Dartmoor band ‘Fallen Cedars’ perform “Dear Friend” in 360 VR with spatial audio
Recorded live at April Media Productions.
Fallen Cedars are rooted on the edge of Dartmoor. A band created from a diverse range of musical backgrounds and creative wishes. They play original songs and a few obscure covers.
They describe their music as uplifting, languid, lilting and melodic; a sound of indie folk mixed with lounge; acoustic and electric.
- Find Fallen cedars online at: http://www.fallencedars.com/
Fancy your own 360 VR video? get in touch. It’s the future…
IMPORTANT: To enable viewing in 360 VR, ensure to watch in Google Chrome or on the Youtube app and select the highest available quality for the best viewing experience.
Take a look around – try it with stereo speakers or even better with headphones on!
Plymouth band ‘Envy of Angels’ were in the studio this weekend recording their latest demo and took time out to take on the “Mannequin Challenge”
- Find out more about Envy of Angels
London based concert harpist Caolan Walpot spent a couple of days in the studio recording his latest album “Remembrance”.
Caolan was performing on a range of harps including Concert Pedal Harp (pictured), Clarsach and Queen Mary harp.
The album features a mix of cover tracks and also his own compositions.
Caolan was joined by classical singer Lucy Treacher who performed on a couple of tracks.
Caolan Walpot began playing the harp at the age of 9. In 2011, he was awarded a scholarship to the Purcell School of Music, where he started studying under Charlotte Seale, with whom he currently studies under at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.
Caolan has performed as a soloist in numerous venues in London and across the country and with the Purcell Symphony Orchestra and the Guildhall Symphony Orchestra in venues such as the Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and the Barbican Hall. Caolan is an enthusiastic chamber musician and with a range of ensembles he has performed in numerous churches and different venues in London, including the Wigmore Hall.
Find out more about Caolan at: caolanwalpot.com
Tavistock based ‘SLM’ release their 360 degree VR Video ‘The Night’.
This revolutionary video is best watched on an iPad (select high 4k resolution) and features Sam playing all musicians in the band, with the b-roll running 180 degrees which plays on the premise that at the end of the day everyone loves the night-time!
A very complex video to produce which includes 24 hour 360 timelapse, accurately mapped by the kick drum clock, with all characters green screened and overlaid.
Fancy your own 360 Music video? get in touch. It’s the future and certainly brings a new dimension to the music video.
We are now also able to integrate Aerial 360 VR with no drone in shot – all very clever stuff!!
IMPORTANT: Ensure to watch in Google Chrome or on the Youtube app and select the highest available quality for the best viewing experience
Plymouth Argyle Football Team dropped into April Media Productions studios to record their parts for the chorus of the forthcoming charity single.
The song “Janner” performed by Rick O’Shay & Dave Banana (also pictured) also features other local musicians including guitarist Phil Lean, Drummer Keith Russell, and Alan on bagpipes!
The single will be available as download and on CD at the PAFC shop and at matches from 21st November.
Proceeds will be donated to The Chestnut Appeal for Prostate Cancer, based at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth.
Plymouth Labour Councillors were in the studio recording their version of ‘Love Can Build A Bridge’.
The song, originally performed by ‘The Judds’ will be released towards the end of 2015 as a charity single. All money raised from sales of the single will be split between supporting our military veterans and refugees fleeing war.
Plymouth punk band Denada 3 return to April Media Productions to record their latest album “Disharmony”
This studio video is of the title track taken from their 16 track album released at the end of April 2015.
- Visit Denada 3 online at: http://denada.co.uk
Trio Five Finger Discount have been in the studio for a few days recording their debut EP. 4 quirky tracks make up The ‘Today EP’ released in March 2015. This Westcountry three-piece combine their many varied influences, including hip-hop, ska, drum ‘n’ bass and reggae, to create their own harmonious blend of lyrical Hip-Pop. Their energetic live performances are gaining rave reviews and a rapidly growing reputation.
- Find out more at: www.fivefingerdiscount.co.uk
Blues guitarist Kris Dollimore has spent a week at April Media Productions Recording Studios in Plymouth tracking vocals and guitars for his forthcoming album, scheduled for release in March.
This track ‘Better Than Being Alone’ is a live version of one of the songs to feature on his forthcoming album which we filmed during a break from recording.
Kris was nominated for Best Solo/Acoustic Artist at the European Blues Awards 2014. He currently performs nationwide as a solo artist having spent years gigging and in the studio with bands including The Damned, Del Amitri and The Godfathers.
Professor Ian Stewart dropped by to April Media Productions Recording studios to record for the forthcoming BBC series Planet Oil, scheduled for airing later this month.
In this series, Professor Iain Stewart visits the places that gave birth to the earth’s oil riches, discovers the people who fought over its control and supply, and explores how our insatiable thirst for oil is changing the very planet on which we depend. It’s a journey that will help us answer a fundamental question – how did we become so addicted to oil in little more than one human lifetime?