21
JUN
2016

What Do Tanglewood and Reno Rodeo Have In Common?

Carly Twissleman is in town to compete in the Reno Rodeo Barrel Racing competition.  She is...
04
MAY
2016

Staying Ahead Of The…Client!

Let’s face it; production work takes time.  But when you can develop a sense for what...
02
MAY
2016

Voices To Choose From!

Our roster of voice over talent is extraordinary! We have a variety of demos for you to peruse...
29
APR
2016

“So THAT Is What A Voice Over Artist Does!”

Recently, drama students from the local Performing Arts Signature High School came to the...
04
NOV
2015

Connecting The World

It is not uncommon for us to be the hub that is connecting voice talent with the director; with...
12
MAY
2015

Wedding Dances – It’s All About The Dance!

I’ve had the privilege of creating custom choreography for a variety of wedding dances  –...
16
APR
2015

Be Creative…Make it a habit!

While working in the front office, I often hear the incredible music being made in our studios...
13
APR
2015

You Get Him!

When you schedule a session with us, you will be working with Mike.  He built Tanglewood...
10
APR
2015

Ya Gotta Have Heart!

Technology can go only so far.  If you don’t bring your heart to the project, it shows...
31
MAR
2015

Steve S – Featured Voice Talent

We often say that the breadth of a talent’s experience allows them to be a better voice...
26
MAR
2015

First time ever! Legislation for music pros!

Producers and engineers have an indispensable role in the creation of recorded music and...
22
MAR
2015

It’s Our Guy, GUY!

We have the pleasure of recording many different voice overs for many different projects....
21
MAR
2015

Live Playing vs Studio Playing

When working with players who do LOTS of live performances, I find that they are sometimes...
08
MAR
2015

Judy C – Featured Voice Talent

She’s been heard nationwide in hundreds of roles from radio to TV to industrial videos...
28
FEB
2015

Kindred Spirits

So many people have asked about our experience at the GRAMMYs.  A fellow voting member of NARAS...
26
FEB
2015

Make Your Inspirations Fly at Tanglewood!

We love getting to know our clients.  The artist-self they bring in to the studio often has a...
23
FEB
2015

57th GRAMMY’s a Success!

We had a wonderful time at the 57th GRAMMY’s Awards.  There was talent all around us in...
22
FEB
2015

Brass is the new GOLD!

He may be retired from the law but will never be retired from music making!  Mark Lenz is...
21
FEB
2015

Congratulations Ricky & Wouter on your GRAMMY!

We congratulate Ricky Kej and Wouter Kellerman on their GRAMMY Award!  We are proud to have...
05
FEB
2015

Shift…From Front Office Music to Studio Magic!

One of the benefits of working here at Tanglewood Productions is the great music that is made...
02
FEB
2015

Post-It Note – Use Number 2,076!

OK, I don’t really know if anyone has made a list of uses for post-it notes, but I was...
29
JAN
2015

Music Editing Perfection!

At first glance, one might think these two are playing a video game.  As you look closer you...
26
JAN
2015

Artists in Training

Have you ever seen a group of students on a field trip? Many times, students studying in the...
23
JAN
2015

On Our Way to the GRAMMYs

“It’s smarter to be lucky than it’s lucky to be smart”  –  one of my...
04
JAN
2015

A great instrument… a great artist… and a great story.

We all love to hear an inside story about someone we greatly admire.  I’ve been a fan of...
20
DEC
2014

A GRAMMY Nomination for INDIA

  You never know where a contact will lead.  We got a call from harpist, Anne Roos, who...
01
DEC
2014

Drew Seeley and Andreas Carlsson

      On tour with Jersey Boys, Drew Seeley, an incredibly talented singer, was recently...
01
DEC
2014

Hercules Visits Tanglewood

  One of the advantages of being an established studio with a solid reputation is that we...
24
NOV
2014

Stop and Listen – Music Everywhere!

Tis the season!  There is music at elementary schools, churches, community centers,...
20
NOV
2014

We can come to you!

There are times when it is not possible to bring the music in to the recording studio. So we...
17
NOV
2014

Wedding Flash Mob – The Individual and Tradition

(Pic: Rehearsal for a Wedding Flash Mob…constant fun and laughter!) Traditionally, the first...
14
NOV
2014

What’s On Your Bucket List?

Recently, BeeHive Homes Senior Living ran a contest for their residents.  The question was...
01
OCT
2014

Red Voice, Blue Voice

With political season upon us, it’s important to remember that sometimes professional...
30
SEP
2014

Photographers & Videographers – A Room For You

Pro or amateur photographer or videographer and looking for a studio to shoot in?  You can take...
14
SEP
2014

You Mean Our Parents Own a Recording Studio?

Many years ago I saw a video clip of NBA superstar Michael Jordan asking his very young son who...
13
SEP
2014

As Good As Singin’ Around the Campfire

They run a guest ranch in Bridgeport, CA.  In addition to their talents of wrangling horses,...
13
SEP
2014

When The Heart Speaks

We have had all levels of talent in our studios.  By far, our most satisfying projects are not...
12
SEP
2014

Tomato – Tomahto? NOT in Nevada.

We’ve all heard it both ways on national broadcasts.  But if you live in Nevada, you’ve...
11
SEP
2014

The Value of a Pause

It struck me today that in every art discipline, a well planned “pause” can be the most...
10
SEP
2014

Short Run Packaging… Yes We Do!

