Recording Technology

Geek Speak – 7 Terms Every Musician Should Know When Recording

Ok has this ever happened to you? You head into the studio to record that next hit song yours and you have a sudden inspiration for a sound or an effect you want to be heard. You try and explain what you want to the engineer and he/she looks back […]

By |October 17th, 2015|Recording Technology, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

Do What You Do Best – Create Great Music

You and your band mates have written 10 of the greatest songs ever written.  The world needs to hear your music.  So you decide to record your music.  You picked up a set of drum mics specifically designed for drums.  You bought some other mics you heard were good for […]

By |January 1st, 2014|Artists and Bands, General, Recording Technology, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

Mixing vs. Mastering: A Cake Analogy

Over the years, I’ve had the pleasure of working with a lot of different clients with lots of different backgrounds, and aside from “What’s the difference between a producer and an engineer,” one of the questions that pops up more than any other is: “What’s the difference between mixing a […]

By |January 14th, 2013|General, Music Industry, Recording Technology|1 Comment

Engineer Vs. Producer

One of the questions I am most frequently asked is, “What’s the difference between an engineer and producer?”  This used to surprise me until I really started thinking about it.  The quick answer? The producer is responsible for the the final product and the engineer is responsible for recording and […]

By |July 21st, 2012|General, Recording Technology|2 Comments

How to Choose a Recording Studio

So you’ve written some songs, maybe played a few shows, and now people are asking “Where can I get the album?”  You’re excited that people enjoy your music so much that they want to hear it over and over again!  But how do you create an album?

Unless you plan on […]

By |December 10th, 2011|Artists and Bands, General, Recording Technology, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

How to Finance Your Album

In these challenging economic times, it’s becoming very difficult for a lot of musicians to produce a high quality album.  Many are choosing the DIY (Do It Yourself) approach, and that’s all fine and good, but you might not be getting the best sounding final product.  A major reason musicians […]

By |October 13th, 2011|Artists and Bands, Recording Technology, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

How to Save Time and Money Recording a Song

I’d venture to say that most people probably don’t like to waste their time or money.  I’ve never met anyone that felt really good about spending their time or money on something that didn’t have some kind of value.  Let’s face it, we’ve all done it and hopefully we’ve learned […]

By |June 14th, 2011|Recording Technology, Tips and Tricks|1 Comment

Why Use a Recording Studio?

A recurring theme in my discussions with artists and bands is how they have attempted to record their music at a friend’s house or attempted to record it themselves. They do this to save money on the recording. With the advent of many low-cost recording software products, this seems like […]

By |May 28th, 2011|Recording Technology|3 Comments