John Agnello is an American producer, recording engineer and mixer who has been involved with many albums throughout the last 25 years. Most recently, John has been involved with Kurt Vile, Sonic Youth, Sweet Apple, Dinosaur Jr., Thurston Moore and Jemina Pearl, to … Continued
Tony Visconti is an American record producer, musician and singer. Since the late 1960s, he has worked with a vast number of artist on an incredible discography spanning decades. His lengthiest involvement with any artist is with David Bowie, and from the 1969 … Continued
Before I deliberately chose to specialize in the narrow field of audio restoration, I read books about noise. Some audio engineers devour gear manuals, debating the merits of particular capacitors and tubes, or they read music biographies that detail the … Continued
Contributor Brad Williams challenges the pseudo-intellectualism behind the notion of objectively judging “sound quality,” while arguing that subjective terms like “warm” simply indicate the limitations of technical jargon.
This essay investigates audioworkers’ over-reliance on Blind ABX comparisons and suggests that subconscious responses to sound will become the new frontier of human auditory research.