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Being Yourself - Part 1
By: Bob Dennis & Muruga Booker
Hear how a world acclaimed Jazz/Funk percussionist build his artist/songwriting career from the ground up. 600,000 units and climbing. Audio lecture by Muruga with an introduction by Bob Dennis.
Solo & Listening Circuits
By: Robert Dennis
Blog: A very important little tool while mixing is the solo function. Here is the short and simple explanation
- Daniel Dennis, Online Instructor
TIP OF THE WEEK
Hearing the Mix 102 - Before You Abuse Your Ears
By: Bob Dennis
Because of questions regarding speaker systems and control room acoustics, we are presenting tips that have to do with monitoring / hearing during mixing. This week we discuss maintaining your greatest tools - your ears.- editor
Loudness Limiting and Drums
By: Bob Dennis
Digital formats (compared to analog formats) tend to sound weak until limiting is applied in the mastering stage of production. Keeping clarity with a drum sound that has both body and impact involves careful setting of the limiting parameters. Here’s a guide.
When I was just beginning High School, as a student, I would have Blueberry Jam with my toast. Well I wanted Blueberry Jam - but I was stuck with grape. But on the radio, the DJ would offer Blueberry Jam for your toast as he introduced a local hit record by a local rock group, The Low Rocks.
It came out at the time that the Motown acts were just establishing themselves and it was promoted by Motown's promo rep, Gordon Prince. The tune that they recorded for release was a rock instrumental version of the Fat's Domino's big hit, Blueberry Hill.
The Drummer for the Low Rocks was Muruga Booker, who spoke at an RID class recently about his first hit record.
Go here to listen to Muruga on the Blueberry Jam release
1.7 MB MP3 File - on dial-up: right click and "save target as" to download