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An Equation for Subkick Resonant Frequency

Color me obsessed with subkicks, because I am. (Edit: check this article for info on free air resonance: http://blog.mixonline.com/mixblog/2012/01/12/diy-sub-kick/) Having recently put into service on kick drum an NS-10 subkick, one of the first things I noticed was that the NS-10 sounded much deeper compared to the other woofer a coworker had rescued from the garbage. … Continue reading

Sessions Recorded – January to March 2012

Roster for January to March, 2012: Ingrid Michaelson – Jonathon Wilson – Umphrey’s McGee – James Mercer – Adam Levy – Dr. Dog – Dry the River – Lost in the Trees – Yellow Ostrich – Jim White – Heartless Bastards – Lindsay Fuller – Gold Fields – Geographer – Metric – Steve Jordan

Mixing Gary Clark Jr. for Radio

What’s the purpose of mixing a song? Is it to create an accurate record of music that an artist has played? Or is it to create a sound recording that is larger than life? As an engineer who records only in-studio performances, my answer to this is influenced by the unique circumstances of recording live … Continue reading

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