From dub-step to psych-rock, jazz to acoustic folk and almost everything between, we are the quintessential project recording studio. We've produced and published over 67 albums providing a relaxed and creative vacational space that bekons you back. With a myriad of vintage gear you can make a record thats an epic experience. The studio is linked to our lodge on the Garden Route, where we accommodate you, on the edge of verdant forests. We also offer rehearsal facilities for pre-production and we're conveniently situated midway between the airport city of George and Plettenberg Bay, on a farm in rural paradise run by SAMA nominated Best-Engineer, Howard Butcher.
We have a variety of digital recorders, analogue tape recorders (2", 1" and 1/2" tape), classic microphones, vintage instruments and gear. Browse some of the albums we've recorded and produced on our Creations page.
A creative team of musicians and engineers can help bring your project to life.
Greenpop's Festival of Action was held at Peace of Eden, we curated and recorded a collaborative track to celebrate our environment.
The making of Dan Patlansky's Wooden Thoughts and Move My Soul albums at Peace of Eden.
John Ellis and Barry van Zyl - 'Rights All Wrong' from the Rural album
July 2019 - Paulo Costa album
Brazilian multi-instrumentalist Paulo Costa's Another Life album has been tracked in a series of sessions over a few months and is up for mixing. Paulo directed the ‘We Can Change’ project stemming from the 2018 Greenpop Festival of Action at Peace of Eden.
Brian Finch - Out of The Blue
After a year-long battle with lymphoma cancer Brian Finch passed away in May 2019. His passing marks the loss of a South African legend, whose music and lyrics inspired generations, from as early as the 1960s. Once half of the renowned Finch and Henson duo, Brian leaves a legacy of records. Out of The Blue was recorded shortly before he became ill and has been mixed and mastered posthumously. Its release is scheduled for 30th June 2019 at a life celebration to be held in Durban. These recordings are the last Brian made.
Shawn Sankey - Lurcher
UK-based musician Shawn Sankey has digitally released the first of a number of tracks under the banner of Lurcher. His cut-down style is ethereal yet expansive in its simplicity and catchy as hell.
Griekwa Comet Choir Album
The Comet Choir, under the leadership of the Griqua Choral and Cultural Society, a collective of the Griekwa National Conference of South Africa, recently recorded an a cappella album of hymns. With the rising debate about nationalism and the skewed narrative of the indigenous peoples of South Africa the Griekwas are asserting themselves as amongst the first-nations people of South Africa. Their album is a rich tapestry of philological interpretations.
New Midas mixing console
July 2019 sees the installation of a new-to-us vintage Midas console, along with an assortment of ancillary equipment including an additional matched pair of Neumann U89 microphones and a Tul F47 modelled on the Neumann F47 valve mic of the 60s. This automated Midas desk comes from the University of Cape Town’s Baxter Theatre and is a welcome addition to our growing list of retro gear.