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 …

Recording Funeral Services

Funeral Services

Phone rings : “Hello good morning, I’ve got a slightly odd request for you.  Would it be possible for you to record a funeral service?” This request is in fact not as odd or unusual as you might at first 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 …

Choirs – Enunciation and the importance of Lyrics

Diction

The microphones we use for recording on location are incredibly sensitive. So much so they could probably pick up a pin dropping in the car park outside. We set up the microphones so they will pick up all parts of 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 …

Second recording for St Andrew’s University Madrigal Group

Madrigal Group

Two years ago, almost to the day, in February 2015 we made the 450 mile trek from our studios in Wiltshire to the South East coast of Scotland to record the St Andrew’s University Madrigal Group.   This resulted in Read More …