Cary Crichlow

About Cary

Cary Crichlow is the Senior Producer and Engineer at RCR Recording Studios. He has been writing and performing music for nearly 20 years and producing and engineering for 7. His works spans dozens of genres, having worked with hundreds artists including Winslow, Tropidelic, Carlos Jones, Pierre Stone, Underpaid Packy, Chris Welker and Falling Into Fire. Cary plays several instruments including Guitar (electric and acoustic), Bass, Drums, Piano/Keyboard, Trumpet, Sax and Violin.

How to Choose a Recording Studio

So you’ve written some songs, maybe played a few shows, and now people are asking “Where can I get the album?”  You’re excited that people enjoy your music so much that they want to hear it over and over again!  But how do you create an album?

Unless you plan on […]

By |December 10th, 2011|Artists and Bands, General, Recording Technology, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

Future of the Music Industry Part 2: Collaborations Not Competition

I wanted to dig in a little deeper about a blog I wrote a couple weeks ago about the Future of the Music Industry. Remember the acronym T.E.A.M from your high school sports? Together everyone achieves more. We all give lip service to it, but at the end of the […]

By |November 10th, 2011|Artists and Bands, General, Music Industry, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

How to Finance Your Album

In these challenging economic times, it’s becoming very difficult for a lot of musicians to produce a high quality album.  Many are choosing the DIY (Do It Yourself) approach, and that’s all fine and good, but you might not be getting the best sounding final product.  A major reason musicians […]

By |October 13th, 2011|Artists and Bands, Recording Technology, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

The Future of the Music Industry: Part 1

It’s the question on everyone’s mind these days: what does the future hold for the music industry? Illegal downloading and file sharing are rampant, record sales are dropping; if we took our cue from the major labels, they seem to be scratching and clawing their way into every aspect of […]

By |October 5th, 2011|Artists and Bands, Music Industry|4 Comments

The Next Musical Revolution: Where Music Will Head In The Near Future

Music has a tendency to do one of two things: either it will create and define a culture, or it will echo and promote the current culture.  If the past is any indication of the future, then there’s really no question of what’s coming next. Study the history of music […]

By |September 26th, 2011|Artists and Bands, General, Music Industry|0 Comments

Future of Music Coalition Seeks Earning Data from Musicians and Composers

With the continuing changes happening in the music industry, it is crucial for us to know what is happening right now and use that information to develop a game plan for going forward.  With this in mind, I have discovered a survey that focuses on the musicians and how they […]

By |September 19th, 2011|General, Music Industry|0 Comments

How to Save Time and Money Recording a Song

I’d venture to say that most people probably don’t like to waste their time or money.  I’ve never met anyone that felt really good about spending their time or money on something that didn’t have some kind of value.  Let’s face it, we’ve all done it and hopefully we’ve learned […]

By |June 14th, 2011|Recording Technology, Tips and Tricks|1 Comment

Why Use a Recording Studio?

A recurring theme in my discussions with artists and bands is how they have attempted to record their music at a friend’s house or attempted to record it themselves. They do this to save money on the recording. With the advent of many low-cost recording software products, this seems like […]

By |May 28th, 2011|Recording Technology|3 Comments