The precarious double life of the recording engineer

  title={The precarious double life of the recording engineer},
  author={David Beer},
This article draws upon a series of focus groups and interviews with recording engineers at various stages of their careers. Using these data, the article explores the way that recording engineers balance artistic sensibility with the logistics and precision of engineering. The piece shows that the term ‘recording engineering’ represents a highly varied set of practices, and that this variation can be understood through an examination of the balance between artistry and engineering found in the… CONTINUE READING