Apex Studio North/ South

With two locations one in Charlotte, NC and the other in Spartanburg, SC we are staying busy. Wondering who has been in the studio lately? Let’s take a look back to see if you notice anyone.

New Instrumental Alert!

“I’ll Show You” is now available for lease. We will be releasing more instrumentals in the next coming weeks. If you have request on certain genres that you would like to here just let us know by commenting on this blog. I’ll Show You: https://bsta.rs/f358d68b

Book Your Next Session Now

Apex Studio North: https://square.site/book/89XTPY9QACBVN/apex-studio-north-charlotte-nc

Apex Studio South: https://square.site/book/7CECB6SVEHFK9/apex-studio-south-spartanburg-sc

We Going In…

It’s all work and no play here at APEX. Lately we have been on a tear here at APEX. Our artist’s (Apex and Mr Mel the Riddler) are gearing up to give you more music. So far Apex has released 2 singles “Do You Remember ft Porsha Boyd” and “Who Am I”; with a video to follow “Who Am I”. The Riddler has an onslaught of new material from Mix tapes and his new up and coming untitled album. But don’t think they are going to stop yet, because from what I have heard; the fun is just beginning.

“Do You Remember ft Porsha Boyd”: https://open.spotify.com/album/2Ng1xjqHLPGChbHIAKAJFl?si=scH05lJMQPKnghHowrhZEA

“Who Am I”: https://open.spotify.com/album/2TRyowVZsOXr88KuVqPR4K?si=pP7u8RqETumtJwnQDcFXhQ

“Who Am I” music video: https://youtu.be/EksYj-cb1IE

Videography by Apex Studio

Beat Stars

With CD Baby doing away with its artist pages Apex Studio is currently in the process of switching it’s full catalog of instrumentals over to Beat Stars. Right now we have Apex Beats volumes 7 and 6 available. The prices on the instrumentals have changed as well as adding some bulk discounting for buying multiple instrumentals.

Check out the new look and feel of the new player/store and like always spread the word if you know people looking for beats/ instrumentals for their next project.

Apex Studio News

New Music Now available:

Apex Beats

 

 

Looking for instrumentals for your next project; why not check out Apex Beats. Currently we have out 4 different volumes of instrumentals which can be found on every digital market from Amazon MP3, Itunes, Rhapsody, Spotify and etc. Just search for Apex Beats in your media market or you can go straight to our online website Apex Beats. We have many genres of beats online for viewing and buying; and yes they all are untagged.

 

Mr Mel the Riddler

 

It is getting close to the release of “Rated R” from Mr Mel the Riddler so he has released 2 singles from his up coming album. Right now a set release date has not been set, but with the new music he has released; it is heating up the release date with the ladies. The first song which was released in April 2015 by Mr Mel the Riddler is titled “Take It” and the next one which released July 2015 is titled  “She Got It”. Both songs as you guest are about his past relationship ups and downs. These two songs give you a glimpse of what his life was like after the release of “Riddle Me This”. Check the songs out for your self if you want to know why ladies are waiting on this album to drop.

 

What’s Next for Apex Records:

Up Coming Releases –

“Rated R “(No Set release date)

Rated R is the second album from Mr Mel the Riddler. As of right now no set release date is know. This album will feature production from Weather Man Beatz, Debo and the Beats, and other producers have yet to be named.

“Greed” (Oct 2015)

Apex’s next release of the sin series of albums. This album was set to release last yet October, but with other record label mates releasing their albums around the same date. Apex decided to push the release date back to Oct 2015. This album will consist of production from Apex and many other producers. Features will come from Mr Mel the Riddler, Money Man, and the rest of the features are unknown as of right now.

“Social Help DP” (Feb 2016)

A digital production of Apex life summed into a album unlike any other that he has made. This album is said to have a life like feel which will be one for the books. As of right now there has been no current released information on who will be featured on the album or production from other producers.

 

Studio Specials:

From the months of May – August we will the running the recording/mixing special for all recording artist. $30 an hour to record and mix your music. Slots have been going fast but we still have slots available here at Apex Studio so call today to book your time at 704-605-1496.

 

Who has been in the studio lately:

Apex Studio pictures of recording sessions with various artist:

12345678910

From left to right: Butta, DB, Reggie Kush, Mucho, Edward, Infa Red, Tamara Bubble, Tyren Mclinton, Roc Deneiro and Alexis. Many more artist have been in the studio lately, but these are some o the pictures which we decided to post up.

More Big Things Coming

Release the Ads

Today was the official release of the mini ads for Apex Studio. These ads will boost the awareness of Apex Studio and also show of our new clients and old clients in the commercial ads as well. It is a know fact that Apex Studio has been in business for over a century in the Charlotte metro area, but what is not known is that Apex Studio is a independent studio which also operates as a record label as well. So when they hear good music they are quick to jump on it.

