May 18th, 2017 by Justin Colletti
It’s spring. Leaves are on the trees, a new crop of audio students are graduating into the workforce en masse, and it is time once again to review the just-released annual jobs data to find out where the best prospects in the audio industry lie.
Each May, the U.S. Bureau Read more...
February 12th, 2017 by Justin Colletti
This story first appeared in Trust Me, I’m a Scientist, October 7, 2013.
Welcome back to singles culture. A survey of history reveals a familiar pattern. And a few good ideas about what musicians should be focusing on now.
Early “record albums” were actually collections of previously released singles. Pictured Read more...
February 9th, 2017 by Justin Colletti
Tatiana Moroz, a well-known proponent of Bitcoin, is using “blockchain” technology to fund her latest album, for a remarkably low-fee alternative to conventional crowdfunding campaigns.
Singer/songwriter and Blockchain advocate Tatiana Moroz has an enthusiasm for Bitcoin that is infectious.
Even I, a longtime Bitcoin skeptic, find myself nodding in agreement Read more...
February 5th, 2017 by Justin Colletti
This story first appeared in Trust Me, I’m a Scientist, January 7th, 2013.
One of the most common questions I get from new studio owners is whether or not they should advertise their rates on their websites.
I’ve visited, worked at, and written about a lot of recording studios over Read more...
October 27th, 2016 by Justin Colletti
For this story, originally published in September of 2011 on our sister blog Trust Me I’m a Scientist, we gathered 40 years worth AKG 414s in one studio for a decisive side-by-side comparison.
Now, in honor of the 45th anniversary of this classic microphone, we’re bringing it to you again. Read more...