Wednesday, February 7, 2018

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.Select Recording Studio offers the perfect place to carry out...

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The Art of Songwriting

Songwriting is aspecialrecipe.A recipethat has the powertoheal hearts and change lives. But what precisely is songwriting?Well, the definition ofsongwritingis:“the activity or process of writing either the instrumentation or lyrics for songs”.Simple as that might seem, the reality is altogether different.When it comes towritingfor a song, there are many techniques involved inputting a song together.For instance,David Bowie’s inspiration wasthe ‘cut up’ literary technique....

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

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 is your 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.1. Keep hydrated. If you do not drink enough fluids your voice will be effected. Hydration is a massive role...

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Thursday, June 9, 2016

Voiceover Recording Tips

If you are thinking about becoming a voiceover artist there are some very important facts about the business that must be understood by all prior to making a move.Becoming a voiceover artistFor budding voiceover artists it is vitally important that you don’t just drop everything job-wise and put all your eggs in the voiceover market. It is a vastly competitive sector, owing greatly to the fact that location is not a barrier to many jobs. It would be unwise to go out and spend lots of money...

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Saturday, November 14, 2015

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 the voice for you. Look no further.Use a professional studio: You can have Brian Blessed himself, but if you want a powerful sound then you should make use of a dedicated studio, who themselves may have some leads in finding stellar voice over artists. The best studios will benefit from highly...

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Monday, June 16, 2014

Legendary Recording Studios you might not know

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. Whilst there can be little doubt that Abbey Road is king of the hill as far as famous recording studios is concerned, there are plenty of less-known places that deserve a mention for all the right reasons. You see, just because they’re...

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Friday, April 11, 2014

What Makes Some Record Producers Geniuses in the Studio?

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. Also, listen to some tracks by any producer you are thinking of working with – the finished product is after all the main thing, but you also need to take into account the studio experience, and so you should...

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Friday, January 24, 2014

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.Good all round knowledgeThe studio engineer...

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

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. But it is not as simple as putting your demo in to an envelope and posting it to your favourite record label, or walking in to their offices and talking to the CEO about a five-album deal. Here are some useful tips about submitting a demo.Quality vs QuantitySo, you are a budding...

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Saturday, December 7, 2013

Give The 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...

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Friday, November 29, 2013

Reasons to Use a 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.Thankfully we now have a plethora of choices; digital recording suites such as Cakewalk have transformed the humble PC into a multitrack digital recording monster. These can produce some amazing demos, and...

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Saturday, July 20, 2013

Ten 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.10. SunThis tiny Memphis based studio was owned by iconic producer Sam Phillips and most famous as the place where Elvis Presley first recorded. But Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Roy Orbison also laid down tracks here. The Studio is now a major tourist draw in Memphis.9. Muscle ShoalsThis Alabama...

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Saturday, November 24, 2012

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

Hip Hop Recording Studios LondonAre 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 artistsWhat Ever Your Recording Needs Are :1. New Beats2. A New Mixtape3. Record Vocals over a Beat /Instrumental4. Mix and master Home RecordingsSelect Recording Studio London will give you the top quality you need without blowing your budget.Here are a few vocal...

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Saturday, November 17, 2012

Christmas recording studio gift vouchers now available

ChristmasRecording Studio Gift Days, Gift Vouchers, Gift Certificates, Gift experienceThe Recording Studio Gift Voucher is the perfect unique gift experienceThe studio gift experience is suitable for all ages and every ability, whether celebrating an anniversary, a Birthday, Christmas or simply just for fun.Our gift vouchers make an ideal gift for a budding muscian or someone just wanting to have a go at singing. Maybe they could be the next Robbie Williams or One Direction!!Press Link below for...

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Saturday, July 9, 2011

Recording studio testimonials

Recording studio testimonialsNatasha PenumuchiI have worked with Paul Miles a few times now on various tracks I have written. Paul is a fantastic musician and engineer. His attention to detail is second to none and works incredibly fast to produce quality results.Whether you have just one line of a melody, a musical arrangement already laid out or even have your own beat produced; Paul can work with anything to get professional results. I always enjoy my time in the studio with him. Many people...

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Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Recording studio beats

Are you a Singer, Band or Musician? Do you need creative and experienced musical support? Look no further.Select Recording Studios London song writing Services1 .Develop Beats & music to your lyrics and melodies2. Develop your initial ideas into a complete And polished song.3. Help with lyrics, harmony lines and backing vocals & Vocal Tuning.4. Recorded a track at home ,We can remix or re-arrange you’re song and take it to the next levelWe have over 20 years experience in songwriting...

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Recording studio gift days

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 stardomSelect Studios gift experience will get you on the 1st step to Stardom and the memory that will last forever. From the moment they enter our 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.For more Info Press Link BelowThe Link will...

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Recording Studio gift Certificate

Recording Studio Gift Vouchers,Gift Certificate,Gift ExperienceHave 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.A selection of testimonials: “Excellent result - we definately will be...

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RECORDING GIFT EXPERIENCESSelect 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. There's no need to be nervous as they have plenty of studio time to build up their singing confidence, and above all...


Sunday, October 18, 2009

Here's an Album Review Co/ Written By Paul Miles The Studio Producer

Nefilim Zoon Record Label Beggars BanquetI was skeptical of this album when I first heard it, and as others have pointed out here, the vocals often require generous listening, but it's inextricable from my collection. And with good reason. Far from the dull wet haze of 'traditional' goth metal (ie. Type O), Zoon fuses dreamy goth rock with raging speed metal, industrial blastbeats and lustrous, yet horrifying soundscapes. For those familiar with FOTN, this is most like their later work, with epic...

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Sunday, September 6, 2009

Stuka Squadron's Latest News

Leaders of the 'New Wave of Traditional Metal'Since Stuka Squadron's 'We Drink Blood' EP, whichwas recorded at Select Recording Studios and features Paul Miles's guitar playing, The Ep was released in November 2008 the bandhave 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...

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