Recording studio

A near professional environment for recording, editing and mixing sound. 


Opening hours:

The Edge has partially re-opened to the public but is currently only open with bookable study spaces. Please check the opening hours page and alerts page for conditions of entry.


Professional recording equipment to book and use for free

Recording Studio

Never used a Recording Studio before? That's okay. The Applied Creativity Team at State Library regularly run Recording Studio Inductions and learning opportunities in audio production.

Recording studio equipment

There's a range of microphones and audio equipment available with the studio to capture and manipulate a professional recording. Check out all the gear you can sign out on the Recording Studio booking page.   

Woman mixing sound in the Edge recording studio

We have just updated our Recording Studio with a pile of new hardware. 




Tools for creative practice and enterprise

Young person using the the Digital Media Lab at The Edge

Once you've captured a recording in the studio, you can head into the Digital Media Lab (DML) to continue working on your project. The 16 new HP ELITEDESK 800 PCs in the DML have ProTools, Ableton Live, Adobe Audition and Audacity and the Mac Workstation has Logic Pro X for your production needs. If you need to brush up on you Digital Audio Workstation skills, State Library provides free access to, both onsite in the DML at the State Library or offsite from your home, office or mobile device.

Warren Handley

The community make amazing things and here are some of those people.

made today group photo

State Library invites all creatives and makers  interested in experimenting, exploring ideas, creativity and collaboration to connect with like-minded peers to participate in regular community projects, events and regular meetups. 


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