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

Garageband for IOS

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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

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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 …

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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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″ …