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Golden World Films

Golden World Films

Golden World Films was in for the 5.1 mix of their upcoming release Free Pussy Riot. Golden World Films producers Natasha Fissiak and Carole Harrington pictured below were in with Glenn Wheeler to put the final touches on the 5.1 audio mix. The film is scheduled for release in the latter part of 201 ...
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A Day with The Lovely and Talented Sharon Montgomery

A Day with The Lovely and Talented Sharon Montgomery

 We were recently contacted by local composer John Yow and he wanted to record a couple of original pieces for Sharon Montgomery. I love these types of sessions. You never know what you are in for so the challenge and joy is in the adventure and unknown. I think it is important to be a studio w ...
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Repairing Relationships

Repairing Relationships

 So from time to time, your studio gear sends you a message. The message that our Lexicon 960L sent to me was a message of frustration and a feeling of neglect. We all know that personal relationships take love and care to maintain them, a relationship with your favorite reverb is certainly no ...
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Equipment Removal

Equipment Removal

We were recently asked to give a local school some assistance removing some equipment from their studio during some internal construction work. It is very tricky to remove equipment, especially equipment that is beautifully installed. The first thing you want to do is take photos and make some detai ...
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Three Cheers for Tierra Studios!

Three Cheers for Tierra Studios!

We are happy to announce that Gary Weldon's new album  "Every Day Ain't Friday" has been entered in the Grammy Awards Process for 2013!We are excited to announce the following entries for Gary Weldon and the Tierra Studios Team.Kerry Wilkins, entered in the category of Best Improvisational Jazz So ...
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Z is for Zeke

Z is for Zeke

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The adorable dog you are seeing in the picture is Zeke, the studio dog! He’s a laid back, lovable pup who likes to wander around, take naps, and make friends. Just pet him a few times and he’ll be a great friend with you. Who knows, maybe hanging out with him for a few minutes can give you the i ...
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Y is for Yum

Y is for Yum

If you’re going to be working at a studio, chances are you’re going to be there for a while. Make sure to bring some snacks. You’re going to end up losing track of time once you start to dig deep in a project, so it’s a good idea to have something to eat handy. Just make sure you’re not ea ...
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X is for XY

X is for XY

XY is a type of stereo microphone technique in which 2 identical cardioid microphones that are coincident are placed at a 90° angle to one another. Generally, they mics are placed very close to one another, with the capsules almost touching, on one top of the other. This technique doesn’t give us ...
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W is for Wavelength

W is for Wavelength

A technical definition would be the distance between one peak to the next peak of a repeating sound wave. Or you could say that it is the actual physical length of a sound wave. Chances are, if you’re in audio, you know all about wavelength. You know that looking a wave can tell you a lot about wh ...
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V is for Vocoder

V is for Vocoder

Vocoder is short for Voice Operated Encoder, is an analysis/synthesis system, used to reproduce human speech. What it does, is that it uses a control signal and it passes through a number of filters that process the input signals. Originally, it was developed to decrease the cost of long-distance ca ...
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