FRIENDS OF JAMES
CURRENT FRIENDS OF JAMES
Unity Audio
+44 (0) 1799 520786
www.unityaudio.co.uk
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Unity Audio are both a distributor of high end pro-audio equipment as well as manufacturing a range of active studio monitors under the Unity Audio brand.

Unity Audio has been at the leading edge of monitor design for many years. We pride ourselves in taking a fresh approach to designing and manufacturing products, using different materials in innovative ways. We source quality components from reputable companies, working with skilled craftsmen, incorporating new ideas on traditional designs, in order to fine tune our products. Every Unity Audio product has been designed, built and tested all in the UK.Unity Audio active monitors are used by the world’s best audio engineers, producers, Grammy award-winning artists, film composers, broadcasters, universities, mastering engineers and home studios.
Parr Street Studios
+44 (0) 151 709 6092
www.parrstreetstudios.com
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Veale Associates
+44 1438 747 666
www.va-studiodesign.com
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Combining world class design with over 40 years of acoustic experience Veale Associates deliver studios based on the ‘analysis of need’ to correspond exactly to client desired workflows and outcomes.

With an enviable client list including SARM, Hook End, John Lennon, Trevor Horn, Trident, David Gilmour and The University of West London, Veale Associates combine cutting edge technologies with beautiful design to deliver truly modern facilities from CAD to the first session.
British Grove Studios
020 8741 8941
www.britishgrovestudios.co.uk
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Audient
01256 381944
www.audient.com
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With a proud heritage of award winning audio excellence, Audient continues to develop innovative products for the professional audio industry. Audient are recognised worldwide for delivering high quality products designed with users working preferences in mind and which, most importantly deliver outstanding audio quality at affordable prices. Audient operates from its headquarters in Hampshire, England.
Sonnox is the leading designer of innovative, high quality, award-winning audio processing plug-ins for professional audio engineers. Oxford Plug-Ins are used in an extraordinary range of audio applications including mixing for music production, live sound, broadcast, TV & Film, and even scientific and forensics projects.

The expanding family of Oxford Plug-Ins has acquired a reputation for excellence among leading engineers worldwide; a reputation that was earned through a no-compromise attitude to audio performance and a desire to push the boundaries with intuitive and novel user interfaces.
AMS/Neve
+44 (0)1282 457 011
www.ams-neve.com
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AMS Neve’s combination of pioneering technology coupled with the world’s favourite sound has been an indispensable cornerstone of the highest levels of professional audio for over 50 years. Designed and built in England, AMS Neve consoles and outboard products are revered by generations of the most discerning artists, producers and facility owners as a key element in countless legendary creative recordings.
Jigsaw 24
0115 970 7758
www.jigsaw24.com
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Jigsaw24 have been providing solutions to the creative industries for 25 years, so know how to build a workflow that’ll get students ready for the workplace without breaking the bank. With offices in Soho, MediaCityUK and Nottingham, they’re able to offer empathetic, industry-conscious advice to universities across the UK, with in-house expertise that covers production, post, audio, 3D animation, storage and networking.
Studio People
+44 (0) 1938 571148
www.studiopeople.com
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We pride ourselves on designing, specifying and constructing the best media facilities in the world - but what makes our facilities so good? Well, they don't just look good - they also consistently out-perform other facilities in terms of acoustics and isolation.
Gearslutz is the No. 1 Pro Audio Forum Community which includes Reviews, Interviews, Videos, Classifieds Ads, Events, Competitions, Hot Deals…
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Just a short walk from Glasgow city centre - state-of-the-art Neve mixing desks and world class outboard equipment combined with experienced engineers and excellent client facilities, makes Gorbals Sound the premiere recording studios in Scotland.
White Light
020 8254 4800
www.whitelight.ltd.uk
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Founded in 1971, White Light is now in its 45th year as a leading supplier of creative solutions and technical excellence to the entertainment and corporate-event industries.
WHAT IS A FRIEND OF JAMES?
A Friend of JAMES is a commercial organisation, equipment manufacturer, supplier or retailer that wishes to join with JAMES in supporting education to benefit the future of our music, entertainment and media industries.

JAMES has created several initiatives that link Industry, Education Providers, Employers and Students.

JAMES is adding value to the industry accreditation programmes they offer by creating student, academic and industry membership.
Educational establishments and students benefit from the expertise of equipment manufacturers and suppliers and can take advantage of this relationship when considering facility upgrades and industry visits.

Equipment manufacturers and suppliers benefit from educational and business links with students, course leaders and education administrators. They also benefit from access to suitably trained and qualified recruits and work placement opportunities.

Friends of JAMES are also able to sponsor and contribute to educational initiatives including -
Masterclasses, lectures and seminars
Careers advice at schools/colleges/universities
Continual Professional Development for educationalists
Posting of educational material on the JAMES student resources site
New technology presentations to education course leaders and students
Access to the latest academic papers relevant to our industries

INTERESTED…? then we would like to invite you to become a Friend of JAMES.
An annual subscription of £250 will link your business to JAMES and we will include your details and web links on our website enabling you to claim…

"We are a Friend of JAMES and contribute towards Industry Supporting Education."
JAMES cannot endorse companies or products or release details of its databases for mail-outs. However mail-outs can be done to educationalists and students via JAMES.
MORE FRIENDS OF JAMES
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Richer Sounds is a retailer of hi-fi, home cinema and TV equipment and is committed to giving you the best value for money and customer service that we possibly can.
HHB Communications
020 8962 5000
www.hhb.co.uk
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Since 1976, HHB has been dedicated to delivering the latest and most innovative pro audio equipment solutions to the world's top broadcasters, recording studios, post facilities and systems integrators.
Platinum Tones Ltd
+44 (0)7973 128008
www.platinumtones.com
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Tony Platt says, “My approach to recording is to adapt what I do to the requirements of the artist, so the balance of engineering and production always reflects this. I enjoy collaborating and so I am always happy to engineer for other producers or support artists who wish to produce themselves by co-ordinating the session and advising.”
Astrohosts
01209 219548
www.astrohosts.co.uk
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Astrohosts offers powerful, flexible, reliable web hosting to enable your website and email. Whether you are just starting out in the online world, or wish to enhance your existing site we can help you.
Prism Sound
01353 648 888
www.prismsound.com
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Prism Sound do not mass produce electronics. All our products are specialised performance products built for the most discerning in the industry where sophisticated and innovative technologies set them apart from the masses.
FX Rentals Ltd
020 8746 2121
www.fxgroup.net
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FX Rentals hires a wide range of music & recording equipment - 24hrs a day, 7 days a week. We stock DJ & PA systems, digital pianos and backline, Pro Tools & Pro Audio.
TEDAV
01582 540000
www.tedav.com
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Working both in the UK and abroad, the TED AV team supplies a number of technical services from design, consultation and specification to installation to maintenance.
Resolution Magazine
01444 410675
www.resolutionmag.com
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Resolution is a leading print and online magazine featuring Audio for Broadcast, Post, Recording and Multi-Media.