This week's topic is an interesting one. And a very short one. I tried to flesh it out and realized I was just adding stuff to make it longer not better. I'll admit that this one is a bit "fuzzy". What I mean is that there are so many variables that it is hard to … Continue reading Songwriting Theory – Length Of The Line
New song featuring cello choir arrangement. Here's one of the cello parts .
Art Davis Studios release date for Simmer Dim Waltz EP featuring 6 new original tunes by Art Davis written, recorded, and mixed in Art Davis Studios is March 27, 2018. That's one week away ya'll!!!!!!!! Totally pumped.
A very effective way to add contrast between the verse and chorus of a song is to vary where the lyric line begins or ends. This is something that we all do all the time without realizing it. Part of what I think is a huge value add to songwriting is learning a little … Continue reading Songwriting Theory: Beginning and Ending of the Line
RELEASE DATE: March 27, 2018 Art Davis Studios has set the official release date of the new Art Davis EP, Simmer Dim Waltz featuring five new original songs and instrumentals for MARCH 27, 2018. EP will be available on Amazon, iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, YouTube Music, Microsoft Groove, Spotify, Pandora, and several other music … Continue reading Art Davis Studios Official Simmer Dim Waltz EP Release Date Set
New original composition. Will be featured as the closing track on the soon to be released EP, Simmer Dim Waltz to be released March 27, 2018. This piece features a Synth Choir. http://soundcloud.com/art-davis/tao-1 As always thanks for listening and be sure and like this post. Follow my website http://ArtDavisStudios.com or my FB page http://www.facebook.com/ArtDavisStudios to … Continue reading Tao – for Synth Choir
If you know me you've heard this before. It's not your gear it's your ears. Or more importantly it is your ability to creatively listen, understand, and INTERPRET what you are hearing. First let's get out of the way the fact that I am NOT saying room treatment is worthless, or that you shouldn't do … Continue reading Knowing Your Headphones and Monitors Is More Important Than Room Treatment
Free Wav File From Art Davis Studios Would like to say THANK YOU to all the folks that have liked my Art Davis Studios FB Page and Website. So here's a free gift for you: FREE download of an original jazz tune, Bric-a-Brac. Just click on Download in the upper right of the picture. This composition uses … Continue reading Free Gift: Bric-a-Brac Free Download
These are two books that I'm going to re-read. They are both fantastic books and always inspire me to write and create. Andrea Stolpe's Popular Lyric Writing, 10 Steps to Effective Storytelling is an amazing read. I highly recommend it to any songwriter no matter your experience level. Great info on how to use objective/destination … Continue reading Two Books of Inspiration
Mixing Engineers have to know their tech as musicians have to know their scales. The tech is just the means to an end. </div I taught trumpet lessons for many years early in my career. I used to tell students that the goal of practicing technique is so the trumpet will disappear and you will … Continue reading Approach Mixing From Two Perspectives