AUDIO PRODUCTION

 SERVICES, MUSIC DEVELOPMENT, ENGINEERING AND MUSICAL DIRECTING 

Davey James


gives artists the tools to get to where they want to be. He does this by showing musicians what to do with their projects like: What steps to take, when to take them, planning, design and implementing marketing, executing media and promotional ideas.

Davey will spend the time needed to turn your visions into a reality.

He provides artists with consultations and offers concrete solutions to your projects. Here are some topics addressed in his consultations:

1. EPK and press kit
2. Graphic and web design
3. Photography and video production
4. Marketing plans for your music, loans and grants
5. Business and showcase/performance/event planning/touring
6. Digital distribution, printing and duplication
7. Career consultations and on going coaching
8. ARTIST ASSESSMENT PROGRAM 
  • Mr. James' Artist Assessment Program is a one-on-one sit down with you and your project to undercover the origins of your work and goals. He will then help you design a practical plan of moving forward and getting to the next level of you career. Contact Davey James for more information about the Artists Assessment Program.

Production Goals


KNOWING THAT RECORDINGS ARE THE LIFE AND BREATH OF AN ARTISTS' MUSIC, HERE IS A LIST OF ACHIEVED OBJECTIVES AND OUTCOMES FROM PASSED PRODUCTIONS: 
  • Develop a creative and original sound
  • Work with a producer with fresh ideas
  • Help with songwriting
  • Set of recorded well-written songs
  • Achieving their dream of making a great record
  • Rediscovering the fun and love in the recording process
  • Find new meaning in the their music
  • Putting their heart and soul to tape
HERE ARE SOME IDEAS ADDRESSED IN PASSED PRODUCTIONS:
  • Learn new improvising techniques
  • Transmitting energy to an audience
  • Spirituality in performing
  • Discovering another dimension in music
  • Building a relationship with sound
  • Explore the universality of soundmaking and listening
  • Being able to conduct a music score
  • Perform with any kind of band, artist or songwriter
  • Effortless performing
  • Forging connections between thinking and feeling
  • Learn to listen deeper
  • Song structure and form
  • Introduction to the tonal center
  • Notation, rhythm and meter
  • Intervals of all the notes and their inversions
  • Major and minor scales and the circle of fifths
  • Movement and rest in Melody
  • Triad arrangements and how to build a chord
  • Harmonizing a melody
  • History of music theory
  • Songwriting techniques
  • Composition, soundscapes, sound effects, and sound design
  • Audio for commercials, jingles, TV broadcasts, feature and short films, videos, games, internet and websites
  • Learing how to use a professional multi-track digital and analog recording studio
  • Voiceovers, sweetening and music scoring
  • Arrangements for other bands, artists and songwriters

Studio


Davey James' studio offers a refreshing studio environment with state-of-the-art equipment with a comfortable lounge atmosphere.

He is fully equipped with a large cinema screen, Pro Tools HD3 7.3.1 (Mac OSX) recording system connected to over a terabyte of secure storage with automatic nightly backup housed in a fire proof space. His spacious lounge offers a unique environment for musical creativity to flourish with all the amenities of a hotel, including high-speed access to the Internet, Xbox and Vespa 200GT.

Davey James' studio is also fully equipped to accommodate any recording project and provides a staff committed to excellent service and album security

FOR MORE STUDIO INFORMATION VISIT CANADIAN RECORDINGS