Cam O’bi Recording Session 18
Artist: Cam O’bi
Producer: Cam O’bi
Engineer: Nick Breton
Big day today, I think it’s safe to say Cam finished the final vocals on his first song for his debut album. We’ve been recording hundreds of takes as Cam searches for the right delivery, pitch, inflection, character and feeling of every word for his song. I would expect no less from Cam after working with him for years I know he has incredible dedication to arrive at his goal as he envisions it.
We left my apartment around 10:30 to head in for our session, Cam started with his vocal chord warm ups and physical exercises. I pulled up the session and got organized for the new vocals to slide in. We started recording in longer pieces than we did yesterday which was a sign to me that Cam is getting very comfortable with the song.
He’s mesmerized the lyrics, dialed in his warm up routine and is extremely focused on completing this album. The way he’s approaching this album is similar to how a high caliber athlete trains to win the championship. Cam has completely changed his diet, sleeping pattern, exercises and vocal training to develop as a singer.
We recorded for 6 straight hours and piled up a few hundred takes throughout the construction of this verse. After getting through it we took a short break for fresh air and returned to comp it. We did the comp work in two stages:
- Evaluate every take in the playlists and mark good or bad
- Comp the best words out of each section to build the first base lead
I purchased an upgrade to Melodyne since my previous version wasn’t compatible with the new OS and new Pro Tools. We’ll get busy tuning tomorrow and aim to have all the components of this first song ready to be mixed by the end of the weekend!
CAM O’BI PROFILE:
Multi-Grammy Winning Producer, Writer, Singer, Musician from Las Vegas most famously known for working with Chance The Rapper, Vic Mensa, J Cole, Big Sean and many others. Currently living in Los Angeles working on debut solo album as an artist and producer.
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TRUTH STUDIOS PROFILE:
Truth Studios is a boutique recording studio located in the Fairfax district of Hollywood, California. The studio started in the bedroom of studio owner Nick Breton’s apartment making music with local Los Angeles buzzing artists. We have since grown into a beautiful loft where the studio currently operates. Truth offers studio rental, recording, mixing and mastering services to independent and major label clients from every corner of the globe.
Truth Studios is affiliated with acts such as Chance The Rapper, James Blake, Vic Mensa, Joey Bada$$, Boi 1da, Macy Gray, Mr Hudson, Walk The Moon, Martin Garrix, Dom Kennedy, Asher Roth, Chuck Inglish, Alina Baraz, Anatii and hundreds of other artists. This studio has become a landmark icon in Los Angeles and the music community worldwide.
Cam O’bi Recording Session 18 at Truth Studios Los Angeles with engineer Nick Breton. Cam O’bi Recording Session 18 complete lead vocals song 1.