Monthly Archives: February 2011

don’t fear the volume knob

The volume wars. Everyone hates it, yet everyone engages in it. Usually as an engineer/mixer/producer you have to do it. It’s kill or be killed. I had this conversation multiple times with every music making person I know. It goes … Continue reading

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hmmmm

There’s a quiet hum on the vocal track. And the acoustic guitar track. And about 10 other s. It’s the hard drive and cpu buzzing away and leaking on to the mic. Bummer. Get rid of it. All it really … Continue reading

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up the ante

Sometimes I get to start a record from scratch and see it through every step of the way. Other times I come in after it’s already begun. I work with a lot of people who are already doing it on … Continue reading

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