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An Interview with Andrew Wells of Eidola: Teal Cheese Exclusive

Recently during Chain Fest, I had the chance to sit down with my friend Andrew Wells, vocalist in Eidola, and on that particular day, guitarist for Dance Gavin Dance. Eidola is signed to Blue Swan Records and currently has two full-length releases under their belt. Their

Legendary Producer Bob Clearmountain: Recording Drums With 2 Microphones

There is something beautiful about simplicity, especially when it comes to music making. Take one of the most complex instruments to record, an acoustic drum set. Typically the modern studio reaches a dozen or more microphones to capture the entire kit well. But legendary producer/engineer Bob Clearmountain (The

Quarterjack’s Debut Album, Vapor

Orlando Producer/DJ, Quarterjack released his debut LP today. There are obvious elements of glitchhop, tech house, drum n bass, and pop/rock (among countless other sub genres) on top of a solid base of dark techno. The instrumentation on this album is probably what impresses me

Kidd Kwest Releases “Derty Summer Mix”

Fort Myers local and friend of Teal Cheese, Kidd Kwest, after much anticipation released the mix he’s been working so tirelessly on. Derty Summer Mix is made up of nine different songs. Yet the project translates perfectly into a seamless 15 minute track. It includes portions

Equalization Rules and Tips

GOLDEN RULES OF EQ: 1. If it sounds muddy, cut some at 250Hz. 2. If it sounds honky, cut some at 500Hz. 3. Cut if you’re trying to make things sound better. 4. Boost if you’re trying to make things sound different. 5. You can’t

PARTYTIME Friday #25- Crystal Castles Return With “Frail”

Back in October of last year, the then front woman (Alice Glass) of the dark electronic outfit Crystal Castles announced that for a “multitude of reasons both professional and personal” she would be leaving the band to pursue a solo career. I remember being online that