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5 Techniques For Miking A Banjo

You read the title and I know what you’re thinking – “I’m not doing the type of music that has banjo in it (of course, this doesn’t apply if you’re in Nashville or the South).” You might be surprised when one shows up in your studio one day. After all, Elton John utilized Davey Johnstone’s … Continue reading 5 Techniques For Miking A Banjo

What’s The Difference Between Thunderbolt 3 And USB-C?

Computer ports. They’re always changing and they’re always causing confusion. At least most usually have different connectors, but I’m sure you’ve noticed that Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C share a common one. Talk about confusion – not wonder some peripheral devices don’t work all the time. Let’s see if we can sort this out. USB-C USB-C … Continue reading What’s The Difference Between Thunderbolt 3 And USB-C?

New Music Gear Monday: LundHalsey Kontrol Command Console

One of the most critical pieces of any studio is the actual furniture that we do our work on. There are plenty of consoles available that cover a wide range of use situations and prices, but one of the most unique is the LundHalsley Kontrol Command series of consoles. These studio furniture pieces are aimed … Continue reading New Music Gear Monday: LundHalsey Kontrol Command Console

Album Compilations Return, My Podcast Gear, And Post Engineer Jason Brennan On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

My guest on the podcast this week is Jason Brennan, who’s a re-recording mixer, supervising sound editor and sound designer with numerous feature film and television credits for Warner Bros. His 10 years of experience in music production and engineering gives him a unique outlook on television audio. Jason has always been on the cutting edge of the latest … Continue reading Album Compilations Return, My Podcast Gear, And Post Engineer Jason Brennan On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

The Class D Amplifier Module That Literally Changed The World

Over the past 10 years power amplifiers have gotten increasingly more powerful and lighter thanks to the now widespread use of what’s known as Class D. What most people don’t know is that it was all due to a single engineer at Philips who created the first inexpensive class D amplifier module that changed how … Continue reading The Class D Amplifier Module That Literally Changed The World

A Look At That “Vintage Sound,” And How To Get It

A few weeks ago I posted a video of engineer Mark Linett speaking about remixing The Beach Boys and how it was to work with just 4 and 8 track master tapes. Since Mark has more experience with the recording techniques of the 60s and early 70s than anyone I know, I figured it would … Continue reading A Look At That “Vintage Sound,” And How To Get It

New Music Gear Monday: LouderThanLiftoff Chroma+ Customizable Buss Processor/Mic Preamp

When it comes to home studios, versatility is the name of the game. If we’re going to buy an outboard processor then hopefully it will fulfill multiple functions. That’s exactly what you get and more with the new LouderThanLiftoff Chroma+, a totally customizable 1U outboard unit that can act as both a dual channel microphone … Continue reading New Music Gear Monday: LouderThanLiftoff Chroma+ Customizable Buss Processor/Mic Preamp