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 …

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 …