The glory days of Abbey Road and EMI may be gone, but labels and studios are still working hand in hand.
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The way composers are treated by some clients is just criminal...
Working ‘in the box’ is all very well, but what happens when the box breaks?
At both the production and consumption ends of music, analogue is making a comeback.
When Sound City Studios closed its doors in 2011, it had been a legendary rock & roll recording venue for over 40 years. Now the premises have been taken over by a producer and sound engineer whose aesthetic is even more retro and analogue-based than Sound City’s.
The decline of churches echoes the fate of studios — but it could present some exciting new opportunities.
It’s tempting to think that success is about who you know — but in fact, it’s about what you do.
Running a successful multi-room recording facility is challenging at the best of times, and relocating such a studio to a different continent is in an entirely different league of difficulty! This, however, is what Francesco Cameli has done.
Despite great progress elsewhere in the TV business, music for the media is still overwhelmingly dominated by men. Why?
The rise of the studio as a tourist attraction might seem a little crass — but if it helps to pay the bills...
After almost two years of construction, overseen by architect Marcelo Tavares, the studio opened in early 2012 in a purpose-built facility, conceived as a multicultural space where people from all over the world can feel inspired.
Studios often fall prey to the real-estate business — but for some people, they present a niche opportunity.
Grand Cru was founded as a private studio by Who guitarist Pete Townshend in the late ’70s, and has been in constant operation since then. Recently, it has been made available to the public...
The boom in live music has created a new class of rehearsal space that’s sophisticated, hi-tech, and surprisingly sanitary...
Learning music production the Abbey Road way isn’t cheap — but if it equips you to work in today’s music business, could it be money well spent?
A reputation for competence is vital — and to get it, you need to take every opportunity going.
Just as music and technology have been converging, so have studios and the tech industry.
To get a job in the media you need to do a job. Specifically, you need to write a pitch that will blow the doors off.
Located in an area of North Hollywood, Los Angeles, that now thrives as the ‘NoHo Arts District’, the premises were purpose-built as a recording studio...