I’ve been working with Boz for WAY too long to make the delay to end all delays. I think we’ve got something to be proud of and the HYPER expensive thing is going to be inexpensive for a VERY short period of time.

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The Massey Tapehead may be the most complicated, most interesting plugin ever with just 2 knobs and a switch. I can’t quite get my head around it….as simple as it’s SUPPOSED to be. SMILIE

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It’s the delay plugin of all time, but it needs a new name. Win the new Boz Super Delay!

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Of all the songwriting woes I’ve experienced, this disdain for the cliched chord progression may be the greatest inhibitor of great songwriting.

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This week I take a look at the book Small Signal Audio Design by Douglas Self.

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I decided to try out the “Galvanized Corner Beading” method for adding strength to individual Roxul pieces. Let’s see how the method does for creating bass traps and general broadband absorbers.

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I got to sit down with JoshERTW to discuss how he recorded an album entirely on solar power, the NSA, and life in a 3rd world country (Canada).

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Home Recording

Brandon Drury

These rants are of my struggle in home recording land to ease closer and closer to the major label mega recording goal. Like most home recorders I started out quite humbly with a budget recording software gadget called Sonic Foundry Vegas in my bedroom. After building a bad sounding vocal booth (with no ventilation...oop!) I then converted an almost worse 12'x8'x7' room in which I began to record local bands.

Fast forward 10+ years and I'm still constantly recording local rock, metal, and country bands and solo artists doing the electronic music or rap thing. I quit counting at 1,200 recorded songs and I wouldn't be surprised if that number is pushing 2,000. One of these days I may even get one to sound good. SMILE

While my gear list has grown considerably with a Toft ATB32 console, racks of preamps, Apogee converters, hardware synths, and more I still remain skeptical of the necessity for high end gear, and that skepticism comes through loud and clear here on the home recording blog and on the forum and in my articles.

If you can stand my rants and wouldn't mind learning a few thousand lessons I had to figure out the hard way, check out my Killer Home Recording Series or maybe just join the forum to hang out a bit.

-- Brandon Drury