the story so far…

The Story behind Melrose Yard Studios

Melrose Yard Studios was founded in 2008 by Sam Holdstock & Iain Bolton, both Leeds College of Music graduates & passionate musicians and producers. Since it’s conception, Melrose Yard Studios has provided a friendly, comfortable and well equipped environment that is conducive to the creation of music.

Our experienced staff live and breathe music and will work tirelessly to help you realise your audio productions. The studios have built up a loyal customer base over the years and our engineers are highly experienced across a diverse range of musical and audio styles. Our recording work has received significant airplay locally and nationally on radio stations including BBC Radio 1 and Classic FM.

Our rehearsal rooms are always in high demand and are frequented by the finest musicians from York and further afield. We regularly contribute to local charitable causes and continue to be an important asset to the local music scene.

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Meet The Team


Managing Director

Sam co-founded Melrose Yard Studios after graduating from Leeds College of Music in 2008. He is an experienced studio engineer & has over 15 years experience playing, composing and recording music.


Music Producer

Dom is an experienced recording engineer and producer & recently graduated with a 1st class degree in Music Production from York St John. He specialises in artist development, enabling clients to realise their full potential.