We are a Recording Studio for the metal & hardcore niche. And we are trying to make a reputation in this site. So our price are BELOW our originals. Take the chance while you can!
When a project comes to us (Darklex Studios), we treat it like most important thing on the world. So we will do everything in our hands so the song sounds like a Sumerian/Rise Records production, from re-arrange the song, program drums, sing harmonies to write (even re-write) a vocal melody if is required.
You can send us your demos and we will finish them, so you just have to record it with the instruments of your preference. We will able to complete your song, vocal melodies, guitar solo, everything you want in! This includes, of course, the midi and wav files of the programmed drums and extra programmed stuff.
Listen this for example: Youtu.be/2mgLuYtQA8s
Just an idea and we develop it, from vocal melodies to riffs
ALSO, you can send us your Guitar Pro and we will program the drums, bass and give it life to that midi guitars from Guitar Pro. Also, if you want, we will bring more advance programmed stuff like synths, choirs that fit your music taste.
Listen this for example: Youtu.be/MniPs2AZCXA
All was programmed, except for the vocals of course.
Our mission is simple, help you to make music longer than life, so when your project comes to us, We´ll treat it like the most important thing in the world so it can be listened for decades.
I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.
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Interview with Darklex Studios
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Becomes The Sinner and MAIIN. We are super closed to this guys so we help them from compose the songs to give their the final touch!
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: At the moment we are working simultaneously in 3 EP!
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: I've been not see anyone I know, but if I found him I would change my answer!
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Digital. So much easier to have a recall. Computer are just so powerful these days that for the most people, Analog or Digital is just a subject they don't care. The important is to make music!
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: Sound like a Sumerian Record artist
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Help bands and artist to make their music sound like they dreamed it
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: If we can produce something from a voice note/riff/vocal Idea. Yes, we do!
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: We only do metal. We love all the music! We are also good in Pop and Hip-Hop but we crush it in Metal!
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What's your goal with this music?!
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Hear their work. Ask them if you can listen to something they have worked on. Make sure they match your style and how much value they provide to your song!
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My computer, a keyboard, an Apogee Interface, a mic and some headphones
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: The studios was founded 5 years ago. And it was hard but worth it!
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Very modern and melodic
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Palisades. They had an amazing vibe and we know we can provide them a lot of value!
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Focus in dynamics. Don't make the song super hype all the time or super slow, create moments to breath and give the next punch!
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Metalcore, Post-Hardcore and Alternative Metal
Q: What's your strongest skill?
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: We treat it like the most important in the world, we make sure that the song sounds something to be released by Sumerian Record. From we-write riffs, create new vocal melodies to re-arrange the entire song.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: The first thing is know your project, what kinda bands influences your sound, what's the goal for you music! Then put that in practice in your song and deliver you a song that gets you close to your vision!
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Our studios are ITB so we don't use outboard gear, We focus in the most transparent and clean converters and preamps so we use Apogee for that with Dynaudio and Adams for monitoring, We are fan of Slate Digital, Neural DSP and JST
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Producers: Joey Sturgis, Zakk Cervini, Erik Ron Bands: Bring Me The Horizon, Asking Alexandria, Architects
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Metalcore and Post-Hardocre