Hyatt, Billups Design, and Tricycle Sound have won a Horizon Interactive award for their work on the Hotel Victor South Beach website. The flash site was developed by Billups Design, a design firm here in Chicago's Lincoln Square neighborhood. Tricycle Sound provided the music for the cascading, animated site, tailored to Hyatt's brand image.
The Horizon Interactive mission, from their site: "You've heard the expression, "giving credit where credit is due," well that's our reason for being. Horizon honors the most talented developers of interactive media. The competition provides a level playing field to all participants regardless of company size. Often, smaller firms and individual developers produce outstanding work that never receives the recognition it deserves. Our mission is to shed the spotlight on that work and the people who made it happen."
Congratulations to all parties involved!
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TS was again commissioned by Hyatt to produce custom music for their Florida Key West Resort and Spa. The hotel was looking for a relaxed, yet upbeat piece that matched the ambience of the locale. Listen to our handiwork
To say my experience with David Johnson at Tricycle Sound exceeded my expectations would be an understatement. It was with some nervousness I pursued recording my music for the first time after more than 28 years of songwriting. My fears were erased within minutes of our first meeting. I knew David was just the type of person I was looking for. His attention to detail and integrity as an artist are unsurpassed. He not only did a magnificent job recording my songs but also played guitar, drums, bass, mandolin, organ and piano on my record and did all of them at a very high level. His relaxed and laid back demeanor belies the depth to which he cares first and foremost about getting the final product right. He offered unique insights and depth to my music without taking away from the core character of the songs. We recorded ten songs in about thirty hours over the course of 8 weeks and this included mixing time. He even attended the mastering session for the sole purpose of making sure everything was going well and to use it to find ways to improve his engineering skills. Everyone who has listened to my record comments on what a great session player David is and are impressed with the high quality of the recording.
I would recommend David and Tricycle Sound to anyone interested in producing a high quality recording at a price that is more than reasonable, it’s downright cheap, especially considering the work that David puts into the recording. I will be back at Tricycle Sound later this year to record ten more songs and consider it an honor and privilege to have David as my engineer.