Crafting the perfect palette of sounds around a picture seems like a daunting task, but for musicians who have made this their profession, it’s just another day at the office. Composer Erick Schroder knows this first hand, with over 70 IMDB credits to his name, he has scored everything from documentaries to sport dramas. His latest project is Hulu’s comedy/drama The Ultimate Playlist of Noise starring Madeline Brewer (The Handmaid’s Tale) and Keean Johnson (Euphoria)….
Korg SoundLink MW-2408/ MW-1608 hybrid analog/digital mixer
Korg has collaborated with the legendary mixer design team of Greg Mackie and Peter Watts to create hybrid/analog mixing consoles that make creative mixing easy. Both the 24- and 16-channel models give you instant analog control for live mixing with stunning sound quality and musician-friendly features — paired with the power of high-quality digital. FEATURES: […]
D’Addario Loknob — Lock in Your Sound
Dial and lock in your sound settings with D’Addario’s easy-to-install Loknob. Once in place, simply rotate the knob to click into the sound you need. For larger sound adjustments, lift the knob, rotate to your desired sound, then release. Loknob retrofits to most amplifiers, effects pedals, instruments, and live/studio gear. Available in two sizes and […]
ProSoCoustic Wave Pro Series Acoustic Panels
Take Control of Your Room Announced at the 2021 NAMM Show: The ProSoCoustic Wave Pro Series offers a unique blend of absorption and diffusion in one product. Their unique diffusor pattern inside each panel allows greater absorption efficiency in the same amount of space. Wave Pro panels also include convenient machine screw inserts that provide […]
Rupert Neve 5059 Satellite Summing Mixer
Announced at the 2021 NAMM Show: The Rupert Neve 5059 Satellite Summing Mixer features 16 channels with individual level, pan, inserts, stereo-2 sends, and master texture controls, providing easy integration with outboard equipment, complete control for two separate stem mixes, and the ability to dial in analogue mojo in two modes. With the same sonic […]
Paul Abbott’s Zen Approach to Mastering – Part 2
Paul’s perspective on mastering comes from decades of playing music, making recordings, critical listening, and rigorous comparative audio/sonic analysis. His mastering philosophy is that the highest-quality, properly matched analog gear produces the best sonic results.
Paul Abbott’s Zen Approach to Mastering – Part 1
Mastering guru, Paul Abbott from Zenmastering.com talks about the nitty-gritty of mastering in this in-depth discussion with Making Music Magazine’s Chuck Schiele. He’s mastered projects for thousands of clients, written articles for Tape Op, Recording, Mix and EQ magazines… and he plays guitar and composes music.
Musician’s Survival Guide to a Killer Record
It takes many years to excel at recording, and if your goal is to become an engineer then that’s what’s required. But if you’re a musician who wants to garner a reaction to your song, then you don’t have time for that. You need to make a killer record right now. But how? First, stop […]
Recording Unhinged: Creative and Unconventional Music Recording Techniques
Recording Unhinged Creative and Unconventional Music Recording Techniques by Sylvia Massy dares you to “unlearn” safe record-making, to get out from behind the windshield, stick your head out the sunroof, and put the pedal to the metal! Sylvia Massy and her cohort of celebrity music industry producers, engineers, and recording stars discard fixed notions about […]
EVO 8 Audio Interface
Audient’s EVO 8 USB audio interface is made for independent musicians, recordists, and podcasters. Whether recording your latest track, producing a beat, or creating a podcast, get your ideas down fast with EVO 8’s advanced and versatile feature set. Featuring four transparent EVO preamps, class-leading AKM converters, a JFET instrument input, low latency software mixer, […]