Timbaland's studio on a bus: video tour

Timbaland: likes to travel in style.
Timbaland: likes to travel in style. (Image credit: © Chris Gordon/Corbis)

The typical image of a rock 'n' roll tour bus features bunk beds, substandard personal hygiene and behaviour that could best be described as deviant, but Timbaland's ride is a rather classier affair.

In fact, as you'll see if you take the video tour above, it's a high-class studio on wheels, with an SSL Matrix Console, full Pro Tools rig and vocal booth onboard. There's even space to record a live drummer and, should Timbo fancy plugging in when he's riding shotgun up-front, he's got USB and guitar inputs next to the co-pilot's chair.

You don't get any of that on the number 6 you catch to work every morning.

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Ben Rogerson

I’m the Deputy Editor of MusicRadar, having worked on the site since its launch in 2007. I previously spent eight years working on our sister magazine, Computer Music. I’ve been playing the piano, gigging in bands and failing to finish tracks at home for more than 30 years, 24 of which I’ve also spent writing about music and the ever-changing technology used to make it.