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Recording a Song In Lockdown

Here we have a group of musicians who work with Rowan Lark recording a song at home during lockdown. They share their hints, tips and tricks into making a demo whilst using minimal resources. This video was produced as part of Level Up Online Created By Sean Rodgers, Chris Rabbits, Sam Kok and Gareth Jones […]

Introduction To Performing Live – With Other Musicians

Here Rowan shares her experience, knowledge and tips to perform live with other musicians. How to communicate, what skills are required and how to get the most out of your experience whilst performing with other musicians. This video was produced as part of Level Up Online Created By Rowan Lark Commissioned by Contact – https://www.contactmcr.com […]

Introduction To Performing Live – The Technical Stuff

In this video Rowan starts off with introducing the technical side to performing live. Including this she covers what it means in being a performer and how to be authentic on stage. This video was produced as part of Level Up Online Created By Rowan Lark Commissioned by Contact – https://www.contactmcr.com Funded by Youth Music […]

Introduction To Performing Live – Being On Stage

What does it involve being on stage and what must a performer consider when performing. In this video Rowan unpicks how does one look after yourself as a performer whilst being on stage. This includes what happens when you get on stage, looking for pitfalls how to keep stamina up as a performer. This video […]

7 DAYS TO A RELEASE READY SONG – Day 7; Bonus Video

In this video HMD shares a number of websites and resources he uses that are available to help emerging musicians become a successful self made. This video was produced as part of Level Up Online Created By HMD Commissioned by Contact – https://www.contactmcr.com Funded by Youth Music – https://new.youthmusic.org.uk   Produced by Sam Malik – […]

7 DAYS TO A RELEASE READY SONG – Day 6; Mixing & Mastering

HMD shows us how he goes about creating a mix ready for mastering looking at EQ, compression and metering. This video was produced as part of Level Up Online Created By HMD Commissioned by Contact – https://www.contactmcr.com Funded by Youth Music – https://new.youthmusic.org.uk   Produced by Sam Malik – https://www.sammalik.co.uk Edited by 24 Pictures – […]

7 DAYS TO A RELEASE READY SONG – Day 5; Vocal Recording

Here we took at the vocals of HMD and how they have been treated which then we proceed to begin the first phase of mixing. This video was produced as part of Level Up Online Created By HMD Commissioned by Contact – https://www.contactmcr.com Funded by Youth Music – https://new.youthmusic.org.uk   Produced by Sam Malik – […]

7 DAYS TO A RELEASE READY SONG – Day 4; Arrangement

Here HMD gives a lesson about the importance of arrangement using the energy urges and the philosophy around popular song structures. He gives an insight into creating transition pieces and how to use them as effects. This video was produced as part of Level Up Online Created By HMD – Commissioned by Contact – https://www.contactmcr.com […]

7 DAYS TO A RELEASE READY SONG – Day 3; Programming and producing

This is where HMD shows us his methods of adding drums discussing the different types of sounds he uses and explains his different patterns. This video was produced as part of Level Up Online Created By HMD – Commissioned by Contact – https://www.contactmcr.com Funded by Youth Music – https://new.youthmusic.org.uk   Produced by Sam Malik – […]

7 DAYS TO A RELEASE READY SONG – Day 2; Building the foundation

In this video, HMD shows how to embellish the foundation of a song whilst demonstrating different techniques to laying down melody ideas. This video was produced as part of Level Up Online Created By HMD – Commissioned by Contact – https://www.contactmcr.com Funded by Youth Music – https://new.youthmusic.org.uk   Produced by Sam Malik – https://www.sammalik.co.uk Edited […]

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