The Recording Artist
is the most unique way for you to discover and experience new music.
This TV show is created live online, with your participation as Multi-Platinum Engineer/Producer, Otto D'Agnolo (aka "The Recording Artist") makes new records with indie bands in a race against a two hour count down clock.
Now available on Amazon Prime, Roku TV and this website.
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LIVE 2 Hour Recording Sessions
Up and coming bands record one of their songs in a race against a two hour countdown clock. You can watch the whole process live online, vote on songs to be recorded and even CHAT with the band on the big screen TV during the process.
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In between live events, review these tutorials about our recording process. You'll learn the meaning of terms and concepts commonly used on the show which will make the whole experience more enjoyable for you.
10 Episodes of Season #1 featuring 39 indie bands are now available on Amazon Prime, our own Roku TV channel and this website. To watch on Roku TV, search for and download the FREE channel called "The Recording Artist"
Vote on Songs
Bands submit songs for you to review before casting your vote on which should be recorded. The winning song is announced to the band at the beginning of the live recording session and the 2 hour countdown begins.
7 Days Prior to Live Events
LIVE 2 Hour Mixing Sessions
The day after each recording session, Otto D completes a mix session. This is where the performances recorded during the session are blended and edited to perfection into a final "radio ready" master recording.
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Post and Comment
Post and comment in the Green Room, it's our very own social media feed. Anyone visiting the site can read the comments but only subscribing members can post and comment.
People Are Talking
Here's what they're saying.
"Thank you so much!! I really did have the time of my life and so did the guys, thank you very much for having us. It was a really cool experience, one for the books!"
Jasmine Pigott, lead vocalist for Faun Flora
"Thanks Otto, for producing a reality show that is actually worth watching! Check it out, y'all.”
Harriet Dwight Ling, Fan
"Otto, The song sounds f'ing great! Loving the mix... It's been on repeat on all the different speakers and headphones in my house. Thank you."
Justin Stewart, lead singer for Rose Colored Eyes
"Before recommending anything to you, I screen it first. I know you trust me to turn you on to only the best. Well, folks - The Recording Artist not only gets my seal of approval, it ranks as snooze you lose. So don’t !!!"
Ross Ojeda, former A&M Records Promotion Executive
"The technical expertise demonstrated in the production of this show is amazing enough to recommend it. The addition of very engaging and remarkably talented bands with excellent songs makes it addicting! This really is a jewel and deserves a wide audience. It may be the best kept secret in the arts today!"
Charlie Maselli, Industry Professional
"The Recording Artist is a must see in live streaming content. This program gives the viewer the opportunity to be a fly on the wall. The awe-inspiring, show-stopping performances and distinctive personalities of each artist brings a binge-watch quality leaving the viewer wanting more."
Michelle Turley, Country Singer
"The Recording Artist experience has taught me to listen to music differently. I have a much greater appreciation, and better understanding of all the nuances that go into creating and recording a great song!"
Deb P., Subscribing Member
"The drum tutorials I watched were fascinating - thank you for posting those videos."
Lisa P., Subscribing Member
"I can NOT put into words how much fun this whole experience with The Recording Artist has been for me!"
Mike J., Subscribing Member
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