Recording Showcase 2020
Tevin Sharp and I created the hip hop duo DT a few years ago. The music creation process started off relatively slow, but over time we started creating faster and higher quality music. We decided to create a concept album that alludes to the cycles that are present throughout life. It has the overarching timeline of a human life, but the meaning within the songs can be applied to many cycles that you can locate in your life.
The full album can be found at Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/7q9kR6djFFE0aQkvDlwTwL?si=ksqZXzsfR0mSABgKwuUooQ
Our inspiration for this song was to be near the end of the life cycle. TBD (Thinking ‘Bout Death) isn’t about thinking about literally dying, but what would be left behind if the time had come. What legacy would you leave behind?
Equipment wise I will break into two sections.
Hardware: U87 – vocals, Nord Stage 3, Louie’s guitar (solo), Fender Tele (rhythm), Dane’s drum kit, apollo twin interface, 57s, 414, 421, P170s, U89, RE20, km184, HS8, Scarlett OctoPre, Sennheiser HD650s, C24 Console.
Software: Pro Tools, FL Studio, Fabfilter (Q3, Saturn, C, R, Timeless), Izotope (Neutron 2, Nectar 3, MixTap), Bias FX, Vibe EQ, Saturation Knob, and Melodyne
About the co-producer
Hey! I’m Doug, and I’m a dual music major and EET major. I made the decision in high school to prioritize music in my life, and chose UWO as the school to help it happen. I’ve spent the last few years working on getting better recordings, better mixes, writing better (lyrics and composition), and building up my home studio. My goals are to continue to get better and create an economically sustainable lifestyle that revolves around music.
Doug Lane – Vocals, Beat Maker, Co-Producer, Guitar, Keys, Mixing, Writer
Tevin Sharp – Vocals, Beat Maker, Co-Producer, Writer
Louie Barlaw – Guitar
Dane Slinger – Drums
Tim Rusin – Mastering
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