Wed 28/Jan 2009
RA's Peter Chambers goes behind the curtain to tell the rest of us just what a mastering engineer does—and why they're vitally important to every note of music you hear.
Kenny Dixon Jr. can fulminate for as long as he wants about white-boy soul: German producer Jackmate is the man to prove him wrong. RA's Bjørn Schaeffner goes to Stuttgart to dig for treasures.
Don't know your FM from your LFO? You're going to need RA's tech glossary.
Lee Burridge recently described it as having the potential to become America's equivalent of Berlin for electronic music. RA's San Francisco correspondent Jack O'Shaughnessy can't help but agree.
Hip-hop, alto saxophone and the coming garage house renaissance: RA's Finn Johannsen plays Swiss producer Quarion some records to find out what makes him tick.