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Pete’s Gear Patrol interview – The Art Analog Recording

Some Memorable quotes from Pete’s Gear Patrol interview, focusing on analog recording & production.   In the best analog recordings, the texture and dynamics connect with listeners on a visceral level. The discrete signal path in an all-analog studio has a distinct sound, but what listeners hear is just as much about the engineer as […]

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MetroSonic’s Pete Mignola Talks Tape Speed

We here at MetroSonic take pride in our knowledge of studio gear, recording techniques, and business management. Just like others, we have spent years learning and practicing all aspects of audio production; but no one has a handle on it more than MetroSonic Recording Studio’s owner and Chief Engineer Pete Mignola! Pete is like a […]

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Songwriting Tips from Musicians Friend

The processes of writing a song, as we all know can be a very tedious one. As some artists breeze through the process, others struggle from start to finish. Luckily, for those artists in particular, the good people at Musicians friend have took the time to take a unique look at not only the steps […]

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Pete’s November 15th article in Glide is out now!

Aziza & the Cure’s Debut Album Release Looms Near November 14, 2013 by Peter Mignola in Columns, The Biz No Comments As the AES (Audio Engineering Society) convention was just in NYC I had intended to offer a brief overview on some highlights.  I usually look forward to the event where I get to catch […]

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Our Debut Column in Glide Magazine

Debut Column – “The Biz” – Insider Perspective of the Music Biz by Engineer Peter Mignola Originally published in http://www.glidemagazine.com/category/columns/the-biz/ October 16, 2013 by Peter Mignola The Biz is a debut column by guest columnist Pete Mignola, who is the owner and chief engineer of MetroSonic Studios which is located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.  MetroSonic Studios […]