Select Recording Studios Blog

Xmas - a Great Time to Purchase a Gift Voucher for a Loved One

The build up to Christmas is well under way. It seems like November has all but disappeared – washed away with the abundance of rain, perhaps – soon to be replaced by frosts, mince pies and the dreaded Christmas shopping.

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Turn on the light, Rozalla is Back!

Zimbabwe’s own rave queen Rozalla has returned like the ‘90s never went away! Roll back the clock to the early ‘90s and you could barely move without hearing Rozalla, whether on the radio, in the club or having a drink in a bar after work. Her immense track ‘Everybody’s Free’ was a beacon of hope for nightlife aficionados across the world and now, when we could do with some hope she’s obliging. It is official, the ‘queen of rave’ is back!

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The Importance of having a Professional looking Video

Promo music video

Whether you are an established artists with a great discography and stellar touring record or an up and coming artist looking to make your stamp on the world, the importance of a professional feel to your video output is vital and can make all the difference when it comes to getting noticed and making a strong impression on existing fans or your target audience.

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Finalise your Home Recordings in a Professional Studio

Finalise your Home Recordings

Everyone with a passion for music or voiceovers will, at some point, or even in general record some of their pieces in a home environment, rather than a professional recording studio. Convenience and budget constraints can often make this the only sensible or possible option and that is fine, but if you want a professional finish to your songs or recordings then the only sensible choice is to enter a professional studio to finalise your work.

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7 Steps to a Successful Recording Studio Session

7 Steps to a Successful Recording Studio Session

If you dream of being the next Beyoncé, Bono or Bublé but you’ve never tried out your skills in a recording studio, the idea of taking the plunge in front of a team of engineers and finding out what you’re really made of can be very daunting.

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Recording Studio Gift Voucher Ideas

Recording Studio Gift Voucher Ideas

These days, with online shopping so prevalent and so much bewildering choice on the market, coupled with the fact that most people not having the time, or even the knowledge needed to choose the perfect present, gift vouchers are becoming more and more useful! But nobody wants to receive the same old vouchers restricted to boring high street shops that end up stuck in one’s wallet or purse until you finally find a use for them and they are expired!

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The Art of Songwriting

The Art of Songwriting

Songwriting is a special recipe. A recipe that has the power to heal hearts and change lives. But what precisely is songwriting? Well, the definition of songwriting is: “the activity or process of writing either the instrumentation or lyrics for songs”. Simple as that might seem, the reality is altogether different.

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Submitting a Demo

Submitting a Demo

Although there are many platforms for musicians to get their music out to the public independently, with a dwindling music industry, it is safe to say the best way to become successful is through a label or music publisher.

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What Does a Recording Engineer do?

What Does a Recording Engineer do

There are many important elements to making a great record. The right songs, the right performances, good mixes and mastering, but the essence is great sound. A recording engineer is the most important and hard working part of this process. Producers are important to helping artists realise a band or artist’s vision, and are often excellent recording engineers in their own right, but it is the studio engineer who facilitates the music making process.

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Looking after Your Voice. Top Tips for Voiceover Artists

As a voiceover artist the importance of caring for your voice can hardly be overstated. Your voice isyour career and your income and as such must be treated with great care. This article looks to give some top tips to budding and seasoned voiceover artists alike. It is never too late to implement some regime changes that could extend your career and keep your voice in tip top condition.

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What Makes Some Record Producers Geniuses in the Studio?

Record Producers Geniuses

There are many record producers out there but only a few who can be considered geniuses at their art. Any artiste who wants to have their recording produced well should first of all listen to word of mouth – as with most things in the music industry, this will rarely let you down.

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Top Tips on Preparing to Record in the Studio

Preparing to Record in the Studio

It is one thing to prepare to record in your own home studio, but when you have booked into a professional recording studio it is well worth planning to make the most of the session and get the best results.

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A History of Select Recording Studios

A History of Select Recording Studios

Back in 1998 a vision was made reality in London’s Kentish Town when Select Recording Studios was born and given a bricks and mortar home. There it stayed, building a reputation for quality, flexibility, dedication and an appreciation of the various needs of artists from an eclectic array of genres until nine years ago when the big and ultimately correct decision was made to relocation to Wood Green in the north of the capital.

