Ooo, this is a good one. I’m very proud to have produced this haunting, mesmerizing song by a very talented young singer/songwriter who goes by the name “K-Jo”. The track starts with her looping guitar harmonics and slowly builds to a lush, orchestral finale. Nice. The Dilemma is available on[…]
I recorded Josh’s audition, like many Songsmiths auditions, with one mic capturing both the guitar and vocal. The first challenge when recording with one-mic, is placing that mic to get a nice balance between the instrument and voice. The second challenge is maintaining that balance. Josh, a talented but inexperienced[…]
Songsmiths ran a remix contest for Ed’s song “I Will Never Forget” and Shatnutla from Istanbul, Turkey won with his Tropical House take on the track. The original song was recorded here at The Cooler, but Shatnutla used and balanced a lot of his own instruments for the remix. I[…]
Songsmiths’ second single is I Will Never Forget by Ed Privat. It’s a playful, reggae-soaked pop song produced by Rob at The Cooler. I love the easy vibe and the minimal chorus that lets Ed’s voice soar. Next week, the remix. For more Songsmiths music and info, visit songsmiths.co.za.
Songsmiths’ first release is an indie rock song by Club of Suns called Spaceman’s Vertigo (listen below). Recorded and produced by me (Rob) at The Cooler, of course. A couple of different – but also great – songs from COS are currently in the works. They’re less guitar-heavy than Spaceman, instead relying[…]