Archive for October, 2010

Introduction

Hello everyone and welcome to the inaugural issue of One Louder! While bands and musicians may be the focal point of the music industry, there are countless behind-the-scenes professionals who make it all go. They are talented, dedicated and fiercely loyal individuals who ensure each band’s success. One Louder is willing to dig a little deeper to discover these talents and share their stories. (more…)


Interview with Bryan Giles of Red Fang

When listening to Portland’s very own Red Fang, one has a tendency to either swill a bunch of PBRs or smoke a ton of reefer…in some cases, it may be a little of both. The extracurricular activities notwithstanding, Red Fang brings forth the stoner rock sound reminiscent of Queens of the Stone Age peppered with a touch of the prog-rock styling often found in Mastodon.
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Interview with Kyle Fletcher and Sean Enright of JAM Recording Company

Kyle Fletcher and Sean Enright have worked side-by-side as recording engineers for nearly a decade. They met at Shoreline Community College while taking courses in Music Technology. Their first studio – The Barn – was located at Sean’s old house in Duvall, WA. That house sold awhile back, but they now have a brand-new studio with a bigger and better-sounding room, an upgrade on equipment and a few extra years of recording experience under their belts.

I met with Kyle and Sean at their new recording facilities located at a much more convenient Wallingford, WA location. This interview took place using some of the gear in the studio: a R0DE NT2000 microphone (set up in a figure 8 pattern) through an Avalon 737sp preamp into a Mackie Digital X Bus mixer. From there, the outputs of the Digital X Bus went to the Pro Tools HD 2 rig. (more…)