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January 25, 2018

Here’s A Physical Way To See Harmonics And Wavelength

harmonics and wavelength

I’ve posted some interesting ways to actually physically see sound waves in the past, but here’s more scientific way done in a lab. The following videos are from the Naval Postgraduate Physics Department’s YouTube channel, which is dedicated to showing physics experiments. That’s cool enough by itself, but what’s even better is that a large number […]

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January 24, 2018

The 7 Basic Decisions That Every Producer Faces


Before a music project can even begin there are a number of basic decisions that every producer faces in order to get the ball rolling. This excerpt from the latest edition of my Music Producer’s Handbook illustrates the many production considerations confronting a producer in a typical project before it even hits the studio. Most of the […]

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Join Me For The AES Conference At NAMM


If you’re going to the Winter NAMM show in Anaheim this week, check out the AES conference that happens concurrently on the 4th floor of the Hilton Hotel. I’ve put together the studio-related sessions for the conference that includes a great list of speakers, including Andrew Scheps, Jack Joseph Puig, Sylvia Massey, Richard Chycki, Michael […]

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New Music Gear Monday: Universal Audio Arrow Interface

Universal Audio Arrow

If you always needed a computer interface and also wanted to get into Universal Audio plugins but didn’t want to pay the price for an Apollo, now you’re in luck. UA has introduced a brand new, scaled down version of the Apollo Twin called the Arrow. The Arrow is that same as a Twin a […]

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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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