Nashville Skyline, April 2010
We live in a world where we’re barraged every day by how bad things are,” says Phil Madeira, the multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer who...
Nashville Skyline, March 2010
Robb Earls is 25 years into his Sound Vortex business: a quarter-century in Nashville, and nary a mainstream country record. Earls and house engineer/producer
Nashville Skyline, July 2009
Brent Maher sits in the control room of The Blue Room, his recording studio in Nashville's Berry Hill neighborhood. Lots of folks were sitting...
Nashville Skyline, June 2009
Nashville guitarist and producer Doug Lancio talks about how he put together his new recording studio using gear from Patty Griffin’s studio and his...
Nashville Skyline, April 2009
Read Nashville columnist Peter Cooper interview with engineer joe Costa and artist Ben Folds on mixing the Ben Folds Presents: University A Cappella 2009...
Nashville Skyline, March 2009
Read Nashville columnist Peter Cooper interview with engineer associate producer mixer Luke Wooten and co-producer Brett Beavers on recording Dierks Bentley's Feel That Fire...
Nashville Skyline, August 2008
In Nashville, celebrities are often treated just like other human beings. Lyle Lovett can eat among the Pancake Pantry proletariat without being hassled
Nashville Skyline, July 2008
Charged with producing vocals on the King of Broken Hearts himself, Buddy Cannon figured it was best to be smiling and positive. After all,...
Nashville Skyline, June 2008
There are manuals, for sure. And aspiring producers can follow directions in learning to tune vocals, set compression ratios and manage signal chains.