First Song – Made in Argentina

Newly Made in Argentina

The past three weeks or so have been quite productive for Black Sea Storm. I was able to write the first Black Sea Storm song made in Argentina. Just finished laying down all the tracks today.
Until yesterday there was no vocals, because I did not have a microphone here in Buenos Aires. Yesterday I went to Oddity Music on Sarmiento, between Avenida Callao and Montevideo. I bought an audio-technica AT2050 condenser microphone. Between yesterday and today I laid down all the vocals, I even have all the lyrics ready. What I don’t have though, are monitors to mix. I’ve been doing everything with my Beyerdynamic DT770 headphones so far, but for mixing I need speakers. If you’ve done some music recordings on your own, you probably know all the bad things that will happen to your mix, when you only mix with headphones. Continue reading “First Song – Made in Argentina”

Black Sea Storm, Buenos Aires

In a new country, being able to record again

I’ve been now living in Buenos Aires for the past six months. As far as music gear goes, I came here pretty much just with my bass guitar and bunch of cables. I’ve been playing my electric Fender Jazz Bass acoustically until I decided to purchase an audio interface. I got the Scarlett Solo by Focusrite. It was extremely refreshing to hear some amplified bass sound again. I messed around for several weeks with GarageBand. I suddenly realized that I could produce some Black Sea Storm songs without heavy gear. I decided to get a copy of Logic Pro X, and an electric guitar. Continue reading “Black Sea Storm, Buenos Aires”