Interviews, tutorials, etc. All about the art of music recording.

July 21, 2017  |  No. 120

Richard Swift: Dumbing His Way In?

by Larry Crane

"What you can control are knobs, faders, and being a nice person." For ten years Richard Swift’s been luring the hippest of indie rock bands to Cottage Grove, in the middle of Oregon, to work...

May 26, 2017  |  No. 119

Build Your Own Spring Reverb

by Scott Hampton

I have been a big fan of spring and plate reverbs for decades, and over the past three years I have spent a significant amount of time diving into the wormhole of designing and building them,...

May 26, 2017  |  No. 119

Thomas Dolby: Breaking the Barriers

by Larry Crane

I read Thomas Dolby’s recent autobiography, The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers Between Music and Technology: A Memoir, and wanted to learn more about his recording life and thoughts. See...