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Gino Robair

Gino Robair has played percussion with Tom Waits, Anthony Braxton, Nina Hagen, Terry Riley and Lou Harrison, among others. He is currently the Technical Editor at Electronic Musician magazine and writes the Robair Report for Mix. Gino is the author of two books, including The Ultimate Personal Recording Studio (Cengage). Website: ginorobair.com

A Call for Action

“If you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu.” ......

Tales From the Client Side

The ink was barely dry on my January 2015 column about the dynamics of dealing with artists when I found myself in a situation where the tables had turned. This time, instead of the engineer and studio working with the artists, the situation worked against them. ......

Redemption and the Personal Studio

The semester was nearing its end when one of my students showed up after missing class for most of the term. During the first few weeks, she was very enthusiastic and showed promise, but then she disappeared. But just as suddenly, she was back, and I asked where she’d been. ......

Dynamics

“I don’t need the drummer telling me how to mix a record!” ......

Fundamentals

As often as possible, we need to remind the people we mentor that the fundamentals of audio apply to both studio and stage. And in many instances, the tools and techniques we use on either gig are not as different as they might think. ......

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