Tag Archives: Mastering

Making A Brilliant Record Is Really Hard, Unless…

Mastering a finished album of songs is really difficult.  There are books written about it.  People pay mastering experts loads of money to do a good job of it.  It takes hours of painstaking work.  You have to have critical … Continue reading

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Living In A Box

Once upon a time, recording studios were big places costing millions, with specially designed and treated audio rooms, massive recording consoles, exotic tape machines and a bunch of people sitting around for hours perfecting every note of the work they … Continue reading

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Amazing It Happens At All

Consider what somebody takes on, when they decide they are going to create a musical product on their own, using their own resources and make it into something of cultural significance. These days, they are going to need to be … Continue reading

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Are Digital Recordings Too Clean and Clinical?

Lately, the legendary Jeff Beck has been on the television bemoaning the clean and clinical sound of modern recordings.  It was also the subject of a forum debate on KVRaudio.com in the past couple of days.  This subject comes around … Continue reading

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