Hello and welcome to my humble Phat Monkey homepage hailing from Wales in the United Kingdom. I dabble with music production, mixing, basic mastering, a sprinkle of ghost writing and other boomage as well as being a photo editor. In the distant past I have been involved on the Dj side of things and had a slight resurrection a couple of years ago when I released the chart topping annual mix series ‘Ibiza Beach Bar Grooves’which was made available via Beatport, volume one reached chart position 8 followed by volume 2 at chart position 4!! Unfortunately as of December 2017 Beatport no longer support DJ mixes. I recently in 2019 created a profile called V.C.A for ‘VoiceAttack’ which allows users to use spoken words boasting over 321 commands for Cubase by Steinberg speeding user work-flow by up to 20% or more. Cubase is a professional digital audio workstation by Steinberg allowing users to create awesome music, go check Cubaseout today! If you have any questions feel free to ask me, I am nobody special, just a normal humble approachable laid back guy on a journey through life same as you. All that is left for me to say now is peace love and respect, may your journey lead you to your chosen destination xXx
AVAILABLE NOW AND ONLY $8 USD!
I am pleased to announce V.C.A (Voice Command Assistant) profile for ‘VoiceAttack’ to use alongside ‘Cubase’ by Steinberg is now available to buy. Steinberg were kind enough to allow me to give reference to Cubase in the description and the awesome developer of ‘VoiceAttack’ has given the green light. There is nothing worse while starting out remembering all the keyboard short-cuts for your DAW that may interfere with your creativity and that feeling of being totally lost. V.C.A can help with all that but on the other hand it is very important to learn keyboard short-cuts in your own time simply because not all studios will be using V.C.A and knowing short-cuts that will help you look professional in front of your friends and clients. I have spent many countless hours programming in and testing over 321 commands, yes I went crazy over the top, I just kept adding but at some point I had to stop. Please download the PDF manual above for a full list of available spoken commands and watch the brief overview video on this page. Many years ago I had to use another studio to produce my music as I could not afford the equipment involved, I remember the studio was owned by a wheelchair bound music engineer John, he suffered with a muscle wasting disease and thinking back something like V.C.A would have been perfect for him and I am sure right now as I type this short story there is someone in a similar situation, I really do hope V.C.A can help and assist you in the studio no matter your circumstance, everyone deserves an opportunity to make awesome music…
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V.C.A requires 'VoiceAttack' to work, you can purchase 'VoiceAttack' at the following link: https://voiceattack.com/Please check your email after purchasing (also check spam folder), an email will be sent containing your passwords and other important info. You should have also been given a download link after purchasing, if this is not the case and you have any problems please email me and I shall resolve your issue promptly.Email: email@example.com USER AGREEMENT All transactions are final and are handled by PayPal. As this is a digital purchase I cannot offer any refunds, all transactions are final. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTSWindows 7 64bit or better (created using Windows 10 64bit)VCA was created while using Cubase Pro 10 but should work on previous versions of Cubase, Voice commands are in English only sorry. Thank You Very Much For Your SupportRyan Anthony
Hi there people, I own a very small YouTube channel and yes it is lacking in content due to having a day time job same as everyone else, but I would like to grow the channel and this might be a cheeky way to do it but I am willing to offer you 5% off VCA by subscribing to my YouTube channel at the following URL www.YouTube.com/PhatMonkeyOnce you have subscribed to my YouTube channel then please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org that you have subscribedand I will email you a coupon to use during checkout in the VCA store which will give you 5% off your purchase! If possible please write ‘Coupon’ in the subject line of the email so that I may deal with your request as quick as possible. Remember to visit the V.C.A page HERE for more information on the Voice Command Assistant for Cubase and also download the PDF manual which will also give you the full list of commands you can use.Thank you very much for your support!Ryan Anthony | Phat Monkey
Take V.C.A for a trial run in Cubase, there are over 12 commands for you to play with! Please make sure you have ‘VoiceAttack’ installed first, a trial version of ‘VoiceAttack’ is available on the developers official website: www.VoiceAttack.comThank you very much for your support!Ryan Anthony | Phat Monkey
14/06/2019) Hi folks just a quick update, I decided to lessen the system requirements for VCA yesterday to Windows 7 Pro and upwards, originally It was Windows 9/10 only, but due to some awesome feedback from Windows 7 Pro owners I can with good confidence now say VCA is compatible with Windows 7 or better. To test if VCA will work for you prior to purchase simply download a free trial of ‘VoiceAttack’ for your system, if VA works then VCA will work, peace :)02/06/2019) News on the music front, I have decided to create and release a track under my Moniker ‘Phat Monkey’ within the coming months, more info soon :)04/03/2019) Today was the secret soft launch of V.C.A for Cubase which means V.C.A is now available to purchase on my dedicated V.C.A page! I am calling this a soft launch because I have not created any ads and a new demonstration video is in the works. But for those that cant wait a few weeks you can download the manual for V.C.A today which gives an extensive list of spoken commands you can use in Cubase, in fact over 321 spoken commands!24/02/2019) Unfortunately yesterday I had to lay my mother to rest, the last few weeks has been difficult for me and many projects were placed on the back foot, but I am back now. The V.C.A page has been updated with the latest information and I plan to have everything ready Mid/End of March 2019, thank you for your patience.
