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 …

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

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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 …

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 …

Preparing for a Recording Session

A recording studio can be a scary place for a first time artist or band. The sound proofed rooms, wall panels, dimmed lights and sophisticated equipment can definitely be intimidating to many musicians. I remember well my first recording experience as I sat alone in the live room with my guitar, surrounded by microphones that look like weapons and seeing …