BUILDING A DEDICATED MUSIC PROJECT STUDIO CONTROL ROOM AND ISOLATION BOOTH, PART TWO OF TWO: Welcome to “This Old Studio:” Into the actual construction of my project studio, with plenty of in-progress photos. (Part One online here.) Incidentally, this weekend is the one-year anniversary of our reverse Grapes of Wrath saga, fleeing California to Texas.
In order to get to the women’s bathroom at Radio City Music Hall, you have to pass through an old-fashioned sitting room lined with yellow upholstered sofas and tan leather chairs. Painted onto the walls are murals of ladies in various stages of powdering their noses. It’s a familiar ritual: women helping women get… Read more...
Your Own Private Classical Concert: Groupmuse's Cozy Living-Room Performances by Rich Smith T hose who want to enjoy an ~extremely pleasant~ evening of music and friendship should join Groupmuse, a social-media platform that connects...Show More Summary
Starting tonight, the A&E series Bates Motel will have one of the most recognizable names in pop music checking in to its murderous narrative. Guest star Rihanna is appearing for a two-episode arc, and it’s one that, for the first time, directly connects the series with its cinematic forerunner: She’s playing Marion Crane, a.k.a. Show More Summary
Four Broadway people got together and decided it was time: "A group leaving a rehearsal room together is a team and the connection they share has nothing to do with being employed or compensated. It stems from trust, from a shared experience, and from watching each other work. That 'cast' feeling is what we want […]
This week in the music commentary, Brian Hazard discusses why Patreon is right for him, Peter Hollens explains how he changed the music industry from his living room, and Ed Sheeran declares piracy is made him a success. Mental Health And The Music Industry Peter Hollens On How He Changed...
HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND BUILD MY OWN PROJECT STUDIO: Building a Dedicated Music Project Studio Control Room and Isolation Booth, Part One.
South by Southwest isn’t just a tech show—it’s more of an ideas show, a place where technology comes together with art, music, and film in creative ways to bring these outside-the-box concepts to the people. Well, I guess in the case of the Infinity Room, the point is to bring people inside the box. Show More Summary
A new analysis by Amit Daryanani of RBC Capital Markets looks at the revenue that Apple Music and iTunes returns to Apple. But tucked within the findings is a stat that must make Apple wondered about the wisdom of putting their music plans in the hands of Jimmy Iovine and...
In this interview, Danny Ross speaks with music industry success story Peter Hollens on his already impressive career, from staring in The Sing Off, to using Patreon as a way innovating the music business, to the popularity of his self-produced videos on social media. ___________________________ Guest post by Danny Ross...
Five actors gathered in a room on Lafayette Street, in downtown Manhattan, to start rehearsing a new work for the Public Theatre, “Joan of Arc: Into the Fire.” Written by David Byrne, formerly of the Talking Heads, the show recast the...Show More Summary
Dante Jones and Drew Love navigate the maze of hallways leading to our conference room with a certain rockstar aplomb, which inevitably draws the occasional double take from curious strangers. You can see a question, brief and uncertain, flash across their face: “should I know who they are?” Dressed in customized Atlanta Braves jerseys emblazoned with THEY., […]
San Francisco's world-renowned symphony has transformed an acoustically dreadful space into the city's hottest classical music venue. The post Enter the SoundBox: How the SF Symphony Turned a Dreadful Room Into Sonic Paradise appeared first on WIRED.
Harmonix is best known for video games like Guitar Hero and Rock Band, and cluttering up your living room with fake plastic instruments. Its next music game, however, trades guitars and drum sets for collectable cards, and has aspiring DJs competing to remix songs -- like playing Yu-Gi-Oh in the club. More »
Arsenal’s crisis Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal sunk to a new low this week, when they were royally dumped out of the Champions League by Bayern Munich 10-2 on aggregate. So of course, the Wenger Out Brigade are back out in full force, and the media is focusing in on Arsene’s future, and whether he’ll stay beyond […]
1. A Fine Theorem on Arrow and general equilibrium theory. 2. Laura Marling is back. 3. Are living room gigs the future of live music? (noisy video at the link) And are the best LA dumplings to be found in WeChat circles? 4. Who’s complacent?: Jimmy Buffett to launch new chain of Margaritaville retirement homes. Show More Summary
At Disney's annual shareholder meeting Wednesday, CEO Bob Iger responded to criticisms of his place on President Trump's business council by quoting the musical "Hamilton." “I want to be in the room where it happens,” Iger said, quoting...Show More Summary
Sonos is the company that started it all, having played a huge role in revitalizing a somewhat stagnant home audio market. The company's wireless speakers offer a seamless way to stream high-quality music in one room or throughout an entire home. Show More Summary
If they are, that's somewhat similar to the past, of course. "It's a very intimate experience; it's so enriching and connecting."