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Beak Music is Nigel Sweeting, AKA "Cactus" or " Beak " - all forms of Audio, both live and recorded, cheerfully and expertly taken on.
I have been involved in Audio Related activities for over forty years, as a player, sound engineer and producer. This has included stints as owner of " the fridge" studios for a decade, owner of Allpro Audio,working on Womad for twenty years in operation and audio design, A.S.O. audio in Al Fresco mode, A.P.R.A. licensing controller for Victoria and Tasmania, and more engineering and touring operations, both nationally and internationally, than I care to count. I currently do audio production for the Tutti organisation. I love playing with and around sound, in all it's myriad forms.
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Doing audio for the CD launch for the fabulous The Sisters of Invention on Friday night at Festival Centre Space...Great band, wonderful tunes...wouldn't miss it for anything!!
Spending a lot of time at Karisma studio lately...New album for Andy Armstrong and a surprise package to work on...more later..!!
Working at writers week for next six days...open air with a predicted mid 20's C. for the week...what could be more perfect. Then back to the studio to continue recording on a current album project.
Been doing a fair bit of recording at Karisma Studios recently..Some beds for Andy Armstrong's new album, A meditation tape, some Arias for Grace Bawden ( two by Mozart and one by a spanish composer I had never heard of that was so emotional and heartfelt)...love working in there..!! Also playing a lot more with a variety of friends on my new double bass...loving getting back into harness...!!
Had a call from a friend recently to do some engineering on her film soundtrack at Karisma Studio....I walked in and thought I had died and gone to heaven....Avalon, Neve, SSL, ...Neumann,AKG ....beautiful sounding rooms....a well kept secret that should be shared...!!!
Just finished a 14 song demo for Skinny Moon.... Happy!!
Currently doing the audio at the Opera studio in Hendon for the Tutti production "Eyemusic"....Multi media experience... Great play, very thought provoking, make an effort to see it as it ends on the 31st.
Trumpet Fanfare....Finished the Old South CD and sent it off to the pressing place.... Very happy with the result...
Nearly finished with Old South...Just doing the checks and balances on the mastering....sounds great...
Lets try again.... if it's difficult for you to come to us, we will come to you. 16 track mobile recording service available... ring Nigel on 0407 726 255 for details/bookings
Doing some upgrades to the studio over Feb and March so offering special rates over this period.... Call Nigel on 0407 726 225 with any enquiries.
All recording of the " Old South " album in the can ( or more accurately on the disk ). Now for the Mix and Master....
Just finishing off the bed tracks for " Old Souths" next album at Steve Salvi's Studio...beautiful sounds in a lovely spot...and the desk didn't blow up...