Hellocopter band finish recording 2 songs

Studio Update During the past few weeks we’ve been working with Markham’s local band ‘Hellocopter’ on their two singles. Earlier in May, Encounter Studios sponsored a Battle of the Bands run by the Markham Mayor’s Youth Task Force, where we offered a prize of 12 hours of studio time for recording, mixing and mastering. The winning band was the helicopter …

Our music recording and mixing update

Music Recording The past few weeks we’ve been busy with recording and mixing music. Exciting things are happening with our clients and their music, Louis Gallant has Just finished recording his second album ‘Keepin’ it, re…all’ soon on itunes and on all major music distributors. The album has 12 original songs, a fine mix of instrumentals and vocals written, composed …

HelloCopter Band wins recording sessions at Encounter Studios

Hellocopter Band

Local music Last weekend Encounter Studios sponsored a battle of the bands event hosted by the Markham Mayor’s Youth Task Force. Local bands gave out a great show, out of all the great performances, two bands that deserve an honourable mention are Oh!Victory and Crisis Sanford (Visit and Like them on Facebook). Markham’s winning band ‘Hellocopter’ gave a spectacular performance …

Importance of Mastering Audio

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Many of our clients; professionals and amateurs ask about the importance of mastering audio after the recording, editing and mixing process. Many people mistake audio mastering with the CD master copy – A CD master copy is simply the final disk with audio, ready for duplication. While there is importance in creating a high quality CD master copy, with raw …

Encounter Studios Audio and Video Update

Shaw Media

In the Studio   In our highlight is working with New York based producer Dave Liang on his latest production that is in line with his successful ‘The Shanghai Restoration Project’ productions. Click here to read more! During recording, we got a chance to work with some talented children and teachers from Yip’s Canada read more. It was a challenging …

Latest in Recording, Mixing and Mastering

Recording This past month we’ve been busy with a couple of projects in hand, Starting with Louis Gallant’s debut album 1, 2, 6, Gu.s.ay Go! Aside by our respected client, Drake international, recording voiceover for company’s interactive systems. We’ve also been recording Audio on set for World Vision video series with Dr. Tony Campolo. At Encounter Studios we enjoy what …

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Louis Gallant Recording first Studio Album!

In our Recording Studio Local Canadian artist Louis Gallant started recording his debut album 1, 2, 6, Gu.s.ay Go…! here at Encounter Studios this month! With his magnificent guitar playing and song writing skills, Louis Gallant has inspired many listeners through his jaw dropping music and live performances. We have the pleasure of recording and producing his first album! Recording …

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Cause Force Voice Over Recording Session

Voice over recording Last week we got the privilege of being a part of the ‘Shoppers Drugmart Weekend to End Women’s Cancers’ by recording a Voice over for one a radio commercial that will air across Canada to raise awareness for the event. We were honoured to have Julie Gauvin, the voice talent who shared her story of defeating breast …

MuchMusic disBAND winners TV commercial

Our Crew at Encounter Film Studios did a great job shooting the MuchMusic disBAND winners promo last month at the MTV temple in Toronto. I remember seeing the unedited, uncoloured raw footage the day after the shoot and being amazed at the work done. Days after, they came to me with the first draft, edited but still uncoloured and I …

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Meet Ludwig!

Attention all bands and drummers, we have great news for you. We have purchased a Ludwig Epic drum set for our studio, Which means, you don’t have to worry about carrying your own drums with you every time you come to record! It also means that your recordings will sound even better. Our kit features 18×22″ tight Kick drum 6.5×4″ …