Elliot Mazer, Legendary Producer/Engineer, Dead at 79
Legendary producer/engineer Elliot Mazer, best-known for his work with Neil Young, Janis Joplin and others, died of a heart attack in his San Francisco home on Sunday, February 7, 2021.
U.K. Producer Eddie Serafica Installs PMC Monitors
Eddie Serafica, Grammy Award-winning producer, has installed a pair of PMC monitors in his project studio.
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.
Peek Inside Phish Bassist Mike Gordon’s Home Studio
Phish’s Mike Gordon has put his Vermont home on the market, providing a glimpse of his awesome attic recording studio.
Producing the Producer: Creating Rick Rubin’s ‘Broken Record’ Podcast
Rick Rubin's Broken Record podcast has seen the music industry icon interview everyone from The Black Keys and Leslie Odom Jr. of Hamilton to fellow producers like Dave Cobb and Wyclef Jean. Shaping and editing hours of raw material...
Saving the Bob Dylan Archive from Adhesion Syndrome
More than 60 2-inch master tapes from The Bob Dylan Archive were being destroyed by adhesion syndrome. Iron Mountain’s Kelly Pribble shares how he meticulously preserved the tapes before they were ruined forever
The METAlliance Report – The METAlliance on Miking
It’s the Chat of the Titans as legendary Grammy-winning engineers Al Schmitt and Frank Filipetti compare opinions and practices on making the most of your mics.
‘Record in Iceland’ Initiative to Announce 25% Rebate
Iceland Music has announced Record in Iceland, an initiative — including a reimbursement incentive — to promote recording music in the island nation.
Grammy-Nominated Engineer Louis Bell Breaks Out
When Post Malone's "Circles" landed a GRAMMY nomination for Record of the Year, it was yet another recognition of Louis Bell's work. Now the go-to producer, engineer and co-writer reveals his streamlined workflow, talks about working out of Electric...
Studio Showcase: Asheville’s Vinyl Answer
A former newspaper printing plant/radio station has gotten a new lease on life as Citizen Vinyl—home to a new recording studio, vinyl record pressing plant viewable by the public, a mastering studio, café/bar, record store and performance facility.
How to Choose Your Next Studio Microphone – The Complete Guide
Whether you're looking for your first 'really nice' microphone or expanding your mic locker, here's PSN's guide to the five 'must have' categories, the classics to keep in mind, their modern-day counterparts, and how to use them.