Category: Songwriting

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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Studio Journal 4: Showmanship, Why Not?

We are into the fourth week of production on our first full length album. Adrian has been having a ball of a time showing off his showmanship (if you've seen us perform live you'll know he dominates…
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