Monday, 26 January 2009

// PRAGUE 2 //


Just finished the session in Prague with the Czech national symphony orchestra (45 persons). We worked on four of our tracks. It's sounding very majestic. We'll post some clips at a later date. Back in the studio in Gothenburg soon to finish the songs.

.....later

/ Europe

Saturday, 24 January 2009

// PRAGUE //

On monday we'll be recording a symphony orchestra in Prague. Hopefully we'll be able to post some stuff from there.

/ Europe

Friday, 23 January 2009

// FRIDAY 23 JAN 09 //




This week we've consentrated on lead vocals, background vocals and Hammond organ. An Oberheim synth has also found its way into the mix on a few tracks.

Norum has arrived to do some more solos over the weekend. He's brought 2 more guitars with him (see pics).

Gibson Les Paul Standard 72 with P90 Sheptone pickups
Gibson Les Paul Standard Gold Top 57 (reissue)


.....later


/ Europe

Wednesday, 21 January 2009

// HAMMOND TIME //

A kid in a candy store......

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Tuesday, 20 January 2009

// VOX //

Two more vocals down,

One on the song with the working title "ass".

The other one with the working title Devil U.

Great 70's style songs with tons of swedish soul.....

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Sunday, 11 January 2009

// NORUM'S BACK IN THE STUDIO //

We've had a good week. some great vocals and keyboards done. Today John arrived in the studio and played some fantastic solo's.

We're taking a few days off and leaving you with some clips of Mr Norum doing his thing.

Back in the studio in about a week.

All the best

/ Europe
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// ALMOST UNPLUGGED //


The dubbel vinyl LP arrived in the studio today............

Wednesday, 7 January 2009

// SWEDISH GRAMMY AWARDS //

Joey will be traveling to Stockholm today and present a grammy to the best swedish hard rock act. Broadcasted on swedish tv4 tonight.

/Europe

// COFFEE MAKING //

Sometimes in life you are forced into very difficult situations......

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Tuesday, 6 January 2009

// TUESDAY NIGHT //

Another day and another vocal down. This time on one of the "ballads". Very powerful song which Mic will play grand piano on later in the week.
Here's a vocal performance that won't make it on the album : )

.........Later

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Monday, 5 January 2009

// WE'RE BACK! //





Hope you had a good break......Back in the studio in Gothenburg.

This afternoon Joey finished his first vocal. On the track with the working title "eden".......... it's going to be a killer.......

Apart from that we have been trying out different microphones compressors and pre-amps and setting up Mic's keyboards in the control room.

The pictures show the final setup for Joey's vocal today.

1. Microphone, MicOne (Tobias own built mic)
2. Pre-amp, StripOne (Tobias own built pre-amp)
3. Compressor, Universal Audio 1176 (the absolute classic rock compressor)
4. Recording console, The fabulous Euphonics System 5

Other michrophones we tested, Neumann U47 and Sony C800.

....later

/Europe