Featured Artist: David Llorente

David Llorente used Studio Pros for his first professional project and was blown away not only by the musicianship, but by how much they cared. “It was probably one of the best learning experiences I’ve ever had as a musician.” That’s how David Llorente feels about his time working with Studio Pros. “Just going through all the processes, seeing what people have to do to get a professional track cut. I didn’t know how long it took. I didn’t know… [Read More]

Finding Musicians For Your Band

One of the great things about Studio Pros is that we hook you up with world-class Los Angeles session musicians to play on your songs. This can be a great resource, particularly for artists who don’t already know too many studio-ready musicians. But when it comes to playing live, you might decide that you want some fellow players to help fill out your sound–especially after you hear the lush new arrangements and full-production treatment that your songs received from us!… [Read More]

Becoming a Famous Musician, Starting as a Beginner

It’s too late. It’s too much work. I’m too far behind. I’ll never accomplish what I want. Do any of these excuses sound familiar to you? All too often, people give up on their musical dreams because they think they’re too old, or it’s too late for them to learn the skills they need, or it’s too hard. Life is short, right? That boat has sailed. But thinking like that is self-defeating. There is an ancient Chinese proverb that states,… [Read More]

Studio Pros + Taxi = 90% Better Chances for Song Placements

Did you know that 9 out of 10 artists who have used Studio Pros’ music production service and submitted to TAXI.com had their songs forwarded to record labels and music supervisors? In case you didn’t know, TAXI.com is a service that connects independent musicians like you with record label personnel, music supervisors who place songs in TV shows and movies, and other industry people who are always looking for new music. Studio Pros conducted a survey of 10 customers who… [Read More]

Pre-production: the core of a professional production

Most of Studio Pros’ full music production projects start with the rhythm section tracks–first the drums, then the bass immediately after. Later on, we continue to the guitars, keyboards and any other instruments. The vocals are usually last to be recorded, right before the mixing and mastering stages. In order to get the best results from the rhythm section, we create a guitar or a keyboard “sketch” for the song before bringing the session players into the studio. What is… [Read More]

StudioPros Chosen by Sound on Sound Magazine!

Now it’s official… Even the world’s best music recording magazine chose Studio Pros over other production companies! Sam Inglis, feature editor of Sound on Sound magazine, reviewed 3 of the top online recording studios in the July 2009 issue of Sound on Sound magazine using one of his songs.  To test them as equally as possible, Sam used a Christmas song he wrote last year and used Studio Pros’ full music production. Sam’s scratch recording: https://wpuload.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/christmas-demo-at.mp3 After StudioPros’ full music… [Read More]

Digital Distributing Your Songs With iTunes

Many songwriters ask me how they can distribute their material online after completing their productions.  Distributing your materials online is a very easy way to broaden your listening audience and make your music accessible for purchase throughout the world.  What would we do without the internet? What Is Digital Distribution? Digital distribution, when it applies to music, is selling your content online in digital mp3 format.  Instead of purchasing a physical copy of a cd in an old school record… [Read More]

Preparing Your Files for Studio Pros Mixing Services

There are a few organizational steps you need to take to clean up your session before sending your files off to our Studio Pros engineer. You’ll need to hide all muted, inactive, midi or any other track that you don’t intend to play in the  final mix.  Set up the files as clearly as you can by making sure the tracks are clearly labeled. If you do have midi tracks, you must record the midi sounds to an audio track…. [Read More]

Recording Vocals for Studio Pros Productions

At Studio Pros, we provide you with professional players, producers and engineers for the production of your songs. When it comes to recording the vocals on your song, it’s your time to shine and sing on tracks that our Los Angeles based studio musicians have laid down for you. You have 3 options for vocals before we mix your tracks at Studio Pros: 1. Hire one of Studio Pros’ professional vocalists to sing your song. 2. Record your vocals at… [Read More]

“I Wrote a Hit Song…Now What?”

I’ve collaborated with singer/songwriters and recording artists from around the world and a universal question seems to be “Now What Do I Do?” If this question has at one time or another crossed your mind, you are not alone. This is a common question that we deal with on a daily basis at Studio Pros. Writing is not the only thing that goes along with being an artist, but getting a great quality recording is just as important. If you… [Read More]

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