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How To Seamlessly Incorporate Synths & MIDI in Your Next Project

How To Seamlessly Incorporate Synths & MIDI in Your Next Project When some musicians hear the words “synthesizers” and “MIDI,” images of dayglow t-shirts and frizzed out ’80s hairdos flash before their eyes. Most artist who do not regularly use these tools in their music have this antiquated idea of what synthesizers and MIDI are capable […]Read More »

BEHIND THE SCENES: Mexican Institute of Sound + Toy Selectah Hit The Studio For Compass Project

STUDIO DIARY: with Mexican Institute of Sound + Toy Selectah Recording around the globe with a cast of nearly 100 artists A very important matter is the fact that we’ve been working the major part of this project over RED BULL STUDIOS around the world: New York, Los Angeles, London and Sao Paolo. I personally believe that in […]Read More »

Is The Future of Music Mastering Online?

An Interview with LANDR’s VP of Product Justin Evans “Master Yo Shit!” That was a t-shirt our team had printed up after a very disappointing conference, in which we received hundreds of submissions that were of poor audio quality. When someone in the industry exclaims, “Wow, that’s a great song,” more often than not, what […]Read More »

A Musician's Guide to The Artist/Producer Relationship

An In-Depth Look at Working Together In The Studio When you enter a recording studio you are beginning a relationship with at least one new person – the recording engineer.  A lot is riding on this person’s abilities and personality during your tracking and mixing sessions.  In fact, we would argue that the engineer is […]Read More »

Go Behind The Scenes of David Bronson's New Album 'Questions'

David Bronson: Embracing Collaboration in the Studio to Craft a Warm, Soul-Infused Rock Album PRE-PRODUCTION What was your pre-production like on this project? Godfrey Diamond: We basically did miniature demos first, which I strongly, strongly believe in. Guitar and vocal and click. It’s always good to lay down the record once before you lay down the […]Read More »

WATCH: Audio-Technica "Ask Me Anything" with Matt McArthur of The Record Company

After graduating from the Berklee College of Music with a Bachelor’s degree in music production and engineering, Matt McArthur co-founded New England’s first professional nonprofit recording studio – The Record Company – to give Boston’s community of young musicians a place to hang out, learn and record their compositions. According to The Record Company’s website, […]Read More »

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