Last year I did the vocal production, recorded, mixed and mastered this album for Toronto rapper Adrian Duncan and producer That’s Deep and I’m glad to see it finally released. I hate the wait.
Here is a brilliant home recording by Toronto pianist Artun Miskciyan which I helped him polish up for release.
I met Artun at Blue Sound in 2019. He had some chamber music recordings done at another studio but which needed some fixing up. I was immediately impressed not only by his virtuosity but also his keen ear for fine details in the recordings. He was exacting in his direction but enthusiastic about the process and … Read the rest “Chopin Mazurka in C-Sharp Minor Op. 63 No. 3 | Artun Miskciyan, piano”
I’m so glad to see this album released. Dan Kelsey (Hush About the City) wrote and home-recorded nearly everything from his place in Winnipeg and sent me the tunes to mix late last summer. I helped him realize his vision by reworking some drum and synth sounds, recording a few new instrument parts here and there, editing the many layered vocals and finally mixing and mastering the record for digital release. The only song I … Read the rest “New Album Release: Hush About the City – ‘On Making Friends’”
I mixed an LP for Winnipeg pop/electronica artist Hush About the City between lockdowns last Summer. Now finally I get to watch the singles trickle out. This was one of my favourite cuts. Have a listen and show them some love on your favourite streaming platform.
I had the pleasure of recording, mixing and mastering this single by Nigerian singer Naranie Tam. She and multi-instrumentalist Kobena Aquaa-Harrison joined me at Blue Sound in Toronto in 2019 and recorded a couple improvised pieces including this one which we later developed, mixed and mastered together.
You can read more about the artist and the music in this lovely writeup on YAWA: https://yawamag.com/melanin-a-welcome-home/
From the article:
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My Favorite thing about Melanin is how Naranie’s
I mixed this sweet li’l ditty by my friend Dad (Mike Bilenki). Dad’s lawn is trimmed and his pop songwriting is on point.
I helped with the mix on this 12″ techno release for Kikamora. Check it out.
Kikimora Tapes releases this 2016 compilation today. You can get it online or as a limited edition orange cassette. I did post-production balancing (toy mastering) for this release and it was fun working with contributions from all over North America and Europe. Some dark, interesting electronic music here.