The first thing to know is, you're not literally soundproofing your space. A how-to for Popular Science.
Can you speed up a guitar's break-in process? That's the promise of the ToneRite device, which I profiled for Gearspace.com.
The renegade artist and producer talks music, studio gear and the authentic side of modern outlaw country.
I go inside the recording sessions for Metallica's 1986 thrash anthem. For Mix magazine.
After four decades of hooks and hits, music’s most influential production duo is ready for its next act.
Home recording studio technology is more affordable than ever. I break down the essentials, for Popular Science.
I profiled the legendary Nashville concert venue's sonic refresh for Mix magazine.
I explore ways intelligent data models can shape the built world. An SEO article for Autodesk's Redshift magazine.
I went inside the 'Soundtrack of the American Soldier' sessions at Skywalker Sound, for Mix magazine.
The audio alchemist talks AI, radical sound design, and manipulating machines in a modular world.
This startup lets music producers access the world’s most sought-after gear from anywhere—with a little help from robots.
Stabilizing climate change takes a (global) village. An SEO article for Autodesk's Redshift magazine.
The story of Gregg Allman's return to Muscle Shoals' legendary Fame studios to record his farewell album. Appeared in Mix magazine.
I go behind the scenes of this Broadway smash with orchestrator Daniel Kluger and sound designer Drew Levy. For Live Design magazine.
I profiled the recording sessions behind A Tribe Called Quest's hip hop anthem for Mix magazine.
I investigate M-Noise, a mathematically derived test signal engineered to emulate the complexity of music. For Live Design magazine.
How live coding expresses math as music, and music as math. Appeared in The Henry Ford magazine.
I talked to sound designer Nevin Steinberg about crafting a soundscape for this exuberant glitterbomb of a musical. For Live Design.
Six projects bringing new value and purpose to disused and dilapidated buildings. For Redshift, Autodesk's online magazine.
On recognizing women on their merits, not within a gender construct. For Live Design.
A historic soundscape sets the tone for a Broadway revival of an iconic American tragedy. For Live Design magazine.
Exploring two producer perspectives grounded in authenticity. For grammy.com.
I sat down with this leading live sound engineer to discuss touring technologies and trends, for Live Design magazine.
I talk to the super-producer about crafting hit songs with Alessia Cara, Nicki Minaj, Usher, Alicia Keys, and more.
The road to hell is paved with potholes. But new solutions could smooth streets for good. For Redshift, Autodesk's online magazine.
Studio engineers put their ears at risk just by doing their job. I examine issues and solutions, with help from industry experts.
I examine ways EM's cover artist, Jack White, fosters a deep relationship with listeners through dynamics and detail in his mixes.