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Film Composer Chris Boardman, Virtual Radio, And Instrument Insurance On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

Chris Boardman on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

My guest this week is television and film composer Chris Boardman, who was one of my first guests when I started this podcast 4 years ago. He was originally on episode #11. Acknowledged for his work in film, TV, records and academia, Chris is a six time Emmy Award winner with 13 Emmy Nominations, and […]

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Bobby Owsinski And 101 Mixing Tricks Named In Sonarworks 2018 Mixing Guru Guide

101 Mixing Tricks on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

I’m really pleased to announce that Sonarworks has selected my 101 Mixing Tricks course in its 2018 A-Z Mixing Tutorial Guru Guide. Thanks to Lee Chapman and everyone at the company for the recognition! If you don’t know about the 101 Mixing Tricks course, it’s techniques that I’ve garnered from some of the greatest mixers on […]

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Guitar Center And Gibson Back In The News, And It’s Not Pretty

Guitar Center

All of us connected with the music industry have been watching the financial news of both Guitar Center and Gibson for quite a while now, and they deserve our close attention. That’s what comes with being a major player in the business and a giant piece of the American music scene. I don’t think it […]

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New Music Gear Monday: Audified RecALL Quick Recorder

Audified RecALL on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

Having your preferred DAW in your studio is never a problem time-wise because we usually have enough time to use it. Song to song setup takes a few minutes, but usually isn’t a problem even in the most time-compressed situations. Setup for recording a live gig is a lot more intense though, since time is […]

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Jingle Producer/Composer David Campos On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

David Campos on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

My guest this week is producer and composer David Campos, who was one of my first guests when I started this podcast 4 years ago. He was originally on episode #6. David has produced gold and platinum albums, has won a Clio award for one of his jingles, and composed music for MTV, SABC and […]

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April 26, 2018

The Making Of “The Middle” – A Tale Of Chasing The Demo

The Middle on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

“Chasing The Demo” is something that every producer goes through. In other words, an artist or songwriter hands you a demo of a song that’s so good already, but you think you can do it better. Sometimes it happens, but usually something about it is just not as good, mostly because of a limitation on […]

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David Bock Talks Differences Between Vintage And Modern Microphones

David Bock on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

After maintenance stints at such prestigious facilities as the Hit Factory in New York City and Ocean Way in Hollywood, Bock Audio Designs (formerly Soundelux) founder and managing director David Bock went from repairing vintage microphones to manufacturing them. David now utilizes his expertise to produce updated versions of the studio classics 251, U 47, […]

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Yes, We’d All Love To Record At The Sanctuary In The Bahamas

The Sanctuary Studios on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

For many up-and-coming artists, just getting to record in a real high-end commercial studio is a dream come true, but once you’re successful, that might not be enough. Many artists thrive on isolation away from record labels, management and the public, so an out of the way residential studio is the perfect place for creating. […]

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New Music Gear Monday: TC Electronic TC-2290-DT Delay Plugin And Desktop Controller

TC-2290-DT on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

For a good part of the analog audio hardware years of the 80s and 90s, the TC Electronic TC-2290 delay was a standard in every studio. It offered excellent quality delays coupled with some amazing modulation effects to take it leaps and bounds beyond anything else on the market at the time. Since we’ve hit the […]

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Producer/Engineer Warren Huart On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

Warren Huart on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

My guest this week is producer, engineer, musician, and composer Warren Huart. Warren’s had a lot of success since he moved to Los Angeles from his native England, working platinum-selling artists like The Fray, Korn, James Blunt, Ace Frehley, and Aerosmith, to name just a few. His works also can be found in film and […]

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5 Condenser Microphone Fallacies That Will Make You Think Differently About Them

KM54 condenser microphone on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

Condenser microphones are fraught with fallacies that often lead to misuse and poor results thanks to unreasonable expectations. This excerpt from the 4th edition of my Recording Engineer’s Handbook looks at 5 popular misconceptions about condenser microphones, along with why the real reason might not be what you think. 1. A large-diaphragm condenser has more low […]

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