November 28th, 2012 by Janice Brown
FORT GREENE: There’s something kind of meta about Elska: Middle of Nowhere, a new concept album about an enchanting new children’s character.
Elska – an arctic adventurer who’s discovered a newly formed volcanic island – has a pioneering mind as we learn in the album’s opening song; her story begins Read more...
July 4th, 2012 by Brian Bender
How producer and studio owner Brian Bender turned a time capsule into a modern-day tone machine. Click to read the first and second parts of the series.
PART 3: Console Design
So I guess I feel a little like I owe you guys an apology. If I were playing it Read more...
February 29th, 2012 by Janice Brown
As promised, we spent this past Saturday afternoon at SAE in Herald Square at the Audio Underground Roadshow, a new series of demo/meetups with high-end audio manufacturers, presented by TransAudio Group.
The day’s theme was “Analog Audio in a Digital World”, and between the Mark Hornsby-led demo sessions on tracking Read more...
February 1st, 2012 by Brian Bender
How producer and studio owner Brian Bender turned a time capsule into a modern-day tone machine. Click to read the first part of the series.
Part 2 — Fact Finding
...inscrutable Austrian cable snarl
So, a console. Or rather, a pile. The first thing I did when I got word Read more...
December 22nd, 2011 by Janice Brown
GREATER NYC AREA: There have certainly been some down years in recent recording biz history, but 2011 was not one of them.
By all accounts, this was a big year for recording in NYC: There were the major mainstream Made-in-NY albums, i.e. Lady Gaga’s Born This Way (Germano Studios), Read more...