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Our Dying World New Single Release!

Our Dying World New Single Release!

Los Angeles Metal Band Our Dying World New Single Release – “Post Mortem”

Los Angeles Metal Band Our Dying World Recording Studio Los Angeles

Los Angeles thrash masters Our Dying World have released their debut single “Post Mortem”.

With aggressive guitar riffs, thunderous drums and vocals that will make you scream at the top of your lungs “Post Mortem” pays homage to old school thrash and metal while being distinctively modern.

If you’re a fan old great metal and thrash then you will definitely want to check out Our Dying World.

Led by drummer, and main songwriter, Tom Tierney this quartet from Los Angeles is gearing up for a big 2019. The new single release of “Post Mortem” is just the beginning.

 

The band features:
Tom Tierney: Drums & Guitar
David Ainsworth: Vocals
Chris Buzea: Lead Guitar
Nick Loxx: Bass

“Post Mortem” is available at OurDyingWorld.com and on all of the major digital and streaming platforms.

Check out the lyric video for “Post Mortem”.

 

About Ultimate Studios, Inc

Ultimate Studios, Inc is a full service recording studio, mixing studio and band development resource located in Los Angeles, Van Nuys, North Hollywood, Panorama City, CA 91402
http://www.UltimateStudiosInc.com

We believe EVERYONE deserves great sounding music!
Ultimate Studios, Inc is a boutique production facility for artists and bands to collaborate, create, and record.

Led by Producer/Engineer Charlie Waymire, our team assists artists through the entire creative process including recording, mixing, mastering, and video production.

At Ultimate Studios, Inc we understand that the recording process is just the beginning. That’s why we have a full team to help you create an online presence with full web development, SEO, advertising coaching and designing for Facebook, YouTube and Google.

Our ultimate goal is to help bands and artists build a strong brand for a lasting career!

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King Crazy Release New Christmas Album

King Crazy Release New Christmas Album

“A Rockin’ Christmas” by King Crazy

A rockin’ and deliciously fun Christmas EP. A little rock, a little roll with a touch of blues and you have one fun Christmas party record.

King Crazy’s “A Rockin’ Christmas” gets a facelift with a re-mix and re-master by Charlie Waymire and Ernesto Homeyer.

Featuring 5 iconic Christmas songs, King Crazy didn’t simply cover a few holiday songs, they put their own twist on this Christmas album.

With some clever arrangements, rockin’ guitar riffs, thundering drum grooves, lots of cool vocals and a touch of organ just to top things off.

From the rockin’ and fun renditions of “Jingle Bell Rock” & “White Christmas“, the groovin’ blues shuffle version of “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” to the AC/DC-esque track “Winter Wonderland” we’re sure that “A Rockin’ Christmas” will not only be a great addition to your holiday music catalogue but will jump start your holiday office parties too!

Get ready to crank up the Christmas tunes!

Where to get “A Rockin’ Christmas” Christmas Album:

iTunes/Apple Music | Amazon | Bandcamp | CD Baby | Ultimate Studios, Inc Store

King Crazy & Friends:

Brian “Hacksaw” Williams – Vocals
Ernesto Homeyer – Guitar
Menno Verbaten – Bass
Charlie Waymire – Drums

Special Guests:
Tony Landers – Piano on “White Christmas”
Gary Pritchard – Piano & Organ on “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”
Leslie Jones – Sax on “White Christmas”
Nicole Carson & Aubrey Buchanan – All Background Vocals

 

Watch the lyric video for “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree”

 

About Ultimate Studios, Inc

Ultimate Studios, Inc is a full service recording studio, mixing studio and band development resource located in Los Angeles, Van Nuys, North Hollywood, Panorama City, CA 91402

We believe EVERYONE deserves great sounding music!
Ultimate Studios, Inc is a boutique production facility for artists and bands to collaborate, create, and record.

Led by Producer/Engineer Charlie Waymire, our team assists artists through the entire creative process including recording, mixing, mastering, and video production.

At Ultimate Studios, Inc we understand that the recording process is just the beginning. That’s why we have a full team to help you create an online presence with full web development, SEO, advertising coaching and designing for Facebook, YouTube and Google.

Our ultimate goal is to help bands and artists build a strong brand for a lasting career!

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Jeff Dewbray Films New Drum Covers!

Jeff Dewbray Films New Drum Covers!

Drummers Promote Yourself with Professional Drum Covers

Drummer Jeff Dewbray was recently in the studio to shoot a series of drum covers. He picked 3 songs that really show off his drumming and he nailed the performances!

