Dead In The Scene | Vocals
Jeremy Masurkevitch (Dead In The Scene) used the studio last Thursday to track vocals for his upcoming EP, Black Book Break Up.
Liam Dagger | Guitar Tones
Late night guitar tracking with Liam Dagger.
Action Potential Productions | Sweet Girls Trailer
This is a 1-minute trailer of Josh Litman’s latest short film, Sweet Girls. Audio post-production by Alex Di Carlo. See more of Litman’s work at actionpp.com!
Fockler Electronics | the Fockler FU
Probably the worst picture ever, but gear genius Patrick Fockler came back to the studio today to begin constructing a DI/reamp box for us! It shall be named the Fockler FU.
Solar Sound | Focusrite ISA 220
We just got a Focusrite ISA 220 channel strip in the studio recently. We can’t wait to try it out on a few things!
Solar Sound | Sunn O))) 412 Cab
How typical of Paul to purchase another Sunn O))) cab to extend his existing Sunn-powered guitar rig. Heavy just got heavier. You might like to use it on your next recording with Solar Sound! ;)
Jessica Allossery | New Music
Pictured above is engineer and producer Mike Whissel with session musician Alex Tirolese, tracking for new music by Jessica Allossery! Check out jessicaallossery.com.
Katlina Cowan | Bed Tracks
Michael Brown is producing and engineering Katlina Cowan today at Solar Sound. We’ll keep you updated!
Upgraded to Pro Tools 10 HD!
Fanshawe College’s Music Industry Arts program just had a Pro Tools 10 HD upgrade giveaway, and.. well, we won! A big shout-out and thanks to all MIA faculty and students, past, present and future. Your continued support means a lot to us!
Solar Sound | Frontier AlphaTrack
Alex picked up a new toy for Solar Sound.
This Just Happened.
Lionel the Lion approves of your hard work.
Fockler Electronics | Gear Maintenance
Our pal, Patrick Fockler, stopped in today to do some maintenance on our 2B Bryston power amp and Sunn Solaris head. (They’re sounding squeaky clean!) We’ll be spending some time together to make a custom DI/Reamp box for the studio, and solder up some new cables. Patrick can be contacted for custom gearwork including repair and microphone modifications. Check...
Where There's a Wall | Online EP Release
Midnight tonight, Where There’s a Wall’s EP, “In Your Hands” will be available for purchase and streaming at http://wheretheresawall.bandcamp.com ! “I recorded the EP, “In Your Hands”, here in London at Solar Sound Studios with friend and producer Tokyo Speirs. Tokyo and Paul Mack mixed the album and it was mastered by Troy Glessner in Renton,...
Solar Sound | Month In Review
Its been a busy month and a busy month ahead at Solar Sound! We just wanted to share a couple things we’ve been working on. Markham’s Crisis Sanford just completed their “I’m Writing to Say” EP, in which two songs had been mixed by Alex Di Carlo and one song by Paul Mack (and mastered by Solar alumni, Tokyo Speirs). We’ve teamed up with Joel Kuehn (the...
Where There's a Wall | In Your Hands EP
The EPs are in! We’ll give details on how to get a hold of one very soon. Listen to the single Lazarus if you haven’t already! Recorded at Solar Sound Studios.
Julien Gignac | Pre-Production
Pictured above is local songwriter Julien Gignac in the middle of pre-production with Joel Kuehn (the Cardboard Crowns, Drop 32). The project will be engineered by Paul Mack and will be altogether awesome. Look out!!
Marika Gauthier | the Marika EP
Its finally here!! Marika Gauthier’s 6-track album can be streamed and bought on Bandcamp.. Grab the whole thing for $5, you won’t be disappointed! All sorts of hustling and magic by Marika Gauthier and Tokyo Speirs at Solar Sound Studios in London, ON. Additional behind-the-scenes wizardry by Iain Speirs and Paul Mack. Mastered by George Seara in Toronto. &amp;lt;a...
Where There's a Wall | Lazarus
FREE DOWNLOAD of Lazarus by Where There’s a Wall at http://www.facebook.com/wheretheresawall/app_178091127385 ! Produced and engineered by Tokyo Speirs at Solar Sound Studios. Mastered by Troy Glessner (Spectre Mastering).
