Welcome to SoundStage! Encore

Encore is an ongoing SoundStage! series that explores how the music we love gets made. New segments are added on the 1st of each month.

SoundStage! Encore production is supported in part by KEF.


August 2018

Canadian Vincent Bélanger is a world-class cellist whose debut album, , was released in 2011. On is a haunting rendition of “Amazing Grace” in which he makes his cello sound like a hornpipe. In May 2018, we were able to meet with Vincent in Antwerp, Belgium, where he played the song for us and described how he creates this unique sound. (To contact Vincent directly, e-mail vincent.belanger@audionotemusic.co.uk.)

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Henkka Niemistö discusses the role of a recording engineer.

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Producer Peter J. Moore describes how he used a single Calrec microphone to record the Cowboy Junkies' The Trinity Session in 1987.