Year: 2017

Music , Songwriting , Studio Journal

Studio Journal Week 8: Vocals on Oliver Twist

This week I put down the basic vocals on Oliver Twist and tried something new on the rap section of the song. My default is to belt the rap parts, but I opted for a lower pitch and a more layed back…
Tags: Read More
DIY Beats , Music , Songwriting , Studio Journal

Studio Journal Week 7: Vocals on Coverboy

We're into week 7 of production on the full length Fruit Vendor album. So far we've recorded 3 songs, done a basic mix on one and done vocals on one. I'm always fascinated by how much work actually…
Tags: Read More
DIY Beats , Music , Songwriting , Studio Journal

Studio Journal Week 6: Coverboy Coming Together

The instrumentation on Coverboy is just about done, with a few more tweaks and refining still to be added. The next step would be to lay down vocals and then bring it together. I'm loving how the…
Tags: Read More
Uncategorised

Fruit For Thought: Business School for Creative Professionals

I did an undergrad in drama. While I was doing that I did night classes twice a week in music. Nowhere during my undergrad was the business of creativity ever addressed and since then nothing has…
Tags: Read More
Bass Like a Boss , DIY Beats , Music , Songwriting , Studio Journal

Studio Journal 5: Rafiki’s Riff

We are 5 weeks into production on the album now and Adrian's dancing guitarist videos are gaining some traction. This past week he refined his African-style riff on Man in the Mascot Suit which…
Tags: Read More