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FEATURE ARTICLE MUSIC INDUSTRY

DREAM A LITTLE
THE MAKING OF A NATIONAL HIT
Ron Dunbar Interviewed By Bob Dennis
This year Holland Group has its first valid national hit in over two decades with the release of "Dream A Little" in the smooth-jazz/adult contemporary music category.  Ron Dunbarr (Our Music Industry Contributing Editor) describes the process of getting this record to its hit status

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SOUNDWAVE BASICS
By Ken Lanyon
Most people who take up recording music don't often take time to think about the basic properties of sound itself. . But to master good recording techniques, one must first understand the basic properties and principles of soundwaves.

RECORDING TECHNIQUES

THE HOME RECORDING PRIMER - Part 1
By Bob Dennis
At first you were very thrilled to get any kind of recording with your home setup, but now you realize improvement in the sound quality is necessary.  In this article we lay down the basics of improving your home recording quality.

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RECORDING SESSION REPORT

THE WALLS ARE COMING DOWN
By John Jaszcz
In John's first session report, he describes a project that he recorded in Nashville and mixed in Germany.

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READ MARTECH PREAMP REVIEW ARTICLE BY JOHN

MICHIGAN MUSIC

SPIDER THE CAT

An interview with Tony Whipple of White Rose Studios

INTERVIEW AND PHOTOS BY PT QUINN

Recording studios come in all shapes and flavors... There’s a studio to fit just about anyone’s budget for what ever the project.  After all. dreams come in all configurations.

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RECORD PROMOTION

MARKETING A DREAM
THE MARKETING OF A NATIONAL HIT
By Tom Gelardi
I interviewed Ron Dunbar, project manager, about the marketing and promotion of the Ronnie Law's record. The new artist can use some of the same techniques used for this national hit, as I explain after the interview.

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MOTOWN RECORDING HERITAGE - Second Chapter

OUR MOTOWN RECORDING HERITAGE - PART 10
SHOVELING COAL FOR THE HERITAGE
By Bob Dennis
Often, while I was shoveling coal, I reflected on how my schooling in electronics and experience in mixing and mastering didn't fully prepared me for running a sound studio - I never took "Coal Shoveling 101."

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Find out the roots of the Detroit recording scene and where our techniques and approaches were born.

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