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Savoir Adore – “Dreamers” (performance, mastering video)

Into Studio A walked some of the nicest and best people I’ve ever met, who also happen to be superbly talented musicians and songwriters. And so we recorded them. Instead of a boring written post about processing, here’s a video which goes through the effects chain and talks about using plug-ins like Nugen Audio’s SEQ1 … Continue reading

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

Awesome @ FUV: Geographer, White Rabbits, and the Telefunken M80

Taking note of positive reviews, I recently purchased a Telefunken M80. Aside from looking great, this robust cardioid dynamic presents excellent rejection, predictable off-axis response and a silky top end that cuts through without being abrasive. As I do mostly live recording in a 24′ x 24′ room, those characteristics enhance my ability to control … Continue reading

Updated: Free Plugins and Competitive Loudness on YouTube

It has been a while since my last post, mainly because I’ve been busy brewing beer, studying, and recording. I’m glad to report that my first beer was a hit. I’ve also recorded some awesome sessions, but more on that  later – this post is about free plugins and competitive loudness. Updated with audio at … Continue reading

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