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Introducing : the EMW Music Group Studio

Where are my manners? All summer long I’ve been posting photos and clips from my new studio without formally introducing it to anybody. Just after releasing our album Shuffle in June, EMW Music Group moved into our new production room inside Engine Room Audio. As…

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Moon Professional 3500 MP Samples

I was asked to create some audio examples for the new Moon 3500 MP preamp so that people could hear it for themselves. After reading the reviews of the Moon preamp I had an idea of what it should sound like but I wanted to…

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Mixing ‘Fly Away’ with Universal Audio’s UAD

Check out my post over on the Universal Audio blog giving an in-depth look behind the mixing of Amanda Brown’s song ‘Fly Away’ which is on EMW Music Group’s charity album Shuffle. I break down how I treated her lead vocals, adding flange on a…

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EMW Music Group – Shuffle – An Album Benefitting VH1 Save The Music Foundation Out Now!!

The last 6 months have been crazy!! I’ve been pouring myself into this project and I’m incredibly excited that it’s finally arrived! Here’s the trailer video that gives a good overview of what this album is all about. I’m proud to say that EMW Music Group will…

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Phase Alignment Manifesto

I don’t mind admitting it, I love the infinite possibilities of phase relationships. If you are still stuck in the mindset that things are either in-phase or out-of-phase, black or white, then it’s time to wake up and listen closer. There are many shades of…

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2012 Wrap-Up

Below is my newsletter that I sent out to all of my contacts, if you’d like to receive future newsletters like this one from me please scroll down to very bottom of this page and enter your email in the space that says “Sign up…

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Playing Favorites When Mixing

Where Should I Begin?  People are always arguing about mixing workflows and what order should you approach the elements of a mix? Some say you have to start with the vocals, others like to build up the rhythm section before moving on to the rest…

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Simple Suggestions for Being a Better Engineer

I engineer the majority of my own sessions but occasionally I’ll just produce and let someone else engineer. Whenever I’m engineering, I’m constantly striving to be as efficient as I can while capturing the highest quality sound possible. I always hope that when I’m working…

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