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Working with distortion part 1 of many: how to distort

Music and distortion are linked together in so many ways that it’s almost unbelievable. Almost every way in which we consume music, some level of distortion is happening. Vinyl, cassettes, speakers, preamps, microphones, and even your own ears all carry with...

Recording Studio Psychology: getting a project going

Working with people that make music can be challenging. We all know the horror stories of famous artists making demands in the studio too crazy to be taken seriously, or arguing over mundane things. Some days in the studio seem like straight out of Spinal Tap. If you...

Which microphone to use?

A question I get a lot while teaching is: “Which microphone do I use for (insert instrument)?” This is of course a very common question for people beginning with recording and new to microphones. A question that may seem like it warrants a simple answer....

Which recording process is right for me?

As a ‘recording artist’, making an album is an all-consuming experience. The way you’re gonna record¬†(location, timespan, which producer or mixer etc.) is going to shape the recording in a big way,¬†and these days it seems like there are a...