Vampire Weekend Goes 360° at MSG
By Larry Jaffee. The New York indie rockers are on the road this fall, and a stop at their hometown arena, Madison Square Garden, was made even more special when they performed in-the-round for the show, providing a set...
Four Years, $30K Bring Lathe Back To Life
By Larry Jaffee. Nashville-based mastering house Independent Mastering returns to mastering vinyl for the first time in decades following a four-year, $30,000 odyssey to rebuild a 1940s cutting lathe.
Mark Knopfler Tour Makes Tracks
Dating back to his days with Dire Straits, guitarist extraordinaire Mark Knopfler has always been a stickler for sound, perhaps culminating with his 1985 multi-platinum Brothers In Arms global smash album that was so impeccably recorded that consumer electronics...
Producer Greg Wells Talks Inside Abbey Road Sessions
Avid and Abbey Road Studios are in the midst of a year-long collaboration, one that includes the webseries Inside Abbey Road Studios, which was shot over the course of three hectic days as Grammy-winning producer Greg Wells worked with...
Slave to Sound
Although the band officially called it a day in 1983, Roxy Music has been a perennial favorite on the road, reconvening for multiple reunion tours starting in 2000 in its native U.K., Europe and other parts of the world.