The challenge of creating a glass-themed sound world for her third album led Agnes Obel to explore some little-used instruments and techniques.
Like their debut, Bastille’s Wild World was recorded in a South London basement — but this time around, the band were global superstars.
Singer, songwriter and producer Jack Garratt is only 24, yet his debut album Phase still draws on a decade’s experience in the music business.
Grammy-winning producer/engineer Vance Powell welcomes SOS to Sputnik Sound in Nashville to show us how he recorded a track for rock act Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown.
PJ Harvey’s long-term co-producer John Parish is uncompromising in his willingness to experiment — even with the world watching!
The Don Camillo Chor: Our engineer records a choir singing in their practice room, and tries to make it sound like it was captured in a church!
Sylvia Massy shares weird recording tips
Fusing experimental electronic styles with hip-hop elements, the beat scene is where we find the subject of this month’s video feature...
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Zwiepack: Our engineer captured one jazz session using two completely different recording techniques. Which one won the day?
How do you extract a complete album from a dysfunctional band with no finished songs? Drag them to a remote residential studio — in winter...
We sit down with Chambers and producer/engineer Richard Flack (Joe Strummer, Rudimental, Paloma Faith) in Guy’s beautifully equipped Sleeper Sounds studio in West London.
Hal Ritson is one of the most in-demand producers on the deep-house scene. Here, he reveals the secrets behind the genre’s distinctive vocal sounds.
When Ornette Coleman died last year, a planned celebration of his 85th birthday turned into an epic tribute album. Either way, no-one wanted a “jazz guy” to mix it...
Now considered one of the classic tracks of the 1960s, the Zombies’ ‘Time Of The Season’ almost disappeared without trace...
When cult funk band Cymande returned to the studio, they insisted on hiring the same production team — 41 years after their previous album...
This month, producer and engineer Nicolas Vernhes welcomes us into his Brooklyn studio, Rare Book Room.
We pull a problematic live recording back from the brink.
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