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Review: JBL 305 MkII Studio Monitors

I recently bought a new pair of JBL 305 studio monitors. Before I go any…

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Mixing

Mixing audio (music) is an art. There is much more to a good mix than…

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The Spirit Of Music

1 I was watching a YouTube video the other day of a guy comparing the…

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You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’

I was reminiscing about my old days playing guitar. My first guitar was an acoustic…

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Masking

No this is not a post about safety in the studio during the current pandemic…

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Music as Art, Music for Hire

Many musicians look at their music as a true form of art. They pour their…

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When Simple Seems Complex

I got into my car this morning and wanted to hear some driving music (pun…

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The Best Beginner DAW

I am going to preface this post with the understanding that I will not make…

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Studio Stories 3: I didn’t realize I shouldn’t have picked that song

I was at my studio working on a Sunday afternoon. Just doing some mixing. All…

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Guitar Tuner

Guitar Tuner This is a guitar tuner (Electronic) This is a guitar tuner (Machine Head)…

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Best Acoustic Guitar For Beginners

Best Acoustic Guitar For Beginners

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A Case For Building Your Own Electric Guitar

There are many good guitars for sale out there. Guitars made in Korea, Indonesia, Mexico,…

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Ten tips on how to make your guitar recording better

Ten tips on better guitar recording 1: If you are using an electric guitar, have…

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How To Record A Drum Set Part 2

How to record a drum set part 2 Using a click track to guide your…

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Studio Stories 2

Studio stories 2 I inherited a project from another engineer. This was a band (first…

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How to record a drum set

How to record a drum set. The easiest way to get a good drum sound…

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Studio Stories 1

1 I recorded a duo one time, a male and female. The male singer came…

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How to record an electric guitar

This post is going to be for those who are starting out and have to…

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Which Studio Monitors Should I Buy?

Which Studio Monitors Should I Buy? Studio monitors are the link between what we hear…

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A Little History Part 3

Read part 1 here Read part 2 here Warning: Techno geek information! 1 I did…

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A Little History Part 2

You can read part one here. I ran the little studio in Minneapolis for a…

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A Little History Part 1

“It all started when I quit my very good job” 1 I started taking guitar…

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