Initial vocal idea, chord addition, song development, demo drums, bass, acoustic guitar, LV
Final recording multi-track, kit setup, drum replacement, clap effects, tracking piano & guitars
Further drum focus, binaural recording, tape machines & plug-ins, guitar amp recording, BVs
Rolling in the Deep
Join us at Church Studios with the highly influential producer and songwriter Paul Epworth! This series uncovers the creative process behind Adele's huge 2010 hit single 'Rolling in the Deep'. Epworth describes how a vocal “riff” by Adele lead to the pair's collaborative songwriting journey, and he takes you through the demo session in Logic that comprises the original lead vocal, acoustic guitar, bass, drums, and percussion tracks. He then opens the Pro Tools session of the final tracking at Eastcote Studios and elaborates on the recording and production techniques employed.
About Paul Epworth
It’s no exaggeration to describe Paul Epworth as the most influential British producer of his generation. Nor is it hyperbole to also call him the most successful and in-demand, too. His recent production roll-call reads like a must-have list for right-minded music fans: Adele’s 21, Florence + The Machine’s Ceremonials and Lungs, The Big Pink’s Brief History Of Love and Future This, Foster The People Torches, Cee-Lo Green’s The Lady Killer, Friendly Fires’s Pala, Plan B’s The Defamation Of Strickland...