Monthly Archives: August 2012

Ask the Engineer: Andy VanDette on Mixing Like a Pro (Part 1)

Ask the Engineer is a new series here on the Masterdisk blog where our guys answer questions about music production. Send us your questions at ask@masterdisk.com. We won’t be able to answer all of them but we’ll post answers to as many as we can. If you have a specific engineer you want to pose […]

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Daniel Freedman: Percussionist, Composer & World Traveler

Percussionist, drummer and composer Daniel Freedman’s latest album, Bamako by Bus, on Anzik Records, was recently mastered at Masterdisk. I wanted to find out Daniel’s tricks of the trade, but it turns out there are no tricks. Hard work plus talent got him where he is today. We chatted on the phone the other day, […]

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Ask the Engineer: Randy Merrill on Managing the Bass In Your Jazz Mixes

Ask the Engineer is a new series here on the Masterdisk blog where our guys answer questions about music production. Our first “Ask the Engineer” question went to Tim Boyce. This time we had a question for Randy Merrill. Q: In your experience, what is the most common mix or recording issue you’ve seen in […]

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Ask the Engineer: Tim Boyce on Improving Your EDM Mixes

Ask the Engineer is a new series here on the Masterdisk blog where our guys answer questions about music production. Our first question goes to engineer Tim Boyce. Q: What are some of the most common problems associated with the dance mixes you receive for mastering? A: The most common trouble I see often isn’t […]

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LAMC: Music Industry Tips #3

Tip #3: The best idea is going to come from a 15-year old. Toy Hernandez, producer for the latest hit machine out of Monterrey, Mexico 3BallMTY (Tribal Monterrey), and Sebastian Krys, producer for La Santa Cecilia, Kinky, Shakira and various other Grammy winning artists, talked about being a producer of a certain age and experience […]

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