Technical Staff

Studios 301 is now one of only a handful of studios worldwide that employs a full-time technical staff, ensuring the facilities and equipment are running at best, 24/7. Our tech team is headed up by Stephen Crane.

Stephen Crane


Technical Director

Widely acknowledged as one of the world’s leading music studio technology experts Stephen is the longest serving member of the Studios 301 team. With experience working in major studio facilities in the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Montserrat, his unique skills and exceptional expertise provide an exclusive service to 301.

The 301 Compressor, 301 TB compressor, Spreader, DES (mastering monitor section and AES router) and “mastering refined” 8816’s are all creations born from the mind of Stephen.

His multiple modifications to our SSL, Neve & TG consoles, tape machines and outboard continue to ensure that 301 is on the leading edge of studio technology.