Category: Lay back

Bridging the gap between talent and technique

Here is a quick and creative video for those of you that are beginners. It takes producing a lot of music, it takes time and effort, to bridge the gap between your vision, your talent and the reality of what comes out of your productions… Overnight success is a myth ! Don’t fall for it…

More than meets the vocoder

Did you know that the vocoder originated as a military project? If not, maybe you should watch this short documentary on the Vocoder produced by the New Yorker: If the history of all things vocal modifying (talk boxes, vocoder and autotune) is your thing, watch this:

The saga of the TB-303

Avid’s “From creation to final mix” series

Avid is promoting its gear with the “heart of a teacher” 🙂 If you are a beginner and you want to peak into pro-level production process, you will find this 6-part video series interesting. For my part, I found it interesting to see the type of gear used by Fab Dupont, the producer. I also…

The Classic Albums series

It is late, you want to layback… Rather than watch re-runs, why not explore some recording history? The Classic Albums series is a good set of documentaries… Here are a few to watch: A YouTube search will yeald more 🙂 Enjoy!

Dave Grohl’s idea of a garage home studio

As a counterpoint to the last post, here is Dave Grohl’s (Nirvana, Foo Fighters) version of a garage home studio… And beyond that, this is a well made documentary on the tape-based recording process. Enjoy!