Music has been an integral part of my life for a long time. In 2006 I made the decision to evolve my hobby into a profession and launched my own digital music production and recording business. I was situated in the heart of Elwood in Melbourne at the time, exposed to the cultural underbelly of Melbourne. A perfect location for aspiring singer / songwriters, I took advantage of the almost unlimited supply of talent found at every local pub and open mic night.
The decision to close the studio in 2009 came down to a matter of dollars. Working as a software developer paid the bills and working in the studio, sadly, did not. Keeping a studio was not only a cost in money but also a cost in time. I suffered continuously from clients cancelling recording sessions at the last minute and not paying invoices. Most of my work came from mashing up Latin dance music with western classics for dance school performances.
Here’s a few photos from the archive of the studio during its prime: