About Us

Founded in 2019, Beckview Studio serves the recording needs of Scarborough’s creative community as well as attracting artists and musicians to the area from further afield. Our high quality recording studio appeals to and works with musicians, music producers and other creative industry professionals by creating high quality products which showcase the talents of our clients both nationally and internationally. We also work with non commercial organisations such as churches, choirs, schools and other charities.


We’re committed to bringing your recording project to life! From initial ideas to the final product - our team provides guidance and support throughout the entire recording process. We’ll work closely with you to understand what you want, and provide top quality recording equipment, instruments, session musicians and studio space to make your dreams a reality!

We undertake many types of recording projects, so please get in touch to discuss your recording needs.

Meet the Team


Chris Jones

Producer / Engineer (Owner)

With over 20 years of experience in live and recorded sound, Chris has always had a passion and talent for recording and production. For many years he worked as a technician and taught Sound Production and Live Sound modules on the Music Technology course at the University of Hull. 

Chris has been making and producing music since he was a teenager and it has always been his dream to run a professional recording studio. Chris has spent many hours in the studio at Beckview ensuring the sound and space is perfect for capturing the best possible recordings.

Chris loves making noise and prides himself in getting the best possible recording from everyone he works with.


Kristina Jones

Studio Manager

Kristina has previously worked in the Arts and Tourism sectors, predominantly in marketing and events organisational roles. Kristina holds a MA Arts Management from Anglia Ruskin University (Cambridge) and is passionate about using her skills and expertise in order to deliver the highest quality services to the clients of Beckview Studio.


Justin Johnson

aka Scruffy J of Jroom3


Justin grew up in a home recording studio in rural Oregon watching his father produce records. He produced his first album in 2004 and was hooked on the process. Since then he has produced some excellent work for artists the world over, including; America, Canada, China, UK, and many more. Justin specialises in Country/Americana styles of music and will produce your tracks to the highest quality giving it that unique sound which will help it stand out from the crowd.

Justin moved to the UK in 2010 and has been writing and producing ever since. Justin loves working with Beckview Studio because it reminds him of the recording studio setups in Nashville, Tennessee making him feel right at home.

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Dr. Matthew Barnard


Our in house mastering engineer Matt has many years of experience with music production across a range of styles. He approaches mastering with a forensic ear, working sympathetically with the material, aiming to create the best outcome for both client and audience. He is also a composer and is currently lecturer in Music Production at the University of Hull.

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Pete Norman

Guitar/ Bass/ Upright Bass/ Backing Vocals 

Rowan Oliver

Drums/ Bass / Guitar/ Viola / Saw and Many More

Rowan has extensive international live and studio performance experience at a professional level. He has played in a wide range of genres and has been awarded three gold discs for his work on Goldfrapp's ‘Felt Mountain’, ‘Black Cherry’ and ‘Supernature’ albums. His remix of their song 'Strict Machine' reached number 1 in the US Billboard Dance chart. 

Adam Carpenter

Keys/ Guitar/ Backing Vocals

Justin Johnson


A session drummer since the age of 17, Justin had racked up hundreds of Mic hours by the age of 20.

To step up his career, he moved to Nashville in 2001 and became a session touring drummer where he worked alongside session musician royalty and toured with Grammy award-winning artists.

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Beckview Session Musicians

Here are some of the excellent professional musicians we work with who will ensure your recording sounds amazing! Session Musicians are subject to availability and are provided at an additional cost - rates vary. For a full quote and and to talk through your requirements please contact us