Growing up whenever I got a new record, I would sit in front of my stereo listening to the record while combing through the liner notes: looking at the lyrics, the artwork and the names of all the folks who made that record come together. In the digital age, album credits have largely been lost. […]
GUEST POST BY TIM RUDDELL We grabbed this info from Tim’s Google Doc that he generously shared. Here’s the original link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YFH7_Hjzh89VlF16MeX_FJAWOdYpbCbrKr5TFD0OX2k/edit Or read on: • Download the Zoom app.• Use a desktop/laptop computer, not a cellphone.• Connecting to your router with an ethernet cable vs. wifi is great, if you have that option.• An […]
The studio tan is a real thing: we sometimes find it hard to leave our safe caves and venture out into the world. But every time we do, we’re reminded of why we love what we do. That was the case just a couple weeks ago when Anna and Ann ventured out of the wacky […]
Airshow has the machines and the expertise to deliver the absolute best transfers from your analog tape recordings, whether you are mastering an album from tape, archiving a collection of analog recordings, or running a digital mix through tape and back. Airshow owns the two most coveted 1/4” and 1/2” machines ever made: an Ampex […]
The “Behind the Record” campaign is the outgrowth of the Recording Academy’s 2013 advocacy project, “Give Fans the Credit,” to highlight the fact that digital services didn’t include anything close to the credits typically found on a CD.
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 […]
At the recent IBMA conference, streaming services were a popular subject; Anna Frick hosted a panel on leveraging streaming for audience development. Rachel Whitney of Pandora Media showed Leadership Bluegrass alumni how to interact with the service and get the greatest benefit of its features. Here’s Anna’s tutorial. Pandora was founded in 2000, making it […]
In PART ONE of her report, Anna overviews new approaches to sticky shed syndrome and optical transfer technology, and azimuth adjustment. among other topics. Anna Frick and David Glasser attended the International AES Conference on Audio Archiving, Preservation & Restoration. The June event was held at the National Audiovisual Conservation Center in Culpeper VA, operated […]