Delta 88 is a recording studio based at Information + Cultural Exchange in Parramatta. The studio offers high quality music recording and production at an affordable rate to young and emerging Western Sydney musicians and bands.
The Delta 88 program is a mentored recording studio program for emerging and experimental musicians based in Parramatta and the wider Western Sydney region. This program is all about providing access to studio space, engineering expertise and a space for artists to create, connect and collab.
Alongside the mentored recording studio programming, we also have a rehearsal space available.
About our studio engineer:
Chris Hamer-Smith aka Chasm has over a decade of experience in the music industry as a producer, recording artist, youth mentor and DJ. He has produced two Aria nominated albums with his group Astronomy Class and has produced, remixed and recorded a plethora of acts from Thundamentals to 360, Hilltop Hoods, DJ Nino Brown, Marvin Priest, Starley, The Bamboos, Elizabeth Rose and Ash Grunwald.Under his dance music alias, Dr Don Don, Chris also received international critical acclaim with his brand of chopped up funky/soulful house, garnering support from big names in the industry such as Atrak and Fatboy Slim. Chris has also collaborated with international acts well renowned in their genres – Gwen McCrae, Gappy Ranks, Fashawn, AG, David Dallas, Blak Twang and Guilty Simpson.
The past four years has seen Chris focussing his attention on youth mentoring, working as a music studio facilitator at The Information & Cultural Exchange in Sydney and through the Australian Museum’s Pacific youth reconnection project.
Contact Morgan to get involved,
Studio comes equiped with:
- Separate control room
- Studio Monitors
- Sound proof
- Pro tools 10 – 11
- Logic Pro X
- Ableton Live 9
- Scarlett 18i20
- Dual screen MacPro
- Dual 6 Core Intel Xeon 2.93GHz
- Isolation cover for microphones
- Sound treated live room
- Double door insulation from the control room to the live room
How to connect your laptop:
Download and install Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 Mixcontrol software here
Download Scarlett Mixcontrol ‘custom settings’ file here.
Save to laptop.
Disconnect USB from back of Mac and connect to laptop
Open Scarlett Mixcontrol – File – Open – select ‘DEFAULT.18I20’ from laptop
Open DAW and run with Scarlett selected as the interface