Tag Archive: Drums

  1. A Bit Of A Mixed Bag

    Image of a Revox A77 tape machine rewinding

    The last three days over at SoundARC have been eclectic to say the least! Friday kicked off with RnB/pop crossover Roy Lendor laying down the vocals to his track entitled ‘Happy’. We then had Ben Toyer (A.K.A ‘MC T’) pop down in the evening to finish off his latest DnB set; everything is sounding nice and tight, although I may have overcooked the mastering a little! Note to self: Never attempt to master last thing on a Friday night! Saturday saw the return of ‘The Feckin Ejits’, continuing where we left off last weekend, with another session of old-school British …

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

    Today saw something a little bit different at SoundARC, with the recording of ‘Strictly Swing’ – a new swing and big band outfit looking to break into the corporate market. The day was spent tracking drums, upright bass, and guitar to seven swing tracks, including ‘L.O.V.E.’, ‘Let There Be Love’, and even a swing version of ‘Isn’t She Lovely’, by Stevie Wonder! I was particularly pleased with how the drums turned out, as we made good use of the studio’s vintage Premier kit. All in all, a cracking day!