3 Tips To Make Your Online Music Sound Better

3 tips for online music

Everyone wants their music to sound great on Spotify or Pandora, but making a master requires a little more forethought than just getting a loud master. In that spirit, here’s an excerpt from the latest Mastering Engineer’s Handbook 3rd edition that provides 3 tips for a better sounding online music. 1. Turn it down a bit. […]

Continue reading

New Music Gear Monday: Exponential Audio NIMBUS Reverb Plugin

nimbus-reverb-plugin

I really love Exponential Audio plugins because you get high performance effects that don’t require a ton of CPU power at a reasonable price. While the company’s existing plugins are very cool indeed, Exponential founder (and ex-Lexicon engineer) Michael Carnes has outdone himself this time with his new NIMBUS reverb, a true next-generation plugin. NIMBUS takes the […]

Continue reading

Now You Can Own The Console That Recorded The Beatles

emi-redd-37

Just about any piece of gear that has crossed the doorstep of the legendary Abbey Road Studios is truly revered, especially if it’s from 60s and 70s. The studio’s boffins in the maintenance department were renowned for being meticulous in creating and upgrading any gear used in the studios, which came across in recordings that still […]

Continue reading

An Interview With Drummer And Bassist Charlie Drayton

Charlie Drayton

Charlie Drayton is a unique and special player in that he’s equally adept and in demand as a drummer and as a bass player, so his perspective is that of the total rhythm section. Charlie’s long and eclectic list of credits includes such names as Herbie Hancock, Keith Richards, Johnny Cash, Chaka Khan, Mariah Carey, […]

Continue reading

Music Business Guru Dave Kusek On Episode #125 Of My Inner Circle Podcast

Dave Kusek

 I’m happy to have my old friend Dave Kusek on this week’s episode of my Inner Circle Podcast. Dave has been a pioneer in the digital space in many ways, going way back as one of the creators of the Synare (the first electronic drum) and later the first computer sequencer with Passport. Dave was also the […]

Continue reading

New Music Gear Monday: Creation Labs MW1 Studio Tool Guitar DI

MW1 Studio Tool

Recording guitars in the control room has become standard procedure during overdubs these days, but there always a hassle to it. Ground loops, amp noise during tuning, and not having the amp head close by to change the tone or input gain are minor inconveniences, to be sure, but inconveniences none the less. That’s what makes […]

Continue reading

Pro Tools Expert Founder Russ Hughes On Episode #124 Of My Inner Circle Podcast

Russ Hughes

I’m very pleased to have Pro Tools Expert founder Russ Hughes as the guest on the latest edition of my Inner Circle Podcast. Russ had a successful career in multiple aspects of the music business, but started a small blog dedicated to helping Pro Tools users. The blog has grown into a group of sites […]

Continue reading

Engineer Rudy Van Gelder Passes

Rudy Van Gleder

Jazz engineer Rudy Van Gelder passed away last week at age 91, and although many won’t recognize the name, he was a giant in the industry. He was responsible for recording some of the greatest jazz albums ever by artists like John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Donald Byrd, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins, Wayne Shorter and hundreds more. While […]

Continue reading
1 86 87 88 89 90 97