Author Archives: Scott Sizemore

Sleep Little Baby–The Engineer Vs. the Vocalist

By | May 20, 2012

THE ENGINEER’S STORY I often read both amateur and self-proclaimed pro “producers” alike lamenting the task of having to work with vocalists. “They’re a pain in the ass,” I read.  “Frickin’ Prima Donnas!” they say.  “Good ones are hard to find,” I also hear.  As the recording engineer and producer for a new track by […]

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Dirait-On Part 2

By | November 26, 2011

(A Note About the Vocal Audio Samples Below:  With the exception of the “FINAL MIX”, I attempted to make all the vocal examples sound similar (in panning, reverb, and level), and they ONLY include 4 of the 8 voice parts I eventually recorded). The “FINAL MIX” is an excerpt from the finished track as it will be […]

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Dirait-On Part 1

By | November 20, 2011

Okay, “Lida Rose” wasn’t … perfect.  It was far from it actually, which is why I never bothered to buy a mechanical / digital license and make it available publically  A year later, though, I’d learned a lot, and I started to take piano lessons.  Well, it’s more like I picked them up again after a LOOONG […]

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Making the Sausage — Lida Rose

By | November 9, 2011

A little more background.  When I first started this whole adventure, aside from being able to read some music, peck away a little bit at the piano, and having a decent singing voice, I didn’t know the first thing about what it took to create a song with my computer.  So I decided, “Okay, let’s […]

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My Studio

By | November 7, 2011

I have the best wife in the world.  We have a fairly small house, and one of its rooms is already a dedicated office for my main business.  Recently my wife gave me the gift of a second room to be dedicated almost exclusively as studio space.  She’s been incredibly supportive of my new venture, […]

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Launch!

By | November 1, 2011

Hello everyone, and welcome to SLDMusic.com.  The site is looking a bit anemic at this point, but I’ve got to start somewhere, right?  Instead of spending hours and hours searching out the perfect layout and look for the site, or tinkering endlessly with webpage widgets or cool plugins, I’d really rather just get started writing […]

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