Fundamentals of Music Production

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The Nitty – Gritty Fundamentals of Music Production Music is the language of a human soul. It sweetly awakens our dormant senses to a new hype, whenever songs of local artists or local bands dominate the airwaves to provide us with quality entertainment from generation to generation. But how does your kind of music become an integral part of your …

Selecting the right Toronto music production studio

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Whether you are a budding artist or have been part of the local music scene for years, it is important to work with an audio production company that helps your music live up to its full potential. The Toronto music production world is a competitive place and quality from studio to studio can vary greatly. Therefore it’s important for artists …

10 Questions to Ask When Looking For a Video Production Company

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Video production companies take raw visual material, and create professional finished video products. For everything from commercials to full length feature films, you need to find an experienced video production company that can respond to your needs. Finding a video production company that fits your style, your budget, and your timeline can be a daunting task. To find the right …

Audio Short Courses: Let Your Music Be Heard

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Have you ever wanted to record your own music, podcasts, do voiceovers or sound editing? Perhaps you have already ventured out into this area, but you’d like some help to fine tune (no pun intended!) your skills. Encounter Studios is a professional video and recording studio that has worked with some of music’s biggest producers – but we are so …

Toronto Music Venues

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Its almost April and Toronto is experiencing some warmer weather. For some people in the Markham, Richmond Hill and the GTA area it means summer is coming quick. In Toronto summer comes for a short period of time, so take advantage of what’s offered musically around the city. If you’re someone that loves concerts, especially the ones in the summer season, then …

Best Music Making Apps

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If you’re a brand new artist from the Markham or Toronto area, and have read our blog on how a local artist can build a buzz in the city and have seen a slight growth in your fan base, then its time for you to please your fan base by recording more vocals and produce music. Lets be real, as great …

Toronto Music Videos

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Here at Encounter Studios we have help Toronto artist with the development of growing their local fan base and creating a professional sound of their music. Now that you have grown your fan base and produced great music you might want to take your music career to the next level. Crafting amazing music for your fan base only stimulates their hearing …

2015 Grammys

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Music’s biggest night went down February 8 as the 57th Grammy awards were awarded to musics best. Big names such as Jay Z and Beyonce, Paul Mccartney, Tony Bennett and Kanye West were inattendues. One well Known artist who did not attend is Toronto’s own Drake who skipped the Grammys to attend the biggest rap battle in Toronto called blackout …

Impact of social media on your music

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Social Media and music Social media has transformed the world today. People and businesses have taken advantage and leveraged this tool in a positive way. There is no doubt that social media is a key stone into being successful in this online world. One industry that has evolved in the past 10 years due to social media is the music …

Streaming Vs. Downloading Music

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Stream or Download? In the past their was much debate on whether you should illegally download music or purchase your favourite artist albums at your local music store. This question still exists today, however, a new issue in the music industry has risen. The new problem of streaming your music online or downloading them. For a local musician in Toronto, …