Acoustic recording studio services at the heart of Lancashire
Shamrock Recording Studio has everything you need to record and produce your material in style and comfort.Shamrock operates a fully equipped studio with a combination of state-of-the-art digital equipment and high quality analogue recorders for use by clients. If you’d like to find out more, why not book an appointment?
Sham Heffernan – professional musician
Seamus Heffernan (better known as Sham) is a professional musician and sound engineer with an impressive track record.Regular bass player, guitarist and singer, Sham has played in rock bands, as a solo performer and in ceilidh bands, across the region. Sham also manages sound and lighting at several UK folk festivals including Sidmouth, Towersey and Fylde. He is a regular contributor to BBC Radio Lancashire’s weekly folk music programme The Drift. He holds a teacher’s certificate and has taught music technology–based courses at Preston and Runshaw F.E. Colleges.
Studio facilities:
  • Tascam half inch MSR-16 and TSR-8 multitrack recorders, totalling 24 tracks synchronised
  • Avid Pro Tools 9 with 32-way in/out firewire interface on dual monitors
  • Antares Autotune and other DAW plugins
  • Tascam DM-4800 64 channel digital mixing desk
  • Exclusive, custom Shamrock Studio mic preamps
  • KEF passive monitors
  • HHB Circle 3 active monitors
  • 6-way MOTU MIDI interface
  • AMS, Beyer, Shure and AKG microphones
  • Yamaha & Drawmer compressors
  • Yamaha, Alesis, Ibanez and other effects
  • Klark Teknik DN410 10-band parametric EQ
  • Waldstein upright piano
  • US 1974 Fender Stratocaster 
  • Fender Jazz electric bass
  • Simon and Patrick acoustic guitar

Shamrock Recording Studio also has an event management role. It supplies sound systems and event management consultancy as Shamrock Promotions and regularly uses Mellor Brook Community Centre as a venue for musical events: