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This weeks recording sessions

Recording every day this week for the BOA charity cover of do they know its christmas.

I’m using a spaced pair of C414 XLS’s set to cardioid and a coincident pair (XY) arrangement of AKG c451b’s. Getting some really good recordings so far and should hopefully have some audio next week!

Another 4 recording sessions on top. 1 jazz singer, 1 R&B and 1 Pop original performances in the bag and sounding great!

Lastly a recording session at Kidderminster college last night recording acoustic guitar with Stuart Eaves for Lauren Wright. Using a coincident pair of Rode NT1A’s arranged on top of each other with a single Shure 57Beta for added clarity around the 12th fret.

See below for pictures. More audio coming soon!

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Univibe studios – Drum recording – Bass recording

Thought I’d upload a few pictures of what I did for my birthday this year.

Recording session at Univibe studios for drums for Lauren Wright’s upcoming album. What a lovely studio right next to PMT music on Birmingham’s Eastside, a real gem with a vintage DDA AMR24 inline mixing desk routed into Pro Tools HD.

My particular favourite mic was the sub kick mic for the extra LF in the kick drum (I think it was similar to a Yamaha SKRM100).

Back recording bass and guitars at home in logic with plans to mix large amounts in Pro Tools 10 when it arrives. I’m recording my bass parts DI into Logic and use amplitube amplifier modelling to get an effective sound. Lots of comping here, have a look at the screenshots in the slideshow and a listen to the rough drums and bass sample below.

Lauren Wright album coming soon, stay tuned for more info!

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Lauren Wright – Kiss Me – Video release

Further to release of Lauren Wright’s single “Kiss Me” on iTunes the music video for single has now been released!

Check it out below/ I’m lucky enough to have performed with her as bassist for her support gig at the LG arena for Britney Spears and I’m currently performing and mixing for her upcoming album.

May there be more to come! World domination is a step closer for Lauren Wright.

Lauren Wright iTunes: Click here

Lauren Wright Official Website: Click here

Lauren Wright Facebook: Click here

Supporting Britney Spears – LG Arena Birmingham

What an exciting day. A career highlight in supporting Britney Spears as bassist for Lauren Wright at the LG Arena Birmingham.

Thank you to al the people who came to hear use play and asked for pictures, autographs and took away our laminated business cards advertising her new single. We we’re lucky enough to receive VIP gallery treatment as well as a close up preview of Britney’s touring gear.

Lauren’s first Single release coincided with the gig with the single “Kiss Me” with B Side “Spark” (Music and lyrics myself and Stuart Eaves) now available from itunes. It’s been an upmost pleasure composing and recording with Lauren and the band. May there be many more singles!

Check out some of the pictures and videos from the gig!

Video from the the LG Arena

Lauren Wright promo materials

Lauren Wright LG Gig Band

Lauren Wright LG Gig Band

Lauren CD - Kiss Me

Lauren CD - Kiss Me

Kiss me crowd card

Photos from the day

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Kiss Me? : Audio Preview

For more information:

Lauren Wright: Kiss Me? itunes single

Lauren Wright official website

Fall Walk Run – Built To Last Video

Built to last by “Fall Walk Run” got it’s official video released today!

I helped compose, perform, mix and master this track with Stuart Eaves at the beginning of this year.

Find out more about Fall Walk Run , Stuart Eaves and bettinaloeb (film director)

Thanks to all involved

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