Preparing Your Band for the Recording Studio Part 2

Al from Stray Natives in the recording studio

So you have arranged and rehearsed your songs until you can all play your parts backwards and in perfect time with feeling while standing in a freezer. Time to head into the studio. But first… You, drummer, get some new sticks and heads. A full set of heads is pretty expensive, so if you’re on a […]

Preparing Your Band for the Recording Studio Part 1

Al from Stray Natives in the recording studio

You have been saving for months to go into the recording studio to lay down a few of your best songs and you want to make the most of it. The first thing you should do, ironically, is record yourself, even if all you have to record on is your phone. If you have never […]

South African Music on UK Radio

“Hey Rob. Our songs made an unexpected debut in the UK. Radio Scarborough. Got wonderful reviews. The production sounded awesome.” Kevin P., Cooler Client

Live@TheCooler – Mwaba na Nseka

It was cold outside but hot in The Cooler that night. Great, festive vibe. Thanks everyone. -Rob The music style is something Nseka and I have invented called Zamkongo Soul. It’s a blend of Zambian beats with Congolese rhumba and rock. We now and then incorporate East and West African styles into it. The One World […]