Editing music

I continued editing music, this time going deeper into splicing out mistakes in the performance. When a singer messed up a line, they would wait for the next beat cycle and then repeat the correction. This way, I could splice out that beat cycle. It seems to work well. In…

In the mix

Once I started, I just kept going, working on editing footage from the music recording sessions that I had managed to digitize before leaving Jamshoro. I started mixing tracks I had organized previously, starting with the dholak (percussion) tracks and working my way up to vocals, then adding just a…

Last day of music recording?

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Recording a second Jogi Album

[gallery ids="11571,11572,11573,11574,11575,11576,11577,11578,11579"] Recording days are always busy. There is a lot of preparation and much to handle throughout the day. Logistically, I always hope that people will get there on time, and that we can be productive during a stressfully short time frame available at Sindhology. There is also the…

Recording Sur Sorath

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