Studios available for rent
|City||Studio Name||Equipment Available||Rate||Notes||Contact|
|Amman||Sowt||ramsey [at] sowt [dot] com|
|Beirut||Kerning Cultures||Rode NTG-2 shotgun mic, Zoom H6||No studio, just gear||alex [at] kerningcultures [dot] com|
|Beirut||Goldmine Studios||+961 3 672 791||info [at] goldminestudions [dot] com|
|Cairo||Aracast||2 Audio Technica 2035, 2 samson boom arms & pop filters, zoom Audio Interface||A perfect soundproofed studio, a great high end quality and audio editing available too||a.ghanem [at] aracast [dot] fm|
|Dammam, Saudi Arabia||Aljabl Podcast||4 AT2035, Zoom H5 (portable)/ Zoom Live L-12||inside KFUPM campus, can go out if needed||isaudbs [at] gmail [dot] com|
|Dubai||The Mix Studio||300 dhs/2 hours||inthemixme.com|
|Dubai||Kerning Cultures||Rode NTG-2 shotgun mic, ZoomH4N, ZoomH6, Blue Yeti mic||No studio, just gear||hebah [at] kerningcultures [dot] com|
|Dubai||YouthXHub - Emirates Towers||Sound leaks, but good beginner setup. Some gear available. Registration required, free for under 35 years old||hub.youth.gov.ae/en|
|Dubai||Dubai Fashion News||Blue Yeti||hello [at] dubaifashionnews [dot] com|
|Jeddah||Mstdfr Studio||4 Heil PR40 mics, Tascam 20x20 audio interface.||300 SR/2hrs||rami [at] mstdfr [dot] com|
|Jeddah||House Zofi Studio||4-8 mic setup, Zoom Live L-12, Blue Yeti, Zoom R16 (portable use)||Comfy couch for guests, Geeks Den, also available for meetups and gathering.||info [at] housezofi [dot] com|
|Riyadh||Podcast Arabic||4 Mics setup,mixer, couch and seats , coffee||podcastarabic.com|
|Riyadh||Mics||7 Mics, Two Mixer, 7 Boom arm stand, Zoom H6n, 3 Professional Cameras for live streaming||info [at] micspod [dot] com|
|Riyadh||Mohtwize||Equipment for two hosts/speakers||mohtwize.com|
|Riyadh||67|22||2 mics||welcome [at] 6722 [dot] space|
|Seattle||Mics||Rode NTG-2 shotgun mic, Rode NTA-1 cardiod mic with stand, Zoom H6, 2 Audiotechnica Lav mics, EV RE50B dynamic mic||No studio, just gear||hebah [at] kerningcultures [dot] com|
Suhaib Hammad is a co-founder and partner at SME Law, a specialized law firm with offices in Dubai, Riyadh, Jeddah, Khobar, KAUST, and Beirut. The firm specializes in advising growing tech startups, small and medium size enterprises, and early stage investors offering legal and transaction services. He started SME Law in 2009 after completing his bachelor degree in law, and developed it further while completing his masters of law degree where he specialized in International Business Law.
In the morning, Molecular Biologist and Biotechnologist, assistant professor lecturing at two universities and running research on computational protein design, vaccine development, and therapeutics. In the evening, Co-host of the podcast ILM FM, an Arabic public science communication channel that talks about the latest in scientific research, interviews Arab scientists, and destroy false rumors.
Reem is the co-founder of film production company Collective. She is a businesswoman, award winning speaker and executive producer, who was behind Hip Hop crew The Recipe’s first 360-degree music video. Whether on paper, through film or spoken word, Reem is absolutely in love with storytelling. Her favorite topics include Storytelling through video, the Creative Process and Start-Up Entrepreneurship. She has been a speaker at events for Google, The Chalhoub Group, The Event Show and The Social Media & Marketing Conference and The Dubai Lynx. Reem is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School.
Rami is the VP of Partnerships at Anghami, working with partner brands to create new music experiences for music lovers. Anghami is the leading music streaming service in MENA with 75 million registered users, 1 billion streams a month and over 30,000,000 Arabic and international songs. Rami joined Anghami in 2015 as Head of Marketing, growing Anghami by 3x in 2 years and leading the team to creating Anghami's personalized proposition, Your Music, Your Way.
