What We Like About MQA High-Res Format

Have you heard of MQA? It stands for Master Quality Authenticated, and its purpose is to deliver the same high-resolution master that was approved in the studio to the end listener. This technology, developed by Bob Stuart of Meridian and Peter Craven, addresses several issues of high-resolution digital audio. Airshow Mastering is an MQA content […]

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Dave’s Words on Tape

This year we’ve had a lot of analog tape pass through the studio, so I figured it’s a good time to spread some info on the ins and outs of tape, and the capabilities at Airshow for transferring, archiving, and mastering from analog tape. We see new recordings that are mixed to analog tape, transferred […]

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What the NAMM Show tells me about our industry

A couple weeks ago I attended my very first NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) show. It won’t be my last. I’ve been faithfully going to AES Conventions since I joined in 1975, but not to NAMM. In the audio production community, we’ve gotten used to the AES shows – along with the rest of […]

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Airshow’s new Boulder studio measures up!

This month, Airshow Boulder changes both location and studio configuration. The new facility in the foothills above Boulder includes a mastering control room and a production workstation area. David Glasser and Anna Frick continue to offer a full range of mastering services from the new studio, which is designed to provide an even more accurate […]

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David Glasser Shares News About the New Boulder Studio

April 2016 Most of the heavy lifting is complete. Now it’s time for the details that make the studio work. The painters have been in. They will be returning for touch up, and to paint the exposed HVAC supply duct and surface-mount electrical conduit. The crew is building the soffits that will serve as bass […]

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Fare Thee Well – Chicago shows now available!

When the four original members of the Grateful Dead (Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart, and Bill Kreutzmann) — joined forces with Trey Anastasio, Jeff Chimenti, and Bruce Hornsby to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the band — they could not have anticipated the response. The largest mail order request ever, ticket […]

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Mastering “30 Trips Around the Sun”

Airshow HQ sat down with mastering engineers David Glasser and Jeffrey Norman to talk about the massive undertaking of “30 Trips Around the Sun,” due to ship out this month. We even got Grateful Dead Archivist David Lemieux to chime in! DL: When we started working on the “30 Trips Around The Sun” box set, […]

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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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