Recording in Shared Spaces

Recording space

In the majority of cases, we find ourselves recording in School Halls, Community Centres or Churches.   As the name implies these are all fundamentally places which are used for things other than mobile recording studios.   As a consequence, Read More …

Your School Recording Session

Recording session

How does the School CD Recording session work? Songs chosen and rehearsed, recording day booked and our sound team have arrived at your school really early and set up. It’s nearly time for your recording session.  School children arrive and 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 …

Preparing for the new term

Christmas CD Recording

When I was younger, one of the most depressing moments of the school holiday was going into the local WH Smith in Guildford during the first week of August to find signs everywhere that said ‘Back to School’. Somehow this Read More …

Free Recordings for Primary Schools

School CD

Back in 2006, 4 Part Music revolutionised the way Schools were able to record a CD when we came up with the model of offering Free* Recording Sessions to Primary schools all over the UK.  More than 10 years later Read More …