For the musicians out there: MusicTech.net has started an article series that might interest you. It’s called The Bluffer’s Guide to Music Technology. I am a believer in looking at the same basic concepts from multiple points of view, and the Bluffer’s Guide presents much of the same material as we do in our 6-part…… See More
Music Recording Tips and Gear
Articles specifically dealing with recording, mixing and mastering music - as opposed to voice-over specific recording tips, which can be found in the Voice-Over Recording category.
I found something amazing on YouTube yesterday. Someone posted the audio (no actual video, just a static picture) of ONLY the lead vocal tracks from the 1976 Boston hit, “More Than a Feeling.” I’ve have always been a huge fan of lead vocalist Brad Delp (may he rest in peace), and to be able to hear…… See More
Sam Smith’s song, “Stay With Me,” is a huge hit in 2014. We were just watching a segment about him on CBS Sunday Morning and heard something fascinating. In the chorus of the song, the harmony makes it sound like Sam is being backed up by a full choir. But it’s no choir! Sam actually…… See More
I interviewed Thaddeus Moore, Chief Mastering Engineer at Liquid Mastering (liquidmastering.com) last Thursday evening. I wrote about it the next day, and put up a few of the highlights there – Interview With Mastering Engineer – Thaddeus Moore. In that post, I promised a full transcript of the interview. So here is that transcript! Enjoy!…… See More
Last night I had the pleasure of interviewing Thaddeus Moore, who is the lead mastering engineer for Liquid Mastering. We talked for an hour audio recording, mixing and mastering, and Thaddeus shared his thoughts on the best way to do (or not to do:)) these things in a home recording studio. We also get some…… See More