Beyond the Spotlight – Episode 4: Chris Goosman

Chris Goosman wears a lot of hats! Some of those include: Audio Jacknife at The Encore Musical Theatre Company, Sound Designer, Intermittent Lecturer at University of Michigan School of Music Theatre & Dance, Technologist at University of Michigan Medical School, and Owner/Chief Engineer at Baseline Audio Labs. Chris Goosman is a Mastering Engineer whose ears, ingenuity, vast industry knowledge, and

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Beyond the Spotlight – Episode 2: Chris Diener

Episode 2 is up! Chris Diener is a Nashville-based sound engineer and production manager, who’s been touring the last 12 years across the U.S. as well as Canada, Europe, Australia, and the Middle East. He has worked as monitor engineer, FOH engineer, and/or production manager with artists like Brooks and Dunn, Chris Cagle, Joe Nichols, Little Big Town, Sheryl Crow,

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“Beyond the Spotlight” Podcast Launch

Hey kids, I’m about to launch a fun new venture – “Beyond the Spotlight”! It’s a podcast where I pull back the curtain and interview folks working in the trenches of the music and theatre worlds, who never really get their chance to shine. We all know about the ‘stars’ who get the attention and accolades. But what about those

Why I Removed Photos of Value From Facebook

As an emerging photographer, I thought posting many of my better images on Facebook would be a great way to market my skills and improve SEO.  While that may be true, there is a dirty little ‘secret’ hidden in Facebook’s Terms of Service (ToS) that can exploit not only professionals, but anyone uploading intellectual property content to Mr. Zuckerberg’s juggernaut.

July 1, 1985

In a recent post, I talked about how a 10-year anniversary of an event would be a milestone for me and my son. (Check back in about a week for the conclusion to that story.) But another important anniversary is also on the horizon. A pretty big one, in fact.

Blog Archives

My plan is to move from this temporary WordPress.com setup, to a more flexible WordPress.org arrangement with separate hosting and support for all the WordPress plug-ins and themes. This will also allow me to port over all the old blog entries to the new WordPress site with minimal labor. Hopefully. Once the WordPress site has been tweaked, I am hoping