Sunday, April 15, 2012

Relevante Productions

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Relevante Productions is a home recording studio service. It specializes in the following genres: Rock/Metal, Orchestral, New Age, Hip-Hop, and Pop. I’ve been a musician for 10 years (Guitar: 10, Piano: 5). I’ve been in a handful of bands and collaborations where I take on the dual role of guitarist and the one who records all the band members. I’ve used an 8 track recorder for four years and recently upgraded to an audio interface and recording software within the past year. Recording and producing songs requires a great amount of time management and data organization. I’m able to make time for both of these tasks. Also, I have friends who share the same dreams of showcasing original music to the public, so providing a service is the least I can do to help them towards their own goals. The biggest challenge in this project is making contacts. Not only did I learn this from personal experience, but I also interviewed those with solid positions in the music industry (touring musician and engineer/producer). A great deal of scheduling needs to be made. In the past year, I have been working with an r&b singer/rap artist who visits my home studio on a week to monthly-basis to record and co-monitor the mixing/mastering process. In the summer, I plan to audition for a band as their lead guitarist. If I obtain the position, I will serve as both a musician and producer. In terms of mixing and mastering, I will have the majority of creative control. However, I am open to constructive criticism from the band members and solo artists. All of the produced songs will be under the signature of “Relevante Productions.” People may hear these songs on the following links: Youtube, Facebook, SoundCloud, and Twitter. Overall, this project not only serves as business challenge, but also in an artistic perspective. Given the various genres that I’m willing to specialize in, I must be able to evenly distribute my time and energy for each individual project.

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