Author Archives: Zen Duder

I’m fixing a bass where the hum gets in [and stops my mind from wondering]

Apologies for a bit of a hiatus from blogging I have been extremely busy. Among other things I Zen Duder am now trademarked so no one can impersonate me haha, and I have launched a photography studio in the past … Continue reading

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the emotional response

This is part II of the Zen Duder article “blah in a general way”, where we discussed the intent of music as being to generate an emotional response in the listener. Here in part II, we will discuss elements in … Continue reading

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blah in a general way

What is the purpose of music? Have you ever thought about that? Players and songwriters know they have fun playing and making music, most people know they like to listen to music in one form or another, they know they … Continue reading

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Going to the Mid-Side

By the Zen Duder Mid-Side recording was devised by EMI engineer Alan Blumlein. He patented the technique in 1933. It has remained somewhat less popular than the standard X/Y or ORTF stereo techniques, and yet offers significant advantages. It is … Continue reading

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A procedural guide for remote studio operations

A procedural guide for remote studio operations By the Zen Duder In this guide, we are attempting to solidify a process for working on a project remotely. These days, technology affords us the ability to work together on projects at … Continue reading

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What’s the frequency Kenneth ?

By the Zenned Duder In this article we are going to discuss the sample rate at which you record, and we are going to do it in a common sense non technical manner so everyone can understand even if you … Continue reading

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How to Successfully operate a Project Studio

By the Zen Duder   INTRO   In this article we will discuss the “project studio”. Your guide for this tour will be the Zen Duder, who has been operating in the project studio space since the concept came into … Continue reading

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