The best class I had during graduate school in the mid-’80s was a composition seminar taught by American composer Pauline Oliveros.
For the Birds
This summer I was tapped to teach a Sound for Picture course, which provided an opportunity for me to not only review the range...
Who’s Keeping Score?
If there is one thing you can say about the digital age so far it’s that there has been a remarkable level of indifference...
Reflections From the Bay
“It is represented to us that the universal suffrage, as now existing throughout the Union, is abused; that fraud and corruption prevent a fair...
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...
“I don’t need the drummer telling me how to mix a record!”
As often as possible, we need to remind the people we mentor that the fundamentals of audio apply to both studio and stage.
Education Through Teamwork
Although the major stars don’t often admit it in public (except, perhaps, on the awards podium), success in the music business is the result...
One question I hear most often from students who want a career in pro audio is how can they break into the business.
Robair Report | Know-It-All
I recently played a show at a major performing arts facility on the East Coast, which not only had exceptional sound and lighting, and...