Memphis, Brazil and Cincinnati: Making Beautiful Music Together

lakinni The muggy midsummer air characteristic of Cincinnati, along with a seemingly apocalyptic amount of thunderstorms, are not cramping anyone’s style at Ambient Studios. Artists have been taking refuge from the heat and the rain to record some decidedly cool music, including the star of last month’s post, Brazilian double-threat Lakinni. The musician and model has formed a new musical act called Stigma de Lis and is currently collaborating with Blues great Noah Wotherspoon on a track titled ‘Don’t Make Me Cry.’ The uber-talented Wotherspoon won first place in last year’s Cincinnati Blues Challenge and was a finalist in the International Blues Challenge in Memphis. You can, and should, check him out here. And while I’m being bossy, make sure to stay tuned to hear what Lakinni, Stigma de Lis and Noah have cooked up!

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The Mothership Has Landed…

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…in Pleasant Ridge! As any good funkateer knows, William Earl “Bootsy” Collins was born and still resides in Cincinnati. Also, he is awesome! Ambient Studios recently hosted his awesomeness for a high-energy recording session and video shoot. Bootsy’s lending his notoriety to an L.A. based group called UMIGO, who are borrowing him as a host for a children’s program designed to help children learn through music. Valuable lessons for kids and a great soundtrack for parents to get funky to? Bootsy, we couldn’t love you more!

 

Great New Work From Stories Live Forever!

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With Stories Live Forever, David and Jim Prues specialize in photo and video restoration, turning old mementos and aging film reels into accessible and meaningful custom videos using today’s most advanced digital technology. With Stories Live Forever, it really is possible to turn memories into priceless, personal works of art and palpable pieces of history. New videos are available now; check out some of their amazing work here!

Cherish the Past With A Little Help From Modern Technology

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The holidays are a sentimental time; along with good food and laughter, memories of times past and lost loved ones are shared among family and friends. Imagine the meaning that those memories would hold with restored photographs, music with special family meaning, and even the voices of those who are no longer with us on a one of a kind DVD. David and Jim Prues provide a unique way to treasure the past with Stories Live Forever. David and Jim offer custom-crafted video biographies on DVD that share personal and family histories, special occasions, even an ethical will – a chance for you or a loved one to describe the lessons you have learned and the hopes you have for your heirs. Old photos can be restored digitally as well, ensuring that time doesn’t fade those precious mementos. Corporate and non-profit videos are also available to chronicle company histories, executive biographies, retirement tributes and other noteworthy events. Visit the website for more information on how you can ensure that you’ll be making-and cherishing-memories for years to come!