Monthly Archives: June 2016

Focal Trio6 Be Monitors

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Originally published in Mix Magazine on 5/30/2016 by Kevin Becka Focal’s studio monitors are a relatively new division of the company with a principal focus on audiophile, install, consumer and automobile transducers. Nonetheless, Focal has made a name quickly with a range of models from the affordable from the affordable Alpha50 starting at $299 each, […]

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How to Sing Night After Night Without Straining Your Voice

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Originally published in The Disc Makers Blog by Brad Chapman As a gigging vocalist, you’ve got a different box of tools you need to care for than the rest of the players in your act. When your schedule has you playing a couple of shows a month, your voice may easily recover in time for shows […]

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5 Musical Attributes That Separate Pro Session Musicians From Amateurs

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Originally Published in Sonicbids on Jun 21, 2016 by Max Monahan It would be a gross understatement to say that the world of high-end session musicians is exclusive. James Jamerson played on nearly every Motown record, and session bass player Lee Sklar has contributed to over 2,000 albums over the span of his career. Even in […]

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Acoustic Treatment: Affordable Kits, Unique Products

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Originally published in Mixonline 5/30/16 By Strother Bullins Acoustic treatment manufacturers sell solutions comprising a variety of physical products that must be arranged, positioned and applied correctly to work correctly. The goal in employing three treatment tools—isolation, diffusion and absorption—is to create an acoustically improved environment in which to work, one that should ideally provide […]

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