11. October 2019

Recording with Julia [10 October ’19]

The violin recording session It was another fruitful and pleasant afternoon at Studio Moskou today. One more important step in completing the recording for this EP which has been so long in the making: the recording of the violin parts!…

Doom we can believe in

There was another short entry about an additional vocal session together with Ward but somehow it never appeared on the blog and I didn’t feel like re-typing it. So here’s the final update on the recordings: it’s done. It’s been…

Vocals

Now that all the drums and guitars are recorded, we moved on to singing last weekend. For me, this is the hardest part of the recording process. I’ve never thought of myself as a good singer nor have I ever…

Bass lines

The previous week we didn’t manage to record ALL the guitar parts so last Friday Pascal came back and we finally nailed those last bits. Whew. It took us four days in total to record the guitars for this album….

Guitar weekend

So, last week we laid down all the drum tracks. This weekend we are recording guitars. Quintijn and I had a successful session on Friday and managed to record rhythm parts to four songs in five hours. Today we finished…

First day of recordings

Ladies and gentlemen, we are recording! We dedicate this weekend to laying down the drum tracks for our first album. The plan is to record 6 songs over the course of several weekends at Independent Recordings, a small but professional…

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