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Greg Norman Outside Electrical Audio

What a regular day at the office looks like for Greg Norman. Greg Norman has been Steve Albini’s right hand man at Electrical Audio since the beginning. He has worked at the influential Chicago studio...

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Universal Audio Launches Neve 88RS Channel Strip Collection, Tube-Tech CL 1B...

Say “Neve”, and most audio pros can’t help but feel a glow inside. Need Neve? The new UA Neve 88RS Channel Strip Selection Now Neve is new all over again, with the release of UAD Software v8.1, a...

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2015 AMP Awards Winners Announced at City Winery in NYC

The Association of Music Producers’ AMP Awards are a music business event like no other. A grand convergence takes place: music producers, ad agency creatives, composers, music supervisors, audio post...

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LA Event: Meet Sontronics’ Trevor Coley – Friday, 5/8 at Westlake Pro

Who’s the man behind the mics? You’ve got a chance to meet him. Make no mistake — meet Sontronics at Westlake, on Friday, May 8th. LA recording mavens can meet Trevor Coley, founder and mic designer of...

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Studio Monitor Switch: Alex Sterling — Upper West Side

Listen closely, and you can hear them – an emerging generation of engineers who care deeply about audio. Alex Sterling has an ear for detail. Among them is Alex Sterling, whose eponymous studio on the...

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Waves Releases H-Reverb Plug-In

Waves has introduced H-Reverb and it appears to bring us fresh and exciting tech for more control than Waves has produced in previous reverb plugins. Integrating their new FIR engine (Finite Impulse...

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How to Keep Perspective During a Mixing Session

We mixers know all too well that mixes can be like black holes. If you keep a safe distance, you can generally preserve a healthy perspective and escape unscathed. But many of us allow ourselves to get...

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LA Event: IMSTA Festa — May 16th at SAE Institute

We love it on both coasts, and this weekend IMSTA and SAE Institute Los Angeles are partnering to host IMSTA Festa – leading the way with the reminder to “Buy The Software You Use”. IMSTA is a free...

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NYC Event: BMS’ “The Independent Artist as a Startup” – Thursday, 5/28

Back in November, we told you about the debut of an event series from the New York City-based Business of Music Seminars (BMS). BMS #2 is set for May 28th. Response to their first foray was...

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Audified Releases u73b Compressor Plug-In

Now hear this! The u73b Compressor plug-in from Audified is modeled from the vintage German broadcast compressor of the 1960s. Audified got their hands on an original model, broke it down and has now...

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Executive Interview: Ron Burman — President, North America, Mascot Label Group

It takes two: The smartest record labels know that success doesn’t just depend on signing great artists – they have to make equally smart choices in the executives that steer a band’s career. Mascot...

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NYC Event: ACME Audio at Audio Power Tools – Brooklyn, 5/19

Being from the Motor City ourselves, we smile upon any company that proclaims themselves purveyors of the “Motown”. ACME Audio – also being from the great state of Detroit — is just that, and their own...

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The “Locking In” Technique for Programming Authentic-Sounding Drums

Drum image by Flickr user “slgckgc” Some topics in music production are always good for a heated discussion among musicians, fans and producers: Should we tune the vocals? Should takes be edited to...

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TK Audio Releases 500 Series BC501 Stereo Bus Compressor

TK Audio’s 500 series BC501 stereo compressor features all of the power of their rack-mount BC1-S compressor, with additional features from their BC2-ME mastering compressor. Some of these features...

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Mix With The Masters Announces Upcoming Seminars for 2015 — CLA, Michael...

Mix With The Masters represents greatness fostering greatness, and the later half of 2015 will carry the MWTM culture even further. The seminars allow 14 professional participants to learn trade...

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Subway to Studio: Paul Juba Mueller and the Art of Recording Unusual Instruments

Want to know the power of music? If you’re lucky enough to come across Paul Juba Mueller and his hammered dulcimer in the New York City subway system, you’ll experience it first-hand. Paul Juba Mueller...

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EQ Tips From The Pros

Equalizers are one of the most common tools we use. Although there are “no rules” when it comes to working with audio, some EQ tips have been reiterated so often that many of us take them as gospel. If...

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Native Instruments Introduces GOLDEN KINGDOM Expansion for MASCHINE

GOLDEN KINGDOM is the latest MASCHINE Expansion from Native Instruments. The contemporary hip-hop driven bundle is loaded with genre-specific elements from southern hip-hop, EDM, trap, and more. Native...

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Learn With Splice: New Series from Some of YouTube’s Best Independent Educators

About a year and a half ago, the founders of Splice completed their seed funding, setting the stage for an online collaboration tool that has changed the way many musicians and producers work together....

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Recording Studio Sweet Spot: Gold Coast Recorders – Bridgeport, CT

Close enough to be convenient – far enough from NYC to be a groovy getaway: Gold Coast Recorders just may be the missing link ye seek. Audio attractions are ample at this Bridgeport, CT facility, and...

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