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Time and Cost of Making an Album Case Study: NIRVANA
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Time and Cost of Making an Album Case Study: NIRVANA

This story first appeared in Trust Me, I’m a Scientist, June 3, 2013.

When I ran into producer/engineer Scott Solter at a mutual client’s show a couple of weeks back, he relayed some advice that he’d been giving young bands recently. He’s already one of my favorite guys working today, Read more...

Vinyl Revival: Infrasonic Sound, L.A.

Vinyl Revival: Infrasonic Sound, L.A.

EAST LOS ANGELES: For Pete Lyman, mastering engineer and co-founder of L.A.’s Infrasonic Sound, ‘revival’ is not the right word for what’s happening with vinyl. In his world, the format never died in the first place.

Pete Lyman

The 37-year-old came up in punk and hardcore bands releasing 7” records, Read more...

Vinyl Revival: Brooklyn Phono

Vinyl Revival: Brooklyn Phono

There’s a record-making resurgence in Brooklyn … and the world.

According to Nielsen Soundscan, sales of vinyl records rose by a shocking 39% in 2011 to reach totals of nearly 4 million.

And those are just the conservative estimates – Soundscan’s rankings only include barcode sales at retail outlets. The Read more...

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