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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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
The Money Question
We've discussed money in bits and pieces during the course of this blog for almost two years. In this installment,[...]
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[...]
Heil Sound Celebrates 50 Years
Heil Sound is marking 2016 as “50 Years of Maximum Rock & Roll.” The yearlong celebration will kick off at[...]
Lady Gaga
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), Lady Gaga was born and raised in New York City. She quickly[...]
New GearCast Episode – Jim Crockett Interview
Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Jim Crockett, the former Editor and President of Guitar[...]
Amplitube on Android – iRig UA Review
Finally, someone has done it!  Quality digital effects are now available to the most popular (and significantly superior imho) mobile[...]
New@NAMM: PreSonus StudioLive 64AI and 48AI Mix Systems
PreSonus says their two new StudioLive™ AI Mix Systems deliver large-format channel counts, recording, powerful DSP, and more for under[...]
7 Minutes With Intergalactix
  Multi-instrumentalist production duo Intergalactix features the talents of longtime friends & collaborators Kristian Attard and Serg Dimitrijevic. Originally from[...]
THE SOLO GIGGER- Doubles, Anyone?
It’s summertime and the gigging is easy. Well, maybe not every day or week, but if you're developing your show[...]
New@NAMM: Audio-Technica System 10 PRO
Like all System 10 models, the System 10 PRO Rack-Mount operates in the 2.4 GHz range, keeping it free not[...]
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[...]
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[...]
Katy Perry
As we all know, unlike ‘normal’ jobs, there is no direct path to financial independence (aka ‘a job’) as a[...]
New: AT5045 Premier Studio Instrument Mic
Featuring audio-technica's largest single diaphragm, the AT5045 is a premier, side-address studio instrument mic in a convenient, stick-type body. Inside,[...]
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[...]