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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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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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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Keep Your Recordings Safe: Best Practices for Analog Media Preservation

  This post offers some simple tips to help collectors extend the life of analog recording media and prioritize their preservation for the long term. We live in a lucky time: we have sound recordings available to us at our very fingertips. Recorded sound surrounds us, and recordings – spoken or sung – are an […]

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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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