Choosing Equipment And Your Sonic Spaces

The sound you get when you’re recording is created by many factors. You start off by deciding what musical equipment you’re going to use. If it’s electric equipment, the guitar, amplifier and electronic effects all put their stamp on the sound you create. A few posts ago we discussed getting a variety of sounds forContinue reading “Choosing Equipment And Your Sonic Spaces”

Messin’ At The Highest Level

We’ve returned from our latest adventure. After three weeks at some of the Southwest’s most amazing National Parks – where we had one day of rain and usually days of the most beautiful clear blue sky imaginable we have returned to eastern Pennsylvania. And……shocker……….it’s gray and overcast. Of course this is what makes you reallyContinue reading “Messin’ At The Highest Level”

Hearing True EQ: Room Tune Your Monitors

When you listen to music, do you really get to hear the song in the way that the writers, players and studio people do when it is first created? Probably not. The fact is that all stereo systems change the sound in subtle (and sometimes not so subtle) ways. They may be heavy at theContinue reading “Hearing True EQ: Room Tune Your Monitors”

From The Vault 10 – Conduit Plays ‘Follow Me’

As we continue to brush the dust from our song vault, we’re releasing another song from the live sessions recorded by Conduit. As with the song ‘Blinders’ released in a previous post, this song was on the album ‘Superior Olive’ (which, by the way, is still out there for purchase or your listening enjoyment). ThisContinue reading “From The Vault 10 – Conduit Plays ‘Follow Me’”

Variety Is The Spice Of Life

I’d like to share a recording technique that I read about when I started studio work and have used during many sessions over the years. We’ve talked about the overall concept of giving yourself a variety of choices for mixdown in several different posts. The idea is to track one guitar performance and end upContinue reading “Variety Is The Spice Of Life”