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by Bill Williams
Sat Oct 20, 2012 6:05 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: "does your price include mastering?"
Replies: 16
Views: 5238

Good studios record good music using good rooms, good mics and good tape but good mastering houses make good masters. Analouge vinyl stampers. Digital Glass Masters. Digital mp3s. I don't know any recording studio which can make all those... I know only a few mastering houses which can and they are ...
by Bill Williams
Sat Oct 20, 2012 2:37 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Spin Control
Replies: 0
Views: 980

Spin Control

After recently completely a short study with a new colleague of mine I though I would publish the results here given the nature of the research. https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/1ONs8rNKapuTVYMqNnyo4S0_DAJICuwChogfHlkX7YsQ/edit The image is the control diagram for a publication house or label. Whe...
by Bill Williams
Tue Oct 09, 2012 4:12 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: flying with mics
Replies: 13
Views: 2992

When I fly with mics I always use an hard plastic case which opens like a big mouth with foam inside. Don't worry about shaped foam just fill it with two bits of foam and sandwich the mic in the middle. Usually I get extra xrayed because the persons doing the viewing for bombs gets all uppity when t...
by Bill Williams
Sun Oct 07, 2012 10:16 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Best Sounding Snare Sound EVER
Replies: 200
Views: 58226

Room treatment only works if the room WANTS to be treated, recognizes the problem and seeks out professional help. Sometimes an intervention can help though. Not nearly as funny as the OP but you win something... I prefer localised treatment in the form of ear plugs or muffs pressed lightly against...
by Bill Williams
Sun Oct 07, 2012 9:54 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: RADAR - Worth learning/ using?
Replies: 20
Views: 3855

Accidentally fix the tape machine then wade into red tape getting them to pay you for it...
by Bill Williams
Sun Oct 07, 2012 3:08 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: One mic on drums
Replies: 15
Views: 4621

Any live show recorded well is a stereo capture from a bar somewhere...


You only have two mics for the whole show otherwise it's a cut and paste job, maybe something for video...


How keen are you on being in the room after the fact?
by Bill Williams
Sun Oct 07, 2012 3:04 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: sidecar options
Replies: 9
Views: 1925

I have ideas and not suggestions so don't read if you are looking for search terms. A quality mixing sidecar is an exact copy of the main console your mixing on... The ability to duplicate and effect the mix in two frames simultaneously is the key to cutting work flow by a factor way greater than th...
by Bill Williams
Sun Oct 07, 2012 2:25 am
Forum: Tape Op Magazine
Topic: End Rant: "I Have A Credit Problem"
Replies: 5
Views: 3325

I am currently shopping a thesis on something very similar to this topic and I thought that some exerts may be applicable here, maybe not... An edited section from a paper titled "Online Identity Complexes" I wrote in the middle of last year. - The two distinct facets of an online identity complex a...