It may be a forgotten truth, but great studios are significant contributors to making great records. Aside from my humble Fire Escape digs in Toronto, I’m having fun at these great locations:
Archive for April, 2010
One of my favourite designers, Nick Perreault, is an effective, playful design strategist. He offers a wide range of graphic packages, and I’m excited to see such full-range support for recording artists.
Producing Michelle Owen: We’re writing a very interesting record, akin to Duffy meets Fiona Apple. Definitely NOT a ‘vocoder pop’ approach, which some labels/radio seem to opt for these days. Theirs is a short-sighted lunge for the bottom line, which isn’t working anyways [do you know ANYONE running out to buy that s@%$?]. Oops, I’m ranting.
Producing “the band formally known as” Constant Season: Calgary alt/pop/rock band. Pre-production over the next three months, then tracking in July/August. Mixes in the fall. Who wants to master this recording? Maybe LA is calling? Montreal?
Behind the scenes supporting
Amy Towers: Writing new material together, while enjoying the recently mastered versions of her first four songs. Thanks to