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Mastering Beach House

Man, has it been busy. After 2 years, Beach House returned to WFUV for a Studio A visit with Rita Houston. We weren’t able to videotape the session, which was just as well because the absence of cameras allowed all of us to focus solely on capturing an impressive musical performance. I hope to write … Continue reading

Mixing and Mastering Everest

April was Public Radio Music Month – don’t worry, most people weren’t aware either. Public radio stations around the country were given artists-in-residence for the month, and we were so fortunate as to get Everest. The band has been making some waves recently with a Corona commercial spot; “Let Go” in particular, is a powerful, … Continue reading

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