Having helped generate the first wave of '90s pop-punk, Face to Face was due to profit from the mainstream success of artists like Lit and Blink 182 who had taken their melodic approach to punk songcrafting to new commercial heights. With so much punk credibility to be had, the last thing anyone expected these famous SoCal punkers to do is release a hard rock record; which is exactly what the foursome did when they shipped their first disc for Beyond Records in 1999. From the initial drum and guitar blasts of the record's lead cut "Overcome" Ignorance Is Bliss lets listeners in on the fact that Face to Face would not be limited to the punk genre, and that the quartet's songwriting skills stand up against the most successful of hard rock bands.
Charly Bliss make no secret they’re a throwback. They hone in on an era from about 20 years ago, when seemingly every other band came blissed out, drenched in sun, and outfitted for a spot on the 10 Things I Hate About You or Jawbreaker soundtrack next to Veruca Salt. Back then, for every Breeders there were at least two Letters to Cleos or Stretch Princesses, and their legacy is now constrained doubly: condemned the first time around by a rockist critical establishment for being too poppy, then when everyone started being OK with pop again, dismissed with the same received condemnation. Thing is, this style never went away, it’s just tended to age down.
"Quiet letters" is music that certainly will envolve all your senses in one single harmony. Kind of easy-listening, chill-out music for having a moment of relax with captivating vocals and gentle percussion that will make you travel to faraway lands…
How to get perfect rap and hip-hop vocals. Grammy award winning mix engineer Brian Chirlo brought his extensive recording and mixing background; Wyclef Jean Tony Bennett Lady Gaga Amy Winehouse Paramore John Mayer Dipset & more to Pro Studio Live.
In this class we’ll teach you some of the best recording and mixing techniques used to get professional sounding acoustic guitar and vocal productions. You’ll have access to the raw tracks of the song used in the class, so you can start putting everything you learn into practice right away.
We all want to produce top notch vocals in our recordings. Whether we’re tracking our own songs at home or producing vocals for paid clients, we know that a polished vocal can make or break a recording. But capturing a great vocal is more than just buying a great mic and letting the singer rip. There are some key behind-the-scenes steps that take place in order to create that crystal clear, punchy, and vibrant vocal we all hear on the radio
Learn some of the most effective vocal techniques that have aided some of the biggest singing stars, and take your voice to the next level. Kenn Hicks and Marcus Miller will show you how to warm up correctly and control your breathing, as well as describing exactly how to make a song your own. Full of tips, anecodtes and the best advice to get you singing like a pro.