At last! You are now legally entitled to COPY music that you have previously purchased.
My BBC designed studio monitors.
I recently found this old article from “Hi-Fi Answers” dated 1976. In it you can see all about the audio system that I use in my studio. I can’t imagine using anything else really. The system uses 4 x Quad 404 amplifiers bi-amped into BBC LS5/8 speakers. They are rated at 100 watts RMS, so… Read more
Yougig’s sound at the BAFTAS 2013
My company, yougig was responsible for the live sound on “The Red Carpet” this year for the main sponsor EE. Our presenter for all the live and recorded celebrity interviews was Laura Whitmore. It rained and sleeted all day but it was a fantastic result. If you want to see our audio setup, and lots… Read more
Awalé broadcast on BBC Radio 3
We recorded an entire set from this band, live in Hoxton, London earlier this year (parts of which are showcased in our videos), and after a brilliantly conceived album launch, here they are again, now on BBC Radio 3 this Friday (October 12th 2012 – 11pm). Featuring guitarist/composer Thibaut Rémy… Listen out, even if Radio… Read more
Water-cooling a PC or Mac
Water cooling a PC was not something that I had considered before, as it seemed a bit counter-intuitive to have electricity, and flowing water in the same box. A point you may wish to consider in your studio is that any noise from your PC fans will be picked up by the studio microphones,… Read more
Record Skype Calls Successfully.
If you’d like to record Skype calls successfully, it is far better to have some dedicated hardware for this purpose, as software alternatives tend to let the person at the “other end” hear themselves coming back down the line, but delayed by the latency, and this is very off-putting, during conversation. In fact some people… Read more
The Beatles Live In Japan 1966
The Beatles live in Japan 1966. Wow! I didn’t realise that this footage from the Beatles tour of Japan actually existed! Ringo looks bored, and perhaps a little pissed off about something throughout the show, but all in all it’s a great performance from a band that were shortly to become so rich and famous… Read more