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Author: Steve Stroud

‘No More Knives’ by Marianne, Jaden and Rachel

Marianne and Rachel are two incredible professional singers who decided to make a record to help combat the problem of knife crime. They got Marianne’s nine year old son Jaden involved and he delivers two amazing raps and some quality backing vocals on the finished track. It was a real pleasure working with such talented […]

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New Studio Production Service Video for 2019

The ‘Studio Production Service’ Video I uploaded on our YouTube channel today, is all about the Studio Production service we offer here at Big Cloud Productions. You can access the Studio Production page via the services tab on our website. The only difference between the studio and the cloud production is how the vocals and […]

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‘Virtue Signal’ by Steve Stroud

I finally got around to writing and recording a new original track which is titled ‘Virtue Signal’ by Steve Stroud.  It’s my first new solo song since I finished my solo album ‘Lavalamp‘ in 2017. I had a piano riff in my head and based it around that. It was also a good opportunity to […]

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‘Our Whingy Gayle’ by David Barker

Our Whingy Gayle

Had a great time recording the original song ‘Our Whingy Gayle’ by David Barker , the Jack Russell music recording artist this month. He brought the wine and his music all the way from France to come and record here, so he’s a little bit like Dionysus in my book. Dave wanted a 6o’s vibe […]

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‘These Blues Now’ Album by Franki Doot

Franki Doot - These Blues Now

On the 9th of May, Franki traveled from Dorset to Big Cloud in Liverpool to start tracking for his third Album project to be produced here. We’d previously collaborated on his albums ‘Still Runs‘ and ‘Tastes‘ and Franki was so happy with the productions, he wanted to produce another album here in a similar way. […]

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‘Peninsula’ by Tim O’Neill

Tim O Neill

I had my good friend Tim back in the Studio over Christmas time. He had a great new song written ‘Peninsula’, but this time wanted to back it with a drum loop rather than a regular acoustic pattern. There was a great Talking Heads track in which he really liked the drum loop. Rather than […]

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MAJOR CHORDS VST3

MAJOR CHORDS is a new VST3 guitar sampler for Steinberg HALion Sonic developed by Steve Stroud at Big Cloud Productions. It can be used in HALion Sonic either in the stand alone player or as a VSTi plug in within your DAW session. So now in Cubase, Reaper or any DAW that will load VST3’s,  […]

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‘Tastes’ Album by Franki Doot

'Tastes' Album by Franki Doot

Early in September 2017, we started work on the ‘Tastes’ Album by Franki Doot when Franki made the long trek from Dorset to Liverpool to begin recording tracks for his latest original album. We’d previously collaborated on his last album ‘Frankie Doot Still Runs‘ back in 2016. On  the last album, I’d only collaborated on […]

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New Songs by Tim O’Neill 

Tim O Neill

Had the pleasure of welcoming Tim O’Neill back to the studio recently to work on two brand new compositions. Tim arrived with two new songs he wanted to record and played them to me acoustically before telling me what kind of instrumentation he wanted on the tracks. This is usually how it works with Tim, […]

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