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A couple of cool news items. some tips and tricks, we tweak the stupid knob, we introduce a new feature and we present the last part of a four-part interview with Charles Dye that finishes off our first mini-series we call The 30 Days Of Dye.

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Muse Research

PSN On Digital Music Mag

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Andy DiekrogerThe Man To Call When You Need The Best:
Andy Diekroger
Sweetwater Sound
(800) 222-4700 Ext. #1273

Tweak The Stoopid Knob:

American Idol finale pulls more votes than any presidential candidate in history.



Celebrity Interview:

Week #4 - Final EpisodeMulti-platinum, Grammy Award-winning engineer, mixer and producer Charles Dye began his engineering career in 1992. Since that time he's mixed hits for Ricky Martin, Sammy Hagar, Julio Iglesias, and Jon Bon Jovi. He's also recorded artists such as Aerosmith, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira and Gloria Estefan, among many others. This is the final installment in our special series, The 30 Days Of Dye.

FREE Mix It Like A Record Previews


The studio where Mix It Like A Record was filmed:

http://SuperSonicStudios.com

Click to hear Charles' recent productions and mixes!

Waves Plugins

Sony Plugins


Lane SumnerInstrument Spotlight:
This week we present a new feature that will appear on the show from time to time. It's Lane Sumner's Instrument Spotlight. Lane is, of course, the world-class guitarist that wrote and performs our theme song. This first installment is called: Breaking Out Of A Soloing Rut

Visit Lane Sumner's Site



Answer To Last Week's "How'd They Do That?
Q: In the Cher song Believe there's a cool vocal effect...How'd They Do That?

A: A combination of hybrid digital vocoding and filtering.


Mark Taylor
The Man Behind The Cher EffectThere were a lot of good guesses! Honorable Mention goes to Jamin (Jay-men) Boggs who said, "Let the studio's pet monkey tune the vocal."

Dangerously close was Don from Digital Music Mag who thought it was a Digitech Vocalist.

Closest was Ronnie Marler and Aage from Norway who simply said, "It's a vocoder."

Click here to get the story from the horse's mouth

Digitech Talker




Dave Hendrickson
Patron Of The ArtsThanks to Dave Hendrickson For Supporting PSN! Go see his web site and listen to all his wonderful original tunes.

Click here to visit Dave Hendrickson's Web Site



See you next week!

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