Busy testing the Soyuz SU-017 tube microphone thanks to The Gear Shack!
New themes for Arendsvlei on the way! Some of Cape Town’s top musicians were in the studio to record some new music for season 2 of the kykNET series Arendsvlei. Thanks to Camillo Lombard, Craig van Willingh, Larnelle Gordon, Shaun Franke, and Byron Abrahams for some great performances of Murray Anderson‘s compositions!
Tuesday mornings are definitely more fun when you’re recording a voiceover with Siv Ngesi.
The song has arrived! Listen to “Ungazilibali” here. The song was created and sung by Zolani Mahola, Ami Faku, Bonga Kwana, Msaki, Eryn Allen Kane, with Kyle Petersen on keys. Thanks for Yann Marcherez for the lovely photo and Platoon for facilitating this collective effort. There’s a great mini documentary available on YouTube which shows […]
We are so excited to have been part of this great collaboration written by some really incredible musicians and made possible by @weareplatoon. Now is a better time than any to listen carefully to the women’s voices @zolani @bonga_kwana @msaki_za @ami_faku @erunallenkane @kylepetersenmusic The full song will be released on Friday: watch this space for updates!
We enjoyed having the Imbhewu Marimba Band from the Alta du Toit School last week. They’re going to produce a CD, keep an eye on their page for info about how to support them by buying it.
. Not too long ago we worked on an album performed by Manu Dibango and Moreira Chonguica. Half the album was recorded at Studio Ferber in Paris and we finished the recording and mixed it in Cape Town. Here is our engineer Jethro Harris sitting at the console that did the 1st half of the […]
Murray Anderson’s remix of the Amampondo track “Nomabongo” is now live on all major streaming platforms! Listen to a preview of it here.
For all the Hannibal fans, here’s Hugh Dancy at Milestone recording a voice-over in 2014.
This is our Neumann KM85, similar to our KM84 but with a built-in high pass filter. It’s a great mic for capturing fine detail. Credit to Seth Zworestine for the beautiful image.