R.E.S.P.E.C.T with Mojo Ike and Val Woods

It was always an honor and a pleasure to hit the stage with Mojo Ike and Val Woods and their Soul Revue. I lucked out in getting this rare recording of us playing at the Van Dyke Cafe in Miami Beach. a spirited rendition of R.E.S.P.E.C.T. with Ike and Val Woods featuring Stevie Jackson on drums, Will Seay “Lunch”…

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How Fruity Loops (FL Studio) Changed Hip-Hop | Genius News

JACQUES: It’s September 2007 and the number one song in the country is Soulja Boy’s hit, “Crank That.” JACQUES: From it’s viral explosion to subverting the gatekeepers, Soulja rewrote the rules of the music industry and hip-hop in many ways, especially with how he produced his beats. SOULJA: I did “Crank That,” right, on this…

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Best free DAWs for Music Production in 2019

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Women Music Producers Fighting for Equality (HBO)

Last night, Beyonce once again dominated the BET Music Awards… — Beyoncé! winning Album of the Year and more awards than any male artist. But apart from performers, women don’t get much recognition in the music industry— because they’re barely even represented. In music production, women make up less than 5 percent of producers and…

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Mars: From Science Fiction to Science Fact

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. So today we will be looking at some of the missions being contemplated to get us to Mars. This is a two part episode with Paul Shillito of Curious Droid who is covering the earlier history of such mission…

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FL Studio 12 COMPLETE Basic Tutorial

Hello and welcome to the long awaited FL Studio 12 Complete Basic Tutorial I am Nathaniel Fisher And I’d like to firstly begin by apologising for the low quality and poor organisation in the original FLStudio Complete Basic Tutorial That was nearly three years ago now and with the release of FLStudio 12 One of…

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Pure2 Signal Path For a Typical Mastering Set Up

Pure2 is a mastering grade 24Bit/192kHz AD/DA 2 channel converter and master clock that includes a relay controlled volume attenuator. Pure2 can be used in many ways. One of the more conventional ways is a traditional mastering setup using an analog loop. Once the Pure2 is set up and installed we can then set up…

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Brave New Worlds – documentary on science fiction 1993

I met Swiss artist Giger. I saw his paintings. The idea was born. If I succeed in translating his art on movie screen, it would be the most wonderous monster ever seen. It represents sexual menace. It is vividly sexual being. It has strange mixture of attraction and repulsion. Physically the most unpleasant part of…

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New Green Day Masters – A Loudness War Victory

So I know what you’re all thinking… …not another Loudness War level-comparison video! …but there is a specific reason for this one. Most people agree that the Loudness Wars are a bad thing and that music that’s been crushed doesn’t sound as good as music that has been given a bit more room to breathe.…

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Compression 101: How to Use a Compressor

In this video, I’ll be providing an introduction to the use of compressors for audio engineers. I’ll be presenting this material at a foundational level for those of you that are new or inexperienced to using compressor. I’ll talk about the basic functionality of how a compressor and also get into the key terms that…

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Greg Calbi: Exclusive Interview on Mastering Techniques

Today we’re here at Sterling Sound where we’ve been for about 12 years in the Chelsea Market, beautifully designed and I am really happy here. Granted the storms and the vicissitudes of the music business over the last 12 years. The amount that’s needed to master a record really has diminished a lot, because of having,…

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Choosing Audio Gear, Equipment and Crew for Documentary Productions

Most people don’t realize that audio is the most important part of any production. Simply put, if you can’t hear the narration or interviews, no one will know what your story is all about. That’s why it’s so important to get the right gear that can make your audio sound clear. A good audio kit…

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