Pioneering work in assistive technology is transforming the lives of people who are unable to play conventional musical instruments.
This month's artitsts: Gish, Michael Egan, Rough Citizen, Give Her The Gun, Crumbs For Comfort, Laetoli Steps, Zeni Danussi and Mike King.
This month, we record a jazz big band on location, tracing the project from the planning stages through to delivering edited multitracks to the mix engineer.
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This month we review: Lois, LTS, Three Little Words, The Paul Hegley Band, Sea Stacks and Jabi Shriki
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When you’re recording away from the studio and under time constraints, you need to get the big decisions right — and not become bogged down in detail.
Milk-Plus, Animation, The Badje, Caution Horses, Damien Calcagne, Jack Jeffery, Black Storm, Matteo Bosi.
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In this new column, engineers share their experiences of real-world recording sessions, explaining the decisions they made, and what went right and wrong along the way. First up, we record an indie-rock band on location...
Although the shock value of its lyrics and ensuing censorship earned it notoriety, ‘Closer’ perfectly exemplifies Trent Reznor’s radical use of sampling and singularly focused musical vision.
Imagine mixing the world’s biggest bands in front of an audience of millions — with no soundcheck. It’s all in a day’s work for BBC in-house engineers.
Dave Gerard & The Watchmen, Knive Eight, A Glance Beyond Nature, Seed, Adam Dawson, My Name Is Earl, Dream Baby Dream.
The first marathon of the London Olympics took place not on the track, but in the recording studio. Jake Jackson was the man charged with recording 201 national anthems...
Many musicians give great live performances when singing and playing guitar at the same time. So why not do it that way in the studio?
Fin * Bob McCarroll * Professor Karmadillo
Krojc * Toy Tin Soldier * Mike Henderson * Annie Dressner * Marvin B Naylor * Crazee Baldhead * Big Chief
The Hillmen * Little Black Holes * Primary Slave * Mine * Charlie Birnie * The Tempus * Pearl Handled Revolver
The story of Don McLean's 'American Pie' goes from cryptic beginnings to massive chart success, and an eventual position as a perennial US radio favourite.
Breton * Ove Engen * RJ Thompson * Burning Wire
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