Full song production from your Lyrics or Simple Demo to Finished product. Using Nashville’s top session Players (no electronics all real instruments) Real musicians recording the session together live to give you the best product possible. Mixed and mastered and handed to you within 14 days of order.
Full Song production with a Nashville Allstar Band - On guitar Joe V McMahan (K.D. lang and Jo-El Sonnier, Lee Ann Womack, Shelby Lynne and Allison Moore ) , Guitar- Tony Obrotha -( Little BiG Town, LeAnn Rimes, Wynona Judd,Peter Cetera) Bass -James Hags Haggerty (Josh Rouse, The Original Blues Brothers Band , from Wilco The Autumn Defense, Joe Marc's Brother), Sax- Randy Leago(The Beach Boys, Shelby Lynne, Martina McBride, Duane Eddy, Deana Carter), Keys - Micah Hulscher (Margo Price, Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, Alabama Shakes), Drums- Martin Lynds(Chuck Mead, James Burton, Last Train Home, Marty Stuart)
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Interview with Cowboy Keith Thompson
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Vintage R&B jazz and soul
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Get demo,lyrics, create Nashville number chart ,reference source material, record live with full band
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Production and mixing
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Hire the best musicians
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I would love to work with James Hunter no one’s doing old school soul better than him right now
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Laid-back organic cooperative
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I’ve been doing this for 31 years
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How fast can I get this, Me how good do you want to sound??
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I get to work with talented musicians
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: The best possible work at the agreed price no surprises
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Stax records, Phil Spector, Capital Studio A, Frank Sinatra, Prez Prado
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Full live tracking room, two Isolationrooms,two guitar closet’s, piano room, The ability to record 10 musicians live
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: A true organic quality that only cutting the live using with multiple musicians,with real instruments can give you
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Americana and roots music, Jazz, Soul and R&B
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Two track analog recorder recorder, 4 good microphones,good preamps, a good piano, and Guitar
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Please be as descriptive as possible, in the style that you would like the music to reflect, using references to other artist that you admire
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What do you want to get out of this recording and what is the message and the feeling you're trying to get across
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That we record things piece by piece, here we do it all as live as possible, overdubbing vocals and high horns
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I like to use analog preamp’s and real instruments but ProTools and wave files unfortunately work best in this situation
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: A collection of instrumental circus music
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: My lable inglehood records, 12 great classic Soul and R&B records www.nashvillesoulmusic.com