Las Vegas Based Music Songwriting
Collaboration, Creation, & Recording
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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 band production?
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, and 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 -- over 15 years ago (above).
Current 32-track Mac / Pro Tools Trimordial Studio Las Vegas (below).
Riders In The Sky" cover song performed by Chuk Peña and TriPops Music
Production in 2015. Recorded, mixed, mastered, and song cover art by
Trimordial Studio Las Vegas.
helped Dave Guhlow record his
album Stupid Songs. Dave says it is 12
original (& stupid) comedy songs about everything
from boogers to quantum mechanics to an annoying Christmas
song. Some kid friendly, some for very warped adults,
some definitely not for grandma (unless she's very warped).
You can hear song previews or buy the songs or album at CD
that started with just words & melody from Lory Larsson aka
Halema. TriPops created, performed, & recorded the
"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). We sometimes use Auto-Tune when
necessary, but we work to
get the best natural vocal performance from you. Alex and
Roy are also the music and tech behind the popular Poppermost pop rock
music band, based in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA since 2001.
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
• $400 - for a simple recording with 1
vocal track and 1 instrument track.
• $500 - for a live band sound with 1 or 2 vocal tracks and
basic guitar or keys, bass, and drum tracks.
$600 - 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.
Writing original melody and/or lyrics 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 have to pay for it
before we send you any files. The above pricing includes up
changes to the final product. Further changes may 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.
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:
Yamaha 88-key digital concert grand piano / synthesizer, Fender
Stratocaster electric guitar with Zoom
multi-effects pedal, Martin
Sigma acoustic guitar with
built-in bridge pickup, Taylor acoustic guitar, Avalon acoustic guitar,
Fendar resonator guitar, banjo,
Jazz bass guitar, classic 1969 Allied Radio bass
guitar, Gallien-Krueger 100w 12” studio bass amp,
DTXPRESS III electronic drum set, and 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, classic R&B,
country bands; and
as a visual fine and commercial artist. Roy later added audio
recording, and song mastering;
and also 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 $100, the 2nd song on up is $75 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 Audio 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’
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: RØDE K2 - variable-pattern large 1" diaphragm dual-condenser tube
mic with shock mount; AKG Perception 420 - multi-pattern large
dual-condenser mic with shock mount; Shure SM58 - vocal
standard mic; 2) Shure SM57 - instrument standard mics; (2
SM81 small-diaphragm cardioid condensor instrument mics; Blue enCORE
200 active dynamic cardioid handheld
mic; and Electro-Voice
PL80a - supercardioid vocal mic.
Samson stereo direct
And a Tascam TA-1VP vocal processor
with Antares Auto-Tune if vocals need any pitch correction.
what key(s) the song is in helps with this process.
Headphones: Shure SRH1840 - professional open back headphones (mixing
& mastering), Shure SRH1540 - premium closed back headphones
(tracking & mixing), Sennheiser HD425 - open back headphones
(mix/master check). Talent monitoring is with Shure SRH940 -
closed back professional reference
headphones, Shure SRH840 - closed back professional
monitoring headphones, Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro - closed back
studio headphones, Koss Pro/4AAA Plus - closed back
headphones. And 2) ART ARTcessories HeadAmp4 - 4-channel
Speakers: JBL L80Ts - 10" three-way studio monitor speakers (same
components as the JBL 4410
2) Carver PM-600 600 watt magnetic field power amps. And a
power conditioner and voltage regulator on the studio electric power,
with an APC uninterruptible power supply (UPS) battery backup powering
the studio equipment..
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.