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In part 3 of Behind the Gear at The Record Shop, we take a look at the Tube-Tech CL1B Opto Compressor; a device that has become a studio standard since its release in 1987. The CL1B was developed by Tube-Tech founder, John Peterson. John began his career as a maintenance engineer at the Danish…Continue
Added by The Record Shop on October 14, 2011 at 11:06am — No Comments
I've been working on a project for a while now that I've truly enjoyed working on. It's full of imperfection. I've felt so free as I've done it. It's simply a joy to work on. One of the best parts of it has been cutting backing vocals. As I've had various singers come in to cut parts, I've chosen more mature singers that remember what it was like before auto-tune and melodyne came into being. These folks are one-take wonders due to their experience and maturity. They actually take the…Continue
One of the main reasons rock stars are so short on gratitude is their failure to understand what their agents have to do to book them. If you have the latest hit on the radio or a million dollar ad campaign year not gonna be too hard to book. But most of us are just short of a couple a side jobs to pay the rent. Inflating your monetary value over the phone is always harder…Continue
Welcome back to behind the gear at The Record Shop. Are you ready to roocccck!?!?!? (cue stadium of screaming fans) This week we take a look at the Purple Audio MC77. The MC77 is a superior recreation of the legendary URIE 1176 Peak Limiter. This piece of gear bleeds rock…Continue
Added by The Record Shop on October 11, 2011 at 8:15am — No Comments
Dear Fellow Music Pros:
May I take this opportunity to tell you about my new release, FAB FAN MEMORIES - THE BEATLES BOND. This CD is a Beatles themed spoken word recording hosted by Louise Harrison (sister of Beatle George Harrison) and features interviews with fans telling their personal Beatles stories and experiences.…Continue