OUR ORIGINAL HIT PRODUCTIONS
original hit productions were on the Detroit area
Country Artist A.C. and The Kentucky Fox Band.
View the history and listen to
how the original releases sounded.
A NEW DETROIT LABEL
1990-1991 a series of 4 singles were produced at the RID
facilities on the Country artist, AC & The Kentucky Fox
Band. Basic tracks were usually recorded during
recording classes and then finished at the RID recording
facilities by producer, Bobby Dee who released the tunes
to the public. RID interns often assisted the
overdub and mixing sessions.
All four of
these releases reached "Top 10" at the Detroit area
Country stations and the most successful release, "Damn
The TV's Gone," reached the coveted #1 chart position.
Institute of Detroit is proud to announce the
reactivation of it's label under the name, Developing
Artist Productions. Tunes are now in production on
the Detroit area Country artist, Bob Black. The
first release will be made via web distribution on April
release on the DAP Label will be on artist Bob Black
(target: May 10, 2013) of two tunes, "Damn The TV's Gone?" b/w
"Willie Was A Rocker." Bob will begin performing
these tunes in club appearances in March, 2013.
"TV's Gone" was the big hit for AC & The Kentucky Band,
reaching #1 in 1990. The tune was in regular
rotation for close to a year and then became a popular
"Oldies" cut for Country DJ's. "Willie Was a
Rocker" was the B Side of AC's second hit, "Drifter" and
was released in 1991. "Drifter" went "top 10" on
Detroit radio (reached #3) and was in regular rotation
for 4 months. "Willie Was a Rocker" is one of two tunes
that were recorded by the band and penned by the entire
band and it's producer, Bobby Dee.
BOB BLACK SESSION NEWS
13.02.03 - DAP Hires Al Carmichael to arrange & perform
and the band have been rehearsing the tunes both for
recording and live shows. To assist the band, Al
Carmichael has been hired to arrange the guitar tracks
which the band will use for performances and be a
session musician for the recording.
Carmichael is a well know Nashville song writer with one
#1 hit to his name and other popular hits. He also is a
seasoned performer taking honors from such places as the
Detroit Music Awards. Al Co-Wrote the updates for
TV's Gone and is both a student (recording) and seminar
instructor (songwriting) for RID.
You can view Al sending his arrangement to the band via
We were happy to get pro armaments for the
band, all we are in the business of developing hit
releases at DAP
DEVELOPING ARTIST PRODUCTIONS SIGNS MID-MICHIGAN ROCKER
2nd DAP Release Announced
Lafftery has been writing and performing music since age
11. He had a release, Stoned and On My Own, in
1999 with his brother and a close friend as the band
Giftvs. This anti-drug song got considerable air
play in mid Michigan. Jeremy is an accomplished
songwriter with well over 1000 titles to his credit.
Jeremey's release is targeted for July 1, 2013 and will
include an unreleased Giftvs production of "You're The
Bud For Me" and a tune he wrote a few years ago called
"Playing With Fire."
RID Intern Assigned As Co-Producer
Bud For Me" needs another mix. and "Playing With Fire"
has been updated and needs to be recut. Ralph
Dylkowski is in his final class for certification in our
Associate Recording Engineer/Producer. For his
internship he has been assigned as co-producer for the
Jeremy Lafferty Release.