Author: Jay Asher

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Free The Slaves?

Jay Asher discusses how in the beginning, there was Audio and there was MIDI, and it was good…

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Everything Old Is New Again

Jay Asher discusses the recent software solutions introduced that attempt to replicate the “warmth” of analog in this digital age

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LEARNING TO SPEAK “ENGINEER”

Jay Asher shares an introduction into the world of “engineer speak”

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Demystifying Compressors

Jay Asher discusses software and hardware compressors

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On Being Both The Carpenter And The Toolsmith

Jay Asher has a discussion with composer/developer Nick Phoenix

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Take A Walk On The Soft Side

Jay Asher has a discussion with composer/synthesist Steve Porcaro

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A Breath Of Fresh Air

Jay Asher has a discussion with EVI (Electronic Valve Instrument) specialist Judd Miller.

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Things That Go Boom In The Night

Jay Asher discusses working with electronic drums, percussion and effects with drummer-percussionist-sound designer, Ron Aston

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DEMO-GRAPHY: Discussing library demos with Colin O’Malley

Jay Asher interviews Emmy nominated composer for film and television, Colin O’Malley

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There’s A Place For Us

Two great engineers discuss creating a sense of placement with sampled orchestral instruments with composer Jay Asher

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The Tools We Use And Potentially Abuse

Jay Asher talks about orchestral composing “tools” and how they can be used and abused

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The Mojo of Universal Audio Plugins: An Interview with UA’s Will Shanks

Jay Asher interviews UA’s Software Product Manager and Marketing guru, Will Shanks

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Are Composers Properly Mixed Up?

Jay Asher interviews freelance recording engineer/ scoring mixer/ mastering engineer, John Rodd

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To Buy Or Not To Buy: That Is The Question

Jay Asher talks the decision process when composers consider purchasing sample libraries and software instruments

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Composing With Sample Libraries: Make it “Real” or Make it “Good”?

Jay Asher talks with some top composers about their approach to composing with sample libraries

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Tech Talk With Composer Bruce Miller

FMM’s new Technology columnist Jay Asher presents an interview with composer Bruce Miller about music, tech and more

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