The mini ads for Apex Studio will act as a campaign to let customers and future customers know that our quality changes for the better as years go by but their price never changes. to view the newly released mini ad which just starts the Are You Ready Series check out the following link below.

Apex Studio “Are You Ready Commercial”

 

Going Mobile

Everything is looking good for the Apex Mobile Studio. So far everything has been equipped for what is required for the mobile studio. Right now tests are being conducted to ensure that the equipment being used holds true to the Apex Quality of recording; within weeks we should see Apex Mobile Studio hitting the streets.

News Update

Mobile Studio Coming Soon:
Recently Apex Studio upgraded a lot of equipment in the studio recently. From microphones, compressors, tube, software and etc. They have also upgraded their recording software and hardware controller as well; improving the time consistency on editing audio and making everything really hands on. But they are now in the process of starting up a mobile studio which will be in full effect this coming spring. Right now they are getting the gear and software together to make it easier for artist who can’t make it to the studio and do some field recording of instruments.

Dontavious Dixon the owner of Apex Studio said it this new venture will place Apex Studio at the front lines of the independent recording industry. This will not only make it easier for artist to record professional quality material, but will also give Apex Studio and brand a more visual appearance in the local neighborhood. Right now Dontavious is not saying what equipment or software they will be using, but he did state that it will be totally mobile. As the spring gets near look for more information on Apex Studios mobile studio.

Up Coming Shows:
The current listed shows will be performed by Apex and Mr Mel the Riddler of Apex Records. Both will be performing new songs from there upcoming albums.

Feb. 5th 2014 @ 9pm
Apostrophe Lounge
1440 South Tryon St
Charlotte, NC

Mar.  23rd 2014 @ 7pm
Evening Muse
3227 North Davidson St
Charlotte, NC

Looking for new Music?
The long awaited question has been since the release of Mr Mel the Riddler’s first album “Riddler Me This”; when will he be releasing another one? Well guess what his next “untitled” album will be dropping this year and he is at work on it as we speak. Not sure exactly if there will be any features or who will be handling the production, but know that it will be a banger.

As for Apex he has another sin album releasing this year titled “GREED” which was supposed to be released last year, but was held back due to the release of “I’m Just A Machine P1” and he also will be releasing a long awaited album “The Social Help Project”. Now it has been rumored that when Apex takes his time with a project that he puts his very essence into it. Look at how well “I’m Just A Machine” is doing and that project took him 3 years to make. So just think how “The Social Help Project” will turn out.

The Next Cover Has Been Revealed

“I’m Just A Machine”

The next could be cover to Apex’s “I’m Just A Machine” has been revealed and this one shows more details into the metrics of what Apex is going for on the album. The album is so far the most widely talked about album from Apex Records. It will have features from King Royalty, Mr Mel the Riddler, Morgan Wright, Peter Parkar and many more. Stay tuned as it gets closer to the release date for “I’m Just A Machine”

Machine 2

“Coast2Coast Live Event”

Cruise Control Showcase
1. Be sure to tune into the event LIVE at 9:00 PM EST on the event page at Coast 2 Coast LIVE Online Edition | 8/20/13 Live Feed Link
2. Mr Mel the Riddler Cruise Control Video Will be Showcased in full (Up to 5 Minutes) for Judge Panel
3. The Judges will be scoring on 4 Categories rating 1-10 on each. Categories: Originality, Quality, Marketability and Overall Potential. You will be emailed your scores after the show.

The Link for the online live event is: http://coast2coastlive.com/events/livefeed.aspx?eventid=283

“Hitting the Evening Muse Up Again”

It’s about time to hit up the Evening Muse once again for the Apex Records artist. The show will be at the Evening Muse located at 3227 N Davidson Street, Charlotte, NC 28205. Their will be a guest performance from TMH. He will be opening up for Apex and the Mr Mel the Riddler. Is was said that Apex will be performing new songs from his “I’m Just A Machine” mix tape and Mr Mel the Riddler will be performing songs from his “Riddle Me This” album.

It goes down Sept 8th at The Evening Muse as the Apex Studio and Apex Records artist take to the stage. The will be a event in which artist which have recorded at Apex Studio will have the chance to showcase their talent along side Apex Records recording artists Apex and Mr Mel the Riddler. Be on the look out for some new music to be performed at this show from Apex and Mr Mel the Riddler.

