Latest Studio Updates

Posted by on Oct 20, 2013 in Latest Updates | 0 comments

As of January 1, 2014, I’m in the process of transferring my extensive database of studio secrets & questions, the mastering FAQ database, previously unpublished stories and photos, outtakes, and anything else that seems important and/or relevant to the Playground Recording Studio here in Chicago with Keith Cleversley.  This website will now serve as a scrapbook of bands and music and amazing times I had for the 10 years we made close to 100 records with some of...

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Sonic Solutions at the Playground

Posted by on Sep 14, 2008 in Latest Updates | 0 comments

After working with multiple solutions for mastering CD’s at the Playground, we settled on soundBlade by Sonic Studio; the spinoff company from the world-standard Sonic Solutions.  We tested BIAS Peak, SoundForge, and many other solutions, but when it came down to trusting the software to make a CD that would be completely compatible with replication houses, there was really only one choice. We typically assemble mastering projects in our Pro Tools HD3 Accel system, partly...

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