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My guest today is Dan Johnson, who started his career as an engineer at Capitol Studios and Ocean Way, and is now the chief preservation engineer at United Studios Archiving. Dan has transferred over 600 albums and 3000 tapes ranging from mono acetate to 48 track digital including priceless masters by high-profile legacy artists such as Led Zeppelin, Jimi […]Continue reading
One of the reasons why we record elements in stereo is to capture the natural ambience of an instrument. Because we can’t always record everything this way, we must create this aural space artificially, and that can be a problem for some new to mixing. There are so many choices and variables available with effects […]Continue reading
Plugin effects processors have come a long way, offering a wide range of features for a surprising little amount of money. That said, there are times when the typical desktop or laptop computer just doesn’t have the horsepower required for sophisticated processing tasks. And then there are those cases where you need a real outboard […]Continue reading
Although it may not be entirely obvious if you’re not listening carefully, music production has changed immensely from the early days of 16 and 24 track recording until now (hits made before multitrack recording were even more different by virtue of the limited tracks available). Here are some observations on how the production of today […]Continue reading