Las Vegas Based Music Songwriting
Collaboration, Creation, & Recording
us help you produce your musical dream!
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Do you write lyrics, or write
music, or sing, or play an instrument,
and want to record your cover or original music
sounding like a full live band?
Do you need custom original music for your film or
video, or advertising music/jingle for your commercial?
Genres that we work
with include indie,
singer-songwriter, folk, pop,
rock, rock, vocal, and instrumental music. Our music has been
to The Turtles, The Beach Boys, Harry Nilsson, Simon &
Queen, Elliott Smith, Elvis Costello, The Kinks, Paul McCartney, The
Hollies, The Beatles, Traveling Wilburys, Oasis, The Who, Electric
Light Orchestra, and Wilco.
We work with people in Las Vegas in person, or around
through the web.
the music collaboration, creation, & production of Alex Oliver
Alex & Roy in a past version
Trimordial Studio with Tascam 8-track cassette recording (above).
Current 32-track Mac / Pro Tools Trimordial Studio Las Vegas (below).
that started with just words & melody from Lory Larsson aka
Halema. TriPops created, performed, & recorded the
You Were Here" cover. Vocals by Debbie, guitar by
Doug. Video & all other instruments by TriPops.
"Hash House A Go Go 1" video ad with
original music & voice-over by Poppermost.
"Here Comes My Baby" cover. Vocals by Pattie Noah (from
Orlando) & Alex. Video & all instruments by
Springs Preserve "My Preserve Escape"
video contest winner! Video, vocals, & instruments by
Poppermost's "Duchess" music
video. Video & original song by Poppermost.
"Key West 'Cinnamon
Sunshine.'" Photos by Roy Rendahl, Trimordial
Studio. Original song by Poppermost.
Poppermost's "All About You" with
Annoula & Roy. Video & original song by
Poppermost's "Where the Guilty
Prayed" music video. Video by Trimordial Studio.
Original song by Poppermost.
Alex Oliver & Roy Rendahl,
members of TriPops & Poppermost.
is our very talented "musical brain" producer --
singing, and playing multiple instruments in multiple
genres. Alex can write music to your words or put words to
music; or he can collaborate with you on writing and arranging your
songs; or he can write and perform complete songs for you.
Alex also gives
music lessons and coaching too.
can help you write, perform, and record your own original or cover
music, or we can write, perform,
record brand new music for you for any use that you might require:
quick singer-songwriter demos to finished mastered music albums with
artwork; TV or radio
advertising jingle music; and film,
movie, or TV song placement, and song or full
can work with you in person or by easily sending
files back and forth over the web anywhere in the world. We
use MIDI programing, loops, beats, or "canned" music. We play
and record all our instruments live by hand (although we
do use a metronome). And
we don't use Auto-Tune either, we work to
get the best natural vocal performance. Alex and
Roy are also the music and tech behind the popular Poppermost pop rock
music band based in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Contact us to set up a free initial consultation to meet us and see our
TriPops pricing for each original or
cover song, which
includes pre-production, recording, mixing, mastering, and file
delivery on CD or over the web:
• $300 - for a simple recording with 1
vocal track and 1 instrument track.
• $400 - for a live band sound with 1 or 2 vocal tracks and
basic guitar or keys, bass, and drum tracks.
$500 - for a professional production with lead vocals and
vocals, basic instrument tracks listed above, plus other live or synth
instrument tracks as needed.
Songs over 10 minutes long will have an extra charge.
don't require a deposit before starting work, but we do require payment
in full before the release of any product. If you
come into our studio to preview our work, you still have to pay for it
before we send you any files. The above pricing includes up
changes to the final product. Further changes will have an
Music lessons, coaching, or co-writing sessions are $25 per hour.
We accept payment
cash or by check. We accept credit cards only through PayPal.com.
You may deduct 10% if you book and
pre-pay for 3 or more songs.
Working at your location or other
outside studio location is $50 per hour for production time plus $50 per day, with possible additional charges
for extra equipment, travel,
and material costs. A deposite of $100 is required for
Video production and graphic arts work are priced separately.
