4 Tips to Avoid Nasty In-Studio Band Arguments

The studio can be a unique environment as far as emotions are concerned. Sessions tend to run the gamut from fun and light-hearted to tense and taxing, often hitting the full spectrum in one day.

Arguments are inevitable (we are human […]

By | April 8th, 2013|Tips & Tricks|0 Comments

Talk Shop: Steve Major of Verge Music Lab on Gear Choice and Building a Studio

Practicality first… Every choice is either something that’s critical to the studio working, or something that will up our game. – Steve Major  

MM: What’s the story behind Verge Music Lab? How did you guys start up?

SM: Verge Music Lab […]

By | November 6th, 2012|Interviews|0 Comments

Talk Shop: Darryl Poulsen & Adrian Gross on Guitar Set-Up & Studio Tips (Part 2/2)

... Continued from Part 1

We talk with Darryl Poulsen and Adrian Gross, Toronto-based session guitarists, about their tech set-up and approach to going […]

By | October 16th, 2012|Interviews|0 Comments

Talk Shop: Darryl Poulsen & Adrian Gross on Guitar Set-Up & Studio Tips (Part 1/2)

Darryl Poulsen and Adrian Gross play together in Toronto bluegrass bands, The Slocan Ramblers, and Sorry Cousins. As accomplished guitarists the two play extensively, both live and in the studio as session musicians. We sat down to chat about guitar […]

By | October 9th, 2012|Interviews|1 Comment

Sneak Peak: Jadea Kelly with The Slocan Ramblers

We’re trying out (yet) another studio session concept. This one is focussed on traditional bluegrass music, for which we’ve enlisted the help of the Toronto four-piece, The Slocan Ramblers. The Slocan’s are four uber-skilled musicians […]

By | August 14th, 2012|Sessions|0 Comments

The Rucksack Willies at Verge Music Lab

Last week (May 2, 2012) we hit the studio with the incredibly talented folk group, The Rucksack Willies.

The Rucksacks were kind enough to play the role of ‘test-band’ on an experimental session concept that Reuben […]

By | May 7th, 2012|Sessions|1 Comment

The Mojito Sessions Ep.1 – The Elwins & Luke Lalonde – “Countdown” by Beyonce

 

Filmed and edited by Mitch Fillion

Second camera by Reynard Li

Mixed and mastered by Reuben Ghose at Mojito

Engineered by Steve Major and Reuben Ghose at Verge Music Lab

 

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