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Tag: Liverpool

‘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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‘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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‘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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Cover Versions by Jukebox Duo

Mark and Andy (aka Jukebox Duo), two brothers from Huyton, Liverpool have formed a new wedding duo. Really nice lads and talented too. They wanted a couple of new cover version tracks for the Jukebox Duo website. https://www.jukeboxduo.com/ They popped round with some backing tracks and I recorded their guitars and vocals for them. I […]

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Album Production: Lavalamp Album by Steve Stroud

Lavalamp Album

I’ve just completed work on the Steve Stroud (ie: Moi) solo Lavalamp Album . It’s a really nice feeling to complete an Album as a songwriter.  I’ve released a few over the years that I did not produce, but I think it’s even more involved and rewarding to complete one that you’ve wrote, performed, recorded, edited, mixed […]

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Studio Life: Racks, Kempers and Preamps!

So, I had a plan to improve my day to day set up. I decided I needed an extra rack mount with two more more preamps, a kemper and a power conditioner. I did a little doodle… First off I bought two Golden Age Projects 73 microphone preamps. I already owned one, which I loved, […]

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We’re moving to a new Studio

Exciting times here at Big Cloud. We’re shortly going to be moving to a new Studio premises in Woolton, Liverpool. We’ve just finished up the fantastic original Tim O’Neill song ‘Hunger Games’ and have also just completed some great backing tracks for The Deltatones live music show which means we’ve now we’ve cleared the decks […]

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Song Production : ‘Hunger Games’ by Tim O’Neill

Another gem by the ex Magic Bullets frontman Tim O’Neill. The fourth song of our ongoing collaboration is ‘Hunger Games’, a really strong track, written by Tim with all his usual intelligence overflowing with thoughtful lyrics, artistic chord changes and at least fourty fathoms of depth. The last session we did together ended up producing the glorious […]

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