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Tag: Studio Life

‘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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Let’s Stay Together by Vanilla

Let's Stay Together

Great live session tonight with Vanilla duo. Julie & Nick are a duo from Liverpool who came to record Let’s Stay together by Al Green. They sounded fantastic and were really lovely to work with. Nicks an amazing guitarist and instrumentalist and Julie is an actress/singer with a voice to die for. They’re both really […]

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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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Song Production: ‘Basecamp’ by Steve Stroud

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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 […]

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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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Gibson EB14 Bass

Hi guys, Happy New Year and Happy New Guitar Day. (To me) Just picked this new Gibson EB14 Bass up for an absolute steal. The guy selling it had bought it new only a month ago, it’s completely brand new, spotless. Neck, fret, electrics all perfect. Came with Gibson hard case and all the case […]

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