How to achieve better vocal recordings: room acoustics

On one hand, laying down vocals is simply a matter of hitting ‘record’, doing your thing, and relying on the power of technology to capture your voice (musical or otherwise) in all its glory. On the other, laying down vocals is an endless gauntlet of fine tuning and troubleshooting and fiddling with software and shouting profanities at your equipment and… well, you get the picture. Those with experience recording vocals will know all too well the struggle of getting recordings ‘just right’ – the process can be puzzling, and it’s certainly not as easy as ‘just hitting record’.

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What to bring to your recording studio session

Exactly what and how much you bring to your session at the recording studio is for you to decide. If you come to your session empty handed, we’re confident we’ll create something great with what we have at the studio alone. All we ask is that you don’t expect us to have every single piece of kit and instrument you have. We have a lot but we don’t have every artist’s ensemble. It’s your music. You know what you normally use and what you’re happy or not happy with. In this post, we talk through the equipment we offer then make suggestions of things you may (or may not) wish to bring of your own.

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Indie Label vs Major Label: which is best for you?

For an independent band or musician, the recording industry can look like a daunting and unforgiving place. Caught between a lifelong dream of creating music and the harsh realities of finding the means, it can be difficult as a budding artist to decide on the best path to follow. The choices facing you are further complicated by the increasing influence that the Internet has over the music industry. For better or for worse,  the online market has redrawn traditional routes into music and revolutionised power structures within the industry.

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