Happy New Year to…..well, yes, um…..

So what do I do on New Year’s Eve? Listen to music. And what music do I listen to that blasts me blissfully in to the new year? To set the proper tone for 2014? Seriously, this cheers me up. A song that should be blasted at full volume to enjoy. Head banging is goodContinue reading “Happy New Year to…..well, yes, um…..”

…And It’s Free!

Well, thought we’d throw everyone some free swag considering it’s the holidays (any holiday you believe in is fine with me). So we recorded a cover from one of our favorite bands, The Gun Club and put it on SoundCloud for you free. So you can have ‘Ghost On The Highway’ for your listening pleasureContinue reading “…And It’s Free!”

What Do These Two Things Have In Common?

Well, if you’ve seen this title before, you know the answer – usually nothing. Anyway…. Some ‘Recent Listening’. Of course for me that doesn’t necessarily mean brand new music. I’ve taken to a lot of older ‘Americana/Rock’ lately. I love the looseness, the ’emotional content’, the space of the instrumentation, great vocals. So I wentContinue reading “What Do These Two Things Have In Common?”

Walking Abbey Road

I came across a pretty cool page on the internet. Someone has taken old photos from a Beatles recording session at Abbey Road studio, combined them with a few current photos of the same room (not many changes in that studio room – if it ain’t broke, why fix it) and created an immersive walkContinue reading “Walking Abbey Road”

Digital Meters and The Meters

Thought we’d throw some tech at you today. Most mixing is done by ear – after all, it is sound and relates most to our sense of hearing. But we’re also used to looking at meters in the studio. Often it’s just to make sure overall levels don’t clip, or to compress and add volumeContinue reading “Digital Meters and The Meters”