Studio Panad is a compact fully professional recording facility specialising in high quality captures of vocals, acoustic and digital performances. Ideally suited to Singer Songwriters, Digital Producers and Small Ensembles, Stiwdio Panad is the perfect solution for artists looking to record live elements in combination with digitally produced instrumentation.

Created by acclaimed MC and Wales Beatbox Champion Mr Phormula / Ed Holden, Studio Panad offers bespoke recording / production services aswell as a range of educational workshops focusing on music production / performance and composition. Perfect for artists looking to create professional releases or to fine tune their knowledge in production. 

As the resident engineer Ed brings 20 years experience in audio production with particular expertise in vocal recording, Hip Hop, Drum ’n’ Bass and Dance music. Collaborations with artists such as Jacob Collier / KRS-ONE / Charlie Sloth highlight the quality and range of Mr Phormula’s music production talents which compliment the poetic nature of his artform.

Located in the idyllic surroundings of Snowdonia, Llanfrothen is situated in-between Porthmadog and Beddgelert, perfectly tucked away in the countryside whilst still only being a stones throw away from the high street.

All services include Ed’s expertise and rates start at –

Recording and engineering – £20 per hour / £150 a day

Mixing / Mastering – £20 per hour / £100 a day

Educational Workshops vary depending on the client’s needs (Can be delivered online or in person)

For further information contact ED to discuss options and possibilities. 

Equipment list



Tascam Model 24

Monitors –

Adam A7X’s

Yamaha NS10’s


Neumann TLM 103

Shure SM7B                            

AKG C1000s

Shure SM57

Shure SM58

Senheiser E845

Iterfaces and Software

RME Fireface UC Soundcard

Mac running Ableton Live 10 with Ableton Push 2

Wavelab 10

Complete waves VST package

Sugarbytes VST’s

Fabfilter VST collection

Hardware and Preamps

Focusrite ISA 1 Preamp

TL Audio A2 Stereo Tube Processor

Warm Audio Bus Compressor

Drawmer 1978 FET Compressor

Handsome Audio Zulu

Ableton Push 2

Oto Biscuit Bit Reduction unit

Roland Space Echo Stomp box

Erica Synths Zen delay

Erica Synths Acid Box 3

Erica Synths Bassline DB-01


Waldorf 2pole filter

Roland VT3 Voice transformer

Roland RC-505 Loop Station

Korg Kaoss Pad 3 and KP Mini


Novation Bass Station

Yamaha AN1X

Novation A Station

Korg Volca Beats / Synth

MAM MB33 Retro bass Synth

Geode Meeblip

Arturia Microbrute

Modal Skulpt

Korg Monotribe

Pocket Operator KO / Tonic / Arcade

Numerous Guitar Pedals

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