Sept 8th at Evening Muse
ALL AGES & Bar w/ID
Show Start Time: 6:30 PM
Physical Tickets: $11.00
Online Tickets: $11.00 www.aftonshows.com/apexrecord
Door Price w/ Ticket: $13.00

CLUB ADDRESS:
3227 N Davidson St.
Charlotte, NC 28205

Currently Going Strong

THE NEXT SIN ALBUM IS COMING-

Another edition of the sin series of albums are coming from Apex. it is due to be released soon and the next sin album will be titled “Greed”. This album will be the third edition of the sin albums which Apex has been releasing under Apex Records. So far he has released a sin album every year starting from 2011. The next one will be released in October 2013. So be prepared to hear some new music. If you have not checked out the Lust or Wrath album it can be viewed here:

YOUTUBE RELEASES-

Riddle Me This” album by Mr Mel the Riddler

Riddle Me This Album

LUST” album by Apex

LUST Album

WRATH” album by Apex

WRATH Album

PHOTOS FROM THE SHOW-

HEAT IT UP SHOW-

If you missed the last show because you had to work, take care of the kids or just couldn’t get out the house well do not worry we have the video footage for you. The last show “Heat It Up” was performed at The Evening Muse located in the Noda District of Charlotte, NC. This show is one that you really did not want to miss… why? Because Apex is off vacation and him and the Mr Mel the Riddler killed the show with new songs and more. Check out the video footage for your self.

Apex and the Riddler heat up the Evening Muse, Charlotte, NC

APEX NOW APP-

To stay up to date with shows, new music and more from the artist of Apex Records download our new Apex Now App and join out mailing list right from the app to receive new music before it hits the streets, radio stations, and stores. Be the first to say that you heard it first from the Apex Now App.

Apex Now App

DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION-

As of lately Apex Records have been moving their artists albums and singles from one distribution company to the next. This process will be over by the end of the year, but all music will still be currently available from all major digital retailers and more have been added to the list as well where their can be found. So just be patient… if the music is not currently in your music retailers online store it soon will be.

Working Hard?

WORKING HARD!
“No time for; time off with Pay”

Apex, Mr Mel the Riddler and new artist signed to Apex Records Chyna Hollywood have been working hard. Lately they have been through out Charlotte, NC and Rockhill, SC doing shows and having fun in the process. Hevay promo have been passed out through out every event which they have been in and believe me when we say that the streets are watching and waiting for the release of Mr Mel the Riddler’s “Riddle Me This” album to drop this year of April. We caught up with Apex to get words on the “Riddle Me This” album and all he had to say was that everything was running on time and expect more videos to stir up more insight upon the release.

VIDEOS
“Cruise Control” and “Edible”

Releasing this month will be a video for the song “Cruise Control” which is one of the hottest songs on “Riddle Me This” by Mr Mel the Riddler. It will be released and spread viral through youtube later this week and also the Riddler will be shooting “Edible”. A song geared towards the ladies. Talk about going crazy with videos. Apex and the Riddler are making sure that a wide variety of videos are put out for the album so that it not only attracts the males, but the ladies as well. More to come on the release of “Edible” to come.

MIX TAPES
“Surf Board Status”

Looking for some new sounds to listen too from Apex Records artist
? Well if so be on the alert for high tides this summer when Chyna Hollywood releases “Surf Board Status”. His mix tape will consists of industry beats with features from I Am Wright, Daa Kant, Joey Bullis, Apex, Mr Mel the Riddler, King Royalty and the list goes on. This mix tape is guaranteed to be a mixture and a style that is unlike any others. As of right now the mix tape “Surf Board Status” is set to be released this summer of June. So expect to hear and see more updates as they come.

“Knock Knock”
Are you ready for what is to be the reincarnation of the old Apex? If not then get prepared. Apex has been at work going hard on the “Knock Knock” mix tape which is rumored to have his old rhyming style on it. From witty, straight forward punchlines and more. So far there is said to be features on it from Mr Mel the Riddler, Chyna Hollywood and King Royalty. We do not know for sure if there will be more features, but right now it is a work in progress and it is rumored to be released this coming summer along with Hollywood’s mix tape “Knock Knock”.

Studio News

WHO IS IN THE STUDIO WITH APEX?

In the Studio with Apex show has been a hit recently with new guest and old faces making there way back to the show. We have a slew of new interviews coming and new ones up as well. From Money Man, TMH, Chyna Macra and more…

Updates
Chyna Macra signed to Apex Records
Money Man talks about his mixtape project
TMH giving insight on the show

 

NEW MUSIC ALERT!

Apex Records has just released a new album which follows up to the LUST album. The album which has been released is titled WRATH is now out in the Itunes stores and soon to be everywhere digitally. WRATH is the next album in the sin series of Apex Records releases under Apex Records and it brings everything in which the name says; WRATH. Be prepared to hear tracks like A.P.E.X., You’ll Don’t Know, Little Son and More. The album can be found at the following link:  https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/apex-studios-present-wrath/id586759547

 

FEELING LIKE A ZOMBIE?

Zombie Weed by Mr Mel the Riddler

Have you checked out the “Zombie Weed” video by Mr Mel the Riddler? If not you might want too. Zombie Weed is the video from Apex Studio presents M-Town EP . The EP consists of 3 songs from Mr Mel the Riddler titled Lay It Down, The Game, and Zombie Weed.

 

MORE SHOWS COMING!

We are getting the 2013 line up ready with more shows the first one takes place at the Evening Muse located in Charlotte, NC. It is set for Jan 20th 2013. More info can be found at Afton Shows and at Apex Records Shows.