Why Choose SALTBOX Studios?

SALTBOX Studios is your one stop music rehearsal and audio recording space. We offer a wide range of services to the Ōtautahi music and audio industry, including…

Audio Recording
At SALTBOX Studious you’ll find a multi roomed studio with all the equipment you need for audio recording.

Our rooms are soundproof, acoustically treated, comfortable and affordable.

Contact us today for our recording day rates and packages.
Already tracked your audio ? We can mix and master your recordings so it’s ready for the world to hear. Not happy with your mix ?

Contact us today to work with an experienced sound engineer who can offer advice, tips and a final sound solution.
Our sound engineers can clean up your audio files. It could be unwanted noises like ‘ums’ or ‘ahs’, audio splicing, audio adding, consolidating and deleting parts of a recorded sound file.

If it’s for TV, Film, Video Games, a podcast or advertising, SALTBOX have the experience and technology to produce polished, professional audio.
Voiceover Services
We can deliver high quaity audio for your podcast, radio or TV commercial, Audio book or track ADR


SALTBOX Studios is located on St Asaph Street, in the SALT District, Central Christchurch, Aotearoa. There are 3 studios within the SALTBOX Studio. 1 large studio and 2 medium sized studios. The central, medium sized studio is the control room. This control room houses our audio recording equipment, audio mastering equipment, a vinyl lathe and a video suite to edit and produce video content.

The second smaller studio and the larger studio can be used for music performance and rehearsals. These two studios are equipped with guitar amps, bass guitar amps, full drum kits, a PA, and materials such as whiteboards and markers to help assist artists with writing and rehearsing.


RDU is a not-for-profit alternative music radio station based in Christchurch. For 45 years, RDU 98.5FM has been championing local musicians and broadcasting their music. There are 140 + volunteer radio show hosts who come to RDU each week and dedicate their time to promoting local music, local events, and involving the people who make up our audience. Over 300 tracks from Ōtautahi’s musicians have been playlisted on RDU 98.5FM in the last 12 months. RDU’s broadcast studio is based in The BOXed Quarter on St Asaph Street, and also operates a smaller satellite studio based at the University of Canterbury, RDU Broadcasts live from both, and is a stone’s throw of SALTBOX Studios.

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