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What The Zhen Jo Were We Thinking??

Well, I’m on another airplane, so it’s time to write some articles!  I’m on my way back from the 2009 ICCA Finals in New York, which will probably go down in aca-lore as “the day MTV took over”. While judging the finals, I noticed something that also bugs me in recordings, so thought it might be a good topic – over-enunciation of nonsense syllables.  Now, your high school choir teacher might be proud that you’ve kept up your good diction, but I say doh jin jin walla boww to that.

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"Can't you just make us sound the way we do live??"

This is something we producers are asked from time to time, and of course we'll do our best to achieve this for you if it's what you really want - Most of us just don't believe it's what you re

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D.I.Y. Tip – Reverb & Delay

I’ve noticed lately that I am getting a lot of sessions from people who have been using reverb and delay in their tracking to get a little more inspiration and space under the headphones.  This is great, but looking at how they are doing it, I see most are unaware of a basic track management technique – sends and auxiliary effects channels.

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Track Management for Fun & Profit

In my last article, I told you all how I finally found my way through the naming maze to find the correct session to work on. That was the easy part!

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What's in a Name?

Hello, Everybody!  Sorry I’ve been such a stranger lately, but things have been busy in Studio-land, and plenty has happened for me to rant and complain about!