How to Get the Best Sound from your Marshall Dual Super Lead JCM 2000

October 26th, 2011 — 10:34pm

We’ve posted this up on the board by the office, but feel free to print it out so you can have a copy

Instructions and Tips for a Marshall Dual Super Lead JCM 2000

Join our Canada Day Celebration at N.A.L. Sound!

June 28th, 2011 — 3:49pm
Come on out and celebrate Canada Day with us! Bring your friends and family for this chance to listen to some great live music and meet your community of local musicians!

Live Outdoor Entertainment, featuring:

11:00am Tallyn
11:30am Devil’s Advocate
12:00pm The Unlevels
12:30pm Slow Wave Saga
1:00pm Markus Michelucci (of Sound Refuge)
1:30pm Ryan Chalke
2:00pm The Dangerous Experience
2:30pm Shady Mae

Open House Rehearsals — wander through our studio and listen and watch rehearsing bands!

BBQ (Yum!) and savvy drinks from our neighbour, Sea-Van Distributors!

Special One Day Sale on Rehearsal Passes, Camps, and Seminars!

Gear Sale!

Raffle for a 12hr Rehearsal Pass!

We’d love to have you stop by and see the best rehearsal spot around!

Demo Recording Special!

April 21st, 2011 — 4:21pm

We are offering a killer deal for Live-Off-The-Floor Demo Recordings! $399 will get you 3 x 2hr pre-production rehearsals, 4 hrs of recording time, and  mixing and editing, all done by (our very own and super rad) Barrie Smith!

Call us at 604-980-0880 or visit us in the office to book your time now!

Band Master Class with Mick Dalla-Vee on Wednesday, May 11th

April 13th, 2011 — 5:27am

Our first seminar of Band Master Class series is going to take place on Wednesday, May 11th, from 6:30pm – 10:30pm!

Get your band critiqued by well-renowned artist Mick Dalla-Vee (current guitarist with Bachman Turner, session player, producer, recording engineer, and multi-instrumentalist).  This is your chance to perform 2-3 songs and receive credible feedback on your playing, musical arrangement and performance.

There’s a 3 band limit for this session, so Sign Up Now! As an added bonus, you’ll have an option to request for your session to be recorded, so you can watch and retain the tips given to you by Mick.

Keep in mind, there’s a 3 band limit, but the number of auditors allowed are limitless! So, if you’re interested in just watching and soaking up some newfound knowledge, sign up as an auditor!


Band Master Class: Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Specs for Bands: 3 Band Maximum, at $40 Per Band Member. Come prepared to perform 2-3 songs.

Auditors: unlimited number, at $10 per person

Sign up Now and Reserve your Spot! Call our studio (604-980-0880), stop by for a visit, or email [email protected]

Japanese Earthquake & Tsunami Benefit

April 6th, 2011 — 5:30am

Come take part in this community event to support Japan in their time of need.  Sunday, April 17th, from 3pm to 8pm at The Yale Hotel (1300 Granville St., Vancouver BC). This event has been put together by local artists for a necessary cause.

Check out the event details on Facebook (must have a Facebook account)

Guitar and Bass Tech Services!

April 6th, 2011 — 5:21am

NAL will soon be offering Full guitar and bass tech services! Keep your eyes open and your ears low to the ground — it’s coming Soon!

NAL Seminar Series

April 6th, 2011 — 5:19am

It’s an exciting time for the NAL Sound Studio! Stay tuned for our NAL Seminar Series — details to follow in the next few weeks!

Want to be our Band of the Month?

March 9th, 2011 — 5:33am

At our studio, it’s all about Music and Community! We love supporting local bands.

Send us a bio, a band photo, and some mp3s of your band, and you just may be our next Band of the Month. We’ll feature you on our Facebook page all month and promote your band and any gigs coming up.  We’ll also put you in our “Bands of the Month” album as well as have your songs as part of our streaming setlist.  Interested? send us an email at [email protected]

Looking to be inspired/re-inspired behind the kit?!

September 20th, 2010 — 2:59pm

Or looking to learn something new?? I am now offering private drumming instruction.

All ages, all levels! Just for fun, or for those pursuing drumming as a career.
1/2 hr and 1 hr Lessons ~ Rates starting at $20 / lesson

Additionally, I can come to you too!

Although I will teach you whatever you want to learn, this is what I typically cover:

Stick Control
Syncopation and Independence
Rhythm Studies
Playing to Music, all Genres
Full drum set playing, including Fills and Soloing
Reading and Notating Drum Charts

45 years old, Playing for 38 years
25 + Years Professional Experience; 15 + Years Teaching Experience
Proficient in Funk, Blues, Rock, Hard Rock, Fusion, and Pop
Laid back, easy going approach, yet firm in helping you get the most from your lessons!

I look forward to hearing from you!

Email me at [email protected]

Blues Vocalist Wanted (Langley)

September 19th, 2010 — 10:43pm

4 piece rockin blues band seeks a male lead vocalist. Currently we are a seasoned 40+ group of keys,bass,guitar and drums, who collectively have many years experiance. We are looking for an experianced male lead vocalist into singing Rhythm & Blues and some Classic Rock. Must have the ability to practise weekly and gig once a month. No drugs no ego’s. If this sounds like you, please email us your on line demo song samples and any other info. If we think you may be a fit we will contact you for an audition. Please don’t reply unless you have somewhere online that we can hear what you sound like. We perform songs by the following artists: SRV, ZZ Top, The Black Crows, Down Child Blues Band, Eric Clapton, Wilson Picket, T Bone Walker, Buddy Guy, CCR, The Rolling Stones, Jeff Healey, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, The Tragically Hip, Van Morrison, Ben E. King, George Thorogood, Jonny Lang, Joe Bonamassa, Johnny Cash etc..

Reply to:

[email protected]

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