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Song Production: ‘Basecamp’ by Steve Stroud

I’ve been meaning to record the follow up to  my last solo album (2014’s ‘Hot Pink Flamingos‘) for AGES. I’ve just been so busy recording and producing everyone elses great songs I haven’t got round to it until now.
I’ve wrote about 20 new songs and done basic demos for nearly all of them, but just need to produce the finished tracks.

I think the album is going to be called ‘Lavalamp’ and I have a rough sketch of an album cover already done.

I had a couple of free days, so thought I might as well treat myself to some studiotime. I had the intention of going in and recording the title song ‘Lavalamp’ again (I’ve already done a basic demo), but as I sat there drinking my coffee, I started playing the two note riff that starts this new song.

Within 20 minutes the song was written, so I thought I might as well record it instead of Lavalamp. So here you go!

The new Album, (Lavalamp), I think I’m going to just release track by track. So the album is there now in Bandcamp, with just the track in it. When I record the next track (probably the title song) I’ll add that to the album too. Saves waiting 6 months for me to record all the songs.

Let me know if you like it.

Written by Steve Stroud © 2016

Acoustic Guitar: Gibson J-45
Electric Guitar: PRS S2 Semi Hollow Custom 22
Bass Guitar: Gibson EB14
Piano: Steinberg The Grand 3 with Flange
Synths and Arps: Steinberg Retrologue 2
Drums and Percussion: Fxpansion BFD3
Vocals: Neumann TLM 103 through PRE 73 MK II

All instruments and vocals by Steve Stroud

Produced, Arranged and Mastered by Steve Stroud using Steinberg Cubase 8.5 Pro at Big Cloud Productions Jan 2016

Steve Stroud

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