How to Make a Hit Record
Up to this point in our series of videos entitled How to Succeed in the Music Business, Mike Brown, owner, producer, and chief engineer of Lava Room Recording in Cleveland, Ohio, has discussed the initial steps in the recording process.
Video 1 – How to Succeed in the Music Business: Introduction
In video one, How to Succeed in the Music Business, Mike Brown introduced himself and explained a little bit about his background, his qualifications, and what was to come in the rest of the series.
Video 2 – How to Succeed in the Music Business: The Consultation
In How to Succeed in the Music Business: The Consultation, Mike shared with you what the initial consultation should look like. The recording process takes time, patience, preparation, and experience. Mike Brown is a master of his craft, as are many of the audio engineers and producers on Lava Room Recording’s staff. Musicians travel hundreds of miles to work with Mike Brown, Chris Ebbert, and the rest of the staff and to record at Lava Room Recording’s state-of-the-art facility.
Video 3 – How to Succeed in the Music Business: Expectations and Recording
In video three, How to Succeed in the Music Business: Expectations and Recording, Mike shared with you what Lava Room Recording’s expectations will be and what you, the recording artist, should bring to the recording process. Additionally, Mike touched on a few of the most important aspects in the recording process.
Video 4 – How to Succeed in the Music Business: Tracking
In video number 4, How to Succeed in the Music Business: Tracking, Mike discusses tracking. Tracking is a crucial component in the recording process, one that requires an experienced audio engineer and producer. Tracking done right can make a song into a masterpiece. Tracking done wrong will assure the recording artist or band’s early and permanent exit from the music scene.
Mike Brown and Lava Room Recording: Serving Recording Artists or Bands
Mike Brown has worked with artists of note on the regional, national, and worldwide stage. Lava Room Recording is the premier recording studio in Cleveland and the Midwest. Lava Room Recording is the recording studio of choice for some of the most recognizable names in the recording industry.
In order to make it in the music business, all of the components in the recording process must be precise. The chief audio engineer, the record producer, and the support staff must be experienced and have an understanding of what it takes to create a hit record.
We’d love to hear from you and get your take on how the series is progressing. Please leave comments and/or feedback. If you have a topic you’d like covered? Just ask! We will do our best to cover it in subsequent videos and/or blog posts.
Contact Mike or Chris anytime!
Lava Room Recording
5000 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, Ohio 44103
216-322-9623 – Cell
216-334-1172 – Studio