Formal education has many benefits, but to become a successful engineer, you need more than a degree alone.
The number of music grads is going up, but what of the number of experienced teachers?
What does the world of sports broadcasting offer the budding sound engineer?
Nashville is fast becoming the US's capital of music, but it risks losing its identity in the process.
Vinyl resurgence; surprisingly good classic-rock tribute bands on tour; Live Nation buying and burnishing the old Fillmore live-venue brand; the pining for music's past seems like it's in full swing.
Whatever your political views, 'Obamacare' can only be a good thing for musicians and engineers.
Audio networking looks set to be the next big thing — but will it make your music better?
Founded in 1988, Doug Rogers’ EASTWEST company pioneered the creation of realistic, playable sample-based instruments — 25 years on they remain the undisputed market leader.
What can the airline and supermarket industries teach studios about setting their prices?
Anyone who plays or records music on a professional level will have a lot of money invested in instruments, studio equipment, premises and so on, while even a humble home studio can contain many thousands of pounds' worth of gear.
Life in the studio can be very rewarding — but it might also be seriously damaging your health...
Not many companies can claim responsibility for creating an entirely new market sector, but that is certainly an accolade that is due to Argosy Consoles.
Banks are getting increasingly involved in the music industry. Should we be afraid?
In celebration of the 30th anniversary of MIDI, we take a look at the remarkable effect it has had on the music industry.
Preserving over a century’s worth of audio recordings is a mammoth task — but one organisation has set about doing just that...
Home studios make it easier for musicians and engineers to work on their own — but is that always a good thing?
The aviation industry has more in common with the studio business than you might think...
Miami has long been a popular recording destination — and not only for the weather...
Traditional and home studios haven’t always seen eye to eye, but there may still be room for both types in this ever-changing industry.
We speak to a Bay Area trade group who hope their sponsorship business model will benefit artists, studios — and themselves — alike.
With the future of AM radio in the US hanging in the balance, we take a look at what effect it has had on the music industry over the decades.
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