November 21st, 2016 by David Weiss
Choices, choices, choices. Book time to track at most any pro recording studio, and they’ll proudly show you a mic locker with dozens of omnis, ribbons, LDC’s and 123’s.
But what happens when there aren’t a million choices for capturing sound? As any experienced engineer knows, the limitations are often Read more...
March 28th, 2016 by David Weiss
You can’t escape it – so you may as well just give in.
Yes, we speak of “Hello” by Adele. It’s one of those tracks that arise, and suddenly is absolutely everywhere. From the grocery store to Starbucks, local radio and your car stereo, we guarantee you’ll hear it again Read more...
June 8th, 2015 by David Weiss
How do you say goodbye?
Gaze your ears upon The Looking.
Carter, the foundation of The Looking, knew he had to depart his creative home. Astraea Studios on upper Broadway, would end a long run of tracking and mixing for him and his bandmates – a beloved 3,000 sq. ft. Read more...
March 16th, 2015 by David Weiss
Producing the debut EP for an artist means pulling double duty: You don’t just want them to be heard – you want them to be discovered.
Finnish artist Peppina came to NYC to record her debut EP “Follow Your Gravity”.
That was the mission for Peppina, a singer/songwriter whose music, Read more...
August 18th, 2014 by David Weiss
When the producer is the artist, who produces that producer?
Ethan Johns beckons anew with “The Reckoning”.
In the case of singer/songwriter and Grammy-nominated producer Ethan Johns, the person he picked to supervise his second solo album is his longtime collaborator Ryan Adams. The result of this critical decision speaks Read more...