Over a decade of experience in various marketing disciplines including advertising, retail, direct marketing, web, and social media. Highly versed in web technologies and have a deep understanding of the opportunities the web can provide and the challenges it faces. Growing experience in UX design, from low-fidelity sketching to high-fidelity prototyping and front-end development. 2012 M.I.M.S. graduate from UC Berkeley’s School of Information. Rami podcasts at Mstdfr & Ilm FM.
Omar Tom, commonly known as OT, is a businessman, creative brand strategist, guest lecturer, and public speaker. OT is the Founder & Managing Partner at Dukkan Media, a multi-platform company that aims to set the benchmark for regional storytelling. A unique piece in the publishing and content landscape. He currently guest lectures at the American University in Dubai (AUD). His expertise extend to building unique, purposeful brands. The driving force behind the Dukkan Show and creating its deep, culturally rooted identity, which was a natural extension to his post-radio career. OT is a graduate of both AUD & Miami Ad School.
Mohammed, also known by his stage name "Silver Mask", is the co-founder, co-host, and producer of the "House Zofi" Podcast. Experienced and self-taught for 10+ years in everything related to music and audio/video production, Mohammed combines a geekiness and passion in every topic on the House of Zofi. He is also the proud owner of 7 cats.
Mohamed is an award-winning Emirati filmmaker, entrepreneur, and adventurer. His career spans over two decades and includes building brand strategies for some of the world's leading private and government sector organizations. He is the co-founder of Wild Peeta and the recipient of "The 40 Most Influential Emiratis Under 40" title on the occasion of the UAE's 40th National Day celebration.
Khayra is producer of Azzbda podcast and former co-founder of Mstdfr Podcasting Network. With a BSc Computer Science and experience in communications, she creates bridges between the tech and media world. .
Isra Abu Zayed is currently working on her Phd focusing on female education. As a university lecturer she has recently decided to take some time off to focus on herself and her family. She is often found imparting knowledge to her 5-year-old daughter on female empowerment and environmental sustainability. In her free time, Isra loves to embark on new creative projects such as, co-hosting the Hamburger Generation Podcast, meeting her peers for their book club discussions, or simply painting behind a canvas.
Hebah is cofounder and CEO of Kerning Cultures, a Middle East podcast network. The Guardian calls their inaugural show the This American Life of the Middle East, for its narrative storytelling. Hebah is a journalist and serial entrepreneur, formerly building microfinance and business education programs for small businesses in the Gulf and the US.
Ed is a business journalist for Gulf News, reporting on the retail and hotel sectors. He co-founded, and continue to co-host, the Dirhams & Dollars podcast. A weekly business podcast from Gulf News, featuring news, analysis, and deeper discussions on the stories shaping the Middle East and the world.
Chirag is the founder of the Amaeya FM Network and hosts shows about entrepreneurship, technology, policy & his foray into being vegan. Chirag is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor and has helped businesses build, manage & audit their technology needs for over 12 years. When he’s not sharing his opinions on just about everything, he uses up a lot of energy preventing coffee spillage on his iPad Pro keyboard.
Basel is the host of the conversation-based show, Basel Meets. Launching a little over a year ago, Basel Meets quickly built a programme based on the exchange of ideas, story telling and conversations with the worlds most interesting people. Ranging from rock stars such as Andreas Kisser & Doc Coyle, to fashion designers such as Jeff Staple, to comics such as Nimr Abu Nassar.
The Creative Content Director, Master Puppeteer and one of the lead Writers at Bidaya Media the producer of Iftah Ya Simsim (Sesame Street) in the UAE. Also the first professional Saudi puppeteer and puppet builder and the founder of 31 Workshop as well as the Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of the MSTDFR Podcast Network. Ammar is the muppet performer of Ka’aki (Cookie Monster) and Gargour (Grover). Ammar also hosts and produces The Mstdfr Podcast, the Kartoon Kartoon Podcast and the Ta’al Agullak Podcast. He is also the producer of the Spectrums from Saudi society podcast
Founder of Alaab Network, Ahmed Alrashed shares his love & passion for video games on Alaab Podcast every week along with his lovable & amazing partners. He is also the main tech guy.