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January 19, 2018

Candy Shop Management Founders On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

Candy Shop Management

My guests on the podcast this week are artist managers John Mathiason and Anthony Bland, who collectively have over 50 years of music industry experience. Since starting Candy Shop Management in 2009, they have navigated the careers of The Rocketboys, The Mowgli’s, Lincoln Durham, and many others. Antony came from the label and publishing world […]

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January 18, 2018

Berklee Announces Online Masters Degree Programs, But Why?

Graduate degree

Berklee College Of Music recently announced that it’s offering two new graduate degree programs – one in Music Production and the other in Music Business. The cost is not insignificant at $33,120 for 36 credits for the online course, which is a 20% discount over physically attending the school. This is in-line with other universities, […]

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New Music Gear Monday: FabFilter Pro-L 2 Peak Limiter Plugin

FabFilter Pro-L 2

It often takes plugins to catch hold of the market, and many times they fail to capture the attention of pro users no matter how good they are. That’s not been the case with FabFilter, as the company’s products have been used on countless hits almost since Frederik Slijkerman and Floris Klinkert, started the company in […]

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January 12, 2018

Soundways CEO Gebre Waddell Guests On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

Gebre Waddell

Gebre Waddell started in the music business as a mastering engineer from his Stonebridge Mastering in Memphis, but he’s always been into programming since he was a kid. He eventually turned that into a real business as co-founder and CEO of plugin developer Soundways. The company now offers a number of next generation plugins like […]

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3 Techniques For Miking An Audience

Audience miking

If you’re recording a live performance, then you want to pick up some of the audience to make it sound realistic. Here are some techniques and considerations culled from the latest edition of my Recording Engineer’s Handbook. “Audience recording is both the key and the problem with live recording. It’s sometimes difficult to record the audience […]

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New Music Gear Monday: Touch Innovations XG Touch Screen System

Touch Innovations XG

As the world of Star Trek (and science fiction in general) gets closer and closer to reality, there’s been a rethink of the controllers that we’ve used in audio. We’ve all gotten used to what was the norm of analog knobs, faders and switches, but what if you were freed from those restrictions? Touch Innovations […]

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January 5, 2018

Producer/Engineer Joel Hamilton On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

Joel Hamilton

We begin the new year on the Podcast with 4 time Grammy-nominated producer/engineer/musician Joel Hamilton, who’s credits include the Black Keys, Iggy Pop, Elvis Costello, and Pretty Lights, among many others. Joel’s also a part owner of Studio G Brooklyn and a frequent speaker at conferences all over the world (you’ll know why when you […]

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January 1, 2018

Happy 2018!

Happy New Year 2018

I want to wish you a Happy New Year and a very prosperous 2018! May your life in the new year have the following: • Great success • Much love • Healthy relationships • Peak health • Time off to enjoy life • Positive thoughts • Lots of good food • Extreme creativity • And […]

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