Insight Into The Silvers Recording Process

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The Silvers Poster - Mick, Ricky, Glenn and Tom The Silvers Poster – Mick, Ricky, Glenn and Tom

Some of you may be wondering how four guys who live so far apart can still make music. The Silvers are doing something very original as a “virtual” band. We’ve never played together nor have we all been in the same room at the same time! So here’s how we do it. To start with, someone brings a song. Usually that person has an idea of how it should sound, so he lays down a DEMO. This usually involves recording the tune along with a metronome or drum machine.

In my case, for the DEMO, I use “Ringo”, the drum machine Ken and I had accompany us during our Double Shot days. This sets the tempo and relative drum beat of the song. Usually I first record “Ringo” the length of the intended arrangement. Second I record the chords. Thirdly comes…

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