Fundamentals of Music Production

various screen images collage

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 …

Toronto Music Venues

Sound Academy Toronto

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 …

Toronto Music Videos

carley rae jepsen postcard

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

57th Grammy awards

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 …

Streaming Vs. Downloading Music

Man with headphones on

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, …

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 season recording and production

Man with headphones on

Season of recording After a long and productive summer, we’re looking forward for the next season! We’ve worked on a couple cool projects the past few months, including a couple of TV commercials , corporate narrations and music production with Tucci express, Louis Gallant, Hellocopter band to name a few of some great musicians. We’re also kicking off with the …

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 …

7

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 …