Welcome to another DIY Muso Spotlight, where I talk to fellow DIY Musos and find out a bit about how they do their things. This time I’m talking to my good man Nick Hanslip who is a great source of production advice. Continue reading
Our next DIY Muso Spotlight is pointed at Jake Duffie from The Underground Alliance. They are a house full of Heavy Metal loving musicians based out of Woodstock, NB, Canada. While the other three members are in a band known as MONTEITH, Jake’s main focus has been on the recording element. Let’s find out more… Continue reading
Hello! Welcome to a new thing for DIY Music.
This is the first of my DIY Muso Spotlight articles, in which I will be shifting the attention to you, my fellow DIY musicians. The idea is to get an insight into what everyone is up to, what gear their using and how they approach their music. Continue reading
I’ve known the band Smokey Bastard for some time now, my old band shared a stage with them a few times, they played at my 30th Birthday party and I helped with their previous album artwork (my typography work even appears on one of their T-shirts). I have always admired their exceptional talent and musical abilities with just a mere hint of jealousy.
Now they have a brand new album out (which I’ve been listening to a lot and am loving the direction they’ve taken with it) so I took the opportunity to grill Aled Jenkins, who’s a member of the band but also a skilled sound engineer, about all the work that went into producing it. Continue reading
Adam Matza is the founder and owner of Magic Ears Mastering as well as being a talented musician and writer with a rich history in the art of sound. I recently took the opportunity to talk to him about his company and the subject of audio mastering in general. If mastering is something you’re interested in, then read on. Continue reading
From running a professional acoustics business to playing Tchaikovsky on the electric guitar with a full orchestra, whilst writing numerous valuable articles and a book in between, Ethan Winer has a wealth of experience and insight into music and the science of audio acoustics.
I had the great privilege of being able to ask Ethan a few questions via email for the DIY Music site. If you’re interested in acoustic treatment for your home studio (or spare room!) then you may well find this very useful. Continue reading