Todays bachelorette in the studio! Great having you here and we wish you a successful marriage.
Välkomna att besöka oss på Viktoriagatan 9. (Hörnet Vasagatan/Viktoriagatan). Studiohuset består av 2 våningar delat på 3 musikproduktions rum, 1 mixnings och masterings rum, 1 inspelningsrum för sång och liveinstrument, 1 DJ rum, 1 Sällskapsrum med widescreen monitor som visar live från sångrummet och där ni även kan spela pingis om ni känner för det, […]
DJ Guido Osorio (right) of Razor N Guido. Courtesy Photo DJ Guido Osorio, one-half of Long Island-based DJ/production duo Razor N’ Guido, died of a sudden heart attack on Saturday, Feb. 20. He was 46. DJ Razor (real name: Peter Osback) tells Billboard, “While my heart will forever grieve, I find solace in knowing that the world, […]
Have you ever wondered which hit songs have the most unforgettable hooks? Yeah, me either, but researchers have answered the question we didn’t ask. Researchers at The Museum of Science and Industry (Manchester, England) and The University of Amsterdam have enlisted 12,000 people to listen to the hook of 280 chart-topping songs (the 40 best-sellers […]
The producer is one of the most crucial yet anonymous figures in all of music. Every now and again we aim to illuminate these under-heralded artists with Beat Construction. This week, we spoke to Matt Martians, the Odd Future producer/keyboardist who co-founded The Internet, helmed Kilo Kish‘s debut, and inspired Kendrick Lamar with his free-form […]
I’m always kind of baffled when I hear a band live and there’s no separation between instruments, especially between guitar players. Then I think back to when I was a young player and remember, “They just don’t know how to set their tone controls yet.” For too many players, setting those amp tone controls is […]
If you haven’t noticed, the rap business has changed. You probably know this because you and all your friends likely haven’t paid for an artist’s music in a minute. Due to torrenting, streaming, and music sharing (basically the Internet), records just don’t sell like they used to. So, with record purchases more or less going […]
If you’re unsure about the language and processes of music royalties in the United States, a new informational graphic should help, which you can see below (for higher-res, go here). The Music Business Association, also known as Music Biz and formerly known as NARM, has put together a cheat sheet with the help of ASCAP, […]
A visit to a friend’s very capable commercial studio the other day got me thinking about some of the musical and audio items that have remained essentially intact since they were introduced. In some cases improvements have been attempted, but the original design is still the best. In other cases there has been continual improvements, […]
Color Me Badd. Wiz and Nicki’s true colors shine through on this pop friendly collaboration set to appear on Blacc Hollywood. On the Nicki’s verse, she says that she can’t wait to unveil the cover to her album, The Pinkprint. Hopefully it follows this blueprint.Wiz’s Blacc Hollywood drops next Tuesday.
A new generation has spoken and access (streaming any music in the world from ‘the cloud’) will win out over ownership (collecting a finite number of songs as CDs or files), just as personal radio (interactive Internet radio streaming) is replacing AM/FM. This is no longer debated by the informed, but accepted as a matter […]
10 Steps For Mixing With Mastering In Mind Facebook Twitter Email Scoop_AK_MM_1.jpg One of the things that mastering pros complain about is that so few mixers actually think about how the things they do while mixing might affect mastering. Mastering is the final creative place in the production process where a mix can be altered, […]