Inside Red Bull Studios with Vacationer and Chris Tabron

July 17, 2014 by  

Inside Red Bull Studios with Vacationer and Chris Tabron

It’s not uncommon for bands to book studios to track drums and finish mixes. What is uncommon is when that studio is offered free of charge by a soft drink company, with few, if any, strings attached.

How (and Why) Are MP3 Files So Damn Small?

June 12, 2014 by  

How (and Why) Are MP3 Files So Damn Small?

We have 18,000 times as much internet bandwidth as we did a decade ago, and yet MP3s are barely two times larger than they once were. Is there good reason?

The Myth of a Thousand Little Choices (The 80/20 Rule as Applied to Audio Engineering)

May 29, 2014 by  

The Myth of a Thousand Little Choices (The 80/20 Rule as Applied to Audio Engineering)

We make hundreds or thousands of decisions on any given project. How many of them really count?

Producer John Congleton on Recording St. Vincent and the Wonderful Weirdness of Texas

May 1, 2014 by  

Producer John Congleton on Recording St. Vincent and the Wonderful Weirdness of Texas

How Congleton and Clark set out to make the best St. Vincent album to date.

Stewart Lerman on Sharon Van Etten, Modern Big Band, and What Makes Good Studios Great

April 3, 2014 by  

Stewart Lerman on Sharon Van Etten, Modern Big Band, and What Makes Good Studios Great

GRAMMY-winning engineer talks Boardwalk Empire, reverse commutes & technological change.

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