1 02, 2017

The Human Voice

2017-10-11T20:59:19+00:00 By |

While having a shower thought-session this morning, I realized that I've been singing (in choirs, a cappella groups, and solo) for over 30 years now. I don't need to tell [...]

27 01, 2017

Step 5 In The Recording Process…MASTERING

2018-03-03T16:05:56+00:00 By |

If you missed them, make sure you check out our posts about pre-production, tracking, editing, and mixing before reading this post about mastering. During mastering, the mixed material is processed [...]

22 01, 2017

Use Your Words

2018-03-09T19:56:30+00:00 By |

I occasionally listen to advice columnist Dan Savage's podcast and have noticed that he regularly comes back to a piece of advice in regards to relationships that we've all been [...]

17 01, 2017

Step 4 In The Recording Process…MIXING

2017-10-11T21:00:59+00:00 By |

If you missed them, make sure you check out our posts about pre-production, tracking, and editing before reading this post about mixing. During mixing, all of the recorded elements are [...]

17 01, 2017

The Bass Octave Track…

2017-10-11T21:01:29+00:00 By |

You've heard some nice low end on a lot of a cappella tracks. Does every group have a killer bass singer with huge low end? Nope... Here's what you are [...]

4 01, 2017

Step 3 In The Recording Process… Editing

2017-10-11T21:02:09+00:00 By |

If you missed them, make sure you check out our posts about pre-production and tracking before reading this post about editing. During editing, the recorded material is tuned and time [...]

17 12, 2016

The Wrong Side of the Mic

2017-10-11T21:02:48+00:00 By |

Which side of the microphone are you supposed to sing into? You'd think this would be obvious but it usually isn't. In this video, I help you avoid this mistake [...]

10 12, 2016

How Do We Get One Of Our Tracks on…

2017-10-11T21:03:16+00:00 By |

I get this question at least once a month from groups around the world. "How do we get one of our tracks on BOCA, BOHSA, Voices Only, SING, etc etc?" [...]

7 12, 2016

Why Are We Trying To Be So Perfect?

2017-10-11T21:04:07+00:00 By |

The death of Prince today and David Bowie recently serve as reminders to me that great music is rarely if ever perfect. Listen to how beautiful their music is... and [...]

17 11, 2016

Setting A Good Recording Level

2017-10-11T21:04:25+00:00 By |

How loud should you record? As an editor and mixer, I often get tracks that are recorded too soft or too loud. Here's a quick and easy way to always [...]