How Hip-Hop Stars Are Recording During the Pandemic
Roddy Ricch, YBN Cordae and Young Thug are recording hip-hop at home during COVID-19 times as studios cautiously start to reopen.
Music Etc. – Huey Lewis and the News Deliver ‘Weather’ Report
Steve Harvey talks with Johnny Colla, founding member and longtime producer of Huey Lewis & the News, about their latest album, Weather; mixing with Bob Clearmountain; and how highpoint “One of the Boys” came together.
Recording All-Stars Welcome Niko Bolas to METAlliance
Chuck Ainlay, Frank Filipetti, George Massenburg, Elliot Scheiner and Al Schmitt have named producer/engineer Niko Bolas as a new member of the METAlliance.
Danny Leake, Legendary Studio/Live Engineer, Dead at 69
In addition to working as Stevie Wonder’s FOH engineer for three decades, Danny Leake also recorded dozens of top artists in the studio, leading to six Grammy nominations for his efforts.
Live on KEXP Podcast Blurs the Lines Between Live and Studio Recording
When engineer Kevin Suggs records a live session for Seattle’s KEXP, that becomes the raw materials for podcasts, radio broadcasts, streaming and other formats.
Library of Congress Aims to Jumpstart Collage Hip-Hop with Citizen DJ
The LoC’s Citizen DJ project creates new ways for the public to discover, access and use public domain audio and video material for music making.
Major Podcasters Keep Content Coming Despite Pandemic
With audiences and production teams working at home now, major podcasters Stitcher and Parcast have revamped their audio tech and workflows to keep content coming.
Sam Clayton Jr, Producer-Engineer / Jamaican Bobsled Team Member, Dead at 58
The producer/engineer, who worked with acts like Steel Pulse and Toots and the Maytals, was also a founding member of the storied Jamaican bobsled team that competed in the 1988 Winter Olympics.
Chicano Batman, Production Team Reinvent Band’s Sound
'Invisible People,' out May 1, puts a modern spin on the Chicano Batman sound, courtesy of producer Leon Michels and mixer Shawn Everett.