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You better watch out, You better not cry, You better not pout, I’m telling you why: Santa Claus is coming to town! So begins that timeless Christmas classic written by John Frederick Coots and Haven Gillespie in the 1930s.   It became an instant hit with Read More …

Recording at Focus School – Stockport Campus

A couple of years ago, in 2015, we were invited to record a CD at Focus School in Stockport.  This was memorable for a number of reasons. First and foremost, the choir were outstanding and certainly one of the best school choirs we Read More …

Recording Bath Male Choir with Grenville Jones

Bath Male Choir Recording

Last weekend, on what turned out to be the hottest weekend of the year thus far, we spent most of the time in a school hall with Bath Male Choir recording their new album ‘Reflections‘ on location at the Bath Read More …

How many microphones do you need?

AKG 426 Mid Side Microphone

One of the more common questions we are asked when bidding for recording work is how many microphones will be used for the recording?   Without wishing to sound off hand about it, the usual answer is however many we need! Read More …

How do Choirs distribute a Recording?

Traditionally when a choir decided to make a Recording the end goal would usually be the production of a CD which could be sold at concerts and to choir members in order to raise funds for the group.  In my Read More …

Recording a School Christmas CD

CDs recorded by 4 Part Music

With schools having just broken up for the Summer holidays, believe it or not, now is a great time to start thinking about Music for Christmas.   In fact I know at least one School Director of Music who spends his summer Read More …