Behind the Track

Behind the Track: LUCASV

12th June 2017

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What was the inspiration behind your track?

As always, I was just playing around on my piano and I ended up finding those three chords. I wanted something a little bit different than what I usually do, more ‘dancy’, so I used a faster tempo and I also sang for the first time on one of my songs.

What did your process involve?

The first thing that comes to my mind is that night when I recorded the vocals, I was on holiday in Paris with very limited access to equipment.  I found an old very cheap dynamic microphone, used a sock as a pop filter and recorded the vocals in my bed. I was nearly falling asleep.

Most of the synth and effects you can hear are presets that I made from scratch.  I really wanted to have “my” sound – people to know me as a sound in particular more than an image you know?

Different atmospheres during the song: ambient, dancy, and inevitably a jazzy and trap touch.

So I recorded everything in Paris during summer and mixed it in Brighton where all my equipment was.

Is there a story behind the track?

Perhaps, you tell me 🙂

Can you describe your sound in three words?

Cloud – Waves – LUCASV

What’s the best thing about studying at BIMM?

I really like the teachers we have in Music Production and as I said earlier, being able to have hands on the best recording studio/equipment in Brighton to learn, record and mix.

Author

Sarah-Louise Burns

Having been part of the BIMM Marketing Team since 2016, Sarah has been working in Social Media Marketing since 2013. She Graduated the University of Hertfordshire in BA(Hons) Photography and Media Business and has a keen interest in the power of social media.