Music, Etc.: Russell Jamie Johnson – Finding the Path Forward
Russell Jamie Johnson discusses his circuitous route to a music career.
Apple Music, Amazon Enter 3D, Lossless Streaming Fray
Apple introduced Spatial Audio this morning and announced a Logic Pro update that will accommodate the format. Amazon quickly responded.
Rolling Live Celebrates Bowie with a Landmark Livestream
Kerry Brown went from opening a record store/studio at the start of 2020 to producing an all-star 24-hour livestream honoring David Bowie at the end.
Houses of Worship Plug into Digital Networking
Houses of worship have become some of the most forward-thinking adopters of new technologies. Several recent HOW installations nationwide underline that fact as they take on the latest products and technologies in wired and wireless audio networking and distribution....
Pirate Sees Self-Service Studio Market for the Taking
Having conquered the UK, Pirate aims to build 4,000 unattended, self-service studios across North America by 2024.
Livestream Production: From Emerging Format to Industry Cornerstone
In just a year, livestreaming has exploded, with dozens of startups now providing innovative production services to answer growing demand.
Rivera Talks Collaboration for Composing ‘Queen’s Gambit’
Composer Carlos Rafael Rivera discussed his work on writer/director Scott Frank’s Netflix miniseries "The Queen’s Gambit" at an event for the Production Music Association's PMA Academy.
Emily Lazar Launches Music Industry Equity, Inclusion Initiative
Emily Lazar, Grammy Award-winning founder of The Lodge mastering and mixing facility in Manhattan, has introduced We Are Moving the Needle, a new initiative to bring equity and inclusion to the music industry.
Music, Etc. – Lee Ritenour: Turning Devastation into Dreamcatcher
Lee Ritenour lost 100 guitars, 40 amps and his studio to a fire; now he’s back with his first true solo album, Dreamcatcher.
Recording Live to Vinyl to Zoom at Welcome to 1979
Nashville’s Welcome to 1979 studio overcame technical challenges to bring its ‘Direct to Vinyl’ recording summit online.
The Lost Treasure of Joe Meek’s Tea Chest Tapes
Legendary UK producer Joe Meek left behind nearly 1,900 tapes when he committed suicide in the 1960s. After sitting in storage for 50-plus years, the ‘lost’ tapes are being digitized in a mammoth 18-month project, saving unheard early work...
Studio Spotlight: Noise Nest Invests in the Future
Inspired by pro skateboarder Rob Dyrdek’s now-defunct Fantasy Factory, producer/entrepreneur Nick Gross developed a small songwriting facility into Noise Nest, a sleek, new studio complex in Hollywood.