We as humans are vastly different people We look different, we sound different we….smell different! It stands to reason then that we’ll think differently about things in our lives.
So why do some people throw a hissy fit when someone doesn’t share their view?
Continue reading “Having a different opinion is not a personal attack”
An exploration of why how music is presented is just as important as the music itself
Continue reading “The importance of production in music”
Being a soundy, recordy type person (technical term) part of my job is to master songs in order to tweak and bring some sheen to the mix.
Sometimes it can go too far, and it’s become a trend!
Continue reading “Competitive Mastering – Killing the music”
It’s both a wonderful and shite time to be a musician!
Technology has opened up a world of opportunity for creating in the home while at the same time the music industry devaluing the end product so much that artists receive virtually nothing for their work (but that’s another story for another time). At the forefront of the good times is the controversial ‘amp sim’ This is a digital recreation of the circuits and tubes of a guitar or bass amplifier and are created using schematics of the real amps themselves for similar colour.
There is an almighty stigma around amp sims and not just from purists either but the products are often lumped in to one category which is quite unfair as if you dig deeper the results are actually quite astonishing!
Continue reading “Digital generation – The Metal Amp sim revolution”