Golden Mile Studio

Trumpet, trombone, production

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See my reviews. Trumpet and trombone recorded with a Neumann tube mic and Neve preamp. Writing and arranging. Pro sound at a good price.

For a few years now I've been building up my home studio of high-end mics and equipment, writing,recording and mixing, but my speciality now is BRASS.

If you want horns on your tracks I can play and record them, trumpet and trombone, with a very high-end recording chain.

If you have brass lines in mind I can copy them from midi brass or a keyboard part, or I can write brass and stack up harmonies with trombone and trumpet, add improvised solos.

If you want changes afterwards I'll make revisions until you are happy with the work.

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

18 Reviews - 5 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by Spyros B.
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    Awesome execution, fast turnaround and crystal clear sound. what more can you ask?

  2. Review by Tim C.
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    Very talented player - prompt too!

  3. Review by Mark S.
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    Absolutely stunning brass horns, Golden delivers and always treats my ears to some of the most amazing musicianship I've ever heard. He's now my go-to man for trumpets and trombones, for any style that I might need. Thank you for another fantastic job done Steven. Totally Recommended, 100%!!!

  4. Review by Mike P.
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    Steven did a terrific job with the horn section for my track. Great prices, quick turnaround and provided me with some cool harmonies and layers. Would work with again!

  5. Review by Thien N.
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    Another professional Brass recording by Steven. Right on schedule

  6. Review by Thien N.
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    Promt reply and finish job quickly.
    Offer trombone track for free.
    Very professional job.

    Highly recommended. Will definitely use again.
    Thanks Steve

  7. Review by Ori P.
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    Steven did a fantastic job replacing brass samples with live recordings! He's quick, accurate and has a great attitude! Highly recommended!!

  8. Review by Mark S.
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    Second time hiring Golden Mile Studio with an equally fast and high quality deliver just as before. They even picked out and recorded some extra parts for the project, just for good measure! Excellent all-round; great communicator, quick turnaround and super professional results = 100% satisfaction and most highly recommended. Thank you!

  9. Review by Mark S.
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    Great work from Steven and the guys yet again. He even re-edited some audio stems without me having to ask and delivered the work much earlier than expected! Always bang on point for any brass work I might need, top class results.

  10. Review by Ioannis T.
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    Another great recording by Steven. Thanks!

  11. Review by Ioannis T.
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    Lucky to have Steven record these brass tracks. Great ideas and superb playing skills. Coming back for more :)

  12. Review by JOHN J.
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    Another great job by Steve,took the song to another level,sounds so cool,JJ

  13. Review by JOHN J.
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    Another fantastic job, Steve is a great musician who has not just provided a part but really enhanced the song,JJ.My next job is already planned.

  14. Review by Mark S.
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    Mind blowing horns recorded in top quality. Amazing skills with very fast delivery, all for a very reasonable price. Excellent communication maintained throughout the project too. Lots more work coming from here. Thank you very much!! :-)

  15. Review by JOHN J.
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    A fantastic job, great feel for the song and really brought it to life.Next job already planned,JJ

  16. Review by Eric S.
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    Steven did a great job on 2 of my songs. He is a great musician and his recordings sound top-notch. He makes me want to write more songs just so I can have him record more horn parts.

  17. Review by Eric S.
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    Steven went above and beyond on both of my songs, great playing, great tone, quick turnaround. Can't wait to work with him again!

  18. Review by The Specialized Project
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    For a couple of years Golden Mile have provided session horns and mixing to The Specialized Project. Always providing a quick service whilst retaining the upmost professional standards.

Interview with Golden Mile Studio

  1. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  2. A: can you do this? Yes.

  3. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  4. A: My cheeks do not bulge out like a bullfrog

  5. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  6. A: look at the reviews, happy customers says it all

  7. Q: What's your typical work process?

  8. A: Receive the mp3 of the track, import it in Reaper, add trumpet and trombone, edit, render stems, send a link to the zip file.

  9. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  10. A: Ennio Morricone for the no boundaries approach to music

  11. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  12. A: Retro Electric - an album of electro swing released by Bibliotheque Music, co-wrote this with Alex Young. We wanted to produce some library music and get it published and we did it

  13. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  14. A: Co-writing our second electro-swing album with Alex Young, producing recordings for The Splitters, The Glory and Social Ignition, recently finished an EP for New ID, various Soundbetter brass recordings

  15. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  16. A: Both. Its 2018

  17. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  18. A: I will spend as much time as it takes to get the work to mine and the customer's satisfaction.

  19. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  20. A: It's fun.

  21. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  22. A: Anything that is not clear from the brief

  23. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  24. A: An MPC, Moog Sub Phatty, TR909, One of those array-type sound systems like you see on eg. Glastonbury main stage and a Roland RE-201.

  25. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  26. A: I started trumpet at school. I have been producing and mixing for a few years, now starting to get production music published - electro swing

  27. Q: How would you describe your style?

  28. A: Big and Punchy.

  29. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  30. A: Mr Oizo because there are no rules.

  31. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  32. A: Read everything you can find about music production.

  33. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  34. A: Anything, you never know what the next Soundbetter job will be or from where in the world

  35. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  36. A: My ear. (I do have 2 though).

  37. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  38. A: I bring the knowledge of music of an accomplished musician with the polish you can get from high-end equipment.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: It's a home recording/ mixing setup. I can take a recording setup out anywhere for recording bands.

  41. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  42. A: Writing and recording trumpet and trombone

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I was the Co-writer, trumpet, trombone, mix engineer, everything except Alex did the strings and percussion :) Ridiculous track! in this production

Gear Highlights
  • Tube-tech CL1B
  • SSL X-desk
  • SSL bus compressor
  • Neumann U87ai (tube conversion to U67)
  • Neve 1073lb
  • Rupert Neve 5012
  • Prism Orpheus Converters. TC Electronic Reverb 4000
  • Roland RE-201 tape echo
  • Focal Solo 6 monitors
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