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
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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. I have spent 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. To purchase simply click the shopping cart above to be taken to my DLG store, all sales are handled by PayPal. You can download the PDF manual for a full list of available spoken commands or watch the brief overview video on this page.There is nothing worse while starting out trying to remember 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 will help you look professional in front of your friends and clients.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 to make music…
18/04/2019) AWYR clothes merchandise store has launched check this cool logo out! SHOP06/04/2019) News on the music front, Phat Monkey announces new moniker under the name ‘AWYR’ which is a Celtic Welsh word for ‘ Air or SKY’. 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.05/09/2018)‘Late Night Techno Sessions’ is a brand new live mix from master Phat Monkey boasting over 20 cutting edge Techno choons. The mix is currently uploaded to MixCloud and is pending authorisation for leading streaming services such as Spotify and iTunes!
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
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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: email@example.com
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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: firstname.lastname@example.org