Posts Tagged ‘recording’

In the early 2000s, my brother (the venerable Suspicious Chihuahua) and I started tossing around the idea of opening a recording studio. I had been amassing a nice pile of recording equipment to keep Epiphora going and improving, and Kevin, who had been working at various radio stations in Washington and Oregon, had come into some nice vintage equipment every time the stations needed to clean house. Besides the obvious obstacles that stand in the way of anyone starting a business, usually centered around capital, we had a bigger issue – we were 3000 miles apart.

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I took a music recording class in 2004 at Berklee College of Music in Boston. It was a couple hours every Monday evening for four weeks, and it covered the basics of recording and music production. I figured I had most of the basics down at that point, but it felt like a good idea to take an official course right before I headed west to open a recording studio with my brother. The online description of the class said that there would be an exercise in which all students could participate in making a group recording and that all students would be allowed to take home a copy of that recording.

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