Monthly Archives: November 2020

Why I Love Recording

James and the lads

Yesterday, after some time feeling decidedly down in the dumps over the horrific year that has been 2020, I dusted myself down, pulled on my engineer’s boilersuit and donned the requisite veil of professionalism to undertake a drum recording session that had been booked, cancelled due to Covid, faffed over and subsequently rebooked. This year […]

To Click Or Not To Click? That Is The Question

Metronome

In the modern era of music recording it is generally accepted practice to use a click track as the basis upon which to construct your impending masterpiece. Ah, the humble click track; that annoying blippy-bloop that has become so much a staple of the music production process. Fun Fact: the first time I ever used […]

How To Prepare For Your Session

Ableton, Synths and other gear

I am James Gasson, music warrior. With my mighty skills of imperfect objectivity and excellent tea making, I am on a mission to encourage critical thinking whilst trying to avoid tripping over stuff. Take a listen to a medley of my recordings here: https://www.thirdcirclerecordings.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/TCR-Drum-Demo.mp3 If you want help with your project, or you simply want […]

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