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Gibson Brands (formerly Gibson Guitars) is having it’s share of fiscal difficulties these days as outlined previously in this blog, and word that it’s selling its iconic Memphis factory is just another indicator just how deep those issues are. The 127,000 square foot factory is now on the blocks for a cool $17 million. The building […]Continue reading
My guest on my latest podcast is television composer and author Rich Tozzoli. Rich has written an incredible 16,000 music cues that have been used on more than 10,000 cue sheets on 714 television series! Rich is not only a great composer but he’s also a talented engineer as well, and the author of several […]Continue reading
Mixing monitors may be the hardest job in show business in that you have to keep so many people happy at the same time. Mark Frink, my guest on this week’s podcast, is so good at his job that he’s been trusted by some of music’s biggest celebrities, including Tony Bennett, The Three Tenors, the […]Continue reading
Michael Bishop has been recording orchestras all over the world for a long time, first as chief engineer for the famed Telarc label, and now with his own Five Four Productions. Along the way he’s won 10 Grammy’s as well as a slew of other awards for his excellence. Michael’s my guest on this week’s […]Continue reading
It has tuning issues, it’s neck-heavy, the neck is fragile, and reportedly, Les Paul hated it, but the Gibson SG is still a great guitar. It’s so light and has a great sound that once you get used to one, it’s hard to go back to any other Humbucker guitar. Brought out as a redesigned […]Continue reading
If you’re a guitar player you may own a Les Paul, and if you’re an engineer you probably have to record one from time to time. That’s a good enough reason to learn all you can about the instrument, so here’s a great video that points out 5 things you probably didn’t know about the […]Continue reading
There are signs that Gibson’s move to diversify isn’t working out as planned. Moody’s Investor Service has downgraded Gibson Brands (formerly Gibson Guitar Corporation) credit to junk status, and according to reports, the company has put up two of its Nashville warehouses for sale as a result. Moody’s gave 3 reasons for the downgrade: 1. […]Continue reading