“Unique” Keys Recording

Unique Keys Recording

One week ago, we talked about the guitar recording for the “Unique” song that is planned to be the second track of the EP project. The keys have a central role within the song’s arrangement because they are used to broaden the stereo width and to act as a tapestry of sound. By accident, we got German jazz pianist Andreas Theobald (Jugendjazzorchester NRW besides other band projects) involved in the project who then arranged a few layers of different key instruments and sounds to take the project to the next level. Find out how we recorded the different key instruments for “Unique” in the following paragraphs.

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“Come Back” Keys & SFX Recording

"Come Back" Keys Recording

Two weeks ago, I published the first production documentation article after almost a year. That type of article should help novices in the songwriting and production business to understand how to get specific results and should act as a source of inspiration for your future productions. For all others reading the article, it can be a small diary entry to be sure that we are continually working on our upcoming projects and get some behind-the-scenes insights of those as well as final release announcements. This time, I will briefly talk about the keys and sound effects (SFX) recording for “Come Back”.

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My Keys Setup

My Keys Setup

This time, I present you my small but effective keyboard setup in my project studio that is used for songwriting and recording sessions. The setup is divided into a master keyboard with 88 keys and a synthesiser controller with 49 keys. Both are connected via USB with the studio computer and do not need an additional power supply – a very straightforward setup. Let me show you which keys I am currently using in my daily production and songwriting life.

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My Favourite Piano & Synth Plugins

It is time for another blog article featuring some further plugin recommendations. This time, I will present you my favourite piano and virtual synth instruments, those that are frequently used in my productions. If you do not know already, I previously wrote about my favourite mixing and mastering plugins, my virtual drums and guitar/bass amp simulator collections that could be interesting for you as well whether you are a (semi-)professional or beginner in the fields of modern music production. Enjoy the following list of my go-to keys software.

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