Recording Cirencester Male Voice Choir – Part 1

cirencester mvc

In 1546 John Heywood published his book of Proverbs. In Part 1 Chapter, XI we find the following quote: But who is wurs shod, than the shoemakers wyfe, With shops full of newe shapen shoes all hir lyfe? This, of 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 …

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 …

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 …

Recording School Christmas CDs

christmas

Over the past few weeks we have been incredibly busy recording Christmas Albums in Primary Schools all over the UK. In fact since the end of October we have clocked up some 9,000 miles driving to all corners of the Read More …

Recording Spinnaker Chorus – Part 1

Yesterday afternoon we travelled to Horndean just North of Portsmouth to embark on the first of two days on location recording the award winning Spinnaker Chorus. About Spinnaker Chorus Spinnaker formed in July 2004 with a membership of 25.  The Read More …