Archive for February, 2012

Starting a Studio? – “If you build it, they will come” or really “If they come, you can build it!”

February 15th, 2012 by admin


The movie ‘Field of Dreams’ has etched this quote in all of our hearts forever, “If you build it, they will come” but does it work for the recording studio business. Not usually. The recording studio business is very unique. Usual marketing and business practices don’t really work the same. You can’t simply build a studio, register in the yellow pages or on the Internet, post some ads and start getting business. They simply won’t come.

Phone Effect – How do you make someone sound like they are talking on a phone?

February 1st, 2012 by admin


Have you ever heard a song where somebody sounds like they are talking on the phone? How do they do that? Do they put a mic on the phone and have somebody call and record what comes out of the phone? I guess they could do it that way, but it’s actually a really simple effect done with EQ.