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Studio Monthly

APRIL was another busy month for us at the studio. We had lots of different groups in, from a jazz Big Band to a classic rock and roll group. We had a music video shoot in the Live Room (no fire this time),  and one of our engineers, Josh, went out to Peace River for the SONGRISE MUSIC CONFRENCE. Here's what the guys have to say about this month in the studio.


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SPENCER CHEYNE

One Project You Worked on This Month: Mixing Johnny Summer’s Piano Sessions Vol. 2 record

Your Favourite Part of the Recording Process: Mixing

The Best Road-Trip Song of All Time: Life is a highway? ;)


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JOSH GWILLIAM

One Project You Worked on This Month: I've been working a bunch with Chantara And Reanna on a Children's Wish Foundation project. It's been a blast. All the musicians involved have been absolutely amazing donating their time. 

Your Favourite Part of the Recording Process: My favourite part of the recording process is the first day of getting sounds. It seems to be the moment when the album first get its shape. 

The Best Road-Trip Song of All Time: Bruce Springsteen - Johnny 99


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JAMES BUNDY

One Project You Worked on This Month: Recorded a full weekend of big bands, with the Westwinds Music Society's Gold North, Gold South, and Jazz Orchestra. It was awesome!

Your Favourite Part of the Recording Process: 
I like the tracking part - it's the most like live sound to me, and the most spontaneous.

The Best Road-Trip Song of All Time: Of all time? Yeesh. Uh. I like loud, medium tempo blues for road trips, it makes you feel like a badass. But, if I were to choose the song I have listened to the most while driving out to OCL, it would have to be Runaway Train by The Bros. Landreth.


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BRENNAN KENNEDY

One Project You Worked on This Month:  I worked with local band Bad Animal, who were in recording a full album.

Your Favourite Part of the Recording Process: My favorite part is tracking with the bands.

The Best Road-Trip Song of All Time: The best road trip song by far is Radar Love.

 

We also had SEALEGS celebrate the release of their new album with a friends & family show in the Hall. Here's a video of one of the songs they played that night.