Editing Classical Brass Ensemble – Setting up the fill

Here is a walk through a couple edits for Winter Wonderland on the Prairie Brass Band upcoming Christmas album which I am producing and recording.  The takes that went into this particular track are pretty extensive, and there are a lot of little tricks with cross fade and timing used to … Continue reading

Concert tonight – Assisting with Igudesman & Joo

Today was a little different in that the hilarious and talented duo of Alek­sey Igudes­man and Hyung-ki Joo has their own engineer, and is only two people.  So I spent most of the day being an assistant.  This actually was really cool.  After doing four to six shows a week watching … Continue reading

The Early Clapper

I’ve found that every once in a while you run into people who have specific traits that are irksome.  These traits are not irksome to everyone (then they would be annoying) but usually relate to a specific pet-peeve or, unintentionally, create more work for whom is irked.   For example maybe you can’t … Continue reading

Best equipment purchases

In looking at the amount of equipment purchased to make sure that the Colorado Music Festival could be recorded at the best possible level I purchased a bunch of equipment; microphones, cables, stands, interfaces, cases, power supplies, hard drives and software.  There was a lot that was needed to make sure … Continue reading