John King and Ron Flack talk about the process of transitioning from Songwriter to Producer and Engineer. John joined forces with Realgrey Records 7 years ago. Listen to some of Johns work on the CARRIAGE SONG podcast.
JOHN KING, Talks Production
Jesse Gearhart, AKA Run Red Cassette released his studio project "Everything's Mutual Between Us". Jesse played almost everything himself, so you see why he's such an asset to the Realgrey team. Self produced this project was engineered by Ron Flack, John King, Ariana Horton. Mixed by John King except tracks 1 and 3 by Kevin Embleton. Mastered by John Finley.
Engineered by: Ron Flack, Erik Hansen, Dave Seymour, Matt Kurtz, Spencer Martin, Clayton Thorton, Nate Netti, and John King. Mixed by: Spencer Martin, Ron Flack, Clayton Thorton, Nate Netti and John King. Mastered by: Carl Saff. Artwork: Nate Van Twisk
Encouraged to come out for one last run through the studio, Wild Boy as they are lovingly remembered by their regional following offers "Order in Flux". Instrumentally inspirational. Recorded, mixed and mastered by John King, Recorded here at the studio.
Indré is currently in the studio working on her follow-up to Serenity. She worked closely with Jesse Gearhart in the preproduction and production stage... Then with John King in the mixing and final touches, so it's no wonder her first offering has been so well received. It was recorded here at the studio and mastered by Spencer Martin. Listen to her WKSU interview here.
The single release "Room for us" displays the skills of Laura Lazarites Shank Beaverhausen - English Horn, Brandon Covey - Bass, Broe Davis - Electric Guitar, Ron Flack - Piano, Halle Kurtz - Violin, Joe Kurtz - Classical Guitar, Matt Kurtz - Percussion. Recorded and Mixed at Our Carriage House Recording Studio for Realgrey Records by Ron Flack Mastered by Spencer Martin.
Compass North Worship is based out of Compass North Church in Akron, OH. Their first album release, One voice, was arranged and produced by music director, Kyler Morrison. Recorded by Ron Flack at Realgrey Records. It was handed off to Ainslie Grosser for mixing and mastering.
In this first release from Lila Farris, Better Things to Come, you'll hear a depth in lyrical content that is beautifully canvased with a voice that is beyond her years. Lila wrote and arranged all the songs and coproduced with the help of Ron Flack who also tracked and mixed. Mastered by Spencer Martin in Seoul, South Korea.
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This was the very first project we did under the name "Realgrey Records". Recorded mostly by Ron Flack in his living room studio, with bits and pieces recorded by Ryan Gerber and Benjamin Payne in their homes. Songs 2 and 7 recorded by Matt Kurtz in his bedroom. Mixed by Ron Flack and Josh Compton with help from Ryan Gerber, Benjamin Payne and Matt Kurtz. Mastered by Benjamin Payne.
This is Brandon's 2nd coloration with Realgrey Records. He's invited his wealth of talented friends to join him and per usual this is a very listenable and one might say healing project. Recorded and mixed by Ron Flack it was self produced.
Realgrey Records Recording Artist, Anya Van Rose has released "Golden Age". We are really proud of the work that Anya and band have accomplished together. It was track at the studio, produced by John King, mixed and mastered by Spencer Martin. See review in the Canton Rep and listen at Bandcamp.
Executive Producer: Peter-John Campbell. Music Production: Ron Flack, John King, Akila Karunagoda, Daniel Lim, and John Yany. Sessions recorded at: Realgrey Records @ Our Carriage House, Spencer Martin’s Studio, One Way Studio, Kopperhead Studio, and Frequency Productions. Project Assistant/Social Media Coordinator: Autumn Terry and Elise Cole. Mixing: Ayman Fekry, Andrew Dawood, Spencer Martin and Akila Karunagoda. Mastering: Andrew Dawood at Salvation Link Studios. Editing: Shery Shokry, Ron Flack, Enoch Salvi, Pete Campbell, Akila Karunagoda and Daniel Lim.
SHVS are: Jonny McAllister, Alex Eliopoulos, Chris Castorano. Lush was the first recording in our current location. Engineered by John King. Additional engineering from Cole 'Trickle Tickle' Taylor., Greg Snier and Dylan Streight Mastered for digital by Spencer Martin in Seoul, SOuth Korea. Mastered for vinyl and pressed by Musicol Vinyl Pressing in Columbus, OH
By the time Tosca landed at Realgrey she was already a seasoned recording artist. Her ear for melody, composition and production are evident in this 4 song EP. Currently available at Spotify and Amazon music. It was tracked here at the studio and handed off to Joel Maze for mixing and mastering.