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Now What? 4 Things To Do Once Your Album Is Mastered

We’re in a unique position as a mastering studio in that we’re the last stage of the album production process. Artists have often spent months working hard on their projects, and it’s great to be able to share the excitement, […]

By | March 21st, 2013|Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Mojito Artist Showcases at Canadian Music Fest

Canadian Music Week has arrived! We’re looking forward to a hectic week of running around, little sleep, and listening to plenty of great bands.

As you build your schedule for the week, be sure to stop in and see some of […]

By | March 18th, 2013|Festivals|0 Comments

In Studio – Joshua Van Tassel – ‘Sharpest Corner’

Sonic mastermind Joshua Van Tassel is featured in our latest studio session at Verge Music Lab. Playing along with our ‘minimalist’ recording experiment Joshua and his band recorded the track ‘Sneaky Beard’ live-off-the-floor, with one mic per instrument.

The entire session […]

By | March 18th, 2013|Sessions|0 Comments

Joshua Van Tassel Studio Session Photos

We were back at Verge Music lab a few weeks ago, along with our pals at Orange Peel Pictures, shooting a session with sonic mastermind Joshua Van Tassel. Josh and his incredible band played a live-off-the-floor version of […]

By | March 15th, 2013|Sessions|0 Comments

100 Mile House ‘Wait With Me’ Hits the Charts

Huge congrats to 100 Mile House whose new record Wait With Me found its way onto a number of Canadian charts. Released this week on Chronograph Records, Wait With Me is the third full-length release from the Edmonton-based folk group.

100 Mile […]

By | March 13th, 2013|General|0 Comments

Raise a Glass: Cheers to Erik Lind & The Orchard, Josh Van Tassel, & Lydia Hol!

Raise a Glass is where we grab our figurative Mojitos in a toast to some of the awesome things that our artist friends have been up to lately. This time we’ve got chart-topping tunes, East Coast Music Awards and a […]

By | March 7th, 2013|General|0 Comments

Music Industry Revenues on the Rise (& What That Means For Your Career)

The IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry) released their annual music industry report earlier this week, only this time -unlike a number of years prior- there was an overall sense of good news for the music community.

Global […]

By | February 27th, 2013|General|0 Comments

BPM Krew Mashes Up America

Toronto’s finest DJ replacements BPM Krew have just put up another unreal live mashup, affectionately known as “I Lurrv Mmmerica”. With their slogan ‘We replace the DJ’, the six-piece tears through some great covers.

Recorded live at The Ballroom in Toronto.

Mixed […]

By | February 27th, 2013|Sessions|0 Comments

Juno Awards Announce 2013 Nominees

Vancouver’s breakout pop star Carly Rae Jepsen leads the way at this year’s Juno Awards with five nominations, while names like Leonard Cohen, Justin Bieber, and Celine Dion are all up for multiple nominations.

The artist of the year category includes […]

By | February 19th, 2013|General|0 Comments

In Studio – Trent Severn – ‘Freedom’

For the latest installment of our live studio series we enlisted the help of three tremendous Canadian talents. Collectively known as Trent Severn, Emm Gryner, Dayna Manning, and Laura C. Bates bring their soaring harmonies and Canadian pride into the studio to lay […]

By | February 14th, 2013|Sessions|0 Comments

3 Simple Music Industry Tips To Avoid Looking Outdated

 

The music industry (like anything else) is a business, and if you want to find success then you have to treat it as such. And like any other industry, music is subject to constantly changing trends. One of the worst […]

By | February 13th, 2013|Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Talk Shop: Photographer Stephen McGill on the Importance of Concert Photos

I’m a big believer that live shows are the most important thing for a band to get right.Stephen McGill 

 

MM: How did you get your start in concert photography?

SM: Started with an amateur interest in bringing my […]

By | February 11th, 2013|Interviews|0 Comments