Tag Archive: Album

  1. Studio setup at Freakyleaf Studios

    It’s been a long time coming but I can finally let the cat out of the bag (or should that be the tracks out of my computer?) – my debut album “The Boy That Did Not Exist” has made it through the mix stage and is now ready for mastering. Although having started recording in 1999 (yup – a whole twenty years ago) it wasn’t until last year that I really started to make a concerted effort to tie up all the loose ends. I then spent considerable time re-recording all vocals, bouncing tracks to tape and back into my …

  2. Image of part of SoundARC Recording Studio's logo

    Wow! What just happened?! The last four days have all been a bit of a blur to be honest! Thursday saw the return of Ben Drake to SoundARC, laying down the remaining lead vocals and guitar to his second album. It’s all coming together very nicely; I’ve just got a small mountain of editing to do now before we start mixing! Friday and Sunday saw ‘Standard’ recording sessions, with indie rockers ‘Relights’, and rock covers band ‘Los Cajones’ respectively. Both bands managed to lay down an impressive four tracks in the six hours allocated – pretty good going by anyone’s …

  3. Image of part of SoundARC Recording Studio's logo

    It was another busy one! Saturday saw FS1E at SoundARC, while Sunday saw and early start (and a late finish!) with Ben Drake. FS1E’s debut album is nearing completion, and we spent a day refining previous mixes, making sure that everything is ship-shape for mastering (taking place very soon). Sunday’s session saw more work completed on Ben’s second album, with guitar and backing vocals tracking. Both albums are sounding really great, and I can’t wait for them to finally be released to an unsuspecting public! :)