The winners of Frequency Airborne Battle of the Bands, Energy Without the Sun, have just recorded their first album at Create Studios.
Energy Without the Sun are a four-piece band from Chippenham. They won the first prize of this prestigious music competition held at the 12 Bar which was to spend 5 days in Create Studios' state-of-the-art Sound Studio working alongside top producer Barry Andrews (ex XTC), a Mac Book Pro & Logic Studio Software courtesy of Western Computers. Mediaplant will provide the winning band with 1000 copies of the finished CD to take the next steps in their career development.
They competed against 40 other bands and 2 others in the final heat of the Battle of the Bands competition which was run by Frequency Magazine and Brunel FM.
The band said "We are delighted with the tracks we did with Barry at Create. It's been so good. We managed to get far more done that we thought and are now at the mixing stage."
Band members are Ali Hoff – Guitar & Vocals, Mark Henly – Bass & Vocals, Simon Garraway – Guitar & Vocals, Steve Jones – Drums.
The album is called Good Clean Dirt. They also secured a late sponsorship deal from Mark Pepperall Photography in association with Hot Pepper Design Ltd who are based at Create Studios, for a photo shoot and album cover design.
Create Studios, based at the Wyvern Theatre and part of the Borough's Culture Swindon Team has a brand new sound studio. You can learn computer based music programmes such as Logic or Cubase or use the live recording facility to record your own music.
For bookings and hire rates contact Create Studios on 01793 465399.