Recording Techniques behind Dreamers of the Ghetto's "Heavy Love." From the Shaking Through series, produced by non-profit Weathervane Music with WXPN non-commercial radio.

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Shaking Through is a documentary series about the Birth of a Song. Each year we give 10 of the most exciting young minds in music a challenge: One Song in two days.

First take to final mix. No extensions. No safety net.

We bring in the best filmmakers around so we can share the band’s experience with you. We want tell you about the stories behind the songs, the techniques we used to produce it, and help you witness the sacred places where artists bare their souls. Every song, every take.

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June 21, 2011 – Vol. 2, Episode 6 in the Shaking Through 2011 Series features Dreamers of the Ghetto. The project is curated by Shaking Through Guest Curator, Ben Swanson of Secretly Canadian. "Heavy Love", was recorded on March 13-14, 2011. The song was produced by Brian McTear, engineered by Jonathan Low at Miner Street Recordings in Philadelphia. The Video was produced and directed by Peter English, with Director of Photography Jen Schneider, and editor J.Devirgilis. Additional photo and video by Peter English.

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