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 …

Audio Short Courses: Let Your Music Be Heard

Audio Short Courses

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 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 …

Music is in the air

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Toronto Music The Toronto music scene is a diverse community with many individuals who enjoy different sounds of music. Luckily with Toronto being one of the largest cities in Canada, the city draws in many musical acts and events each year to serve the music loving individuals. Toronto holds many musical events that draw in local Toronto musician, international artists, …

What’s up

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Music Production Studio Here at our recording studio a lot has been up lately, we’ve been busy recording, editing and mixing both music and voice-overs. The past 2 weeks we’ve been working with an independent local artist on producing 4 of his tracks, you ask 4 tracks in 2 weeks?! How does that work? Well sometimes you gotta do what …

Production and Recording Studio Update!

Recording projects We just finished producing two tracks for two local artists and we’re on the horizon of working on producing an EP for another local artist and we’re looking to do more. Are you a local musician or song writer who is interested in producing songs that you’ve written? Give us a call or drop us an email for …

Recording music and Shooting video in Toronto

Music Production We’ve been quiet busy at the studio, Just finished producing a track for local Indie artist Santino Di Paola and finishing up a track for another talented local artist Yanekah Jacobs. Producing music requires a crazy amount of creativity – Seeking to create a beat thats catchy and original. We’ve all been through a time when we came …

New Gear

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Last week Encounter Studios’ film and video department upgraded their camera gear. We now have a brand new Nikon D600 HDSLR, which is capable of recording uncompressed HD video at 10bit 4:2:2 onto an external device. This means that we’re stepping up the game in terms of image quality in our corporate videos and in other production services. More colour …

Downsize Games – Part 1: Production

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Sunday, August 26th was a long day, tiring but great day on set. The Encounter team wrapped their first short film production a bit past midnight (note: call time 6 a.m.). DOWNSIZE GAMES – a script written and directed by Cheryl Anne Meyer – is a comedic parody in which the cast ends up in a funny, dramatic office war. …