FRANCOIS VAN COKE Presents VAN COKE STUDIOS – A Song Writing & Production House
FRANCOIS VAN COKE and two of the members of his solo band (Die Gevaar), Jedd Kossew and Richard Onraet have opened the doors to Van Coke Studios in Green Point, Cape Town.
The co-founders are excited about their own space where they can “work and record and also develop young up-and-coming artists, as well as work with established artists on full productions”, as Francois puts it.
Francois continues that “Richard Onraet is the head engineer and producer and Jedd Kossew and myself will be involved, if needed, in song writing and stuff like that. So, we will be able to do full productions from start to finish; songs or albums.”
From a production, recording and sound design perspective, Van Coke Studios is the best the music business can offer.
Francois has been involved in recording over 15 influential albums with his various bands and can play the role as a key adviser to any artists and band’s career.
Jedd Kossew is a master of melody, guitar licks, arrangement and sound design.
Richard Onraet has been producing music since 2011 and has recorded with most of the artists he’s played for. He’s been responsible for the sound for advertisements for Ray-Ban, Virgin Active, Hyundai, Masters Milk (Australia) and Tastic, to name a few.
*Read more about the founders below.*
Van Coke Studios has hit the ground running by recording adverts, in association with Jacaranda FM, for companies such as Hitch Digital, One Day Only and 99c; voiceovers and three tracks with the artist called Dara Jazzlyn.
If anyone wants to come record, they can contact Van Coke Studios at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Read more about Van Coke Studio’s founders
Francois van Coke // Co-Founder
Spanning the last 20 years of his career in the South African music industry, Francois has been involved in recording over 15 influential albums with his bands: New World Inside, Fokofpolisiekar, Van Coke Kartel and his latest solo project Francois van Coke & Die Gevaar. With this wealth of knowledge and years spent on the road with friends and fans and with the inception of Van Coke Studios, Francois can undoubtedly now play the role as a key adviser to any artists and bands career.
Jedd Kossew // Co-Founder
Known as one of South Africa’s guitar heroes, shredding solos across the live circuit scene like a local version of Evel Knievel. This daredevil, whiskey slinging musician has thrown himself into an array of genres, crafting his skills with bands Cruel April, 7th Son, Van Coke Kartel and now with Francois van Coke & Die Gevaar. Kossew is a master of melody, guitar licks, arrangement and sound design. When he’s not walking his lamb-like dogs, he’s in the studio tracking artists with his brother-in-arms, Richard. A gang of two thundering along the train tracks like cowboys robbing steam engines at the stroke of midnight.
Richard Onraet // Co-Founder
Has been playing music professionally since 2006. He has played with the likes of Karen Zoid, Die Heuwels Fantasties, Arno Carstens, AKING, Jesse Clegg and now plays full time for Francois van Coke en Die Gevaar. He’s been producing music since 2011 and has recorded with most of the artists he’s played for. He’s been responsible for the sound for advertisements for Ray-Ban, Virgin Active, Hyundai, Masters Milk (Australia) and Tastic, to name a few.He is now the head engineer & producer at Van Coke Studios.
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