Month: September 2014

Alan Parson’s “Art and Science of Sound Recording”

Here is another online resource to perfect your recording skills and know-how. This time it is brought to you by one of the greats: Alan Parson. Alan Parson can bolster to have been the recording engineer on my favorite album of all times, Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon”… And the sound quality and…


The 600 Euro/Dollar recording studio challenge

You have a mission! Gear up a new home studio with only 600 Euros or 600 Dollars. Do you accept ? This message will self-destruct… Well, it would be a challenge. But, as Frank LLoyd Wright put it: “take a zero off your budget and it will be more creative” (I am paraphazing). Now, before…


Will Pharrell interviews Daniel Lanois

I am a huge fan of Daniel Lanois. Not only for being Canadian ๐Ÿ™‚
If Brian Eno was batman, He is Robin… And much more.
And Will Pharrell is good as interviewer.
Enjoy!


Get your monitor placement right

Here is a well written article found on Avid’s monitor page on the subject of monitor placement. “Why would anyone need directions for setting up reference monitors? Just put them on your desk, and youโ€™re done, right? Well, it turns out that reference monitors are actually one of the most important and influential elements of…


Make your own gear

Recording gear can be expensive. This is news to no one ๐Ÿ™ If this is a concern to you, there are ways to minimize cost… And beyond savings,ย  to take ownership of your gear in an entire new way: make it. Here are 4 step program for doing just that. Step 1 – Solder your…


Up your music production skills

What do you get when you mix the top MOOC platform, Coursera, with the top music school, Berklee College of Music? Answer: A very qualitative pragmatic introductory course to music production. And it is free! Learn or brush up on the basic of this science in six sets of video “tutorials”. Here is the course…