One of the Few Things Engineer Kyle Mann Can’t Live Without: Metric Halo’s ChannelStrip
BURBANK, CALIFORNIA: “Growing up, my family had a rule that everyone had to learn an instrument,” recalled engineer Kyle Mann. “I started on the cello at age five, but I always hated practicing. When I was eleven, I got a...
Bruce Botnick, Bernie Grundman Master The Doors’ ‘The Soft Parade’ 50th Anniversary Box Set
Extensive audio restoration and corrections were made before Bruce Botnick and Bernie Grundman remastered the classic album.
Multi-Faceted Composer, Tyler Bates, Finds ATC Monitors the Perfect Match for Movies, Television, Video Games and Recordings
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA: While most composers tend to focus their energy and develop their networks within a single media form, Tyler Bates has established a successful career cutting across media. He has produced significant work within the film, television, video...
Noisematch Studios Makes Noise with Ocean Way, MDG
Noisematch Studios, a new facility designed by the Malvicino Design Group and built from the ground up in Miami, features an SSL Duality SE 48 console and an Ocean Way Audio HR2 Tri-Amplified monitoring system, and is a 2020...
Thinking Big with A Bad Think
Michael Marquart’s latest album as A Bad Think, The Saviour, had a production think-tank behind the scenes: co-producer/engineer Dave Way; co-producer/studio owner Marquart; and mix engineer Bob Clearmountain, who mixed the album in both stereo and 5.1 surround.
Storyk to Talk Podcast Studio Design at The Video Show
The famed studio architect will speak about his work creating podcast facilities for Stitcher and Spotify’s Gimlet Media at this year’s The Video Show in Washington, D.C.
Real-World Review: Røde RødeCaster Pro Podcast Studio
By Frank Verderosa. Professional podcast engineer Frank Verderosa puts Røde’s much-discussed RødeCaster Pro podcasting production studio through the paces, and the verdict is….
Iceland Offers 25% Rebate to Attract Recording Projects
By Steve Harvey. Iceland aims to raise its music industry's profile with new economic initiative to attract recording projects from overseas.
Capricorn Sound Studios, Birthplace of Southern Rock, Returns
By Steve Harvey. The facility that put Southern Rock on the map is back from the brink, restored and reinvented for a new generation of music makers.
After Closing in 2011, Boston’s Mad Oak Studios Returns
Following some wilderness years, the popular studio returns to Boston with a brand-new WSDG-designed facility.
Chicago’s Periscope Expands to L.A.
By Steve Harvey. Chicago's Periscope has acquired Sonic Pool's former 22,000-sq-ft. Hollywood complex and is building out a full-service post house, with an Atmos room already working on a streaming show. General manager Ben Benedetti and co-owner Michael Nehs...
Preservationists Fight to Stop Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville from Demolishing South’s First Recording Studio
By Clive Young. The site where the first country-music hit was recorded is likely to be demolished, making way for the garbage-loading area of a Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville hotel.
$10,000 in Gear Stolen from Indie Recording Mainstay Inner Ear Studio
By Clive Young. A pillar of punk and indie recording, Inner Ear Studio lost an estimated $10,000 in specific gear to a discerning thief.
Alan Parsons Readies Trio of Classes in New Studio
The three themed events will be held at his new facility in Santa Barbara, CA.
Can Nashville’s Music Row Be Saved from Demolition?
Once home to dozens of studios and music industry businesses, Nashville’s Music Row put the city on the map—and is now in danger of being wiped off the earth.
Finneas on Producing Billie Eilish’s Hit Album in his Bedroom
By Steve Harvey. In April, Billie Eilish’s debut album entered the Billboard 200 at number one. Finneas O’Connell—her co-writer, producer, older brother and an artist in his own right—discusses recording the sonically adventurous collection at their family home.