Here are a few before and after samples of a couple of projects which were brought to Shadybrook - from an iPhone recording to a completely fleshed out song complete with guest instrumentation.
Production is a process, of listening to what's been recorded and fleshing it out into a song. The Producer becomes the director of operations, working with the artist to develop their words and tunes into a professional product.
"It feels like it needs some brass right here, I know a guy."
"What do you think if we cut the lead as slide instead?"
"The lyrics here sound like you're having a conversation, can we get a female vocalist to sing this verse here?"
There's a good reason people call George Martin the 5th Beatle.
And here's a few others of the hundreds we've worked on..