Metadata Gains Momentum
By Clive Young. Collecting and using metadata—information associated with a recording that denotes technical specs, creative information and a list of people involved in a recording’s creation—is an issue that has dogged the industry since consumers began shifting to...
Book Review: Al Schmitt On the Record—The Magic Behind the Music
Arguably the most successful engineer ever, Al Schmitt has worked with everyone from Duke Ellington to Dr. Dre—and now he's written an autobiography to tell the tale and share what he's learned along the way.
The METAlliance Report: Al Schmitt on ‘Emotions in the Mix’
By Al Schmitt. Twenty-time Grammy-winning engineer Al Schmitt discusses the emotional relationship he has with a mix and shares more on the process with an excerpt from his new memoir.
View from the Top: Maureen Droney, The Recording Academy
“I’m privileged to be an advocate for my favorite people: recording engineers and producers."
Recording Academy Names Droney Executive Director of P&E Wing
Droney will be responsible for managing the daily activities of the P&E Wing, as well as using her technical expertise to further develop programs for its members and leadership.