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Allen & Heath Mix Wizard 12M

The Allen and Heath Mix Wizard 12M monitor mixing console provides a lot of capability in rack mount form. Normally I would start with the front side and work to the back panel, but this time the reverse makes sense. Typically,...

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Ears & Brain Top Tools For Good Sound

Renowned sound engineer Bruce Swedien is sharing his hard-won wisdom and expertise with the next generation of engineers in his master class, “Critical Listening with Bruce Swedien.” Bruce is the force responsible...

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Improving a Mix in GarageBand

  "Help! My mix sounds like crap."   A singer/songwriter friend emailed me that message and attached an mp3 of his mix. I gave it a listen.   Sure enough, the vocals were harsh and thin, squashed, noisy,...

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How Soundmen Can Keep Me Happy

What is the deal with soundmen?  I wish my job was as simple as twisting a couple of knobs…I have the responsibility of entertaining all the fans: so what’s up with the snide remarks, the heavy sighs, and passive-aggressive...

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  • Practical knowledge and music education
    In last week’s blog I wondered about the idea of a skills-based music curriculum at a time when there is an intensified discourse surrounding the idea of a knowledge-based curriculum extended to a knowledge-rich curriculum. [1] In my blog I differentiated between ‘knowing how’ and ‘skill’. Practical knowledge and music education thumbnail courtesy of wordpress.com […]
  • ‘A guitarist’s guitarist’ picks his way to Surrey for free clinic/concert
    Readers of Guitar Player magazine once voted him Best Acoustic Guitarist, and Acoustic Guitar’s People’s Choice Awards earned D’Agostino a bronze medal for Best Acoustic Album of All Time, for “Every Step of The Way. “Peppino gives guitar workshops, master classes and seminars worldwide. Top leading publishers such as Truefire, Alfred Publishing, Hal Leonard and […]
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  • Emulating musical models
    Online tutorials these days have a simple format. Just follow and of course you will need to slow it down, freeze frame it and work it up bit by bit in emulation of the model. This is what students do in coming to GCSE study in one Cambridgeshire secondary school and no doubt more widely. […]
  • Review: PreSonus Air Series
    The PreSonus AIR loudspeaker series offers great sound and enhanced portability at an acceptable price. Over the summer, I’ve been putting a pair of 15″ two-way tops with 15″ subs through some rather excruciating trials. The most recent event was a concert by the Australian duo Severed Heads. You can read the review at FOHonline.  […]