Rob McFadden – Lady Me Gently (Acoustic)

Got another video, we had Rob in again to jam out a few more song ideas, including this one below. Had to cut the session a little short, as he was dealing with a cut finger at the time. The setup was similar to the last time, a pair of Apex 185s in XY, but this time using the ML-2 in the background, as the ML-1 is set up for vocals (as can be seen…

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Rob McFadden – Dead Sunflowers (Acoustic)

Hey everyone, coming in with a quick update on something we did in the studio a few days ago, a little video of Rob McFadden playing a song called Dead Sunflowers on acoustic! We’ve been hiding out in the studio for the last few days throwing down acoustic track after track, creating a backbone of songs to build up into fully fleshed pieces of music. Actually, we just finished laying down vocals to a couple…

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Peace Sand Rest – Behind the Scenes

Hey everyone! Been a bit since my last post here as I’ve been focusing on the label, Okzygen Records. We’ve just had our second release with Peace Sand Rest’s debut album, including a fantastic release party/show at The Gordon Best here in Peterborough! Gonna be releasing the photos and videos from that show once everything’s been edited, but today I wanna discuss the recording process a bit. Drums Kick: D112 + Sub Mic on front,…

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Studio Upgrades – November 2016

This is one of my favourite times of year, where everyone puts their prices down to the floor, and the studio can get the best upgrades for the lowest price! This last month there have been three new pieces of hardware come into Okzygen, all in the pursuit of the perfect recordings. First off is the largest piece, the ART Digital MPA II. This unit completes the main recording setup here, adding two preamps to…

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