Our instruments include:
Stratocaster electric guitar, with Zoom
multi-effects pedal, Martin
Sigma acoustic guitar with
built-in bridge pickup; banjo,
Jazz bass and classic 1969 Allied Radio bass
guitars with Gallien-Krueger 100w 1x12” studio bass amp,
DTXPRESS III Special Edition electronic drum set, Yamaha DJX, Casio CT-625, and Casio MT-540 synthesizers, and
a few assorted acoustic percussion items like tamborine, maracas,
etc. Scroll down for studio information.
Studio Las Vegas
is owned and run by Roy Rendahl
the "technical wizard" with many years of experience, starting as a
electric bass guitar in many rock, pop, old R&B, and
country bands; and
as a visual fine and commercial artist. Roy later added audio
recording, and song mastering;
and also video production and web design to his repertoire.
me to set up a free initial consultation to meet me and see my studio.
Trimordial Studio Pricing: Basic studio rate alone (without
is $25 per hour, plus extras, like materials.
Mastering that is part of a recording or mixing project is priced at
the normal studio charge of $25 per hour. Pricing for
mastering is per song up to 5 minutes in length (plus $5 for each
additional 5 minutes of playing time for each song). The 1st
is $75, the 2nd song on up is $50 per song (all in a single
project). Location or outside studio
costs are higher and a deposit may be required, please see Trimordial
Studio for more
Studio and Location Audio Recording, Live Sound
Engineering / Recording, and Song Mastering: I can record 2
tracks (or 1
stereo track) at a
using Digidesign Mbox with Focusrite mic preamps and building up to 32
tracks in Pro Tools LE on Apple MacBook Pro laptop in
our small 15’x22’
studio, or your studio, or out on location in Las Vegas or
I usually record 24 bit at 44.1 kHz sample rate, but I can
48 kHz (for video), and I can record at or convert to 16 bit audio (for
Mics: Shure: SM58, SM57 (2),
SM81 (2), 585 Unisphere A (2), classic Unidyne 55S, classic American
D4T; and Electro-Voice:
PL80 and classic
667A. Samson stereo direct
box. Headphones: Shure SRH840, Sennheiser HD425, Sony
Koss Pro / 4AAA Plus, and Audio-Technica ATH-P5 (4). Power:
Carver PM-600 600 watt magnetic field amplifier, and Furman voltage
regulator / power
conditioner. Speakers: JBL 10” three-way studio monitors,
2-way bi-amplified 90w near-field monitors. Output Formats:
MP3, AIF, WAV, CD, and
sound engineering: with optional
outboard effects racks (compression, EQ, delay, exciter, and reverb).
Video Production: Equipment includes my small, portable Sony
TRV900 MiniDV digital video camcorder (720x480 SD) with 3 sensor chips
(380,000 pixels on each chip with 500 lines of horizontal resolution)
in 4:3 normal or 16:9 wide screen aspect ratio, battery or 120v
powered. Mics: camera-mounted mono shotgun or stereo, wired
held, or wired lavaliere. I can shoot hand held with image
stabilization or on a tripod; or with an optional portable 2 1/2 foot
high shooting platform. I am able to record time-lapse and
regular video directly into my MacBook Pro laptop computer. I
also shoot casual HD compressed (1280 x 720 MP4) video with a little
camera with built-in stereo mic. Editing is done on my 15"
MacBook Pro, with Apple iMovie HD, iDVD, QuickTime, and other programs;
and saved to DVD, CD, or as QuickTime files; or uploaded to YouTube,
Vimeo, or other web video.
Graphic Arts; Photography; and Website
Design, SEO, and Hosting: Using GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation
authoring program), and NeoOffice (office application suite) on Apple
MacBook Pro laptop. Olympus 35mm film camera with 35-180mm
lens. 250,000 images of clip art and stock photos.
File Output: JPEG, GIF, PNG, TIFF, and other formats. Graphic
Input / Print
Output: Epson Artisan 725 print / copy / scan has 6-color Claria
Hi-Definition dye ink with up to 5,760 x 1,440 dpi print resolution and
up to 2,400 dpi optical scan resolution.
Specifications, and Services are
subject to change
availability, without notice. Your satisfaction is
product will NOT be released or published until the account is paid in
full. You may pay by credit card only through PayPal
A deposit may be
required to book a project.
or delayed release
may be necessary if payment is by personal check. $25
for any returned checks. Please make all checks
payable to either
"Roy Rendahl" or "Alex Oliver." Bookings are
24/7/52 in Las Vegas, in Nevada, or around the USA.