The Recording An Album Series

The Recording An Album Series

Over the last couple of months, Goemon5 has been sharing about the process that goes into recording an album. This eight-part series is packed with plenty of detailed, valuable insights. Make sure to say “thanks” to him Twitter, because he really went...
Recording An Album, Part 7: Mixing and Mastering

Recording An Album, Part 7: Mixing and Mastering

After spending all that money on studio time and session musicians, what did it get me? How can we transform a pile of digital recordings into a finished CD? And how much feedback can I throw at my producer before he gets annoyed and stops answering my messages? The...
How & Why I Started The Listening Room Series

How & Why I Started The Listening Room Series

Hey gang, this guest post is by Deanne Matley, a personal friend of mine and a music entrepreneur. She recently started The Listening Room Series over at Café Blanca, and I had the opportunity to perform with Jonathan Ferguson (as Long Jon Lev) on February 17, and...
Recording An Album, Part 5: Session Musicians

Recording An Album, Part 5: Session Musicians

Recording session musicians can be a source of great fun and inspiration, because you witness your songs growing through the craftsmanship of professional players. But it can also drag your day into an emotional abyss, if your sessionals lack the energy and experience...
Recording An Album, Part 4: Hitting the Studio

Recording An Album, Part 4: Hitting the Studio

My producer Craig Newnes wants to make me a record (in exchange for cash, as it turns out), and all that stands between me and a fully grown Folk album is a long stretch of recording time. So let’s do this! Preparation is Everything I play half a dozen rhythm...