Hands On. Mixing Steven Wilson Live

Published in Sound On Sound magazine

With a gruelling schedule and strict technical requirements, including surround sound elements, Steven Wilson’s recent Hand. Cannot. Erase. world tour was nothing if not ambitious.

Mic It!

Published by Routledge/Focal Press

A book about microphones, mic techniques, and their impact on the final mix.


Originally published as a multimedia DVD article in Sound On Sound magazine

So you’ve mixed your track, and want it to sound as good as possible when listeners play it on a variety of sound systems. Here is an introductory tutorial on the process of mastering.

Peter Gabriel Live: Inside The New Blood Tour

Published in Sound On Sound magazine

Transforming Peter Gabriel’s Scratch My Back into an impressive live experience required an orchestra, a team of top engineers and just the right selection of gear.

Lost In Translation - What Data Compression Does To Your Music

Published in Sound On Sound magazine

Can you hear the difference between an MP3 and a WAV file? We explain how lossy audio data compression works, and how to spot the tell-tale signs it leaves behind.