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About mikeriversaudio

Helping people getting their studios together has been a passion of mine for more than 30 years. Get yours together.

Plug-In Bargain Of The Week – SSL Duende Native Drumstrip $15 December 11-15 2017

I kind of sluffed off on the Black Friday deals because they were coming too fast and furious, but this special offer came into my mailbox this morning and it seemed worth a plug. It’s a collection of compressor, transient … Continue reading

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AES at NAMM – Some More Info and . . . . The Hottest Ticket in Town

Information about the somewhat mysterious AES@NAMM program continues to dribble in. To recap, this is a program coordinated by the Audio Engineering Society (AES), scheduled concurrently with and co-located with the NAMM show at the Anaheim California Convention Center, January … Continue reading

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2017 New York AES Show Report Posted

My report on the 2017 AES Convention is now on line. Check it out in the Show Reports section or click here to jump directly to it. As usual, it’s a PDF so you can download it and read it … Continue reading

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AES Show Report – Coming

For those of you who have become accustomed to checking my daily tidbits and missed them this year, I just wanted to let you know that I’m still alive, I did attend the conference, and I’ll have a report up … Continue reading

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New Technical Article – Talkin’ Taters

I’ll confess to being a raving fan of producer/engineer Sylvia Massy, who comes up with clever and frequently wacky techniques to get something new in a recording. She created the “potato filter” – a potato wired in series with the … Continue reading

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AES Reminder

The Audio Engineering Society convention in New York is getting close, and so is the deadline for on-line free registration for the core package which includes the exhibits, all of the educational programs that areĀ  presented in the exhibits area, … Continue reading

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Billy Bragg Skiffle Music Lecture Video

I don’t usually write about musical stuff, but last week, punk rocker Billy Bragg gave a really fascinating talk at the Library of Congress on the history of skiffle music in Great Britain in the 1950s, from its origin with … Continue reading

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