January 27th, 2015 by David Weiss
My Winter NAMM started early this year.
After a six-hour flight from JFK to NYC, I was more in the mode to make it to my Anaheim hotel, take a hot shower, and pass out before the next dayâ€™s convention center fray. But I couldn’t help talking to my friendly … Read More
December 22nd, 2014 by David Weiss
Kelvin Wooten is clearly comfortable wherever he is â€“ the confidence of creating hits while remaining grounded will have that effect.
Kelvin Wooten is well on his way. (Photo Credit: Dokk Savage)
The Grammy-nominated producer, engineer and multi-instrumentalist is particularly well-situated this Christmas season, with the timely release of elite … Read More
December 15th, 2014 by David Weiss
Seeking synth heaven? You’ll find a pocket of paradise at the studio of Anthony Marinelli in Los Angeles.
Packed with analog synths, this is no keyboard museum. Marinelli puts it all to good use, and this constantly curious composer has got plenty to keep him busy. First off there’s thousands … Read More
November 13th, 2014 by Blake Madden
A handful of documentaries released since the turn of the new century, from 2002â€™s Standing In the Shadows of Motown to 2013â€™s Muscle Shoals, have helped us put names and faces to the backing musicians that brought some of our favorite recordings to life. It can be surprising to learn … Read More
October 16th, 2014 by David Weiss
You know how we vibed off of the 137th AES. But what about the new tech that really tickles our fancy?
While the massive breakthrough eluded us in 2014, there was plenty of evolutionary elements to elevate the audio craft. In no particular order, here’s what we saw that … Read More