On Facebook in The Art Of Noise Online group a video was posted of Art Of Noise performing Absolute by Scritti Politti. This is no coincidence since Gary Langan was the mixing engineer of Absolute and J. J. Jeczalik did the fantastic Fairlight programming.
Today I listened to the interview with mastering engineer Glenn Schick on The Mastering Show podcast. Nowadays he’s only using headphones for mastering.
Let’s play a game. I have 12 cards, with for every unique note one card. So C, C#, D, D# and so on.
Our western scale system, based on the major scale (and relative church scales like Dorian, Mixolydian etc), seems to be following the mathematics and physics when pitching tones.
You don’t need to master your songs, You don’t need to pan the vocals to the center, You don’t need a lot of bottom end, You don’t need to remove unwanted noise, …
The last time I played in Paradiso (Amsterdam) was 25 years ago with MAM. But this week I played in Paradiso again with a brand new band: The Record Man.
Yesterday a friend of mine asked me about that nasty synth sound Keith Emerson uses on the track Peter Gunn Theme. What’s Keith playing? I’ll show you in Reason …
What we hear is almost by rule different from what is actually sounding, due to the peculiarities and limitations of our hearing. And what we hear can largely differ from what we think we are listening to, due to the many tricks that perception plays on our awareness.
On Monday 27 August 2018 I will perform as a guitarist of The Record Man in Paradiso, Amsterdam. We will do a double concert with The Dutch.
Last week Henk Hofstede (NITS) and I were being interviewed for Dutch public Radio 1. We talked about the album we created with 30 musicians world wide called The Record Man. Here’s the transcription in English!
The Record Man is an album that pays tribute to an American music fan, a story that took a dramatic turn. The album came out today on Spotify and all streaming services.
I love those Tiny Desk concerts. Josh Rogosin, the audio engineer behind Tiny Desk, has a few super useful audio tips to share.