Are you a singer without a song? Do you need music to your lyrics but have no idea where to start? You've come to the right place. Spencer works one-on-one with solo artists to create a song or album from start to finish. Whether you need assistance with production or help writing songs (everything from melody to lyrics), Spencer can create a commercial, radio-ready masterpiece just for you.
As an expert songwriter, pianist, composer and arranger in music production, Spencer helps solo artists by:
• Arranging the structure of the music and songs as a whole.
• Programming digital sounds in various software programs. (Pop, EDM)
• Composing music for organic instruments. (Rock, Indie, Alternative, Acoustic)
• Writing melodies, harmonies, and lyrics from start to finish.
Spanning from Indie Rock to Electronic Pop, Spencer is known for his meticulously detailed and carefully produced tracks that best fits that artists voice. In order to keep his productions fresh and current, Spencer is constantly thinking with his artists' genre to see where it will be 6-months to a year down the road.
Incorporating everything from synths, percussion, bass lines, and more, Spencer can write music to a solo artists lyrics, program an entire song to his or her melody or create a completely digitalized commercial masterpiece based entirely on his or her musical vision.
Solo artists who are interested in creating either an Indie, Rock, Pop-Rock, Country, or Blues sound can utilize the genius of Spencer's team of Session Musicians to compose, arrange, produce, and record any and every musical vision an artist may have.
Spencer has been producing and enhancing the sound of a countless array of bands for over a decade. From Tides of Man to Soul Circus Cowboys to Grand Lotus, Spencer has a huge musical palette for multiple genres which allows him to make quick, decisive judgement calls in production while enhancing the performance as a whole.
During a session, the producer is there to sort out and streamline the different ideas of each instrumentalist in the band which adds to the continuity of the music and ensures the end result the group is looking for. That’s where Spencer comes in. Spencer’s expertise lies in his:
• Extensive knowledge in music theory and composition.
• Ability extricate the ideal tone out of each instrument and the best performance out of each artist.
• Proficiency to capture the highest quality sound from each individual player.
No matter the intricacy of the project, Spencer's creative collaboration and a seamless flow of arranging, composing, producing and engineering enhances each bands' sound to a professional level. And once the recordings are complete, Spencer’s years of experience and connections with PR companies help bands grow and expand throughout the industry.
Breaking boundaries and crafting rock masterpieces, bands flock near and far to work with Spencer to hear their songs reach new levels of sonic glory. In fact, many go on to make multiple repeat appearances and develop several albums with him. No matter the genre or the intricacy of the project, his creative collaboration and a seamless flow guarantees an innovative, symphonic success every time.
As the Studio Manger & Executive Producer of Clear Track Studios, Spencer has access to a wide array of high-end consoles, preamps, compressors, tape machine, microphones, etc. Years of experience has given him a comprehensive proficiency in engineering where he is able to utilize a compendium of studio tactics including various micing techniques and other current recording methods.
The most sought after microphones are all within Spencer’s grasp here at Clear Track Studios! The vast collection of high end microphones provide each artist with the advantage of capturing the purest, clearest, most honest performance! View the entire list of Clear Track’s microphones on their equipment page.
The aesthetic beauty and comfort of Clear Track’s production and recording atmosphere allows for the best performance from each and every artist who works here. Regardless of genre, Spencer and the Clear Track team find it is paramount for every artist to express themselves in the presence of caring engineers inside a safe, enjoyable environment.
Recording in a world-class studio with the highest quality equipment great, but having an able producer coach an artist throughout the session in order to obtain their greatest performance is IDEAL. Utilizing Clear Track's state-of-the-art equipment, Spencer captures each artists' best sound in an atmosphere that makes them feel instantly at home.
MIXING & MASTERING
MIXING & MASTERING
After Spencer captures each instrument or vocal as clearly as possible, the recording is given to a mix engineer where he will make it listenable so that it enhances the emotional communication of the song, balances out each frequency and makes it ready for radio play. At Clear Track Studios, we have highly advanced mix engineers whose skills lie in mixing and mastering inside dedicated post-production rooms that allow for a swift workflow to maximize the quality of your final track.
Mixing is the technique of blending all of the individual tracks in a recording to create a version of the song that sounds as good as possible. This is called "the mix”. The process is comprised of:
Balancing the levels of the tracks that have been recorded & fine-tuning the sound of each instrument or voice using equalization (EQ)
“Panning” the tracks between speakers to create a stereo image
Adding reverb, compression, and other effects to enhance the original recording
Mastering is the process of turning a song or collection of songs into a final master for manufacturing so that it translates well across systems: CD player, radio, computer, car stereo, phone, etc. The process involves:
Balancing the level and tonal balance (EQ) of songs
Controlling the dynamic range - how loud and quiet each section is, for the right musical balance of variety and power
Compressing, EQing, M/S Processing and Limiting so the song is polished