Signing off the Artwork for School CDs

Graphic Design

Lots of people will be familiar with the concept of design by committee.  This is usually a term which refers to many people all sharing their opinion on a particular matter.   Another word for this is democracy.   And Read More …

How many takes?

Choir Recording

One of the delights about our business is that we record a whole range of different groups from Primary School Choirs to professional Chamber Choirs, Competition Bands and A Cappella Choruses. As a result of this wide range of clientele Read More …

Lights, Camera, Action….

Choreography

For the past few weeks my Male Voice Choir in Cirencester have been learning “There Is Nothing Like a Dame“.  This song is from the musical  and was written by Richard Rodgers with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. In the context of the Read More …

Record a Fundraising CD with your Choir

CD Fundraising

As a Choir MD myself I know only too well that the majority of choirs out there are not rolling around amidst surplus funds. They don’t tend to keep members subs in offshore accounts, nor do they have Treasurers managing Read More …

How long is a day?

session-time

For the most part when we are quoting for a recording session we normally refer to a ‘full day’ on location.  But what exactly does this mean and how long is a day? The setup When we are recording on 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 …