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 all major online music platforms. […]
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 on a keyboard for the […]
You know I’ve been doing these one-mic recordings for Songsmiths? Well, so far the musicians auditioning have played acoustic guitars, but Katleho arrived with an electric and a practice amp. Should I mic the amp separately? Nah. I placed the amp on a chair facing Katleho and the vocal mic – in omni – pretty […]
If you want to your music to sound world class, you should have it mixed by a professional mixing engineer. He or she can bring a lot to your song both musically and sonically. Sonically because they have trained ears, lots of experience and good plug-ins. Musically because they can help with arranging and “producing” […]