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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

Cherub: Live Sound And Samples

Engineer Hunter Gifford mixed FOH and monitors for electro-pop/rock group Cherub on the band’s recent fall tour, using a DigiCo SD9 for the house and an iPad-controlled Behringer X32 core onstage.“Onstage, the monitor console is sending three stereo in-ear mixes: one wired to Nick [Curtis] the drummer, and the additional two are sent to our Shure PSM 1000 wireless in-ear system—one to Jason ......

Rose Cousins And Natural Conclusion

The beauty of Rose Cousins’ new album, Natural Conclusion, is practically on a Joni Mitchell level. She’s a poetic and precise yet fearless artist with exceptional talent, and the L.A.-based production team of Joe Henry and Ryan Freeland have brought out her best on Natural Conclusion.Recorded live to Pro Tools in Noble Street Studios, Toronto, the project put the Californians through the......

Entrance's Book Of Changes

“As a musician who gets to write and play the music and sing and produce the album, there are so many artforms that go into it,” reflects Guy Blakeslee, whose project Entrance releases the album Book of Changes this month. “It’s an all-encompassing art project, and at the heart of it all, I’m a writer. But it’s important to realize: The thing that makes you a writer is that you write.”Blakeslee......

Nathan East

Since the early 1980s, Nathan East has been a go-to session bassist for Quincy Jones, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Stevie Wonder, Daft Punk and so many others, thanks not only to his immense creative talent but also to his uplifting approach. By all accounts, East is one of the warmest and most focused guys you could ask for in the studio.When, at long last, East decided to make a solo album, he......

Ty Segall

There’s an entertaining video online la­beled, “Watch Ty Segall and Steve Albi­ni randomly smash a toilet into pieces.” Turns out, it was not so random. The footage was captured during sessions for Segall’s epon­ymous new album, recorded in Albini’s studio, Electrical Audio, in Chicago. ......

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