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Posts from April, 2009



This is not a mic shootout

Monday, April 27th, 2009 | by matthew mcglynn

I abandoned my second in a series of OH mic shootouts because the audio samples weren’t good enough.

Posted in Microphones |



Nashville News – The Business of Music Row

Monday, April 20th, 2009 | by CJ Sorg

Nashville’s Music Row may be the heart of the Country music industry, but it’s not immune to the global recession. CJ Sorg, manager of a studio on Music Row, gives his perspective on the effects of the economy on the local recording scene.

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Posted in Music Business, Studios | 3 Awesome Comments



The perils of buying audio gear on Ebay

Thursday, April 16th, 2009 | by matthew mcglynn

The sad demise of a pair of formerly nice Mackie HR824 monitors, wrecked in shipping and currently shedding wood chips in my living room until UPS comes to take them away.

Posted in Uncategorized | 7 Awesome Comments



Help me help you

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009 | by matthew mcglynn

Here’s a quick solution to the year-old problem of harnessing volunteer power to help build out them microphone database… a spreadsheet. (Why didn’t I think of this before — like, in 1960?)

Posted in Colophon | 3 Awesome Comments