Over the years I have been producing music under various guises such asRyan Anthonyfor TV, video promotions, documentary films and more, I also released some music both independently and on respected labels. Over the last few years I have been busy mixing and mastering other music artist as well as tutoring and in doing so put myself on the back foot. I am now expanding the moniker ‘Phat Monkey’ to include new music under that name, check the news section of this site for the latest….Ryan Anthony (Phat Monkey) also features on the Album ‘5 Years Of Tranquil State’ by one of the industries top record labels ‘Alter Ego Records’.
OVER 20 TECHNO TRACKS MIXED LIVE BY THE VETERAN PHAT MONKEY
Spend over one hour with Ryan Anthony in his small home studio in South West Wales and learn the basics of music production techniques in your DAW saving you time and potentially lots of money in the process. You will learn how to set up a session, the basics of compression, EQ, learn reverb techniques, setting up buses and parallel compression, learn which music software and other equipment you may require to suit your genre of music that will save you hundreds of pounds, let’s get you started on the right path so you can start making awesome music today! Although Ryan uses ‘Pro Tools 2018’ and ‘Cubase 10 Pro’ the same logic applies to all major DAW (Digital Audio Work Station). Ryan has been involved in music one way or another since 1998, he holds over six distinctions in music and a twelve year veteran of the professional industry standard Pro Tools. You can be assured that this one hour crash course will be beneficial to you if you are starting out.To request a booking or more information please: EMAILAll bookings will be subject to a non refundable deposit of £20Courses run between 12:30pm - 4:30pm | Wednesday-Thursday-Friday | Other days may be available on request, please email for more information.
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Want an affordable master of your track(s)?I will master your song so that is ready for club play, balance the low end, widening or lowering the stereo field in certain frequencies ensuring your track is mono compatible for playing out!I have a wealth of tools at my disposal to make a basic master of your song, note this is not professional mastering, this is mastering on a budget a service I am offering to help those starting out that cant afford hundreds of pounds or dollars to get their song mastered. Things to take into consideration:Make sure your song is as good sounding and mixed down well as it can be, this will ensure that the mastering process can take your song to the next level. Do not be fooled into thinking that a lazy mixed track is going to sound better during mastering, if your song is mixed badly then mastering will make it even worse although some issues can be dealt with during mastering.Ensure you leave enough headroom for mastering, - 18db to -5db should be fine, if you are sending a 32bit then as long as your song has not clipped during mixing then do not worry if it is closer to 0db. Do not send MP3 files, send a WAV (wave) file and ensure you have bonced it down to 44khz and upwards at 24bits (32 bit float would be a bonus). Please email for more info: email@example.com
Do you want your DJ mix to stand out and sound consistent? Then this is the service for you, I was a DJ for many years starting in 1998 and being a music engineer with his own home studio gives me countless tools at my disposal to master your mix.Why Master A Dj Mix?Imagine the scenario, you are DJing live (or not) and your volume is bouncing all over the place, in fact listen to your mix first few songs then skip to the last few songs and I can guarantee a noticeable volume change. Most people may be tempted to reach for the normalise option but this can mess with the dynamics, my approach is to dynamically compress the mix getting them volumes under control. Sometimes songs that feature in a DJ mix can sound lacklustre and weak compared to the original track, this is usually because of extra processing during the mix session, I can warm things up by gently adding harmonic distortion to the mix warming the mix back up!Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
DJ MIX MASTERING
I have over 12 years experience in editing photos professionally, I have edited several celebrities over the years. I am now offering my skills to you and if you are serious about your music then this is something your should consider.Photo Editing?At some point you will have to create a portfolio, you will need amazing photos both for your portfolio and your online presence such as a website or social media page. Unfortunately no camera takes the perfect photo no matter how much it costs, all photos need editing, it is a question of how much do you want to invest in yourself and your brand. I can take your photo to the next level providing you send me a good quality photo which is very important.Email: email@example.com
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Want a simple homepage like mine?Main benefit to my design is based on the layout and speed in which a page will load for your visitors, last thing you want is a slow website as visitors will be put off. My approach is to design a site that actually loads almost entirely as your visitor enters whether is it a one page site or several pages, this means navigating will be extremely fast as you may have noticed already.Lets talk numbers:An average visitor to this siteon a decent broadband connection can expect to download the site in their browser within 0.32 seconds on top of that you have to add server speed which is around 0.11 seconds, yeah that is fast!Important:Before having a website built you will need to have bought a domain name, this is the URL address of your website, for example mine is PhatMonkey.me. You can buy domain names from companies like Godaddy. You will then need somewhere to host your website, your website can then be uploaded to your host and linked to your domain name. My advice is to buy hosting from Godaddy as they also give you a choice of a free domain name with your hosting account.Please note I have no affiliation with Godaddy but I have used them for many years.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Does your video look terrible, maybe a wedding video?I use the full version of DaVinci Resolve for all my video editing, if you have a video that needs a touch-up then get in contact and I will see what magic I can perform for you….Email: email@example.com
•Is your homepage under-performing?•Not getting the online presence you would have hoped?•Site is slow but you have no idea why?As you may or may not have noticed, when a potential visitor enters ‘Phat Monkey’ into Google search my website appears on the first page, in fact try it now and come back. I have experience in optimising my own websites over the years for a decent online presence. It is not easy, it takes time, but if you start off on the wrong foot it could hinder your growth and presence.I will scan your homepage for potential problems and give you an extensive report in PDF format of all the problems found and potential fixes and other suggestions to help your growth.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org