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HBO Film Scoring Session

In Manifold Recording, news, news-manifold by Michael Tiemann

What began as a busy January in 2017 has morphed into a high-profile February. Just as we were finishing up work on our first three sessions of the year, I received a call from Branford Marsalis asking about studio availability on short notice for a film scoring project. The calendar …

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One for the Ages

In Miraverse, news-miraverse, Uncategorized, video by manifold_admin

When I was 12 years old, I discovered the music of Emerson Lake and Palmer, and with it, new powers of imagination, beauty, and creativity.  ELP became both my refuge and my strength as I battled my way through the awkwardness, confusion, and loneliness of adolescence.  

Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy Tour 2016

In Miraverse, news, news-miraverse, Uncategorized by manifold_admin

Once upon a time, there existed a very special kind of music that cast a magic spell upon its listeners.  Beyond sheer beauty and raw excitement, this music bestowed powers of creativity beyond imagination, revealing a transcendent possible beyond any conventional reality.  I first encountered such music when I was 12 years …

Wayne Krantz returns to The Miraverse

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Wayne Krantz first visited The Miraverse February 15th, 2015 after receiving the All Clear from Jimmy Herring and others.  That night we recorded Wayne playing with long-time collaborator Keith Carlock on drums and Grammy-winning legend Anthony Jackson on bass.  And we have the video to prove it: It was an …

Recording a Chamber Orchestra

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As told last month, Richard Weiss received a commission to create a full-length ballet based on Shakespeare’s Macbeth, and composer J Mark Scearce was commissioned to write the score.  Both the ballet (produced and performed by Carolina Ballet) and the music (performed by the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle) were enthusiastically received and reviewed both at …

Macbeth at 400 leaps off the page

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It took 400 years after the death of the Bard for the stars to align, but Carolina Ballet has realized the impossible–a telling of the story of Macbeth without words.  The world premiere performance at the Duke Energy Center in Raleigh demonstrated without a doubt that this production will be a favorite …

Sam Pollard selects Manifold Recording for NC location shot

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Sam Pollard is a legend in both the documentary film world and the world of narrative film editing.  Last week he came to North Carolina, both to participate in the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival and to do an interview for an upcoming documentary project that is scheduled to air …

Autumn Nicholas Tracking Sessions

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Autumn Nicholas, an award-winning singer-song writer from Fayetteville North Carolina, is recording her first studio album at Manifold Recording! We spent the first week of February recording scratch tracks.  Each week thereafter we added layers, recording drums and percussion, bass, piano, organ, guitars, and finally lead vocals.  We will mix and …