To attract talent from around the world, Johann Scheerer has created an interactive online tour of his world-class Clouds Hill Studios facility in Hamburg. In this month’s SOS video feature, Johann and his team explain how they used virtual reality and immersive audio to bring the studio’s unique ambience to life.
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We examine the production of some commercial releases to help you brush up on your listening skills. This time: Joey + Rory and our Classic Mix is Fats Domino's ‘Blueberry Hill’ (1956).
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Orchestral performance and the role of modern technology.
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Brush up on your listening skills, as we deconstruct some tracks from a production and arrangement perspective.
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Will non-AI mixing become the new vintage?
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A move to the country led the National to rethink their recording process and embrace studio experimentation as never before.
This month: Snarky Puppy • Zedd & Alessia Cara • Royal Blood • Kendrick Lamar • Kyle • Classic Mix: Fleetwood Mac ‘Dreams’ (1977).
When a musician takes an interest in home recording, or makes the transition from old-school recording hardware to the wonderful world of computers, the question we hear most frequently relates to the choice of DAW software.