Songsmiths

Songsmiths

hayley recording audition on my home piano

Hayley Chooses Living Room Over Studio

14-year-old Hayley chose to play the piano in my house for her Songsmiths audition instead of recording in the studio (eish, but the piano needs a bit of attention, sorry). I set up my portable recording device on top of the piano where it could capture more voice than instrument, and[…]

Jaco Labuschagne recording his Songsmiths audition in The Cooler recording studio

Jaco Labuschagne is First to Record His Songsmiths Audition In-Studio

I recorded Jaco and his guitar with a single mic. No worrying about bleed and phase-cancellation. I did worry that I wouldn’t get the right balance between the voice and the guitar. Can’t do much to change that once it’s recorded. Well done, good luck and thanks for coming through,[…]