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13 Common Vocal Mixing Mistakes and How To Avoid Them
Tips & Tutorials

13 Common Vocal Mixing Mistakes and How To Avoid Them

Avoid these 13 common mistakes to ensure your vocal mixes always sound at least as good as the singer does. (And maybe even better.)

Vocals are the most important part of your mix. The vocals sell the music. Whether they’re a seasoned pro or your tone deaf aunt, everyone listens Read more...

Midtown Meltdown: MSR Studios is Shutting Down
NYC Spotlight

Midtown Meltdown: MSR Studios is Shutting Down

Just as summer begins, a major Midtown recording studio has reached the end of the road: MSR Studios is closing its doors at the end of June.

Ultimately, this 14,000 sq. ft. heavy hitter couldn’t escape the unkind realities of doing business in New York City’s famed Times Square neighborhood. Read more...

New Room: Emerald City Productions – Franklin, TN
Nashville

New Room: Emerald City Productions – Franklin, TN

Nail a niche, and you can make it happen.

That’s true anywhere in the audio world, but especially when you’re talking about Nashville. Recording runs rampant here, of course, but established studios are facing their fair share of challenges. That, of course, is where the opportunity also lies.

Producer/engineer/editor/mixer Danny Read more...

Time and Cost of Making an Album Case Study: NIRVANA
Music Business

Time and Cost of Making an Album Case Study: NIRVANA

This story first appeared in Trust Me, I’m a Scientist, June 3, 2013.

When I ran into producer/engineer Scott Solter at a mutual client’s show a couple of weeks back, he relayed some advice that he’d been giving young bands recently. He’s already one of my favorite guys working today, Read more...

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