Category Archives: All Stories

Make America Singapore Again?

Today, Roger Montejano has a post out on SonicScoop about the recording studios of Singapore. I found myself truly stunned looking at images of this city. This is not an uncommon experience. These are countries that started as essentially impoverished just over 50 years ago, and now stand as some of the wealthiest, most creative, […]

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How to Fix Daylight Savings Time

Today, I want to a secret Sci-Fi fantasy of mine with you. It’s about Daylight Savings Time. And I can almost guarantee you that it will come true within 30 years, if not sooner. Instead of dealing with setting the clocks back and forth by an hour twice a year, and dealing with all the […]

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A Better Way to Start a Mix

Sometimes the worst way to to start a mix is at the beginning. What does that mean? Click below to find out:

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On Finding Fans: “How to Get Your Music Heard”

New post up on the video blog: “How To Get Your Music Heard (By Actual People).”

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The 3 Most Essential Recording Studio Upgrades

New post once again on the SonicScoop video blog: “The 3 Most Essential Recording Studio Upgrades.”

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Tragedy Requires No Explanation. Peace Does. (Plus, a way to help the Charleston victims’ families.)

Given the history of our species, it is not at all surprising that there is still violence and tragedy in the world. Destruction and hatred and suffering do not require an explanation. What is surprising however, is that given our ability to destroy, there is so much peace in the world. In the face of […]

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June News: New Video Series, Mixing Tips and Articles

There’s been a lot going on since I decided to go back into business for myself in March! I’ve been busy mastering every week at JLM, where you can now find my own about page. (I’ve also got some testimonials up right here.) Joe asked me to write a series of “Mixing Tips From Your […]

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Moving On

Having given notice to my colleagues weeks ago, I’d like to officially announce that today will be my last day working at SAE New York. It’s been a privilege to serve as chair of the audio technology department and act as the director of educational programs for the past year. And now, I’m looking forward […]

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June Updates – Mixing, Podcasts, News Articles

Since I do so much writing to pay my rent, maybe it’s unsurprising that I often neglect my own personal blog. Unlike with my professional work, I give myself no deadlines here, so that the fact anything shows up here at all is something of a miracle. Fortunately, it’s been busy month, and there’s plenty […]

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Only One More Week to Read the May Issue of TMimaS

The June issue of Trust Me, I’m A Scientist launches one week from today. That means this is your last chance to visit the site and check out the May issue if you haven’t done so already. In this issue you can: Find the results of last month’s High-Definition Audio Poll. Return to the 90s […]

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