Category Archives: Music Production

The perils of modern music making, part 1: Too much too young

I’m aware that I’m going to come across as a curmudgeonly old fool, but to paraphrase Bill Hicks, I am so that’s how it comes out. By way of an apology, modern music making technology is wonderful, brings signi­ficant benefits … Continue reading

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Mid/Side stereo, a great tool for home recording

Recording at home (yours or someone else’s) as opposed to a commercial studio has many advantages, cost, comfort and available time amongst them, but disad­vantages too in terms of recording envir­onment. One of the main disad­vantages can be that the … Continue reading

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Hearing When It’s Wrong and Using Reverb to Tie it All Together

In a previous post I rehearsed some arguments about why direct to stereo recording may be a desirable recording method. There are two main reasons for this, the first is that it gives a chance to capture a live performance … Continue reading

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