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The Power of Musical Notes
Within a number of articles I’ve written for various publications, the theme has always been along the lines of a[...]
How To: Master Your Albums Or Demo
Mastering is the last creative step in your album project before you burn the final CD used for duplication. After[...]
Review: Behringer Eurodesk SX4882
Hello. It’s Tom Chianti again. We haven’t seen each other since I scootered my way thru last year's AES convention[...]
Learning Tunes
Unless you perform in a tribute band of artists no longer recording, chances are you'll need to add new material[...]
Rack ‘Em Up… Remotely
About a half dozen years ago, I became enamored of a live audio mixing system called SAC. The Software Audio Console.I[...]
The Money Question
We've discussed money in bits and pieces during the course of this blog for almost two years. In this installment,[...]
Nostalgia’s Role In Music
Nostalgia is a funny thing.  It’s what keeps acts like The Rolling Stones selling out shows worldwide, and on a[...]
The Importance of Tunnel Vision
When I was in grade school, we lived in Lexington, KY. Beautiful country and thanks to the proliferation of race[...]
Is It balanced? Or Unbalanced?
While it is often overlooked, understanding the difference between a balanced signal path and and an unbalanced signal path is[...]
The Ever Changing Business Model
One of my guitar students and his father came to see me at a restaurant gig a couple weeks ago.[...]
Lady Gaga
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), Lady Gaga was born and raised in New York City. She quickly[...]
The “A” Word – The Solo Gigger
Let’s discuss the one thing that will guarantee your success or failure. One word that makes the difference in being[...]
Live Entertainment Economics – THE  SOLO GIGGER
I spoke with a client just last week who wanted to book me for a three hour private party. He[...]
Ronnie Wood’s Rock And Roll Diary
A decade before joining the Rolling Stones, Ronnie Wood’s musical apprenticeship with The Birds catapulted him onto the stage of[...]
Audio-Technica Wireless Scores At Super Bowl XLIX
Living and breathing audio as we do, it's tough to watch a major performance on TV and not wonder... "What[...]
Sequencing Options – The Solo Gigger
A while back, I did a column on learning new material. This month, let’s tackle sequencing a new song. This can[...]
Enjoy the moment and the rest will follow
Too often we practice self-evaluating instead of focusing on singing. We choose to listen to ourselves in order to decide[...]
Compression: What It Is And Why It’s Good
A compressor (a.k.a.dynamic processor) is designed to automatically control the volume or dynamics of the sound traveling through it. Compressors[...]