by Garrett Haines

Nov. 15, 2005  |  No. 50

Nick Raskulinecz

by Garrett Haines

While receiving the Grammy for best hard rock performance, Dave Grohl thanked Nick Raskulinecz, calling him the "greatest rock producer around." Coming from an artist who's worked with Tape Op...

Sept. 15, 2005  |  No. 49

Spring Reverb

by Garrett Haines

Plate reverbs, with their large tensioned metal plate and transducers, were one of the first electronic ambience simulators used in the recording studio. A variation on the plate reverb concept is the...

March 15, 2005  |  No. 46

Microphones: The Decca Tree Technique

by Garrett Haines

In the last issue, Bruce Bartlett examined many of the ways to position two mics for great stereo recordings. Although it might seem strange, there is also a cool way to get great stereo tracks using...

March 15, 2004  |  No. 40

Omni Microphones: Try the Omni

by Garrett Haines

I just finished mastering an EP for Centuries of Slow Accumulation, a two-piece outfit with a surprisingly big sound. Their style uses barking Kinks-esque guitars and rowdy drums. Although focused,...