Finished Is BETTER Than Perfect

“Lifes a dance, you learn as you go” Recording, like any process that is both technical and creative, is a state-of-mind thing. Any single aspect of the process has the capability of being either a launch-ing pad or a stumbling block to better records....

Recording Preparation and Studio Organization

It is really important to have an organized studio. Set aside a day for this, and it will save you weeks in the coming year, not to mention immeasurable inspiration killing frustration. You need to make it easy for yourself to be creative, and hard for yourself to get...

Pre Mastering Tips

Mastering is a completely, completely different animal, and I’m not sure how much I have to contribute to a general discussion of mastering other than to say don’t master your own mixes. If they don’t sound right, fix the mix. There is nothing that a...

What is Wrong With American Idol?

Guest Post: Bob Baker It’s one of the most popular TV shows of recent years, drawing tens of millions of viewers every week. Even I admit, American Idol is fun to watch. The show provides all the elements of good pop culture entertainment: passion, emotion, the...

Acoustic Treatment and Design Resource

Acoustic treatment is an art and a science. Their is much ground to cover once we meander a bit deeper than the basics of treating your home or project recording studio to record a decent vocal take, or isolate an acoustic guitar. From diffusors to absorbers and bass...

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