Two weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending the 14th annual Future of Music Coalition’s Policy Summit, a two-day meeting of musicians, producers, label executives, lawyers, and music technology developers held at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. While I was aware of the Coalition’s work (and an avid fan of their website, which is […]
The fires and floods that struck Colorado in summer 2013, after a series of devastating wildland fires between 2010 and 2013, raised our awareness about the threats facing our studios and Airshow’s media archive. Recognizing the unpredictability of Mother Nature is one thing, but having a tangible plan to prepare for – and respond to […]
Here is a playlist of some recent projects mastered at Airshow. (Please view each track individually to see engineer and credit info.) Be sure to visit our SoundCloud page for a lot more music mastered by all of our engineers. Dive in and enjoy!
This month, Airshow completed the transfer of Naropa University’s complete analog tape collection: 4,148 recordings from the 6,000+-piece archive were transferred by four audio techs over 2+years, resulting in over 4,500 hours of digitized audio ready for online storage. Naropa was founded 40 years ago, during a wave of Western interest in Buddhism. Over the […]
Increased demand pushes the supply chain Since 2012, when Nielsen reported that 4.6 million vinyl LPs were sold, vinyl sales have nearly doubled. Nielsen projects 2014 sales over eight million vinyl units. These stats likely undercount indie vinyl releases, or 7” or 10” discs (the smaller projects that many Airshow clients favor). Infographic courtesy of […]
Everyone wants to get paid for their music, and with most releases widely available and streaming from all corners of the web, ISRC codes are the key to making sure you get your money. The ISRC, or International Standard Recording Code, is an electronic tag that tells a story about the track to which it is […]
REPORTING FROM THE DENVER MUSIC SUMMIT, PART II In November, the well-attended Denver Music Summit featured practical information for working musicians about big data, sources of income, and the arc of a career. In addition, attendees were able to view our industry through the lens of economic planners. There are many types of musical talents […]
To our Colorado friends who are NARAS members – we hope to see some of you when the San Francisco NARAS chapter visits Airshow in Boulder to host a Listening Event. Should be a fun time checking out what artists, engineers, and producers have been up to lately and we are honored to have been […]