Update: Denver and Colorado’s Creative Economy

In January, we delved into some of the stats on the creative economy in Colorado and Denver in this post, and we looked at the two main government agencies that advance the arts in Denver and Colorado in part two of the series. Here’s some news from both: Colorado Creative Industries Showcases Colorado Artists at […]

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What Gets Measured, Gets Managed: the Creative Economy in Denver and Colorado

REPORTING FROM THE DENVER MUSIC SUMMIT, PART I In November, the City of Denver’s Create Denver initiative hosted the Denver Music Summit, a two-day symposium with the goal of assisting music makers in their business lives, through education and networking. Presentations covered the arc of a long music career, the many ways that music makers […]

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NARAS Visits CO

SF Chapter team shines spotlight on Front Range music scene with two events 10/28, 10/29 Those “for your consideration” emails are starting to fill the in-boxes, so we know it’s GRAMMY season. The first round of balloting began in October. Those wondering about the multi-step voting process that leads to the awards shows will find […]

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NARAS is Coming to Colorado and Airshow

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 […]

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Surround mastering: The Grateful Dead’s “Sunshine Daydream”

On August 1st moviegoers will be able to see a film that Grateful Dead fans have been eagerly awaiting for decades. Though it’s long-circulated as a bootleg, Sunshine Daydream is finally getting the official release it deserves. The film is a documentary of a Grateful Dead concert from August 27, 1972 that was a benefit […]

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Is it Time to Rethink Your Master Parts Order?

Many recordings are released these days in several formats – CD, downloads in multiple resolutions and file formats, LP’s, and streaming. While the CD master at 16-bit/44.1 kHz resolution remains the most useful master format, one master does not fit all! With the growth of DIY digital sales platforms and Apple’s Mastered for iTunes (MFiT) […]

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Why to Book a Listening Session Before Mastering Your New Project

A listening session with your mastering engineer before mastering is a critical step in finishing your project. You can address potential sonic concerns and make sure you and your engineer are on the same creative wavelength. You are welcome to attend your listening session. You and your engineer will listen to your mixes on a […]

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