High Top Society | Johnny Trackpants
High Top Society’s very first release, Johnny Trackpants, will be available for digital download on May 11 for $0.99. Take a listen! Engineered by Paul Mack and Tokyo Speirs at Solar Sound. Mastered by Matan Keselman.
Action Potential Productions | The Suit
Solar Sound’s Alex Di Carlo is currently working on sound design and re-recording mixing for Josh Litman’s film, The Suit. Litman is a London-based filmmaker with an impressive and diverse portfolio. Check out his work at actionpp.com! Also on the audio team is James Bolter for dialogue and Bryce Pender for foley.
Sound Replacement | Cloudy With a Chance of...
Check out Alex Di Carlo’s sound replacement for Sony Pictures Animation’s Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs! Winning the first place award for the Audio Post-Production category in Fanshawe College’s Music Industry Arts graduating class, Alex recorded and mixed all dialogue, foley, FX and sound design at Fanshawe College and Solar Sound Studios (except for original musical score,...
Tokyo Speirs | Lucky Underwear
Alex Di Carlo and Tokyo Speirs have teamed together to make Speirs’ latest track Lucky Underwear something suspiciously awesome. Listen to it with the player above! You can stream or purchase Tokyo’s full album below as well! All tracks have been recorded at both Fanshawe College and Solar Sound Studios and features many guests (view credits on Bandcamp). <a...
North Park | ONE Event
A photo from last Sunday’s ONE event hosted at North Park. Live audio engineering by Paul Mack and Tokyo Speirs. Contact us for your next event!
the Baxters | Veins & Vines
Buy the Baxters new single, Veins and Vines for only $0.99 at CD Baby or iTunes!!! We seriously loved working with these guys. CD Baby: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/thebaxters iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/veins-vines-single/id515389687
Solar Sound Family Portrait
North Park | Live Audio
Hey you! You look very nice today! Did you know that the Solar Sound team is also available for live audio? Paul Mack and Tokyo Speirs have consistently been involved with North Park Community Church’s Sunday evening program (EnRoute) for over two years (sometimes along with a certain beloved Dane Kelly). Every week we run all the equipment for music and speech. We also help with the...
Recording with the Baxters
We’ve spent the last two days tracking for the Baxters’ latest single. This track is huge. You’re actually going to pee your pants when its done. We’re stoked.
A quick update: last week we’ve complete all tracking for Marika’s material, as well as for Where There’s a Wall, and we’ve been spending every day playing with new production ideas and mixing. Tonight, we will be recording a single for yet another artist. Stay tuned!
Douglas Paul | Where There's a Wall | Marika...
Solar Sound is keeping busy! Earlier this week, local songwriter Douglas Paul dropped by with two songs in mind, one of which we have already recorded as a full band production (and the other will soon receive the same treatment!). There is still a lot of work to do, but both songs are taking shape, and we will be posting clips as soon as they are up to par with Douglas’ vision! We would...
Action Potential Productions | Red Light
“A young couple trapped at a red light are forced to confront the demons in their relationship.” Action Potential Production’s short film Red Light was released in November 2011. It was also featured in a Dutch newspaper. Written, produced and directed by Josh Litman. Cinematography by Michael Scolaro. Audio Post-Production by Alex Di Carlo at Solar Sound Studios. Litman has...
Riot Radio | Stingers
Did you know Solar Sound Studios created all the stingers for Riot Radio? (Wait, whats a stinger?) Stingers are also known as idents, tags, bumpers, drops, spots, sounders, etc. They are short audio clips that brand and distinguish radio stations from each other, meanwhile identifying the station. (DOO-DOO-DOO, You’re listening to Riot Radio!) You get the idea. Technical Director of Riot...
Marika Gauthier | Music Box & Hands On My Ears
Check out Music Box and Hands On My Ears, written and performed by Marika Gauthier! Co-written, engineered and produced by Tokyo Speirs. All the magic took place at Solar Sound Studios in January 2012, and theres going to be more to come this spring!
Eleven Alone | Dreamt
Written, recorded and mixed at Solar Sound Studios by James Fox, February 2011. Featuring drums by Adam Cannon.
Irisoul Films | Vignette
Alex Di Carlo is currently finishing up audio post-production for Irisoul Films latest film, Vignette. http://www.youtube.com/user/IrisoulFilms
Welcome to the New Website!
Send us feedback at email@example.com to tell us what you think of the new website! We have tons of great news, pictures and audio clips to share with everyone.. so stay tuned! -pm