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In Defense of the Laptop Record
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In Defense of the Laptop Record

Many studio veterans maintain a certain stigma against “laptop records.” By laptop records, I mean recordings that are made outside of a traditional recording studio, without a collection of expensive analog gear. They are sometimes demonized in discussions during down time in pro-level sessions, even though many of them exhibit … Read More

10 Classic Albums Made Outside the Recording Studio
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10 Classic Albums Made Outside the Recording Studio

More than ever before, albums are written, recorded, and even mixed at home. But it wasn’t always that way.

Just a few decades ago, almost all bands booked time in a recording studio to capture the sounds they wanted. Artists would commonly need to travel—sometimes across stateliness or outside the … Read More

SonicScoop Wants You! Open Call for Contributors
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SonicScoop Wants You! Open Call for Contributors

Do you have a lot to say about sound?  Do you want to expand your professional network? Do you have insights to share with your colleagues and teach to a new generation of audio engineers? Are you looking for a good excuse to audition and review the latest and greatest … Read More

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