Offbeat Recording Studios 

Award Winning Music Production and Voice Over Studio on Edinburgh's Royal Mile

Recording and producing audio for Multi Media and Audio Visual projects, Singers, Songwriters and Solo Artists with worldwide recognition since 1992.

Music Production

More than 40 years experience

Musical Accompaniment

Help With Arrangements

Broadcast Standard

Studio Engineering

Stress Free Sessions

Remote Facilities

Promo page on website

Transparent Pricing

Voice Overs

Experienced Engineer/Producer

No Hidden Charges

Free File Transfer

BBC Approved

Voice Over Recording

Sound To Picture

ADR

Dial In Facilities

Transparent Pricing

Award Winners

The Eyes Of Orson Welles

Cannes Film Festival Award 2018
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The Story Of Film

New York Film Festival Award 2018
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Stanley Kubrick Award 2014

Stanley Kubrick Award 2014

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Earthrise —  Al-Jazeera

New York Film Festival Awards for Best Documentary 2018
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Spirit Of The Glen - Journey

Classical Brit Award 2009
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Spirit Of The Glen

Classic FM #1 in 2009
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SOLAS by Talitha MacKenzie

World Music #3 USA 1997
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SOLAS by Talitha MacKenzie

World Music #12 Europe 1997
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Searching by The Harmonics

Music In Scotland Trust Winner 1991
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The Harmonics, Living The Dream

World Music #3 USA 1997

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AUDIO FOR BROADCASTERS

Our BBC approved music production and recording studio produces audio recording for:

BBC Radio 1

BBC Radio 6

BBC Radio 4

BBC1 TV

BBC Bytesize

Turner Classic Movies

Edinburgh International Festival

John Paul Getty Museum

Universal Music Group

Decca Records

Sky TV

Al-Jazeera TV

Film 4

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STV

Offbeat For A Reason

Offbeat Experience

As both musician and producer Iain McKinna’s audio and musical journey – from Analogue in the 70’s to Midi in the 80’s to Digital from the 90’s to the present day — offers a wealth of knowledge and experience when collaborating with clients on their audio and music projects.

He's produced albums that have achieved World Music chart success and has received 2 Gold records and a Classical Brit award for recording the Spirit Of The Glen series of albums for Universal/Decca Records.

But even those achievements barely scrape the surface of Iain's background, past, worldliness, understanding and involvement in the industry to which he has devoted his life.

Offbeat Value

"Clients don't judge us by the size of our desk, they judge us by the outstanding results and real value we add to their projects."
Iain and Kirsty killing it in the 80s!

Offbeat Enjoyment

Clients don't return just for our great production values, they return for the craic, the confidence and relaxed professionalism that comes from lifetimes of experience.

On The Beaten Track

Only five minutes walk from Waverley Station, we're about as central as it gets on Edinburgh's Royal Mile. 
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You may have noticed we're not the same as other studios.

KEITH MORE

Engineer
"Iain & Kirsty's musical talent, productions and friendly helpful attitude have always been second to none. If you are looking for top notch productions look no further!!!"
“Iain was a consummate professional and perfectionist when it came to working on my project. Definitely not the last project with this incredible producer.”

Mark Cousins

Film Director & Presenter
“To Iain - In Admiration”

That's probably why our clients keep coming back.

You may have noticed we're not the same as other studios.

It's why our clients keep coming back.

Phil Niland

Avalon productions
Director & Producer
"Great to work with you again with Russell Howard at Offbeat."

Khylune

Singer/Songwriter from LA
“Iain was a consummate professional and perfectionist when it came to working on my project. Definitely not the last project with this incredible producer.”

Keith More

Guitarist with Tina Turner, Paul McCartney. Engineer.
"Iain & Kirsty's musical talent, productions and friendly helpful attitude have always been second to none. If you are looking for top notch productions look no further!!!"
“To Iain...
         ... in admiration.”
Film Director & Presenter
Mark Cousins
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