August 16th, 2013 by Gabriel Lamorie
We here at SonicScoop realize that everything comes at a price these days – times can be tough. So for the 13th time, we have wrangled up these lucky freeware picks that we fell head over heels with over the last few months.
This installment includes seven plugins that will … Read More
December 20th, 2012 by Justin Colletti
Dave Derr, designer of the instant-classic analog Distressor, says his high-end audio company is ready to move “furiously” and “excitedly” into the digital domain.
Dave Derr of Empirical Labs got his start in audio as an analog man at a digital company, testing circuit components for Eventide Electronics’ breakthrough hit, … Read More
August 26th, 2012 by David Weiss
GREENPOINT, BROOKLYN: Winters in Anchorage, Alaska are epic. And, as it turns out, ideal incubators of NYC studio innovators.
Erik Braund takes a new viewpoint into Greenpoint. (Photo: David Weiss)
Erik Braund, chief proprietor of the intriguing new Greenpoint facility known as Braund Sound, explains the musical connection between … Read More
October 11th, 2011 by David Weiss
HARLEM, MANHATTAN: You don’t have to imagine what’s like to be in the head of La Dispute. Everything about this intensely emotional rock band – their lyrics, their message, their music, and even the way it’s recorded – is about removing the mystery.
"Wildlife" by La Dispute has something … Read More
March 22nd, 2011 by David Weiss
SOHO, MANHATTAN: The studios of NYC are not sitting still. As evidence consider the latest sonic escalation, launched from right below Broome Street and Broadway. There, Downtown Music Studios has upped the Big Apple ante with the installation of a vintage Neve 8014 console into the control room of Studio … Read More