Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Paul Ramsay Interview

Paul Ramsay is the FOH (Front of House) engineer for acts like The Who, Doves, Skunk Anansie and Anne Lennox. Our distributer, The Audio Professionals, recently sat down with Paul at Shepperton Studios in London prior to a rehearsal with The Who. Paul had some nice things to say about his Horizon Tube microphone.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Advanced Drum Recording Workshop, with MICHAEL URBANO

Performing the role of band member, studio musician, touring drummer and occasional producer, Michael Urbano has enjoyed a career in the music business for 30 years.

His career highlights to date include: Cracker, CAKE, Smashmouth, Todd Rundgren, Sheryl Crow, Third Eye Blind, John Hiatt, Fischerspooner and more, and an incredible number of appearances on more than 150 major label records including top-10 singles like"If It Makes You Happy", "All-Star", and "Low (like bein stoned)".

Matt Boudreau has spent the last 22 years in the trenches of the ever-changing music industry working on both sides of the glass as a producer, engineer and mixer, as well as an accomplished drummer. He is also the owner and chief engineer of Broken Radio Studios, which boasts the only Bill Putnam-designed live room in Northern California, and has recorded everyone from Rolling Stones sax man Ernie Watts to guitar virtuoso Mike Stern.

On Saturday, April 10th, from 12-6pm, these two veterans of the industry will be hosting an exclusive Advanced Drum Recording workshop at Broken Radio Studios, presented by Pyramind and Broken Radio.

Covering drum kits, drum types, miking techniques, microphones, pre-amps, recording, mixing, digital vs, analogue gear, and just about everything in-between, this is one of those rare sessions where genuine best-of-the-industry information is available to the general public.

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Friday, March 19, 2010

ProLight+Sound Frankfurt Germany See You There!

Come visit us at Musikmesse ProLight+Sound in Frankfurt, Germany next week! We have a new booth located in Hall 8 H26