ACM enjoys a unique partnership with Europe’s largest independent recording facility, Metropolis Studios.

Celebrating 25 years as the powerhouse of the music industry, the legendary Metropolis Studios, situated in Chiswick, London, offers exclusive student access to its iconic facilities to ACM students.

Metropolis services, on average, 50% of the UK Top 40 Chart material. Its prestigious client list includes Royal Blood, Clean Bandit, Lorde, Lana Del Rey, Elton John, Ed Sheeran, Madonna, Kylie, Amy Winehouse, The Rolling Stones, Usher, Adele, Led Zeppelin, Beyonce, The Clash, Jimmy Page, Rihanna, Queen and Michael Jackson.

Metropolis is renowned for sonic excellence, customer service and placing the artist at the centre of everything. we don’t represent what the industry does, we are what the industry is doing, here and now, and i see it as a privilege to share this with the emerging talent that are the acm students, from day 1.

Richard Connell CEO Metropolis Studios

Exclusive ACM student access to events, facilities & internships.

Only ACM students are invited to once-in-a- lifetime Masterclasses delivered by the studio’s visiting artists, performers, producers and executives. Previous Masterclasses include: Dave Kushner (Velvet Revolver), Eddie Kramer (Jimi Hendrix), George Clinton and Soul II Soul.

Student access is also limited exclusively to ACM students for tickets to private intimate gigs by international A-listers. Previous performances include: Kelis, Public Enemy and Roni Size.

Students are also welcomed into Metropolis’ studio environment to watch live recording, mixing and mastering sessions run by our resident Grammy-award-winning producers and engineers. These are the teams who have contributed to the success of British music talent such as Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and Clean Bandit.

We also offer a merit-based pathway to the use of Metropolis Studios facilities in downtime including our biggest studios, the iconic Studios A and B.

Metropolis runs an internship programme, offering unique opportunities in Music Recording and Mastering, Event Management and Production, Labels, Music Marketing and Publishing, not only in the UK, but in the soon- to-be opened Metropolis audio-visual facility in Qatar.

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