Speaking with Phil Bradbury from Little Walter Tube Amps

[UPDATED November 8, 2016 – Sadly, we had to reschedule our November 12 “Strum, Stomp, Amplify” event – the original inspiration for our discussion with Phil – to early 2017. The following post is edited to reflect this change.] Phil Bradbury of Little Walter Tube Amps has been making some of the best sounding (and coolest looking) […]

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Happy 33-1/3 Birthday to Us!

The official studio warming of the new Boulder Airshow coincided with Airshow’s 33-1/3 anniversary. David Glasser founded Airshow in spring 1983 to do live recording for broadcast (hence air + show; now you know). The very first Airshow studio was in a basement, like many studio startups. In 1990, David graduated to a purpose-built room […]

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Musicians Stand Up for Fair Play Fair Pay

  Two weeks ago I participated in a Lobby Day of Action on Capitol Hill for H.R. 1733, the “Fair Play Fair Pay Act.” The day started off with a press conference featuring passionate speeches by noteworthy musicians T Bone Burnett, Rosanne Cash, and Duke Fakir of the Four Tops. Others present— country songwriter Rodney Crowell, […]

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Engineer’s Corner: Spotlight on David Glasser

Airshow HQ recently sat down with founder and chief engineer David Glasser to discuss 40+ years in the business. How did you get into the business? I’ve been a lifelong music fan (and mediocre guitar player.) I spent most of my college time at the campus radio station WBRS at Brandeis University in Massachusetts. This […]

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Engineer’s Corner: Spotlight on Anna Frick

  Airshow HQ recently sat down with Anna Frick, engineer and Restoration Project Manager at our Boulder, CO studio, to talk about her experiences handling mastering, restoration, and everything in between. How did you get into engineering? A friend of mine in high school was a songwriter and I got this hairbrained idea to record […]

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Paramount Records Press Updated

David Glasser and Anna Frick worked to restore and master a unique catalog of music — The Rise and Fall of Paramount Records 1917-1932, Volumes One and Two. Each volume holds 800 tracks. Volume One, covering the years 1917- 1927, was released in fall 2013 to great critical acclaim, and we collected some of the […]

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Gift Guide: Books About and Inspired by Music

Last year, our Music Book Guide was popular with our site visitors. We’ve augmented it this year, with a few choice reads from our staff and friends. Remember to  shop indie bookstores online or request them from your local book store. If you’re looking for recommendations of books published in 2014, check out this list […]

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Airshow Announces Client Grammy Nominations

Boulder, CO and Takoma Park, MD – 2014 is shaping up as a big Grammy year for Airshow engineers. Three out of five nominations for “Best Bluegrass Album” were mastered at Airshow, and two other projects mastered or recorded at Airshow have been nominated for Grammy awards this year. This year’s nominees include: “Ritual” (Mysterium […]

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