Don't know what the poshest studio you've ever recorded in is, but
i reckon you can't beat this. Considered to be one of the finest
neo-classical buildings in Europe, it's a ginormous, stone-built
Victorian hall that also used to house the law courts at the time.
Caroline & John got stuck on the motorway, so while i was waiting
for them i played my flute a bit, and you could hear individual
frequencies coming back off the marble, in the classic comb-filtering
didn't get to play the organ, but bouncing saxophones around the
roof was enough.
got showed around the Law Courts once, and they're unchanged since
the 19th century, so they get used a lot by film companies (including
one of the Indiana Jones movies, i'm told). Scary buildings. The
stairs go straight from the cells to the dock in the court, and
by the time you get to the top, you're ready to confess to anything...
a beautiful-sounding, sombre-sounding, huge indoor space, inviting
lyricism or bold statements of opinion as fact.