Highlights of The Soul Motivators playing live at Toronto's The Great Hall on February 11th, 2012.
Video Directed, Shot and Edited by Mike Howey, Ohji Inoue (Second Camera), and Ryan Ongaro (Sound).
About The Soul Motivators:
Finding the right groove means digging deep. With a love of vintage soul and funk, The Soul Motivators have mined their musicality to bring you a fresh revival of a retro sound.
Featuring numerous veterans of Toronto’s thriving underground funk scene, The Soul Motivators are an 9-piece, 3 horn explosion, whose rough, tough & soulful funk with a hiphop flair that motivates people straight to the dancefloor. For The Soul Motivators, it’s all about keeping it real, keeping it right, and keeping it tight.
Visit us at http://www.soulmotivators.com or contact us at: info@soulmotivators.
The goal of our "minimalist" recording sessions is to capture the vintage, live-off-the-floor vibe that was so prevalent in recording styles during the '60's and '70's. In our attempt to recreate that retro style and sound, we limit ourselves to a maximum of 8 microphones (or less!) to record the session.
This particular session with The Soul Motivators was recorded with 5 microphones. The vocals and guitar solos were overdubbed, but the track was otherwise recorded live-off-the-floor at Verge Music Lab.
'Gravy Train' by The Soul Motivators
Recorded by Reuben Ghose at Verge Music Lab
Mixed, and Mastered by Reuben Ghose at Mojito Mastering
Filmed and Edited by Michael Welfle & Lucas Santo of Orange Peel Pictures
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