Featured Artist: Megan Rathwell

Since the snow is starting to fly in certain parts of the world and winter is upon us, I figured, why not send out a little bit of sunshine your way? We’ve recently finished the production of a really catchy pop/upbeat summer song called “Summer Break”. It seems a bit odd to be writing about a summer song in the dead of winter, but our songwriter Megan Rathwell was thinking ahead by getting her song produced and finished well before… [Read More]

Preparing your music for release.

So you have written a good song and have had it professionally produced. Now what? This is a question that I think most songwriters struggle with. What are the next steps that we need to take to get our music in the right hands or how do we digitally distribute our music online? The ease of releasing your material as an independent artist these days is amazing. With the advancements in technology and the internet, anyone can release their material… [Read More]

Featured Artist: Philip Lindholm

Dr. Philip Lindholm is a client we have come to know really well over the years. He has been collaborating with StudioPros since the beginning of our company’s development. If anyone knows how we’ve grown as a production team and what it takes to get your songs recorded online with our team of session musicians, Philip does! Over the course of the past 6 or so years, Lindholm has collaborated with StudioPros’  on at least 20 projects, ranging from full… [Read More]

Featured Artist: Kimmo Olavi

Kimmo Olavi is one of those clients that always manages to brighten my day. I have had such a pleasure helping him collaborate on his recordings now and we’ve developed a great relationship since I first spoke to him last February. First contacting me on our Free Consultation page, he had described that he is based out of Finland and has never had his songs professionally produced. Mentioning reference pop singer/songwriter artists such as Missy Higgins as inspiration, someone that… [Read More]

Featured Artist: Rachel Savitt

Rachel Savitt is a 22 year old California based singer/songwriter. She sparked my attention from her first time contacting us for a Free Project Consultation at StudioPros. When I first hit play and listened to her guitar/vocal demo, I could hear the unique tone in her vocals and catchy vocal melodies that came through in her recording. As a producer, I was able to see through the quality of the demo and introduce some production ideas to help Rachel transform… [Read More]

Featured Artist: Matthew Alexa

Matthew Alexa is a Nova Scotia based singer-songwriter with a modern pop-rock edge. He was originally recognized as a drummer in the Canadian music scene and this is his first introduction to the music world as a singer-songwriter. I’ve had the pleasure of collaborating with Alexa on his recent release of his 11 song debut album “Chasing Airplanes” which was released on July 6th through Bandcamp, CD Baby and iTunes. Alexa first started working with StudioPros in July of 2011… [Read More]

Featured Artist: Les Callard

Les Callard is a long time client of mine, whom I’ve had the pleasure of producing 5 songs with. Hailing from an eclectic background of musical tastes and abilities, Callard has continually sent me great demos which we then turn into fully realized productions with our talented team of musicians and engineers. Taking Your Songs From Demo to Full Band Production Les is really great about sending over really promising demos and keeping an open mind through my initial suggestions. I like… [Read More]

Songwriter’s Challenge: Write a Standard Form Song

Beginners Guide To Song Form Part 2 After receiving such great feedback from you guys, we’ve decided to continue the songwriting form series. Last time we touched on the AABA format using Paul Simon’s “Still Crazy After All These Years” as an example, and today I want to focus on the most popular song structure-ABABCB. Understanding Song Structure Basics: ABABCB Song Form The ABABCB Song Form: The most common song form is the ABABCB form, which is a verse-chorus-verse-chorus-bridge-chorus song…. [Read More]

Featured Artist: Angie Zawada

Inspirational songwriting, an interview with Angie Zawada Angie Zawada is a songwriter I have come to know quite well over the past year. We have produced two full productions together along with StudioPros’ production team. Both projects have been huge thought out productions with lush arrangements, full band instrumentation, full choral arrangements and an inspirational message for the world. She is an emotional songwriter- someone who finds time in her busy life as a 4th grade school teacher to spend… [Read More]

New At Studio Pros: Ringtones!

We’re happy to announce a new way to enjoy your songs! For as little as $25, we’ll create a ringtone version of your song good for iPhones and Android cellphone devices. Our ring tones are 40 seconds long and are available in mp3 format for Android mobile devices, or m4r for iPhone devices! Customize your own ringtone today and personalize your ring! This service is available when ordering our mixing or production services by clicking on ‘alternate mix version’ within… [Read More]