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January 15

Recording Tips

Keeping the Peace, Pt. 3

May 11, 2013
Let’s talk about how to put the four components of sound control to work in keeping sound from escaping our studios and music rooms.
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Perfect Imperfection

May 11, 2013
In scouring the world for more influence and knowledge, I have become hip to the widening trend of the isolated bass track on YouTube. These tracks are popping up all over the place, and surprisingly, they run the gamut from amazing to remarkably average.
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The ABCs of Compression

May 11, 2013
What’s the difference between opto, FET, VCA or tube compressors? Learn this and more in our primer.
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The Road Guitarist's Studio, Pt. 2: The Control Room

May 11, 2013
Tuned, stocked, and ready to track: A control room optimized for capturing world-class guitar tones. Welcome to another episode in our never-ending quest for tone. Last month’s column, The
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Keeping the Peace, Pt. 2

April 15, 2013
In the real world, achieving a truly soundproof space is extremely difficult and extremely expensive.
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“Hey Jude” Revisited

April 15, 2013
I experienced something in this track that made the song brand new to me. I heard Paul McCartney drop the F-bomb mid-song.
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The Road Guitarist's Studio

April 15, 2013
This month, we’re going to focus on mic’ing guitar cabinets in the studio, but keep in mind that much of the info can be applied to the stage as well.
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Keeping the Peace

March 11, 2013
Sound control is a real problem for all musicians.
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Studio Legends: Bil VornDick

March 11, 2013
Engineer/Producer Bil VornDick, the master of recording acoustic guitar, shares his secrets.
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Addressing Home-Studio Hums

February 4, 2013
I’ve received a flurry of questions from readers lately, so for this month’s column, I thought I’d share my responses to a handful of them in hopes that we can
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