Anatomy of a Hit Single

This is not a post designed to give you the ins and outs of how to write or record a hit single.  Nor will it show you how to promote your music or which labels to contact.  This is a post about an unsigned band from Michigan that doesn’t tour, doesn’t play at local clubs, nor […]

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2018 UK Mastering Conference Announced

The 2018 UK Mastering Conference has announced it’s workshops and topics for the weekend event.  The conference is scheduled to take place September 21-23, 2018, in London.  I am pleased to announce that I am planning to attend.  Some of the more interesting workshops include the following: Audio Mastering in the past, present and future […]

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Independent Artist goes Big in U.K.

The Audio Bay Mastering recently mastered an album from The Ultimate 3, their debut effort, titled “Day In The Sun.”  The first release of the album, a song titles “Sorry,” is currently in heavy rotation in the United Kingdom on 97.4 Rock (Preston), Viking FM (Yorkshire) and Northsound (Aberdeen) to name a few.  The album was recorded […]

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The Vinyl Renaissance

In the last decade vinyl has made a comeback, particularly with the younger generation.  The realization of how good vinyl sounds is part of the reason for its insurgence with millennials.  But the main factor, according to studies, is the act of holding a physical copy of the music in their hands.  The interactive experience […]

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2016 Namm Tec Award Analog Equipment Review

The annual NAMM Show (National Association of Music Merchants) was once again a success in highlighting some innovative and exciting advancements in audio processing.  Of course most of the excitement at the show revolved around software and digital audio advancements but my attention was focused on analog processing.  My hat comes off to SSL,  Tube-Tech […]

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