April 21st, 2014 by Zach McNees
First in a series, where busy producers/mixers/engineers provide tips and techniques on their top studio tools.
When it comes to gear, engineers, producers and musicians are creatures of habit. When I find a piece of gear, or a plug-in with a killer sound that works consistently from project to project, … Read More
January 20th, 2013 by David Weiss
MLK, among so many other things, was music.
With his voice alone, Martin Luther King, Jr. made music.
The rhythm and melody that permeated Martin Luther King, Jr. was evident not only in the way that he moved and spoke, but in the way that he inspired musicality in others. … Read More
July 18th, 2012 by Janice Brown
Kevin Killen is a Grammy-winning engineer and producer best-known for his work on classic albums by U2, Peter Gabriel, Elvis Costello, Kate Bush, and Tori Amos – not to mention a long list of well-known contemporary singers, songwriters and bands.
Kevin Killen at Frisbie Studios, NYC
On this episode of … Read More
June 3rd, 2012 by David Weiss
NOHO, MANHATTAN: Riddle us this: When is your first album not your debut album? The answer is…When you’re The Kin, and you’re in the studio recording your emotionally moving pop-rock creations with none other than Tony Visconti producing.
Producing The Kin, Tony Visconti is right where he wants to … Read More
October 3rd, 2011 by David Weiss
Avatar Studios session action recently was fast and furious, as reported by the studio. Superstars returned, and multiple major label and indie artists tracked along with TV, film and Broadway cast recordings.
Prepping for the 52-piece 52-piece Michel Legrand Orchestra at Avatar's Studio A.
Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush AKA … Read More