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Guide to Voice Over Recording

Guide to Voice Over Recording

So, you’ve made the decision that ‘voice over’ is the way to go for your new project but don’t have experience in sourcing this particular set of skills and need some tips in choosing thevoice for you. Look no further.

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Legendary Recording Studios you might not know

Legendary Recording Studios

Music lovers across the globe will need no introduction to Abbey Road Studios, and in fact, even those who have never paid much attention to anything other than the X-factor will probably recognise that iconic album cover from the 1970’s Beatles release.

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Give The Gift Of Song This Valentine's Day

Gift Of Song This Valentine's Day

If you’re in love with a budding Bob Dylan then give them something they’ll never forget this Valentine’s Day with a recording studio gift voucher. Whether they’re just starting out or already performing in public, a gift voucher from a recording studio is the ideal way to say ‘I love you’. Perhaps your better half simply loves to sing but they’d never dream of doing it in public. Well, a gift voucher is ideal for them too because they won’t need a band or even have to play an instrument, they can simply sing over a backing track or tried and tested karaoke classic.

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Reasons to Use a Professional Recording Studio

Professional Recording Studio

Whether you are the next best thing or simply fulfilling a lifelong ambition, getting your good stuff down on disc has never been easier than it is right now. Back in the day, you were faced with a few options:

  • Use a professional set up
  • Buy a cruddy 4 track and do it yourself.

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Ten World Famous Recording Studios

World Famous Recording Studios

Rock and roll has always created legends, but what about the recording studios where the magic happens? Take a look below to get the lowdown on ten of the most famous recording studios in the world.

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Are you a Hip Hop artist why not book a session at our Recording Studio in london

Hip Hop artist

If you are you a Hip Hop artist, why not book a session at our Recording Studio in London..
Are you looking for a hip hop recording studio, Know what vocal fx your looking for, well look no further here at select recording studios we have got 15 years experience working with various hip hop artists.

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Are you a Singer, Band or Musician? Do you need creative and experienced musical support? Look no further.

Singer, Band or Musician

Select Recording Studios London Song writing Services

1 .Develop Beats & music to your lyrics and melodies

2. Develop your initial ideas into a complete And polished song

3. Help with lyrics, harmony lines and backing vocals & Vocal Tuning

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Recording studio gift days

Recording studio gift days

Have you ever dreamed of being a pop star?

Now's your chance!

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Recording Studio Gift Experience

Recording Studio Gift Experience

Select Recording Studios, based in North London, offer gift experiences that will get you on the 1st step to Stardom and the memory that will last forever. From the moment they enter our recording studio, they'll be the star of the show, as our friendly and expert sound engineers guide them through the process of recording vocals on their favourite song.

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Recording Studio Gift Vouchers,Gift Certificate,Gift Experience

Recording Studio Gift Vouchers

Have you ever dreamed of being a pop star?
Now's your chance!
Record some songs in our professional London recording studio and take your first step to stardom!
These gift vouchers make perfect Christmas presents for budding musicians or anyone wanting to give singing a try.

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Christmas recording studio gift vouchers now available

Christmas recording studio gift vouchers

Christmas Recording Studio Gift Days, Gift Vouchers, Gift Certificates, Gift experience
The Recording Studio Gift Voucher is the perfect unique gift experience.

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Leaders of the 'New Wave of Traditional Metal

 Leaders of the 'New Wave of Traditional Metal

Stuka Squadron

Since Stuka Squadron's 'We Drink Blood' EP, which was recorded at London's Select Recording Studios and features Paul Miles's guitar playing, The Ep was released in November 2008 the band have been exceptionally busy. The EP was very well received by the media, various magazines commenting on the high quality of the production. Two songs from the EP have now been featured on the cover CDs of Metal Hammer and Classic Rock magazines respectively, as a result of which the band are now hailed as one of the leaders of the emerging 'New Wave of Traditional Metal'.

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