On Top Of a Cloud

Project Recording Studio

at 7400 Feet Above Sea Level

* in Lake Tahoe





Composition and Arrangement;  Engineering and Production; Mixing and Mastering


*Located at 7400 feet above sea level in the Upper Kingsbury area of Lake Tahoe


"Personal Attention at an Affordable Price..."


On Top Of a Cloud Owner and Founder, Leland Thomas Faegre, ASCAP

Coming soon to the Landscape TV channel as a featured artist …In partnership with Pinnacles Entertainment Network, I am pleased to announce a multi-CD compilation deal with Pinnacles Records which has secured the mechanical rights to thirteen of my compositions for national distribution. And now heard by over 2 million listeners through the internet and a hugely popular satellite station on British Sky channel 0155...My newest release, 'Together, Around the Sun' was forwarded to 'StoryRock Records' and to 'Mega Trax' by Taxi. On November 20, 2006, ‘Taxi’ forwarded the Byrds’ cover, ‘He Was a Friend of Mine’ to ‘The Music Library.’  In August 2006, ‘Taxi’ Forwarded ‘Tres Cuartos del Camino al Amor,’ 'Pathetique' and 'Serengeti Serenade' to ‘Mysync’ and ‘Together, Around the Sun,’ ‘Marquees, Matinees and Marionettes’ and ‘Through a Rainbow’ to ‘Constant in Opel Music.’ On August 16, 2006, ‘Serengeti Serenade,’ ‘Tres Cuartos del Camino al Amor’ and ‘Castles, Canticles and the Cadence of the Celts’ were forwarded to ‘Blue Scout Music.’ On 3/24/2006, Taxi forwarded 'Tres Cuartos del Camino al Amor' to 'Daddy Jack Music' and to 'Platinum Music.' Taxi also forwarded to 'Platinum Music,' 'Here I Am/Libra Go Lucky,' and 'Gypsies of Galatia.' 'Serengeti Serenade,' whose arrangement and production is African ambient was forwarded to 'Studio 51,' '5K Films,' 'Intermusic' and 'Platinum Music' by 'Taxi.' 'Tres Cuartos del Camino al Amor,' 'Together, Around the Sun,' 'Novus Ordo Seclorum' and 'After You' were forwarded to 'DSM' by Taxi who also forwarded 'Through a Rainbow' and 'Pathetique' to Music4Picture, three tracks to 'AMZ' Music, a new Music Library headed by a “legend” in the Music Production/Library world, including 'Castles, Canticles and the Cadence of the Celts.' His top executive from his last company [which he sold for millions of dollars] is running this new one. They were looking for the absolute best -- someone who can compose and record in the general styles of Danny Elfman, John Barry, Mike Post, John Williams, etc...Taxi forwarded 'After You' and 'Marquees, Matinees and Marionettes' to 'Bang Hard Music' and three additional tracks were forwarded to a European entity by the name of 'Pink Scales Productions;' and three more to 'Video Helper Productions' out of New York City. On October 30, 2005 Taxi forwarded 'Pipes of Peace,' 'Gypsies of Galatia' and Castles, Canticles and the 'Cadence of the Celts' to 'Taymusic.net,' and three more, including 'Together, Around the Sun' were forwarded to 'Mega Trax' and 'DSM' Music. On 6/28/2006, Taxi forwarded ‘March of the Monarchical Miscellany,’ ‘Novus Ordo Seclorum’ and ‘Castles, Canticles and the Cadence of the Celts’ to ‘AudioSparx,’ and on 12/21/06, forwarded ‘On Top Of a Cloud’ to ‘MyMusicSource;’ 'Pathetique,' 'A Time For Us' and 'Minuet' were sent to 'Domino Music' and 'Through a Rainbow' was sent to 'Munchkin Studios.'  On March 9, 2007 Taxi sent 'Pathetique,' 'Sauterne,' 'Phantasmagoria' to SmartSound Software, Inc., and Serengeti Serenade to 'Pegasus Music.'  On the 28th of March, Taxi forwarded five 'drama instrumentals' to Drama King Library and on April 13, 2007 Taxi forwarded 'Serengeti Serenade,' 'Pathetique' and 'Through a Rainbow' to 'DSM.'  In May, 2007, Taxi sent 'Novus Ordo Seclorum,' 'Pathetique' and 'Together, Around the Sun,' to 'Munchkin Studios.'  On June 15, 2007 Taxi sent my cover version of the Byrds' 'He Was a Friend of Mine' to 'Picture Tunes Music' and in July, 2007, a compositional montage was sent to 'Video Helper' and 'Together, Around the Sun' was forwarded to 'Marvelous Media.  Taxi sent 'Castles, Canticles and the Cadence of the Celts' to 'Daddy Jack Music,' 'Pipes of Peace' was sent to 'Songs With Vision' for a compilation CD; Novus Ordo Seclorum was forwarded to 'CMH Records' and 'Phantasmagoria' and 'Novus Ordo Seclorum' were sent by Taxi to 'Waymo Music.'  On August 25, 2008 Taxi sent 'Novus Ordo Seclorum,' 'After You' and 'Ottoman Odyssey' to 'DSM.'  On September 30, 2008, Taxi sent 'Through a Rainbow' to 'Soundrangers' and in October, 2008 sent 'On Top Of a Cloud' and 'Together, Around the Sun' to Austrian Label, 'Domino Musik.'  In November, 2008, Taxi forwarded 'After You' to 'Platinum Music' and 'Serengeti Serenade' to 'MyMusicSource.'  In December, 2008, Taxi sent 'Serengeti Serenade and 'Ottoman Odyssey' to Domo Music Group and 'Ottoman Odyssey' to 'Platinum Music.  And in January 2009, Taxi forwarded 'Novus Ordo Seclorum' and 'Ottoman Odyssey' to 'ScoreKeepers Music' bringing the total to one hundred thirty-five unique submissions that have now been forwarded to various media libraries and to film and television projects currently in production including MTV...

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"You certainly have all the skills and abilities of a first rate composer, arranger and orchestrator."

---Taxi, January 21, 2005



Studio Gear

Baldwin 5' 2" Baby Grand; Vintage Pearl Drum Kit

Triton Le Music 88 Key Workstation; Roland XV3080; Roland D-50; Roland S-50

Mojave MA200; Audix DP Elite 8

Vintech X73i; Focusrite Octopre; Rosetta 800

Logic; ProTools

iZotope Ozone 3


Vienna Symphonic Library; East West Symphonic Library; Kontakt; Peter Siedlaczek's Advanced Orchestra; Celtic Instruments; Dirk Campbell's World Winds; Spectrasonics Vocal Planet; World Traveler



"...the writing is so vast that supervisors will view [each] piece as independent islands full of relative possibilities."

---Taxi, August 25, 2008



Getting the Piano in the Studio



ASCAP Singer/Songwriter, Deirdre Leah Faegre, Assistant Engineer



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