CHARLIE’S GOOD TONIGHT! AIN’EE?

Celebrating the life of Charles Robert Watts is an easy party, although a brutally tearful goodbye to give. The Rolling Stones became a household name in the UK when "It's All…


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Same Three Guys… Same Three Chords

The title of my story says it all. Those are words we ZZ Top fans loved hearing for many years. Billy Gibbons would strut his Texas-Shuffle up to the microphone and announce his…


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“LIPSTICK, POWDER, AND PAINT” (Beach Music and the Origin of Shag)

The Carolina Shag is the official state dance of both North Carolina and South Carolina. More importantly, Carolina Beach Music was instrumental in bringing about wider acceptance…


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REFUGEE – “The Balance of Conversational and Poetic Language”

After a battle with his record company and the mere anticipation and delay/wait of jumping over to a new label (Backstreet Records), Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers gave us “Damn…


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“Clint Johnson – The Smoking Gun”

All cowboy reenactors, no matter our age, are 10 years old again and our parents have just given us our first set of toy guns for Christmas. This time, we get real guns. Most of…


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The Old West Returns to Saloon Studios on May 22!

On May 22, The Old West will come alive on the street at Saloon Studios at 313 Old West Road (off Mulatto Mountain Road, south of West Jefferson) when Frontier Day returns. Gates…


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The Walsh of Sound

There is no doubt that Los Angeles-based band, “The Eagles”, was a band that was already selling millions of albums and turning music into gold and platinum. So how does one take…


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Finalizing Your Studio Experience

Now that we have shared the importance of preproduction, recording, digital and analog format, and perhaps your first music deal…. we are confident we can help take it a bit…


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ANALOG VS DIGITAL

When recording, the format is a 2-way street… you have your Analog Lane and you have your Digital Lane. Most will tell you analog has a “warmth” incomparable to digital. The…


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“RECORDING FOR THE NEWBY”

If you are new to this game there is quite a bit to learn. Managing a career in music entertainment has always been a difficult one if you are not “connected”. This simply means…


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