Jeff is a really good player with great energy and is a super great guy. We had a lot of fun filming these 3 videos and listening to him play and now he has some great videos that he can now use to promote himself as a player.

You can find out more about Jeff by visiting him on Facebook at: Jeff Dewbray’s Facebook Page.
Follow him on YouTube at: Jeff Dewbray’s YouTube Channel.
Follow Jeff on Instagram at: Jeff Dewbray’s Instagram channel.

 

Watch the videos below and be sure to subscribe to Jeff’s YouTube channel!

 

Metalingus – Alter Bridge Drum Cover

 

Electric Man – Rival Sons Drum Cover

 

More about Drum Covers at Ultimate Studios, Inc.

Killer looking, awesome sounding, video is the best way to promote yourself!

Build Your Online Presence
Promote yourself via social media
Use to audition for bands/artists
Show your abilities as an artist
Give your fans more of you!

If you want to stick out amongst the crowded space known as the internet you don’t just need video…You need awesome looking video that sounds great too!

The Cover Video Package is designed specifically to enable artists to get the great quality video they need to promote themselves online.

These videos are a great way to show a potential employer your versatility or personal style. They can be used to grow a YouTube audience or even audition for another band or artist.

For the shoot you’ll be working with Producer/Engineer Charlie Waymire who will work with you to make sure you get a great performance.

However you decide to use the videos one thing is for certain…video is absolutely necessary! The rate for this package is extremely affordable. So affordable we can’t list the price here. Contact us for more details and to book your video Shoot today!

Contact us by phone at: (818) 308-4553

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Drum Room Miking Techniques

Drum Room Miking Techniques

Drum Room Miking Techniques: Using A Guitar Amp

Recording in a room that doesn’t allow for room mics? I have something for you to try!

Getting a drum room sound can be challenging without a good sounding room. Especially if your recording at home or in a rehearsal space or another space not designed for getting good acoustic drum sounds.

I like to find ways to not only get space from my room sounds but also a VIBE! You know, a sound that adds some cool sauce to your tracks and also puts a unique stamp on them.

Recording drums with a guitar ampOne of the things I’ve done lately is run a microphone in front of the kit, in this case and SM57, into a guitar amp in my ISO booth and miking the amp. At that point you can do all sorts of fun stuff with mic placement, amp settings, distortions, EQ, mic types, etc..

When the sounds are used in moderation this technique can add a space around your kit without sounding too roomy but if used heavily it can really add some cool color to your tone. For this video I chose to use my Marshall JCM2000 but you can try this with any amp. My cheap little Fender 212 sounded pretty cool!

If you’re really interested in experimenting try putting some different guitar pedals in front of the amp. This is also a good way to bond with your guitar player! 🙂

Give it a shot and leave a comment how it worked for you and what amp(s) you tried!

Happy recording
Charlie

 

 

More about Ultimate Studios, Inc.
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Panorama City, CA 91402
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We believe EVERYONE deserves great sounding music!
Ultimate Studios, Inc is a boutique production facility for artists and bands to collaborate, create, and record.

Led by Producer/Engineer Charlie Waymire, our team assists artists through the entire creative process including recording, mixing, mastering, and video production.

At Ultimate Studios, Inc we understand that the recording process is just the beginning. That’s why we have a full team to help you create an online presence with full web development, SEO, advertising coaching and designing for Facebook, YouTube and Google.

Our ultimate goal is to help bands and artists build a strong brand for a lasting career!

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Recording Percussion

Recording Percussion

Recording Percussion with Ed Roscetti & Maria Martinez

recording drums and percussion with Ed Roscetti and Maria Martinez at Ultimate Studios, Inc Los Angeles

Getting to work with people that helped shape you as a musician is always a special treat. I had an absolute blast recording percussion with Ed Roscetti and Maria Martinez. Many moons ago I studied with both of them at Musicians Institute. Ed taught me how to play a true shuffle (we spent 3 weeks doing 1 single exercise until I could make it feel right!) and Maria helped me understand that latin grooves weren’t mere patterns to better your independence, they were words of a language.

We spent an entire day recording percussion and shooting promo video for Ed and Maria’s World Beat Rhythms Workshops. These workshops are really cool and are totally interactive. Ed and Maria perform using drumset along with a variety of hand drums and percussion instruments, moving from one instrument to another in the ensemble (exactly how they did it while we recorded). Instruments include drumset, djembe, doumbek, shaker, surdo, d-jun-d-jun, conga, batas, clay tones, mambo bell, shekere, klong yaw, tumbadora. But the cool part is how they get the ENTIRE audience involved. Everyone there gets a chance at hands on learning. It’s cool.

recording drums and percussion at Ultimate Studios, Inc Los Angeles

For our day of recording I had the challenge of setting of a mic configuration that would allow Ed and Maria to go to any instrument at any time and still capture that sound well. Whether it was the drumset, djembe, shakers, congas, surdo or tambourine, they needed the freedom to create and I had to capture it. At the same time all the instruments had to be in frame since they were recording with only 1 camera.

