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Just don't mention Rieu

Another week another fawning article about André Rieu and what we can learn from him to spice up our boring conventional concert experience. His form of entertainment is a very old type of  frothy intellectually disengaged affair. 327 more words


My radio début...

Worth warning you that tomorrow afternoon I will be a guest on The Opera Hour hosted by Richard Scott.

In a previous life I had appeared as a TV interviewee but never on radio. 80 more words


First up, a trio; AT-4041 (pair), Earthworks SM40, AEA N8


  • Audio Technica AT-4041 Small Diaphragm Condenser microphones (pair):

  • Earthworks SR40 – HD Small Diaphragm Condenser Microphone:

  • AEA Novo N8 Ribbon Microphone:

    The set-up…

I decided to run these tests as ‘real world’ as possible, for my work (I will not be posting the audio here).   757 more words

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I'm baaack...check one, check two...an embarrassment of microphones

Yes, I know; it’s the ‘first world problem’ of first world problems.  I recently won a contest which brought to my studio an entire mic-locker’s worth of really first class microphones.   99 more words

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Some updates....

I’ve got to be better about making regular posts here; even if it’s simply to say “no news is good news” or something similar.

Some news worthy items: 201 more words

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Music Video Alert!

Check out the VIDEO section on my MEDIA page for my debut in the video for “Dumb Fool” by The Grey A.  You can also click to view it on… 19 more words

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New Business Service!

A Fresh Approach on the “cave”, man or otherwise

Over the past few months, I’ve been approached on several occasions from various musicians whom I’ve met, to offer some advice on setting up a proper space in their homes for music; whether it’s to record songs, jam with friends, help others make music, for some, having a dedicated space properly set up, kitted out, that sounds good is important.   72 more words

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