David Weiss of SonicScoop dug deep into David Glasser’s and Anna Frick’s mastering approaches, and how the new Boulder studio build supports them. Here’s the link to the story: SonicScoop Nov 28 2016 While you’re there, sign up for the newsletter. The range and quality of gear reviews, op-ed, and tutorials is impressive!
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[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) […]Airshow, amplifiers, audio, guitars, Little Walter, Mastering, Phil Bradbury, recording, tubes
The official studio warming of the new Boulder Airshow coincided with Airshow’s 33-1/3 anniversary. David Glasser founded Airshow in spring 1983 to do live recording for broadcast (hence air + show; now you know). The very first Airshow studio was in a basement, like many studio startups. In 1990, David graduated to a purpose-built room […]Airshow, Anna Frick, Boulder, Charlie Pilzer, David Glasser, Mastering, Sam Berkow, SIA Acoustics
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 […]Airshow, Mastering, Sam Berkow, SIA Acoustics
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 […]50th Anniversary, Airshow, Chicago, David Glasser, Fare Thee Well, Grateful Dead, Mastering, surround mastering
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, […]Airshow, Analog Audio, David Glasser, David Lemieux, engineering, Grateful Dead, Jeffrey Norman, Mastering, Mixing, Plangent
The Colorado Collections Connnection is a statewide organization of libraries, archives and museums that pursues training and policy development in areas of common concern. From a layperson’s viewpoint, these three types of entities might all seem the same, but they have different priorities and missions; professionals who work in these organizations tend to congregate with […]Airshow, Ann Blonston, Anna Frick, archiving, ARSC, audio, best practices, CCC, Colorado Collections Connection, Dana Echohawk, Elisa Phelps, History Colorado, Jeremy Nelson, Mastering, Media, Preservation, Restoration Center
Airshow HQ sat down with Mike Petillo, studio manager at our Takoma Park, Maryland location to talk musical influences, life in the studio, and the new expansion in Takoma Park. Throughout our Engineer’s Corner series, we’ve explored how Airshow’s staff became interested in music and working with musicians. What are your musical roots? I grew […]Airshow, Allyworld, audio, Charlie Pilzer, DIY, electronic music, Future Times, Mastering, Protect-U, punk, Randy LeRoy, record collecting, studio, synthesizers, Takoma Park, vinyl
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 […]Airshow, audio, billings artworks, Bluegrass, Classical, David Glasser, Folk, Grammy Awards, Grateful Dead, Mastering, mobile recording, NPR, radio, Rebel Records, Revenant, Sam Berkow, Smithsonian Folkways, The Rise and Fall of Paramount Records
From an early age, Charlie Pilzer connected with music – and other musicians. A native of the Washington, DC area, Charlie began playing bass and piano in junior high school. He drew from many sources: an influential band director, his fellow players in the Montgomery County Youth Orchestra, and other young rock musicians who […]Airshow, Appleseed, audio, Charlie Pilzer, Folk, Grammy Awards, Maggie's Music, Mastering, Mixing, recording, restoration, Rounder, Severn, Smithsonian Folkways, Spælimenninir, traditional