Every once in a while you get to do something cool. Well this is a good one. Developers for NASA needed an acoustically quiet space for noise testing of their "undisclosed" technology that will be used in outer space. I brought them into the Vocal Room for 2 sessions as db measurements were made at…Read more
The style of recording for the album Portland was inspired by the stripped down, acoustic approach epitomized by Carolyn and Love Is A Song (from Imaginary Love Ballads). Portland eschews distorted electric guitars and over the top synthesizers in favor of acoustic guitar, piano, cello, violin, saxophone, trumpet and the rarely used bass clarinet. Augmented…Read more
Recently, I mixed two full length albums for a client in full surround. The mixing itself was fun and creative and a process that is easy for me to do. It is the encoding and formatting that can really trip you up though. From hires DVD-A or Video DVD-V there is plenty of reasons behind…Read more
"Of course not Jim, I am going to use my laptop!" What??? In today’s world of convenience and functionality, we forgot the term audiophile quality. However, we are all about experiences and now the HiFI industry is catering to these new formats of streaming, laptop playback and music servers so you can have your functionality…Read more
[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylutceykCa8[/embed] The band SQWRL came in to have Jim Produce their record. At the same time they wrote a song for the Tucson Roadrunners Hockey team and they are now using it at all the games. Check out the debut above shot in the arena.Read more
Billy Stokes, Barry Sparks, Marc Storace, Jim Pavett, and Rich Katz perform The Road Song off of Music & Blood CD.