Featured Songwriter: Andrea Perry

Andrea Perry is an Austin, TX based singer-songwriter that has been utilizing StudioPros’ services for the past four years. A talented producer and instrumentalist herself, Perry collaborates with our team to fill in the one missing piece for her projects — professional vocal tracks. She has worked with StudioPros on 13 vocal projects since she was introduced to our services. The most recent collaboration has led to Perry’s latest release, “Various Artists- Songs, Scenes and Stories“. I love how the collection of… [Read More]

StudioPros NEW Female Vocalists!

Check out StudioPros new session vocalists! Meet Astrid: Astrid became a professional vocalist straight out of high school, singing in English, Portuguese (Brazilian), and Spanish, on national commercials, films, and TV shows. Her love and knowledge of Latin music and fluency in Brazilian Portuguese, lead her to singing backup vocals for superstar Brazilian, Mexican, and Spanish artists on tour and in the studio. Astrid graduated from Berklee College of Music with a degree in production, and is a sought after… [Read More]

Recording For Musicians: Hiring A String Quartet

Studio Tips and Tricks for Recording Musicians + much, much more Hiring a String Quartet by Roman So, you want to hire a String Quartet for recording. You have two ways to do this. The first way is you can find a local string quartet and record them. The second way is you can go online and have them record your piece and send you a link where to download the wav files. I’ll talk about the first way another… [Read More]

Featured Project: Zoonicorns Animation

Producers Collaborate With StudioPros Session Vocalists From Across The Globe The StudioPros production team has experience in all styles of music to fit any recording need. This month’s featured project focuses on how our team of session vocalists filled in the missing pieces on a cartoon project, The Zoonicorns. Collaborating with film producer/director Cliff Dew based out of Los Angeles and David Franco as the music producer/composer based out of London, StudioPros provided the vocal talent for this project. Commercial projects such as this are a fun,… [Read More]

Featured Artist: Emily Russo

Emily Russo is a Boston based diva on the rise who just recently finished a Studio Pros Music Production Service. Listen to the production of her song “The Price of Letting Go” step-by-step with the Studio Pros process:   Step 1: Song sketch [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Step 2: Recording the drum track [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Step 3: Laying down a bass groove [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Step 4: Adding… [Read More]

Overdub an Orchestra Section

Creating A Live String Sound On A Budget With the emergence of Midi and sample libraries, a more acoustic approach to synthesized sound has flourished. It is now possible for any single individual to create a very large and passable sound of, let’s say, an orchestra. Even though this advancement has made in-home-music-making easier, it is much like any other new technology, in the sense that it’s progress walks hand in hand with some complications; namely, aural complications. How do… [Read More]

Featured Artist: Blake Burgess

There is almost not a day that goes by that I don’t have a chat with one of my favorite clients and this month’s featured artist, Blake Burgess. Blake has collaborated with the StudioPros production team on 17 productions to date!  Blake is unique in the fact that when he utilizes our music production team, he contributes something from his home studio to put his signature touch on his songs. Whether it be providing his own drum parts, bass, guitar or… [Read More]

Mixing Vs. Mastering: Post Production

Mixing and Mastering are two of the biggest final components in making your recording sound professional and radio-ready. While they both involve equipment and software to enhance the sound of the recording, they are two very different distinct steps in a music production. A high-quality recording always begins with the source – the musicians. In a full music production, each individual instrument is mic’d up and recorded. This yields a collection of audio tracks that need to be independently treated and adjusted… [Read More]

Featured Artist: Tommy DeCarlo

This month’s featured artist, Tommy DeCarlo, is the current lead singer for the band BOSTON. Going from everyday dad with a job at his local Home Depot, to singing lead for his favorite band BOSTON later in life- this is my favorite client story to date. He is the most relatable rockstar that I’ve ever met.  Tommy has produced 3 full songs with the StudioPros production team.  Although Tommy has access to some of the best musicians in the industry, he still choses… [Read More]

Featured Artist: Donna Lynch

This month’s featured artist, Donna Lynch, came to me with a lyric sheet and one goal — to create a cool, laid back contemporary pop song with top 40 potential. After a few long phone calls, we came up with a game plan to fully produce her song, “What’s Inside.” The StudioPros production team created the chord progression from scratch and arranged the song using multiple keyboard layers, synth bass, a single guitar track, and Evan on vocals. The result is… [Read More]

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