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What does it take to get the best recording of a live performance?

Staged jointly with Sound On Sound and Headliner Magazine, this exciting new feature will demonstrate techniques for capturing high quality sound from the stage and maximising live multitrack recordings when mixing. 
 

Hosted by renowned recording engineer Simon Todkill, Simon will describe his microphone choices and placements and mix decision with running commentary.

His DAW will be displayed above the stage offering a unique insight into the decision making processes involved in crafting a successful live recording.

Join the competition for the best audio mix...

After the show, the audio files will be made available for you to create your own mixes to enter them into a competition to win an audio prize.

Stage to Studio will run from 3pm on Sunday 15th and Monday 16th September

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MEET THE CREW

THE ENGINEER: SIMON TODKILL

THE ENGINEER: SIMON TODKILL

Having worked with the likes of Kanye West, Matt Corby, Hiatus Kaiyote, Charli XCX, Movement, The Griswolds, and more it’s no wonder Simon has garnered quite a reputation for his natural aptitude and ability to translate an artist’s vision into sound.

Simon’s career has seen him earn various accolades, including numerous Gold and Platinum album credits, such as on Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, and Matt Corby’s ARIA Song Of The Year ‘Brother’.

THE BAND: VC PINES

THE BAND: VC PINES

As heard in recent singles ‘Garden Of The Year’ and ‘Vixen’, VC Pines - aka Jack Mercer - has moved away from the realm of indie-rock that he enjoyed as front man of The Carnabys and has immersed himself in a well of alternative soul, poetry and punk performance.

Mercer has garnered the support of BBC Radio’s Steve Lamacq, Lauren Laverne, Chris Hawkins, Huw Stephens, Tom Robinson, Cerys Matthews and Jack Saunders. He has also received praise from the likes of Clash Magazine, Headliner Magazine, Atwood Magazine and Fred Perry Subculture.

THE STUDIO: MILOCO STUDIOS

THE STUDIO: MILOCO STUDIOS

Stage to Studio has been made possible courtesy of Miloco Studios.

Established in London in 1984, Miloco now run over 90 studios worldwide, from a seven-studio headquarters in London to the luxurious Black Rock located on the Greek island of Santorini.

Miloco represent some of the best and most popular recording studios. With rooms used by many UK and international artists, record producers and engineers often as a first-choice option.

Upcoming acoustic talent

Stage to Studio will also host ‘Tony Moore Presents Effie' throughout Sunday and Monday.

Effie was chosen as an NME emerging artist and has gained support from BBC Radio 1, Capital XTRA and Kiss whilst collecting a massive one million plays on Spotify.

So, when you need to take a break from the show floor, grab a drink at the PLASA Show bar and treat yourself to the next generation of music. 

Compete for the best audio mix!

After the show, the audio files will be available for you to create your own mix. Our expert team will then pick the best mix and the winner will receive a audio prize.

Return to this page after PLASA Show has ended to access the stem files - good luck!

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15 - 17 September 2019

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