July 12th, 2016 by Justin Colletti
Critically-acclaimed bassist and composer Ben Allison has enjoyed a long and prestigious career these past 25 years or so.
He has been exceptionally active, not only as a musician, but also as a behind-the-scenes organizer, serving as a advisor and facilitator for a number of foundations, even speaking in front Read more...
June 16th, 2016 by Blake Madden
This story first appeared in Trust Me, I’m a Scientist, June 3rd, 2013.
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”
The modern musician cares about time, probably because we’re so often reminded, in ways both funny and sad, of how Read more...
June 9th, 2016 by Justin Colletti
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...
June 2nd, 2016 by Justin Colletti
It’s that time of year once again: Time when audio students begin graduating into the workforce en masse, and time to review the past years’ jobs data to see where the best prospects in the audio industry lie.
Each May—not too long before schools let out—the U.S. Bureau of Labor Read more...
May 21st, 2016 by Justin Colletti
This story first appeared in Trust Me, I’m a Scientist on May 6th, 2013.
Vintage record clock by Etsy user “geoartcrafts”
Over the past few decades, the costs of recording equipment have plummeted. Today $5,000 to $10,000 in funds can allow you to assemble a recording system that might have Read more...