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Articles Tagged Producers

  • Monday, April 07, 2014
    Bobby Owsinski 04/07/14 07:20 AM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   One of the things that musicians, engineers and producers sometimes have trouble with is how much to charge for their time. Here’s an excerpt from The Music Producer’s Handbook that covers the pros and cons of all the alternatives. It’s aimed at producers, but just as applicable to engineers, musicians, and any professional trying to decide how much to charge. What if a local band asks you to produce them? What do… View this story
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  • Tuesday, January 21, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/21/14 12:13 PM,
    Award-winning photographer/music journalist Mr. Bonzai hosts the slashing-edge panel “Producers” in the Winter NAMM H.O.T Zone (Hands On Training) on Friday, January 24 at this year’s show in Anaheim. Some of today’s most creative producer/engineers will they reveal the inside story of their success and the pitfalls they have encountered. Mr. Bonzai moderates, with Michael Bradford, Billy Bush and Ken Jordan. Day: Friday, January 24, 2014 Start Time: 01:30 pm Duration: 1 hour 30 min Room: The Forum (203 A-B)… View this story
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  • Monday, January 13, 2014
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    Mark Marshall 01/13/14 03:58 PM,
    This article is provided by the Pro Audio Files.   Click tracks are like Kryptonite to musicians. There isn’t a lot of enjoyment one gets from recording with them. Click tracks sound like nails being hammered into a coffin. A coffin you’ll find the remnants of your soul whimpering in. OK, maybe that’s a little harsh, but clicks aren’t fun and can suck the life out of a groove sometimes. However, click tracks are often vital to a recording session.… View this story
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  • Friday, November 01, 2013
    Jimmy Stewart 11/01/13 06:04 PM,
    From the archives of the late, great Recording Engineer/Producer (RE/P) magazine, this feature offers an interesting discussion with a true “dynamic duo” of the recording world. Quincy Jones is interviewed first, followed by Bruce Swedien. This article dates back to October 1989. The text is presented unaltered, along with the original graphics. If the word “professionalism” can be epitomized by one of the most successful producers currently working in the recording industry, that man must surely be Quincy Jones. The… View this story
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  • Tuesday, April 02, 2013
    Bobby Owsinski 04/02/13 09:53 AM,
    This article is provided by Bobby Owsinski.   By now you’ve all heard that the legendary producer Phil Ramone has passed. If you read any of the obituaries, you’ll notice that they all quote his many Grammys and the superstars he worked with, which indeed placed him above the majority of his contemporaries. Phil was more than that though. He was a behind-the-scenes mover and shaker on the technical side as well, always eager to embrace new technology. Phil started… View this story
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  • Friday, January 15, 2010
    PSW Staff 01/15/10 02:19 PM, 0 Comments
    Boston-based virtual instrument manufacturer SONiVOX has announced the availability of Playa- Hip Hop Strings, a new virtual instrument plug-in for MAC and PC. It is designed to provide hip hop, r’n’b, & pop producers a fast and easy way to add professional, top quality strings to their productions. Hip Hop Strings’ distinctive user interface affords integration of MIDI keyboards and MPC pad controllers, bridging the gap between MPC style music creation and the computer-based virtual instrument environment.  Playa Hip Hop… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorStudio

  • Wednesday, August 19, 2009
    shure producers
    PSW Staff 08/19/09 08:47 AM, 0 Comments
    The Chicago Chapter of the Recording Academy invited legendary producers Mike Clink, Ron Nevison, and Keith Olsen to participate in a GRAMMY “Soundtable” event entitled “Behind the Glass,” a discussion recently hosted by the Recording Academy and Shure at the new S.N. Shure Theater at the company’s corporate headquarters in Niles, Illinois. “This was one of the most gratifying experiences I’ve had, personally and professionally, in my 20 years working at Shure,” said Mark Brunner, who moderated the discussion with… View this story
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  • Monday, August 03, 2009
    producer loops trance
    PSW Staff 08/03/09 06:35 AM, 0 Comments
    Producer Loops as introduced Trance Elevation Volume 1, a huge construction kit sample library that offers everything required to produce top-level Trance tracks. It includes 10 construction kits (300MB per kit) suitable for use in all sequencers on both Mac and PC. MIDI files have also been provided for intermediate and advanced users. The collection was produced for by Jonathan Blakoe of Static Blue, who’s remixes for Armin Van Buuren, Sunny Lax, Kamil Polner and Adam Szabo have earned… View this story
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  • Friday, July 17, 2009
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    PSW Staff 07/17/09 11:28 AM, 0 Comments
    When mixing engineer and record producer Erwin Musper built The Bamboo Room Studio in his home, he used the opportunity to upgrade some of the equipment he’d grown accustomed to using in other studios. This included the addition of an Aviom A-16II personal mixing system as part of his cue setup, which Musper called upon during production of the most recent CD for Dutch alternative rock band The [New] Shining. Musper’s experience alongside producers Mutt Lange and Bruce Fairbairn and… View this story
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  • Friday, July 03, 2009
    ik multimedia track
    PSW Staff 07/03/09 03:49 PM, 0 Comments
    IK Multimedia has announced the “Summer Group Mix Promotion” where musicians, engineers and producers can get up to three free T-RackS 3 Singles plug-ins for the price of one. From July 1, 2009 through August 31, 2009, when customers purchase and register any award-winning T-RackS 3 Singles plug-in from an authorized IK Multimedia Retailer or IK’s online store, they will immediately receive another T-RackS 3 plug-in free as a download from their User Area.  Further, if 500 customers participate in… View this story
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