July 6th, 2015 by SonicScoop
Justin Colletti visited the legendary Magic Shop recording studios this Thursday, and when he did, He brought a camera! Check out the first of our new studio tours on the SonicScoop video blog.
Owner, producer and engineer Steve Rosenthal walks us through this versatile and storied space in the Soho … Read More
July 6th, 2015 by David Weiss
Crave different microphone flavors when you record?
The MicSwap app allows iOS users to record, filter, sync and share audio through virtual microphones.
Of course you do, and you’re not alone. Having a large mic locker is the claim to fame for many a studio, and with good reason â€“ … Read More
July 2nd, 2015 by Justin Colletti
The last time we talked to songwriter Paul Waaktaar-Savoy, he was working out of his own studio in SoHo, prolific as ever after having completed a farewell tour for his mega-platinum band A-ha a couple of years prior.
Today, he is back with a new studio and a new … Read More
July 1st, 2015 by Justin Colletti
So, you’ve recorded some great songs. Now how in the name of heck do you get people to actually listen to them??
Justin Colletti is back on the SonicScoop Video Blog with a new post on promoting and distributing music:
“How To Get Your Music Heard (By Actual People)… Read More
June 29th, 2015 by David Weiss
Specialization is a double-edged sword: You can build a reputation as one of the best in your niche, but that doesnâ€™t mean that business will be an easy ride.
Tom Effinger, Partner and President of NYCâ€™s Dig It Audio, was experiencing that sensation firsthand. His Dolby-certified 5.1 theater had … Read More
June 25th, 2015 by SonicScoop
Editor Justin Colletti is back once again on the SonicScoop video blog.
This time? The “Big Wins” of the audio world: Those upgrades that really make a huge difference and provide maximum return on investment.
Watch below and subscribe to our YouTube channel for more great video nuggets … Read More
June 24th, 2015 by Michael Duncan
Max Farrar of LUC!D Productions.
You may have heard his music before, but you probably wonâ€™t recognize his name. Max Farrar has kept himself busy by composing for commercials, TV shows, trailers, and collaborating with artists for a few years now.
A self-described â€ścomputer nerdâ€ť, Max grew up playing â€śfilm … Read More
June 22nd, 2015 by David Weiss
Knowing how to write a hit certainly has its benefits.
Adam Young’s songwriting prowess got him to his own Sky Harbor.
Sure there’s fame, fortune, and the rush of hearing your song out in the cybersphere. But for those whose music and lyrics reach the upper echelon again and again, … Read More
June 18th, 2015 by SonicScoop
Editor Justin Colletti is back on the new SonicScoop Video Blog. This time: “Can You Master Your Own Mixes?“
Once again, the title says it all. Justin presents the pros and cons of both DIY and collaborative mastering, and offers few tips on both approaches.
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June 17th, 2015 by Brian Bender
All 3 Pocket Operators by Teenage Engineering,
I always get dark when people refer to studio kit as â€śtoysâ€ť. Especially when you save up the pennies to finally cop some new dopeshit microphone or some flavor of compression you didnâ€™t previously have covered, and some well-intentioned friend offers congratulations for … Read More