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Another One-Mic Recording Challenge

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[…]

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Songsmiths – Ed Privat – I Will Never Forget

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.

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Spaceman’s Vertigo by Club of Suns

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[…]

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Recording a Voiceover for Sobek IT

Sobek IT was in studio today to record a voiceover for a video that illustrates the benefits of their Bid to Service app. The app is a cool idea and I look forward to seeing the final production. Thanks Rico and Co.