February 12, 2018

I’ve chosen to analyse two very different versions of the Powerpuff Girls theme song to try and deconstruct the aesthetic choices that went into making each, as well as the musical characteristics that set these versions apart. The first version is the end theme of the...

December 1, 2017

Studying audio can lead to binging and purging on music. In my previous job as a chef, I couldn’t wait till after work to let some steam off by rocking out with some music. But now that music essentially is my work, in my downtime I have been looking for more minimal m...

November 27, 2017

Doctor Duck had the fantastic idea to create a Shepard tone to layer underneath the guitar hum for our Back to the future sound replacement project. The goal was to add to the psychoacoustic tension and suggest that the scene is building up to something. We had all don...

November 23, 2017

Re-Amping is a way to take a recorded signal and then send it back out to an amp. This is mainly used for guitars but can really be used for anything that you desire to add the tone of an amp too. This is a huge advantage to engineers and allows us to revisit a recordi...

November 22, 2017

Glyn Jones 

Glyn Jones is a legendary Producer/ Engineer, who has worked with The Kinks, The Who, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles and, Led Zeppelin amongst others. He has a unique approach to capturing sound and a unique attitude towards music. Through all his work with...

October 7, 2017

The Drums - By Shannon Cumming

My good friend Doctor Duck and I hit the Neve Studio for a short 4-hour session with the intention to practice micing up drums. I have some experience micing up drums but he had never miced up a drum kit before. Doctor Duck could actually...

July 13, 2017

I have chosen to analyse Skinny Puppy because they are one of the most underrated electronic bands out. They took what Cabaret Voltaire were doing to new heights with a bigger, harder hitting drum sound and more melodrama. In the early stages using little more than a R...

I have chosen to analyse The Human League because they had an extremely innovative approach, treating music as art and incorporating bizarre themes with electronic and visual elements to create something new and edgy. They may be remembered for their crossover into the...

June 29, 2017

I have chosen to analyse Kraftwerk because they paved the way for the music of the future, they were pioneers in electronic music and have had a massive influence on countless artists, Using drum pads and sequencers built by the band members along with early synths suc...