Juno Nomination for McConnell Sperandei album, “Stealing Fire.”

February 4th, 2014 by Douglas Romanow

Congratulations to Amy McConnell and William Sperandei for their 2014 Juno nomination for Stealing Fire!  Pleased to have Produced and Engineered this album.

McConnell Sperandei Romanow

You can check out the album here:  Stealing Fire.

 

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Alan Parsons Recording

January 16th, 2014 by Douglas Romanow

It was an honour and also a ton of fun to play in the band being recorded by Alan Parsons … here are a few pics [thanks, Paul Reid] from the session:

 

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Justin Bieber Toronto Sessions

January 1st, 2014 by Douglas Romanow

I can confirm that rumors of  Justin Bieber’s retirement are greatly exaggerated.  I have spent much of this holiday season recording this talented artist.

 

Justin Bieber with Douglas Romanow

 

 

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Johnny Reid Christmas

January 1st, 2014 by Douglas Romanow

It was great to work with Johnny Reid on his Christmas special, with Michael Shand at the Fazioli piano.

Doug, Johnny Reid and Michael Shand

Shooting in Studio A

Working it out at the piano

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A Brand New Production Suite

January 1st, 2014 by Douglas Romanow

We are re-developing office and production space at Noble Street Studios and building me a customized production suite.  In this space, I’ll be writing with artists, programming tracks and taking/making calls as well as working with Roar Records.  It should be completed early February 14.  Here are a few pictures of our work in progress …

 

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Donny DaSilva, A Man of Immeasurable Talent

 

keyboard mounts

 

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Fitting all the keys in the room

 

a quick panorama

And here’s a picture of my cat, Jasper:

A picture of my cat, Jasper

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Midnight Shine – Sophomore CD

January 1st, 2014 by Douglas Romanow

It’s been a privilege to work with Midnight Shine, the Cree rock band from the James Bay area.  [Is that like Toronto’s GTA only JBA? LOL].  Their first, self-titled CD, released recently in June 2013, was named one of CBC’s Top Five Aboriginal albums of the year.  One track,  “Since You Been Gone” continues to occupy top twenty status on national Aboriginal radio [without radio tracking].

We have been in the studio again this fall, working hard on their sophomore CD, which will be released on my new label, Roar Records!

Midnight Shine signs to Roar Records.

Midnight Shine signs to Roar Records.

George at the Timps.

George at the Timps.

Doug Romanow joins Midnight Shine for Gathering of Our People.

Doug Romanow joins Midnight Shine for Gathering of Our People.

 

 

 

 

 

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Tessa Romanow EP

January 1st, 2014 by Douglas Romanow

 

It is a joy to introduce you to my very best production, Tessa Romanow. Here’s the cover of her new CD.  Message me for a copy.

 

 

at the mic ...

at the mic …

The older, the hipper.

The older the instrument, the cooler the sound.

Pump Organ

 

String section recording
String section recording

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Roar Records

January 1st, 2014 by Douglas Romanow

In November, I co-launched a record label!  I’ve teamed up with industry-savvy Veronica Low and we’re excited to introduce fresh, compelling Canadian artists to the worldwide markets.  Welcome to the world, Roar Records!  You can find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

 

Our first release was a Christmas song I co-wrote and produced with Tori Hathaway.  You can hear it on iTunes here.

 

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