Welcome to The LoftStudio (ZolderStudio). The LoftStudio is a Linux powered Audio production and home recording studio, Groningen, The Netherlands.

The LoftStudio is where several bands and artists like Mirjam Tamara have recorded their music. It is also the home of the Solid Rock Blues Band project. The Solid Rock Blues band is a solo studio project.

Our albums are distributed worldwide by DistroKid and BandCamp. DistroKid offers distribution of digital albums trough Spotify, iTunes and many more for a small fee. Use our link to them for a discount!

Studio Gear

We use the below hardware and software. Want to see how recording with this hard and software works? Check this video.

Acer Aspire (Intel i5-9400, 256GB M.2 SSD, 8GB RAM)
Linux Mint OS (Linux Mint 20 “Ulyana”)

Behringer U-Phoria UMC404HD (4 in/4 out)
EDIFIER Studio R1280T Monitor Speakers
Fostex RP50 & Audio Technica headphones
SoundTech ST162 (Analog mixer)
Behringer Eurorack 808 mixer (Analog mixer)

MXL770 Studio Condenser
AKG C900 Condenser
Shure C606 dynamic
2x t.Bone EM700, matched pair
Shure PG81 Condenser
BM 800 Condenser

Ardour (Linux) 6.x
Mixbus5 (Linux)

Windows/Mixcraft 5.x (Windows)


The following (and some more) instruments are used and available in our home recording studio. When recording in our studio, you can request to use them but not all instruments (like harps) can be used.

Ibanez AS53-TF Hollow Body
Hondo H-175/BL (vintage guitar)
“Starcaster” (Fender) Stratocaster.
Harley Benton TE-52 (Telecaster)
Samick Greg Bennett (Electro Acoustic)
Washburn WD-42S (Acoustic)
Harley Benton MM84ASB (bass guitar)

Millenium HD50 E-Drums
Keyboard (midi in/out)
Fame Vintage Line GX15R Combo
Tambourine, harps (several keys)


Contact us using the below form for information and inquiries.

If you wish to record at our studio please note that this is all based on best effort and only if time permits. Our studio is not suitable to host huge bands! It is best suited for acoustic bands, singer-songwriters and small groups.

Pricing: €25/hour excluding VAT.

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