September 25th, 2013 by Justin Colletti
About 5 minutes outside of the center of Providence, Rhode Island, there’s an old industrial mill town called Pawtucket. If that name sounds familiar, chances are that it’s because you’ve heard it on the TV show Family Guy, which takes place in a fictionalized version of the area.
But as … Read More
September 11th, 2013 by Justin Colletti
A few years, ago Peterson Goodwyn of diyrecordingequipment.com was living in Milwaukee, WI, perhaps an unlikely place to pursue his dream of becoming a recording engineer.
Goodwyn and his fiancee had been bouncing from one post-college job to another, hoping to land some kind of meaningful and sustainable work. At … Read More
August 29th, 2013 by Justin Colletti
A lot of competent audio engineers working in the field today have some real misconceptions and gaps in their knowledge around digital audio.
Not a month goes by that I don’t encounter an otherwise capable music professional who makes simple errors about all sorts of basic digital audio principles â€“ … Read More
August 15th, 2013 by Michael Kirsch
In July of 2010, my band Grandfather recorded its debut album, Why Iâ€™d Try, with Steve Albini at Electrical Audio, in Chicago. It was a defining experience for us [documented here on SonicScoop.] The album gave us perspective on our music and solidified our ideas about recording and releasing … Read More
July 31st, 2013 by Justin Colletti
Spotify made big news again in mid-July when producer Nigel Godrich and Radiohead’s Thom Yorke pulled their music from the streaming service.
Their move was not without precedent. Just a few months earlier, Jeremy DeVine, head of the indie record label Temporary Residence Ltd, came on to our InputOutput podcast … Read More