If you are from out of town, you can lodge in our facilities during your stay, free of charge


Turn the demos that you have been working on for months into awesome songs


Need someone to write a song or some parts for your music? We can make it happen


We provide Drum, Vocal, Guitar and Bass editing, to get your performances up to modern production standards


Craft the tones you envision for your Drums, Guitars, Bass and Vocals, getting them sounding right at the source


Chose from our selection of amps, pedals and 

Kemper profiles to give you the sound you want


Send us your raw tracks and we will turn them into a professional sounding record


With our hybrid approach of software and analog gear, we deliver coherent masters that translate well onto all types of listening systems and environments




Well placed in Lisbon (Olival Basto), Poison Apple Studios is a modern recording facility for today´s musician, band, producer, equipped with some of the most cutting-edge and old-school gear within an environment that is dedicated to one thing: creating great music.  


Along with our tracking and control room, you can also relax in our lounge and lodgings, keep your vehicles safe in our private parking areas, and enjoy all the modern amenities such as wifi, cable TV, and gaming systems to loosen up after an intense day in the studio. 

You can also make use of our kitchen to make your meals, coffee, pizza, you name it - everything is at your service to ensure you have a great experience. Everyone in our team is working at the top of their game to deliver your artistic vision and beyond.

Welcome to Poison Apple Studios




Tiago Carvalho - Owner / Engineer / Mixing

His approach to the artist is one of "no compromise", seeking to capture your best performance right at the source, whilst crafting your sound the way you always envisioned.


Having mentored under Joey Sturgis (Asking Alexandria, Of Mice and Men, Attila) and Eyal Levi (Dååth, August Burns Red, Monuments), and he has gone on to work with producers such as Tue Madsen (Meshuggah, The Haunted, Babymetal) and Daniel Cardoso (Anathema, Anneke Van Giersberg). 


His ever-expanding credits feature Moonspell (Napalm Records), Caelum (Sony Music), and Hills Have Eyes (HellXis Records) as well as a broad range of tracking and editing clients from around the world.

Versatility, attention to detail, and high standards are what makes him a valuable asset in any modern recording environment.

Vasco Ramos - Producer / Songwriter

Vasco´s range of production spans from metal to pop music, having worked with some of the best in the industry, such as: George Seara (Rihanna, Drake, Shawn Mendes), Andrew Wuepper (Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Jessie J), Henrik Udd (Bring Me The Horizon, Architects, Arch Enemy), Paul Leavitt (All Time Low, The Used, Emarosa) and Pelle Henricsson (RefusedPoison the WellCult of Luna).


Besides producing and songwriting for established metal acts of the likes of More Than A Thousand and Hills Have Eyes, his client list also comprises of Award Winning rock acts Aphonnic and Portuguese top Pop artists such as Mickael Carreira and Diogo Piçarra.

His imaginative vision enables him to bring your songs to their full potential whilst maintaining your artistic point of view.

Marco Cipriano - Mixing / Mastering

The latest addition to our team, brings with him expertise attained through working with the bands Fonzie (Universal Music Group), Angry Odd Kids and Luxembourgish act District 7. 


His hybrid approach to mixing and mastering with software and analog gear ensures he brings you the best of both worlds to your music.


With his background in broadcast, voice over, mixing and editing for Disney/Warner, he worked with some of the world´s most famous artists including Nelly Furtado and Portuguese renowned Fado singer Camané.


Whether it´s pop, rock, punk-rock, or EDM, he provides your project the extra edge to stand out from the competition.