Darkhorse is a professional recording studio located in Epsom Surrey, featuring the best of both vintage analog and modern digital tools and two live rooms. Music is our passion, and we focus on making a big sound in an intimate setting.

Apple Mac Pro 6 Core Late 2013

2 x Universal Audio Apollo 8 Duo

Logic Pro and a lot of Library and Plug Ins


SSL Duende

Motu 2408

Focusrite Octopre II

Phoenix Audio Nicerizer

Revox A77 1/4 inch Tape

Universal Audio 2-610

2 x Classic API 312

4 x Classic API VP26

TL Audio C1 Valve Pre/Compressor

Joe Meek VC3

Focusrite Octopre II

Neumann U87ai

2 x Neumann KM84i

Shure SM7

Beyer MC834

Shure SM81

AKG C451

Rode NT2

MXL V77 Valve Mic

Joe Meek JM 47

Shure SM57

Shure SM58

Shure Beta 58

Shure Unidyne 545SD

2 x Shure Unidyne B

2 x Shure Unidyme III

2 x Sennheiser MD421

3 x Sennheiser e604

AKG D112

Audix D6

2 x Beyer MPC23


Universal Audio 1176 “Bluestripe” Clone         

Universal Audio 1176 Revision F Clone

TL Audio C1 Valve Pre/Compressor


Alesis 3630

Mackie HR824

Genelec 1030a

Genelec 1092a Sub Woofer

Yamaha NS10m

Acoustic Research AR18s

Mackie Big Knob

1964 Fender Jazzmaster

Fender Stratocaster Standard

Fender Stratocaster Deluxe

Fender Telecaster Standard

Gibson Les Paul 1960 Classic

Gordon Smith Twin Neck 6 & 12

Takamine EN20 Acoustic

Variax Acoustic Nylon

Jackson Fusion HH

1980s Squier Jazz Bass

Misc.. inc. Banjo, Mandolin & Ukelele etc... 

1975 Fender Twin Silverface

Fender Blues DeVille


Marshall Micro Stack

Laney VC50


Korg Triton

Yamaha DX7

Roland D50

Roland Juno 60

90s Pearl Export (12. 13. 16, 22)

14"x6.5" Pearl Free Floater Snare (Steel Shell)

Paiste 602 Hi Hats

2 Boom Cymbal Stands

A huge library of virtual instruments


We love our gear and consider ourselves to be very well equipped but if you require a specific piece of equipment that isn't listed here, please let us know and we'll hire it in for your session*

Everything listed here is included in the price of your booking, please let us know ahead of your booking if you require any of the guitars as they are not stored on site.


*We only charge our cost price for equipment rentals.