The Wrecking Crew

Posted on August 28, 2011 in History, Music, Studio History
The Wrecking Crew were a group of Studio Musicians in Los Angeles in the 60s who played on hits for the “Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Sinatra, Sonny and Cher, Jan & Dean, The Monkees, Gary Lewis and the Playboys, more »

Skylark-Wildfire 1972

Posted on August 27, 2011 in Album Art, History, Music
Skylark was a former Canadian pop/rock band active from 1971–1973 and based in the Pacific Northwest. The band formed from one of Ronnie Hawkins’ backup groups and signed with Capitol Records, releasing a self-titled album in 1972 that spawned three more »

Why Electric Lady Thrives While Other Recording Studios Struggle

Posted on August 26, 2011 in Equipment, History, Music, Studio History
In an era where recording studio after recording studio is closing down, Electric Lady is doing well and historic engineer Eddie Kramer explains why. Jump through for a link to the New York Times article and an excerpt from the more »

The Music of Wood.

Posted on August 25, 2011 in Audio Perception, Music
While creating new and experimental instruments using technology is great, sometimes it is good to be reminded of where our musical instruments originate. In a big forest for instance, where a huge tree is growing for many years. The Sound of Wood, a more »

“Cry Baby: The Pedal That Rocks The World”

Posted on August 24, 2011 in Audio Perception, Equipment, History, Music
Guard House Pictures in association with Dunlop Manufacturing Inc. have put together an awesome documentary about the best selling guitar pedal ever – the Dunlop Cry Baby wah-wah.  The documentary features a great group of musicians, engineers and it’s creator more »

The Singing Ringing Tree

Posted on August 23, 2011 in Audio Perception, History, Music
The Singing Ringing Tree is a wind powered sound sculpture resembling a tree set in the landscape of the Pennine mountain range overlooking Burnley, in Lancashire. Completed in 2006, it is part of the series of four sculptures within the Panopticons arts and regeneration project created by the East Lancashire Environmental Arts Network more »

1965 – Beatles’ second film, ‘Help’, premieres in US this fine day in rock history!

Posted on August 22, 2011 in Album Art
In their second feature with director Richard Lester, who oversaw the massive hit A Hard Day’s Night, the Beatles again aim for a mix of goofy comedy and sterling pop music. There is slightly more of a plot this time, more »

Nomadds CD Release

Posted on August 21, 2011 in Audio Restoration, History, Music
The Nomadds, a rock-fueled, country influenced, vocally dominated band, officially formed in 1962. On April 17, 1965 they released their first album. In November 2009 the album was reissued in vinyl and CD formats.  Creative Audio Works provided audio restoration for more »

Sonorus Audio ATR10 Reel-to-Reel

Posted on August 17, 2011 in Audio Restoration, Equipment
Recently a growing number of music enthusiasts have rediscovered the sonic performance of analog tape. In support of this analog tape revival Sonorus Audio is introducing the ATR10 Analog Tape Reproducer.  With a price range of around $10,000 US.  It more »

Creative Audio Works, Voices From The Past

Posted on August 16, 2011 in History, Music, Studio History
I put together this short video that is also featured on the Creative Audio Works website. All the music and voice over is from clients that I did transfers for during the last 5 years. I hope you enjoy looking more »
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