1 SONG IN 2 DAYS - Watch multi-instrumentallist Shai Halperin, who records under the name Sweet Lights, record "You Let Me Down." 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.
You’d be surprised how much goes into one song. All the people, all the stories. Music is our passion, how could we keep this to ourselves?
August 16th, 2011 – Vol. 1, Episode 6 in the Shaking Through 2011 Series features Sweet Lights. The project is curated by Shaking Through Series creator, Brian McTear. "You Let Me Down", was recorded on June 25-26, 2011. The song was produced by Brian McTear and engineered by Jonathan Low at Miner Street Recordings in Philadelphia. The Video was produced and directed by Peter English, with Director of Photography Phil Bradshaw, and editor Greg P Heller. Additional photo and video by Peter English. For more info: ShakingThrough.com
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