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Luc Arbogast - Modern Day Warlock Bard Badass

Updated: Culture

When I first learned of Luc Arbogast, it was from this video I'm about to show you.  It didn't even have his name attached to it, but I finally figured out who he was.  This was about 8 years ago or more even. Once I knew who he was, I immediately ordered two of his […]

You Can't Stop Mashd N Kutcher From Making Music

Updated: Funny

So I just discovered Mashd N Kutcher, and very well may be late to the game. But in case you don't know who they are, let this be an introduction.  These guys do a lot more, but my favorite shtick of theirs is their insistence on making music at all times. Check out this video, […]

James Jamerson Isolated Bass Lines Rock

Updated: Lessons

A gentleman on Youtube named Vulf has been doing the music world a huge favor by EQing and boosting the killer bass lines on some of our favorite classic tunes.  But he's not just doing the bass boosting, he's also working with a partner to create these amazing videos that show the bass notes and […]

Led Zeppelin's Acoustic Environment on When the Levee Breaks

Updated: Science

When recording, the wisdom of the ages always says to record in the most dry and controlled acoustic environment possible.  Then let the rest be done in post-processing where you can try different options and use the undo button. But the masters of mixing aren't afraid to commit to tape right then and there, and […]

Coon Creek Girls - Classic Appalachian Folk

Updated: Culture

Nestled deep in the Appalachian mountains, the Coon Creek Girls played their beloved folk songs from 1937 through 1957, enjoying an illustrious career that included TV appearances on John Lair's Renfro Valley Barn Dance and even a performance at the White House for President Roosevelt, King George VI, and Queen Elizabeth in 1939. Even back […]

Bette Midler Roasts Pandora's Poor Royalties

Updated: Industry News

Drama is about on Twitter as many artists are beginning to speak up concerning their perception of internet advertising commissions.  The typical CPM's (cost per thousand impressions/plays) is upsetting artists, such as below where Bette Midler roasts Pandora and Spotify for their poor royalty structures. Artists should definitely receive more compensation than they are for their streaming […]