Audio International Studios
18 Rodmarton Street London.
Originally called Star Sound, the studio dates back to 1937 when it was designed as a small theater for the recording of live audience shows for Radio Luxembourg. It was said to be the countys first independent studios starting with disk recording onto wax and then as one of the first commercial concerns to bring in tape machines in 1949. up to 1960, Star Sound had recorded 18,000 radio program's and 3000 TV commercials. In that same year they opened up a dedicated film recording centre in Romneys House, Hampstead.
Audio International became a collaboration between owners Radio Luxembourg and Chrysalis Records and was built in the former auditorium of Star Sound, with the control room being the former stage and the balcony becoming a speech studio.
1972 - Neve 24:16
Studer 16 and 8 track tape machines.
In 1990 the Studios became AIR Edel and still has the last studio Cadac console to be built.
Recorded at Audio International :
Gilbert O'Sullivan - Nothing Rhymed - 1970
The Sweet - Blockbuster - Nov 1972
The Sweet - Hellraiser - March 1973
The Sweet - Ballroom Blitz - June 73
The Sweet - Sweet FA - Nov. 1973
Tom Jones - Close up Tom - 1973
Gilbert O'Sullivan - I'm a Writer not a Fighter - 1973
Mud - Mud Rock - 1974
Sweet - Desolation Boulevard - Sept. 1974
Suzi Quatro - Quatro - 1974
Mud - Use Your Imagination - 1975
Sweet - Give Us a Wink - 1975
Japan - Adolescent Sex - 1978