Back to School

Conkers

New beginnings, conkers, falling leaves and frosty mornings.  These are just a few things which could be associated with the Autumn Term, or Term 1 as I believe it is now known. I have to admit that I haven’t quite Read More …

Working with backing tracks

Mixer Desk

A lot of the school recordings we get involved with, particularly with Primary Schools involve the pupils singing along to backing tracks.   With the increasing popularity of You Tube, along with other online sources, this trend is only set Read More …

Getting ready for Christmas

Christmas bauble

From the beginning of September our Mobile Recording rig will be out and about all over the UK recording Xmas CDs for Schools. For schools, and indeed choirs, Christmas usually begins from early September.   Ok the festive decorations and the Read More …

Branding CD Artwork

Pencils

Getting the look of your album right is just as important as getting the sound right.  Whilst the age old advice has always been never judge a book (or in this case a CD) by its cover, the fact remains Read More …

The cutting room floor

Audio Edits

In the not too dim and distant past, audio editing (commonly known as cutting and splicing) was done with razor blades and tape.  At this point in the history of audio production, a cut really was just that.  There was Read More …

Make a List

Christmas image

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 …