WHAT I DO

Anyone who’s read David Byrne (Talking Heads) recent book ‘How music Works” will have seen his thoughts on the recording industry and the future of Recording Studios. Basically outside the large Abbey Road/ Rockfield Studios, they are in decline as Artists can do more and more at home. Sadly this has happened in Stroud recently so why not take advantage of my great facilities!

Services include

MUSIC PRODUCTION

I Produce high-quality beats for sale. These are used by

  • Artists looking for their own unique backing track. These can be Classical Orchestral pieces right through to Contemporary Rock, Metal or just Hip Hop/Urban and world music, we cover the entire musical spectrum and with competitive prices that even you won’t believe!!
  • BEATS – The shop will be opening soon….
  • Jingles for Radio Stations
  • Jingles or Soundscapes for Commercial Companies TV stations or Presentation packs
  • Websites
  • Audio for Games, Film, specialising in Action, Horror, Sci-fi and fantasy themes.

Feel free to contact me and have a chat

MIXING

Once your tracks are recorded, next comes the mixing process. This process blends all of the individual sounds down to the final Stereo or 5.1 audio. Every instrument is carefully assessed in how it fits into the mix and affects the overall sound.

Bring your multi-track projects to me and let me breathe life and energy into your ideas. I have experience of mixing all genres of music, which includes: Metal, Hard Rock, Blues, Pop, Drum & Bass, Hip Hop, R&B, Dance right the way through to, Classical, Acoustic, Ambient / Chill Out, Spoken Word, Reggae and Dub and all variations of World Music. As a Certified Logic Pro Engineer, I am able to correct timing and pitch issues but it’s best to have a chat before sending me files to work on.

BOUTIQUE SINGER/SONGWRITER STUDIO

Singer songwriters can take advantage of my home studio . It’s a boutique professional-quality facility with high quality equipment , ideal for singer-songwriters, and musicians wishing to make the most of their material.

Check out the studio equipment page to see what kit is available to you.

TRAINING

Logic Pro, Native Instruments and Machine Studio training is all available for those who want to improve their skillsets. I am currently using Logic Pro 10.5, just about to upgrade to 10.6.

Most people just jump in and start making music with Apple’s (or others for that matter) products. They end up using only 10% of the features of the products and taking ages over simple tasks due to poor workflow. Most can benefit from a training session of a few hours or more.

I create a custom training and tuition depending on your objectives, current level and budgets. I have worked with complete beginners and professionals who want to write and record their ideas but don’t have the time or patience and simply wish to fast-track their learning so they can create quality recordings.

You may already be a Garageband or Logic Pro user but need to delve deeper into the wealth of functions and facilities that Logic and Garageband offer. I have helped lots of musicians in this situation.

COURSES

There are 3 kinds of standard programmes that may suit you, these include:

  1. Getting Started:

A practical overview of the basic functions to get you up and running fast! The training is based upon 2 hour sessions at £50 each

  1. Intro Course:

Planned over 10 one hour sessions this programme will ensure you have an in depth understanding of Logic Pro or Garagband’s core features

  1. Full Programme:

If you want to get the most out of Logic then this is the course for you! This can be taken over an extended period to allow you time to practice and embed the techniques and skill acquired!

STUDIO GEAR

  • SOFTWARE
    • LOGIC PRO X
    • NATIVE INSTRUMENTS KOMPLETE 13 ULTIMATE
    • NATIVE INSTRUMENTS KOMPLETE KONTROL
    • NATIVE INSTRUMENTS MASCHINE 2
  • HARDWARE
    • APPLE HARDWARE
    • NATIVE INSTRUMENTS MASCHINE STUDIO
    • NATIVE INSTRUMENTS S61 KEYBOARD
  • MONITORS
    • ADAM A7 AND SUB 7
  • AMPS
    • DR Z MAZ 18 REVERB
    • AER COMPACT 60
    • SANSAMP PSA1.1
    • TECH 21 POWER AMP 60
  • GUITAR EFFECTS
    • TC ELECTRONICS G FORCE

I am located near Stroud in Gloucestershire. FaceTime and Skype lessons are also available

Phone: 07917 022412

Email: enquiries@rtguitars.co.uk

Look forward to hearing from you!

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