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 …

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, …

Music is in the air

Foster the people

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, …

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 …

Studio production update – Toronto recording studio

Studio Broduction Update

Production and recording You would think that things get slower this time of the year, but here at Encounter Studios, we’ve been going full thrust, Our highlight update is working on a live event with Pop/Soul singer Shawn Desman, it was a blast and a great gig to set-up and operate sound. We’ve also been mixing Mykal’s music, four songs …