December 2016

Articles by Rich Tozzoli

On Track: Wisdom From A True Original

March 15, 2011
An interview with Sam Broussard, who mixes Cajun, funk, and slide for a truly unique sound
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On Track: The Venerable Beyerdynamic M 160 Mic

February 15, 2011
The classic mic used by Eddie Kramer, Pink Floyd, Andy Johns, David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, and countless others.
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Alan Parsons' "Art and Science of Sound Recording"

January 17, 2011
If it doesn’t sound right to the human ear, it’s not going to sound right to the microphone,” notes Alan Parsons on his Art & Science of Sound Recording
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The Mighty Baritone Guitar

December 21, 2010
The baritone electric is a unique, quirky instrument that can go where regular guitars can’t.
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Line 6 POD HD500 Review

December 3, 2010
The POD HD500 is the debut of HD amp modeling that promises improved models and more authentic feel.
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Getting Great Acoustic Tones

November 16, 2010
How to get the most out of your acoustic when recording
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The Making of Back in Black: A Conversation with Tony Platt

October 20, 2010
Insight into the recording of Back in Black from the engineer
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Studio Standys: Three Plug-Ins That Get the Job Done

September 21, 2010
A few of Rich Tozzoli''s favorite plug-ins
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Recording with a Click Track

August 17, 2010
To record with a click track or not? The reasons why (or why not) are discussed.
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Using Multiple Amp Mics

July 20, 2010
Guidelines for employing multiple mics on your next recording
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Playing What's Right

June 16, 2010
Addressing the differences between playing live and performing in the studio
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Gearing up with Billy Squier

July 22, 2009
Billy Squier talks about his gear, playing with Ringo, and touring.
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Wine, Guitars and Song

June 17, 2009
Getting together with friends for a night of guitar
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IK Multimedia AmpliTube Fender Modeling Software Review

June 4, 2009
AmpliTube Fender puts vintage Fender amps at the click of a mouse
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Creating Accurate Mixing Environments

May 20, 2009
Optimizing your mixing environment to make sure you''re hearing what you need to hear
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John Abercrombie's Stereo Rig

April 21, 2009
Talking with John Abercrombie about his latest project with Ray Levier and Mike Stern called Ray''s Way
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Assume the Position

March 17, 2009
A look at optimal mic placement for recording amps
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SPL/Tonehunter Transducer Review

February 18, 2009
SPL & Tonehunter''s Transduscer is a high-end cabinet replacement for studio or live uses
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18 Cab Mics You Should Meet

February 16, 2009
From $99 to $4000, we look at 18 tools for micing your cab.
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Pro Tools 8

February 16, 2009
A look at the new features of Pro Tools 8
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