2011: Here at London Recording Studios, The Premises we’ve established a hive and a colony of bees on the roof and are now joining with other campaigns to encourage people to look after bees, particularly in urban areas. Madness lead singer Suggs (pictured right, with sax player Lee Thompson and Premises MD Julia Craik) […]
8th November 2010 We’ve Saved the Rabbit! Hackney Council Back Down over Giant Rabbit Hackney Council have officially withdrawn their threat to remove the painting of a giant rabbit on the side of The Premises Studios. More than two thousand people signed a petition in one week objecting to the Council’s enforcement order. The 12ft […]
Our lovely solar panels have been keeping us warm and toasty over the winter months, allowing us to get down to business without having to give a second thought to the ‘varied delights’ of London weather. But across the country, there are still people that cannot keep themselves warm, and with Government targets set to […]
1 – Support Bands – Redistribution of Rights (AKA Stealing the Headline Act’s Rider…) As well as managing The Premises Studios, a top London Recording Studio I also work as a Tour Manager. In this position it has recently it came to my attention, that some of the greener, younger, fresher bands have begun to […]
Over the last couple of years we’ve been working with Friends of the Earth on a renewable energy campaign. Today we see the results as the Government introduces its ‘Clean Energy Cashback’ Scheme, also known as Feed-in Tariffs (FITs).
We set up our main recording studio, Studio A, to be fully solar powered when we built it in 2005 and since then it’s been a dream to run. The array of 18x200W Photo Voltaic panels up on the roof pump electricity into the main power supply of the building throughout the year needing no […]