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Barbara Schultz

Contributing editor Barbara Schultz writes about music production, audio education and studio design. She's also the managing editor of Electronic Musician and Keyboard magazines. Twitter: https://twitter.com/babbyjoschultz LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=69291777&trk=nav_responsive_tab_profile

They Might Be Giants

It’s the sort of creativity that fans have come to expect from They Might Be Giants, the Grammy Award-winning band whose past projects include recording to wax cylinders in the Edison Museum, and tracking and releasing music via answering machine. This year, TMBG are set to release 52 new songs—one every week in 2015—through Slate’s “The Gist” podcast, as well as on YouTube, iTunes, a dedicated......

The Black Keys

When Jason Tarulli started mixing front-of-house for the Black Keys, band mates Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney were still playing clubs in and near their hometown of Akron, Ohio. “I’ve been with them about seven years on the road, and before that, I worked in clubs and small venues across northeast Ohio,” Tarulli says. “I believe that the first show I worked with them might have been their......

Mix Regional New York City: Matty Amendola Rebuilds 825 Records Studio

Musician, producer and label owner Matty Amendola has built his own career and his company, 825 Records, on a foundation of hands-on production and artist development. “We’re a music incubator that works on developing artists’ product from start to finish,” Amendola says.   ......

Classic Tracks: “Rock ‘n’ Roll High School,” The Ramones

It’s a song, it’s a movie, and it marks one of the oddest chapters in the history of New York punk: the time when The Ramones went to L.A. to record songs for a musical comedy film, and ended up working with Phil Spector. ......

Irvin Mayfield's 'New Orleans Creole Christmas'

This jazz holiday album is a spinoff of "The Love Sessions," a week of concerts put on annually by New Orleans trumpeter/nightclub owner Irvin Mayfield. Every night, different guest musicians perform to benefit a different nonprofit. Recipients of the proceeds have included the city’s public library, women's shelters, programs for at-risk youth and more. ......

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