Mon, 29 May 2006
A couple of cool news items. some tips and tricks, we tweak the stupid knob, we introduce a new feature and we present the last part of a four-part interview with Charles Dye that finishes off our first mini-series we call The 30 Days Of Dye.
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Charles Dye began his engineering career in 1992. Since that time he's mixed hits for Ricky Martin, Sammy Hagar, Julio Iglesias, and Jon Bon Jovi. He's also recorded artists such as Aerosmith, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira and Gloria Estefan, among many others. This is the final installment in our special series, The 30 Days Of Dye.
The studio where Mix It Like A Record was filmed:
Click to hear Charles' recent productions and mixes!
This week we present a new feature that will appear on the show from time to time. It's Lane Sumner's Instrument Spotlight. Lane is, of course, the world-class guitarist that wrote and performs our theme song. This first installment is called: Breaking Out Of A Soloing Rut
Answer To Last Week's "How'd They Do That?
Q: In the Cher song Believe there's a cool vocal effect...How'd They Do That?
A: A combination of hybrid digital vocoding and filtering.
Dangerously close was Don from Digital Music Mag who thought it was a Digitech Vocalist.
Closest was Ronnie Marler and Aage from Norway who simply said, "It's a vocoder."
See you next week!
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