Chief Engineer at Nashville based studio, session drummer and Belmont audio graduate. Can record, produce, edit, mix and drum on your song. Has full access to multiple isolated and live tracking rooms. Can work remotely or host an artist, session musicians, and or a band for tracking.
I'm easy to work with, super flexibly and am willing to make the product that you want. Drums, producing, editing and mixing can be done remotely or in person. If you are in the area or want to make a trip down to Nashville everything and more can be done on site. The studio specializes in recording, rehersing and song writing retreats. Studio with two isolated tracking rooms, a mixing room and a theater with recording capabilities. The theater has a full stage and sound system that can be rented out for a rehearsal space. There are two available cabins for lodging as a part of the retreat or to stay at for recording multiple days.
I also do live sound and drumming, Have toured across the country doing both with different groups.
I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.
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Interview with Greg Bruick
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I started playing drums and running sound in church.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Organic groovy and natrual.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Artist wanting the best for their song and are looking to capture that with live instruments.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Listening to what the songs calls for how you can put your stamp on a song.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I usually work on soft rock, folk and singsong writer music. But expanding to rock, soul and other styles focusing on a full band.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My strongest skill is drumming and mixing.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring the accessibility of a full studio and or the of just drums or mixing. All to the standards and wants of the artist. Willing to get the song to where the artist wants it.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: Track drums to a click and scratch or prerecorded bass and or guitar and vocals. A few hours time align editing and cleaning the session. Then mixing it down to a drum stem or whatever format the artist wants. For Tracking and mixing. We'd start with the scratch, decide on the instrumentation and parts that were wanted. Then start working on the tracking starting with drums, bass, guitar then keys, other utilities and then vocals. It would take a few hours to clean, edit and comp parts. Then several hours for mixing and revisions, based on what the artist wants.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Two isolation rooms, a control room with a Sound Craft 1600 board, Pro Tools HD and KrK V6 Monitors. Nuemann, Mojave, MXL and Shure microphones. A C &C Player Date II drum kit and Zildjan Cymbals.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Steve Jordan, Dave Grohl and Darren King for drummers. Producers and Engineers Joe Chiccarelli, Steve Jordan, J Dilla, Blake Mills, Butch Vig, Mike Elizondo, Justin Meldal-Johnsen.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Creating live drum tracks, mixing and tracking full bands.