Solomon Burke drove to the Sound Factory in Hollywood with only one thing on his mind: On this session, I did no changes, I...
For his second solo album, One All, former Crowded House frontman Neil Finn wanted to take a bit of a different approach to songwriting...
Facility Spotlight: Wave Group
Since Wave Group opened its Santa Clara, Calif., location in 1996, the company has morphed into a jack-of-all-trades for audio client services, handling
Spank! Adds West Coast Design
Remember the old saw, Jack-of-all-trades, master of none? Well, one spin through the reels of sound designer Tim Gedemer and composer Sophia Morizet proves
Singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega is best known for her social commentary in the hit bittersweet, poetic lyrics in Marlene on the Wall, and the offbeat...
Medeski, Martin & Wood
Medeski, Martin & Wood have stood out from the crowd since their debut release, Notes From the Underground, in 1992. The New York City-based...
Raphael Saadiq is laughing, recounting a story to his studio mates. Earlier that week, he had flown to Los Angeles to work on some...
Marcus Miller is taking a breather. It won't last long, though, because his calendar is already full. He's in the midst of mixing the...
SYSTEM OF A DOWN
Ah, yes, the rock 'n' roll lifestyle. Hey, Daron Malakian, what was it like when you and System of a Down went into the...
The Sounds of Summer
You are not sitting on your couch. You are at the ballpark. That was a bat crack, a slide into second base, an outfielder...
Train's singer and newly commissioned trumpeter Pat Monahan is contemplating the differences between their 1998 self-titled debut and the recent Drops
A WHOLE NEW SHAWN COLVIN
On this record, the white elephant in the closet was: Are we going to come up with another hit? We didn't even consider that...
Surprises are the last things mixer Lee Dichter wants to hear when he sits down to start working on a feature, yet that's just...
It's the ultimate double-edged sword in the world of audio post-production for films the eye candy feature, as a remake, to boot. Yet, that's...