From Frank Sinatra to the Beach Boys, Iron Maiden to Arcade Fire, LA's famous Capitol Studios has played host to the world's greatest talents for more than 60 years. Sound On Sound visited the iconic building for an exclusive tour.
Monitors are better than they've ever been — but they're still the weakest link in most studios. We trace the technology from its roots in the 1930s, and find out whether there's a DSP revolution on the way.
In this video feature, top engineer, producer and author Sylvia Massy (Johnny Cash, Tool) gets exclusive access to the studio and meets Lester Smith, the custodian and maintenance engineer for their astonishing microphone collection.
Established in 2012, Art & Music was founded by Milan-born record producer, musician, pianist, DJ, sound engineer and label manager Bruno Carlo Oggioni, who as an artist also goes by the name of Dr Shiver.
Multi-instrumentalist and producer Jordan Hamlin leads us on a tour of MØXE, taking in some ingenious and hand-made acoustic treatment, and she explains the design and ethos behind this unique, residential recording facility outside of Nashville, TN.