Studio Info

MVM Studios offer great recording facilities in a relaxed and vibed environment, close to the beach and all amenities.

With decades of combined experience in many genres,
our in-house engineers can guide you through the production process. 


ProTools is our primary recording medium via 192i/o & 96i/o, the Control24 is our main workspace. Monitors are Mackie HR824s. PreAmps include Grace Design m201, m103, 101, TL Audio, Focusrite, and Korg. Mics include Vintage Neumann Tube U67, Rode K2 and NTR, sE Electronics Gemini II, VR2, 4400, 3300, Multiple Shure SM58, SM57, and Multiple Sennheiser 421, e901, e902, e906, e604, e935

 Plug-ins include the Waves Platinum Bundle, Superior Drummer, Massey and the other usual suspects.

We have a broad range of new and vintage instruments,
including Electric and Acoustic Guitars, Amps, Rotating Speaker Cabinets, Drum Kits, Keyboards. 


MVM has serviced the likes of Sparkadia, Eat Jesus, Grace Farris, Cabins, Bertie Blackman, Aaron Flower's BAZ, Sunroom, Hailer, Tokenview, Angus and Julia Stone, Larissa McKay, Sundayze, Finis Hominis, Dylan Frost, The Orange Bird, The Fumes, The Camels, Jet, Dragonfly, Aaron Lyon, Brian Campeau, Jeff Stanley,  Jim Pike, Malo, Charlie Gradon, Tully Dingle, Daniel Dawes, The Green Mohair Suits, Swimming Underground, Blackwater Fever, The Drones, Cuthbert and the Nightwalkers, To The Throne, Tangles, The Mules, The Bellows, Jordan Miller, The Relapse, The Duchesses, Meniscus, The Chaperones, The Mischief, Radiophobia, Blue Monday.



  • Jason Mannell. Co-owner and Head engineer. Protools user since the '90s. Engineered in studios in the U.S. and Australia. Also a freelance Foley and ADR recordist. Musician and Songwriter. 



The studio is right here in the store, at 55 Bassett St, Mona Vale.

Studio hours 9am-3pm, and 7pm-11pm Monday-Friday, all day Saturday and Sunday

MVM Studios is located a short walk away from the beach at Mona vale!
You can swim while the rest of the band puts down those difficult takes
or stroll around the shops and laze in our lounge!



  • $65/hr
  • $50/hr for extended projects and unattended mixing

* All sessions include 2 CD/DVD’s. Any extra duplications will incur a $5 fee per CD/DVD.We recommend you bring your own hard-drive for backup of your sessions.