New Magic Tech

Learning the music tech that helped make “Magic” new

There are so many ways that technology can help. And so many ways that it won’t. I’m learning lots about […]

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SP150SMK microphone review

Sterling Audio SP150SMK microphone review

Stan Stewart reviews the Sterling Audio SP150SMK studio condenser microphone for recording male vocals. For comparison, he uses a R0de NT1a.

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Recording home studio

7 Home Recording Studio Tips & Steps to Master Your Music

Curtis Dean provides 7 pointers for the beginner home studio recordist and producer.

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Recording Headphones

Gone Recording and Gigging – Back Next Week

Yes, I’m off practicing and recording for upcoming gigs and commissions. Thanks for checking in. Oh, and remember that I […]

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Synthesizers

Smuth – an ode to the early synthesizers

In my first band, I played synthesizers. Though we rarely hear that word these days, it was all the rage […]

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Recording Strings

Recording Strings – recommended mics and positions

This is a guest post by Ben from Subreel. Recording is becoming more and more popular, with more people having […]

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Music Plugin Essentials

Mixing, mastering, & recording plugin essentials

I know that this post will be of interest to some of my readers. Frequently I am asked on social […]

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recording

Recording, mixing, and mastering your album

So far, the posts in this series have been fairly systematic. This is a much more random — and important […]

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Sounds for Composers and Songwriters

How I Get Orchestral Sounds In My Recordings

Ever been curious how people like me get full orchestras to play on their recordings? I don’t. Instead, I use what’s […]

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DAW Showdown Bitwig

DAW showdown – Protools – Bitwig – Reaper

I’ve been working on a number of music recording projects over the past year. In the middle of several of them, […]

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