Synths, pianos, software, analog, digital, modeling, virtual instruments, programming tips…this is the place on the web for discussions, debates, opinions and assistance…and the occasional sports thread…
The Doctor is in: Dr. Mike Metlay (former Editor In Chief of RECORDING) hosts discussions on making and recording music in small studios. This is the place to share tips and tricks, look at new gear, and ask questions about microphones, monitoring, studio acoustics, signal processing, and more – as well as ALL things relating to computers in the studio.
Virtual worlds are another performance and composition option. If you are interested in music in places like Second Life or want to find someone else online to collaborate with, you’ve found the right place
Iconic images, album artwork, music video, social media or marketing – photography is to the eyes, what music is to the ears. We discuss all things photography and video, with an emphasis on the creative process and deliver a healthy dose of the tools and toys at the heart of our art.
Producer/Artist/Musician/Songwriter/EQ Columnist/A&R man/Professor Al Kooper answers anything & everything about the ins & outs of the music business. This is an archive that is read-only of all of Al’s past discussions.
Originally moderated by Bill Dooley, former Chief Recording Engineer Atlantic Recording Studios NYC and Record Plant LA, former Director of Recording for Brooklyn/Extasy Recording, The Village and Paramount Recording. RIP, Bill.