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How To Make A Guitar Sound Like… A Guitar!

It may be an unfamiliar premise to some, but I am fervently of the opinion that the goal of recording audio is to accurately capture and faithfully reproduce a particular sound. Not to fuck around with it, contorting it into something that only dimly represents what was originally going on, but to trust in the [...]

2019-09-06T19:12:58+01:00September 6th, 2019|

Crushed To Hell: My Thoughts About Mastering

For the second time in my life I have realised that reaching out to a mastering studio to put the “finishing touches” on my music is completely pointless. Allow me to explain… Mastering recorded audio became its own discipline after the Second World War, when a “dubbing engineer”, secondary to the recording/mix engineer, was tasked [...]

2018-09-01T00:27:06+01:00February 23rd, 2017|