Abbey Road Studios have announced ‘The Sound of Abbey Road Studios’, which is the latest instalment in a unique series of public events which will take place in April and May, featuring special guest former Abbey Road Studios Engineer Ken Scott.

These talks offer a fresh opportunity for music lovers and audio technology enthusiasts to visit Abbey Road Studios’ world famous Studio Two where many iconic artists have abbey road insiderecorded, including The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Kate Bush, Elton John, Oasis and Adele.

Event hosts Brian Kehew and Kevin Ryan, authors of critically acclaimed book Recording the Beatles, also return for the third instalment of this fascinating talks series with a brand new lecture exploring the evolution of recording techniques and equipment, many of which were pioneered at Abbey Road Studios. In addition to the stories behind these techniques, the lectures will include demonstrations using both new and vintage equipment, some of which has been used on many landmark recordings over the studios’ 82 year history.

For the first time in the series, Brian and Kevin welcome a special guest. Renowned former Abbey Road engineer Ken Scott will be returning to speak in the very room where he recorded tracks by legendary artists including Pink Floyd, Jeff Beck and the Beatles. A respected producer and pivotal figure in Abbey Road Studios’ history, so there is no surprise that Ken’s CV makes it impossible not to name drop, with the likes of The Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Lou Reed, to name but a few.

With Brian and Kevin’s incredible knowledge of Abbey Road Studios’ history and its role in the development of audio production plus Ken’s unique insight into life at the world’s first purpose built recording studios, these talks should be a captivating experience for all classical, rock, pop and film score fans. 

Visitors will have the added bonus of an early entrance time to allow them to explore and take photographs in the famous Studio Two.

3 Abbey Road, St John’s Wood, London NW8 9AY closet tube station St John’s Wood (Don’t go to Abbey Road Station)

Click here for Tickets: Admission is £88.40 per ticket, including booking fee.

Friday 25th April

Session 1: Doors 2pm/ event starts 3pm



Session 2: Doors 7pm/ event starts 8pm

Saturday 26th April

Session 1: Doors 10am/ event starts 11am

Session 2: Doors 3pm/ event starts 4pm

Sunday 27th April

Session 1: Doors 10am/ event starts 11am

Session 2: Doors 3pm/ event starts 4pm

Friday 2nd May

Session 1: Doors 2pm/ event starts 3pm

Session 2: Doors 7pm/ event starts 8pm

Saturday 3rd May

Session 1: Doors 10am/ event starts 11am

Session 2: Doors 3pm/ event starts 4pm

Sunday 4th May

Session 1: Doors 10am/ event starts 11am

Session 2: Doors 3pm/ event starts 4pm