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Posts tagged "Recording"

Recording Guitar Advice: the Importance of Phase

Most engineers and producers, to allow themselves more options at the mixing stage, record guitars (electric ones in particular) with two or more microphones placed at a different distance from the sound source. Shoegazer bands are particularly famous for using this technique, which indeed can help give...

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Pavo Pavo’s Gear and Creative Process

13428659_1746723802208671_5870013646180779975_n1 With psychedelic leanings and spacey synths that could believably been beamed down from Pluto, Brooklyn-based Pavo Pavo has a sound that's both warm and familiar, and yet hard to place. The band seems to comfortably straddle between the deeper trenches of Brian Wilson's brain and the new face...

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Computer Magic’s Synths and Creative Process

10534724_886453314700770_4257922320623126290_n1 Danz Johnson, aka Computer Magic, is by no means a tyro when it comes to navigating the music scene. In just 6 years, the Brooklyn-based synth-pop artist amassed 10+ releases, became something of a sensation in Japan, and shows no signs...

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Minature Tigers’ Gear and Creative Process

14720612_10154757121309155_2432180885236369966_n1 Miniature Tigers is officially back with their first release since 2014. I Dreamt I Was A Cowboy, the new 11-track LP from the indie rock band is a short departure from the group's previous releases--often unpolished, organic, and lovingly displaying...

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The Landing’s Gear and Creative Process

14095951_1092139190881003_5780590724243217941_n1 Meditating about the universe is heavy stuff but, like much in life, you have the option of being consumed, or delighted by your surroundings. Brooklyn-based electronic artist, The Landing, does the latter. Producing synth-pop tracks that have their feet planted firmly...

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Lewis Del Mar’s Gear and Creative Process

After gracing (two thirds of) The Deli's 2016 SXSW issue's cover, Rockaway Beach, NY's experimental soul pop duo Lewis Del Mar had a pretty exciting year, culminating in the recent release of their self titled debut album, and the US and EU tour...

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Retail Space’s gear and creative process

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Catchy but soulful, vintage but vogue, Retail Space is a Brooklyn-based duo dropping some highly dynamic music. In a scene that is getting increasingly weary of the neo-psych aesthetic, the band manages to masterfully package synth-y, psych pop vibes with...

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Humeysha’s creative process, instruments and recording gear

12512596_1666510273621998_6326296064995825364_n[1] For those who think NYC is getting a little too complacent in its imperishable reverence for grunge, surf, and doo-wop, quartet Humeysha should help clear the decks. Their self-titled debut integrates Indian influences and western pop in ways that would...

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Nola Wren’s gear and creative process

Brooklyn songwriter Nola Wren is a perfect case to exemplify how electronic music is tempting more and more musicians through fun, increasingly user friendly products capable of inspiring young artists and unleashing new creative energy. A talented songwriter gifted with an expressive...

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Salt Cathedral and the creative process

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If you like the idea of parallel worlds, you should immerse yourself in the music of Brooklyn's (via Colombia) duo Salt Cathedral. Their gently impressionistic arrangements and celestial atmospheres, combined with Juliana Ronderos' angelic voice and melodies, might transport you to the closest thing to...

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The Mast’s Gear and Creative Process

11745467_10153613703130757_4424038091407567761_n[1] Brainchild of singer Haleh Gafori and drummer Matt Kilmer, NYC's duo The Mast in the recent past has been developing their dream pop in a growingly electronic direction. The project has always been centered around Haleh's ethereal vocals...

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Strange Names’ gear and creative process

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Minneapolis transplants Strange Names have brought to NYC a swagger and confidence most of the local hipsters cannot emanate even if they tried. Their style that flirts with the clean, stylized sounds and imagery of the pop of...

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Empress Of’s Gear and Creative Process

Empress-Of[1] The two preview singles from Empress Of's upcoming album ('Kitty Kat' and 'Water Water') reveal how the project of Brooklyn's songwriter and producer Lorely Rodriguez is evolving from its dream pop beginnings towards a more experimental sound, closer to...

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