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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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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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Song Production: ‘Stage Fright’ & ‘Mynah Baby’ by Steve Stroud

Lavalamp Album

Two songs for my solo album Lavalamp have been recorded and produced here in the last few weeks. Stage Fright and Mynah Baby. You can hear and buy the album here https://stevestroud.bandcamp.com/album/lavalamp Stage Fright Acoustic Guitar: Gibson J-45 Electric Guitar: Fender Stratocaster Bass Guitar: Gibson EB14 Synth: Steinberg Retrologue 2 Drums and Percussion: Fxpansion BFD3 Brass: […]

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Album Production: Franki Doot Still Runs

Sorry about the Radio silence the last couple of months. I’ve been so busy it’s been hard to find time to change my guitar strings, nevermind anything else (That reminds me…) Anyway, over July/Aug /Sept the duo I play in The Deltatones have been crazily busy, playing up to five gigs a week , which is […]

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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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Steinberg Cubase Pro 8 and Triebwerk

Cubase pro 8

Very pleased to announce some important Studio upgrades. As we’ve already mentioned on twitter and facebook recently, I’ve secured a great new and improved studio Space in Liverpool for Big Cloud Productions and we’ll be moving into our new home sometime after the New Year. We’ve also just  upgraded our DAW software to the very […]

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