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river matthews - stars
Live acoustic version of 'Stars' by River Matthews.
Produced by Oliver Bowring

Recorded and filmed at State of the Ark Studios, London. Singer-songwriter, River Matthews, performed a live version of his original track ‘Stars’ from his album ‘Imogen’.  Our managing director Oliver Bowring produced the session, with videographer, George Taylor, assisting on video and recording engineer, Matt Cooke, handling audio.

  • 1x Canon EOS R Camera
  • 1x Panasonic Lumix GH4 Camera with Metabones Canon EF to Micro Four Thirds T Speed Booster 0.71x
  • 2x Panasonic Lumix GH4 Camera with Metabones Canon EF to Micro Four Thirds T Speed Booster XL 0.64x
  • Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM Lens
  • Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art Lens for Canon
  • Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens for Canon
  • Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens
  • Safari R1100 Tripod System
  • 2x Manfrotto 055CXPRO4 Carbon Fibre 4-Section Tripod with Manfrotto MVH500AH Fluid Video Head
  • PhotoSEL LS21E52 Professional Softbox Studio Light
  • Arri 650w Fresnel Tungsten Light
  • Lead vocals recorded by a Neumann U87 Ai MT Multipattern Condenser Microphone using a figure-8 polar pattern
  • Loop pedal vocals recorded by a sE Electronics V7 Supercardioid Dynamic Microphone
  • Guitar recorded by DI using a Radial ProDI Passive DI Box
  • Boss RC-20 Loop Station
  • AMS Neve 1073 DPA Stereo Mic Pre Amp with Analogue Output
  • Sony DMX-R100 Digital Audio Mixer
  • Focusrite RedNet D16 AES Interface
  • Audio recorded and mixed in Pro Tools HD 12
  • Audio mastered in Adobe Audition CC 2019
  • Reverb: Bricasti M7 (modified Sun Plate A preset in LiquidSonics’ Seventh Heaven Professional Plug-in)
  • Video edited and produced in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019
  • Vocals and Guitar: Darragh Chaplin
  • Production: Musicarta Media
  • Cinematography: Oliver Bowring
  • Camera Operator: Joe-lee Coupe
  • Video Editing: Oliver Bowring
  • Audio Production: Oliver Bowring