How to make tighter, less ambient guitar recordings with cheap, easily available materials.
I have the biggest smile on my face right now - you MUST watch this, you’ll love it. Trust me. via (yet again) The Music Of Sound blog World Science Festival 2009: Bobby McFerrin Demonstrates the Power of the Pentatonic Scale
Flight Patterns Long exposures of bugs under a street light. music: Telefon Tel Aviv - What’s The Use Of Feet If We Haven’t Got Legs (via The Music Of Sound - again !)
Music from a tree. Utterly, utterly brilliant - more info here: Music From A Tree
The Beach Boys vs. Murry Wilson (Streaming Audio) →
One for Beach Boys / Brian Wilson nuts only - studio chat and out-takes between the Wilson’s father (producing) and the group, demonstrating some rather questionable people skills… (A much more rewarding but less voyeuristic listen is the The Pet Sounds Sessions box set)
Learn From a Master: Bruce Swedien →
VIDEO: Mike Fraser on recording drums →
Recorded at Sphere Studios
Janis Ian : The Internet Debacle →
From 2002 - Janis Ian absolutely nails the Music Industry’s problems and it’s blinkered outlook - well before iTunes became a key player.
MusicThoughts update: inspiring quotes for music-makers– MusicThoughts update : inspiring quotes for music-makers by @sivers Great stuff !
Classic Tracks: Orbital 'Chime' →
I love Orbital. And as it happens, my mate Ben Burns (Cagedbaby, Largo, Long Range) is currently programming synths to emulate all Orbital’s synth sounds for their upcoming tour. He’s a clever chap.