George Adams Audio

Music Technology

Recording: Dalasinfoniettan

On Tuesday 8th March, my university project group and I recorded Dalarna’s Orchestra Dalasinfoniettan at their rehearsal studio in Falun. It is a project for our current course module titled … Continue reading

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Producer Interview: Phil Panton

G:Hi Phil. Can you please tell us a bit about yourself and the work you do? P:Hey George! Yes sure. I’m a producer / writer. I work mainly with publishing … Continue reading

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The 30 Minute Mix Challenge

Introduction  One major problem I’ve always had when it comes to mixing is knowing when to stop. It is too easy to get caught in the ‘tweaking’ stage, where you … Continue reading

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Recording: Motorcity Stringband

The Band Motorcity Stringband are a four piece bluegrass band, based in the West Midlands (Birmingham/Coventry).  They describe themselves as ‘keen to deliver a rampaging set of live music at … Continue reading

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Restoring Vinyl Records

Restoration We are currently doing a Mastering module on my Music Technology course at University. One aspect of the module focuses on Vinyl restoration. Me and my friend Blane Chalmers … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Recording: Ocean Arda

I assisted Jack Hudson on a recording session with a jazz fusion band called ‘Ocean Arda’ at the studios in Coventry University. We recorded two instrumental tracks. One was the … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Recording: Classical Guitar

9th March 2015 Using Ribbon Microphones Today in the studio I was recording one of my Music Technology course-mates Jack Hudson playing classical acoustic guitar. If you’d like check out … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

My Top 5 Free Software Plugins

I should point out first that I strongly believe that the best way to improve your mixes is to get really good at mixing with your stock plug-ins. Whichever software you use … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · 2 Comments

Fighting Against Phase

Recognizing Phase I was recording some electric guitar in the studio recently. I recorded the guitar on three tracks simultaneously. We took a feed from the D.I. box on one channel, … Continue reading

February 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

Creative Drum Kit Recording Technique

I am always interested in experimenting with different recording techniques, especially ones that are creative or inventive. One technique I know of is adding a strange ‘reflection’ microphone into your … Continue reading

February 5, 2015 · Leave a comment