After a pre-production call with Ed about how they wanted to stage the instruments in the room I came up with a plan that would hopefully give them freedom to move where they wanted and not miss a note. It worked out really well so I decided to shoot a little behind the scenes video of the setup.

Ed and Maria groove so well together it’s contagious. Give the video a watch and you’ll see. Learn more about Ed at Roscetti Music and Maria at Drum On With Maria Martinez. Learn more about drum recording at Ultimate Studios, Inc and be sure to check out the Ultimate Studios, Inc YouTube Channel. Oh, and don’t forget to subscribe!

Happy goovin’ everyone!
Charlie

Watch behind the scenes footage from the session below.

 

 

About Ultimate Studios, Inc

Ultimate Studios, Inc is a full service recording studio, mixing studio and band development resource located in Los Angeles, Van Nuys, North Hollywood, Panorama City, CA 91402
http://www.UltimateStudiosInc.com

We believe EVERYONE deserves great sounding music!
Ultimate Studios, Inc is a boutique production facility for artists and bands to collaborate, create, and record.

Led by Producer/Engineer Charlie Waymire, our team assists artists through the entire creative process including recording, mixing, mastering, and video production.

At Ultimate Studios, Inc we understand that the recording process is just the beginning. That’s why we have a full team to help you create an online presence with full web development, SEO, advertising coaching and designing for Facebook, YouTube and Google.

Our ultimate goal is to help bands and artists build a strong brand for a lasting career!

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Recording Studio Tools! Charlie’s Favorite Gear.

Recording Studio Tools! Charlie’s Favorite Gear.

Recording Studio Tools! Charlie’s Favorite Gear: Cloudlifter Zi

Recording studio los angeles Cloudlifter Zi

It’s been a while since I’ve had time to shoot some new video for the site. I’m excited to be back talking about some of my favorite recording studio tools. Over the past few months while I’ve been hiding in the studio a lot of cool gear has come through the doors but a few pieces have stood out. The Cloudlifter Zi is one of them.

As a studio owner it’s always beneficial to find gear that is versatile enough to be used in many applications. I need tools that help me get to the sounds I need as quick as I can and that I can use on every session. The Cloudlifter Zi is one of these pieces of gear.

Bass was the first instrument (obviously!) I used it on and man was I happy. Good player+good bass+Zi= great tone! Add in the variably impedance and I’m able to dial in the perfect tone.

 

Like I said before I like recording studio tools that are versatile. I have used the Zi on quite a few of my drum sessions as well. Quite often I like to put a dynamic mic right in front of the kit pointed at the ceiling and crush it with guitar pedals. The signal chain goes through the Zi and I use the variable impedance and high-pass filter to tweak the tone to taste.

I have done a similar setup with vocals too. Where I have a second mic setup running through a guitar pedal and the Zi.

The Zi has become one of my favorite recording studio tools and I use it on almost every session. Check out the Cloudlifter Zi from Cloudlifter microphones!

 

Watch Charlie’s new “Favorite Gear” video and be sure to like and subscribe to the Ultimate Studios, inc Youtube Channel!

 

About Ultimate Studios, Inc

Ultimate Studios, Inc is a full service recording studio, mixing studio and band development resource located in Los Angeles, Van Nuys, North Hollywood, Panorama City, CA 91402
http://www.UltimateStudiosInc.com

We believe EVERYONE deserves great sounding music!
Ultimate Studios, Inc is a boutique production facility for artists and bands to collaborate, create, and record.

Led by Producer/Engineer Charlie Waymire, our team assists artists through the entire creative process including recording, mixing, mastering, and video production.

At Ultimate Studios, Inc we understand that the recording process is just the beginning. That’s why we have a full team to help you create an online presence with full web development, SEO, advertising coaching and designing for Facebook, YouTube and Google.

Our ultimate goal is to help bands and artists build a strong brand for a lasting career!

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New Recording Studio Trailer!

New Recording Studio Trailer!

New Ultimate Studios, Inc Recording Studio Trailer

Recording, Mixing, Mastering, Video Production. Yes of course we do all of these things. Ultimate Studios, Inc is a full service recording studio in Los Angeles. Continue reading →

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