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Duncan Taylor

Duncan Taylor writes Audio File, which prints in the Colorado Daily every Friday.


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The art of mastering is an art of confidence, and of knowing when to reject something and suggest starting over. 
In a world with computer-based mixing, I think there is too little attention paid to the “absolute phase” of the tracks, relative to each other.
“He’s just going through a phase right now.” “The moon is in a waxing gibbous phase right now.” “Fire phasers and photon torpedoes!”
Inhabiting the desks of late night talk show hosts, and lowering from the ceiling on a pulley during boxing matches, the ribbon microphone has an iconic look and a rich legacy throughout the history of recorded sound.