August 2018 was busy with recordings of keyboards in our studio in Stockholm, Sweden:
June 2018 we were at Old Barn Drum Studio in Skåne (South District of Sweden) and participated with Keyboard (Fender Rhodes and Grand Piano) performance at the Swedish singer Lotta Bornö’s new album. Drums, bass, keyboards and guide track vocals were recorded simultanious.
Our own electronic music is called “Analog Prophet”. We have now released our 5th release (2 albums and 3 singles). This time an apocalyptic musical journey as described by the Prophet Ezekiel, chapter 40-48, painted with ambient electronic music and ethnic brush strokes.
Credits for additional species to the atmosphere of this album:
* Leumas Fyzz for boasting the beats a finalizing the mix, mastering.
* Juno Voya for ethnic vocals.
* “Sarah” for spoken (whispering) “mystical” words (well, its scriptures from the prophet Ezekiel) in persian.
A couple of weeks in April and May 2018 we were in Jerusalem, the capitol of Israel, and recorded and edited an audio book in some different language versions. The author is the Swedish-Israeli artist and author Birgitta Yavari-Ihlan. Readers were Birgitta and her South-African/Canadian husband Elliot.
SVT (Swedish National Public Television) broadcasted March 25th a documentary of the Swedish Grammy Awareded artist James Hollingworth where we participated as keyboard player.
Finally it was time for release of the CD we wrote (and produced) with the vocalist Eleonora Lahti in Williamsburg, PA (USA) October-November 2018. A 12 piece band and singers participated at the recording also participated at the release concert in Uppsala, Sweden March 10th 2018. Mission completed!
We made the music and edited the sound for the TV program series Kanal 10 Granskar (Channel 10 Investigation). Met the production team Thursday and a couple days later we had written intro and outro music, 17 minutes underscore music and mixed the program (-8dBFS mono for Kanal10 and EBU R128 for other Broadcasters). The program broadcasted Tuesday and now we are ready for program two and later om more programs in the series. The first program was about how young girls in Nepal are abused by high rank people of the organisation “Love Nepal” abuse young and poor girls, and also how main stream media ignore what is told them.
Here is the intro/theme music, “Investigation”, composed by Torbjörn “Toby” Frisk (melody, musical framework and arrangement) and Sam Frisk (beats, mix and mastering):
Swedish Grammy awarded artist James Hollingworth was recorded by SVT (The Swedish Public Television). The program is a documentary about the artist in a music studio environment, recording a new catchy children’s song. We participated in the team as keyboard player and also worked with the arrangement of the song together with the artist and the other musicians. The program was recorded at Old Barn Drum Studio in Skåne (district of most southern part of Sweden)
We recorded and mixed narration with Rigmor Holst for Kanal10 Norge (Norway) to the program serie “I Ben Gurions Fotspår” (In The Footsteps of Ben Gurion). The serie contain eight program plus some promo. Earlier we recorded the programs in Israel , nixed and and made the music for the Swedish version. Each program we mixed to EBU R128 as well as the older -8dBFS mono format. The are were produced by Kanal 10 (Chanel 10) and Keren Kajemet
Here is the intro/theme music, “New Horizon”, for the series, written by Torbjörn Frisk, Sam Frisk and Ida Benjaminsson:
Touchline is a successful Swedish music project by Rick Gisslén. 15 years ago we were a part of this music production group containing Rick Gisslén (composer, singer), Jannicke Jernström (vocals) and Torbjörn “Toby” Frisk (producer, arranger, sound engineer). Now we are on again and produce some more songs for an upcoming Touchline compilation album. This album is melodic old school pop for adult people, planned to be released springtime 2018.