Auto-Tune: Do or Don’t?

It’s time to talk about the facts: your favorite singers don’t sound like that. The voices that you hear on the recordings have been altered to achieve an inhuman level of technical perfection and if you want to get real, most of their “live” concert performances have been pre-recorded and altered too. It’s time that […]

Jerry Cripe and Friends

The Cripe-man was back in the studio and he brought along a few friends.  The guests were talented  musicians that  will be recording later. Visiting the studio were: Rio – Percussionist Extraordinaire Tom- Surf Rock Drummer & Lucky Husband ?- Tom’s beautiful wife and a Wonderful Singer John – Absolutely the greatest banjoist of all […]

Mixing Lompoc’s Long Rider Band

I prepared some quick mixes for the Long Rider band the day after recording and they spent a few days listening before our scheduled mix session. When the band came in Matt (guitar) said that the mixes were actually great and needed only a few small changes. I brought  the level of Matt’s guitar down […]

Long Rider

Long Rider was in the studio putting together a demo CD to generate some more gigs for the band. I was excited to work w/the band because I’ve seen them live quite a few times and I’ve always been impressed. The band plays primarily covers & performs regularly at Lompoc’s, Wicked Shamrock bar, and other […]