Helping a client create a unique product can range from recorded audio or video training...
10
SEP
2014

Capturing A Moment

The brilliant photographer, Jeff Ross, for the month of July, had a showing o...
09
SEP
2014

Reading, Family, Love.

Like many families, ours is scattered all across the country.  We try to get together where we...
09
SEP
2014

Voiceover Professionals get giggly!

If you read our blog “A Holiday Gift”, you will know that we offered a unique gift to our...
09
SEP
2014

“WOW, I Had No Idea!”

That’s what we usually hear when clients walk through our doors for the first time. We like...
08
SEP
2014

Karaoke, From The Heart!

It’s our privilege to help our clients make their creative ideas come to life.  Recently we had...
06
SEP
2014

The Loving Voice

I am reminded of the power our voice has. It’s tone, timing and individual lilt as someone we...
05
SEP
2014

Music Is Love Story.

An interesting article from one of today’s most successful singer-songwriters. http://ow.ly/z65wV
03
SEP
2014

The Gentle “It” Factor.

We had an exquisite legend in the studio this week.  He walked through the door without fanfare...
02
SEP
2014

Rhythm In Their Step

Ever have your headphones on, listening to music, and have the chance to watch what is going on...
01
SEP
2014

Making It Pencil!

In today’s economic climate, attention to the health of our business’s bottom line is of utmost...
29
MAY
2014

Artists, In The Beginning

In a single week at Tanglewood we have had the extreme pleasure of recording world class...
27
MAY
2014

Excellence Transcends The Art.

We are lucky enough to record INCREDIBLY TALENTED ARTISTS.  The cool thing is that these...
24
MAY
2013

Filling Up While Giving!

Listening to live music fills us up like no other medium.  Of course, we fill our hearts with...
22
MAY
2013

Studio Recording…Setting Up For Success!

Seasoned musicians know that part of the recording process involves setting up the room,...
20
MAY
2013

Voiceover voices can “WOW” you!

Choosing the right voiceover talent to deliver your message can make the listener say “Wow!”...
17
MAY
2013

The Human Voice, Our Very Own Soundtrack

The voice and the power it brings to any message is one focus of our business.  Sometimes it’s...
15
MAY
2013

The gift of “An Experience”

What is the most favorite gift you have ever given someone?  Chances are it was something that...
13
MAY
2013

“I Want To Do The Voiceover For A Book I’ve Written!”

Audio books are becoming more and more popular, and for the listener, it is a more personal...
10
MAY
2013

The “Right” Music

We are often asked to lengthen, shorten, slow down, speed up, or just make a piece of music...
06
MAY
2013

Voiceover Talent, from an Editor’s Perspective

A voiceover talent is more than just a pretty voice, so to speak.  Yes, they bring the words to...
03
MAY
2013

California, South Carolina, Ohio in 1 hour!

As client-chosen voiceover talents come together in our studio for a session, we revel in the...
02
MAY
2013

For The Aspiring Voice Artist

For the Aspiring Voice Talent It seems at least once a week that I get someone calling to...
01
MAY
2013

I am pitching a new idea to my client – can Tanglewood help me communicate the concept?

We regularly have discussions with clients who run their idea by us. As part of your creative...
30
APR
2013

What should a studio “feel” like?

Whatever studio you are considering, you should take the time to visit the studio, walk into...
29
APR
2013

Backing It Up, Priceless!

It is standard procedure here at Tanglewood to back EVERYTHING up.  We have shelves of archived...
26
APR
2013

On Hold…Listening to “On Hold”!

When I call, PLEASE don’t put me on hold to listen to an automated voice or computer generated...
24
APR
2013

Dressing Up For The Microphone?

At a recent philharmonic concert I had the pleasure of sitting next to a gentleman in his 80′s...
22
APR
2013

Un-Earthing History

We have, what we affectionally call, our very own “bone yard” –  recording machines that are...
19
APR
2013

“Jingle” Singers Are Amazing!

Singers that sing jingles are truly talented in their discipline. They are asked to communicate...
17
APR
2013

The Business of “Horror”!

We recently had the pleasure of recording Gary Brandner, author of The Howling, in our studios....
15
APR
2013

Academic Study v. Street Study

We are often asked if study at an institution of higher education is a prerequisite to succeed...
12
APR
2013

Communicating Through Facial Expression

At recent musical events, be it the Reno Chamber Orchestra, Reno Philharmonic or a recent Yes...
10
APR
2013

It’s A Book… On Tape! (or CD, or MP3, or…)

Here at Tanglewood we strive to give the message, A VOICE! Of course, authors deliver their...
09
APR
2013

Voiceover Services

I had an interesting talk with a friend the other day about “sales.” We were discussing the...
08
APR
2013

Bella Unaccompanied Photoshoot: A combination of art disciplines.

It was great fun to work with Bella Hristova in our Tanglewood Camera studio. It was also...
06
APR
2013

Be Mindful Of The Great Music Around You!

“Stop, look and listen, before you cross the street” is a lyric from an elementary school song...
05
APR
2013

The Voiceover Career, It’s An Extreme Sport!

Have you ever considered the power of the voice? Professional voiceover talents encounter a...
04
APR
2013

The Shoemaker’s Kids

Have you ever heard the story of the shoemaker’s kids? He was so busy making shoes for everyone...
26
MAR
2013

GRAMMYs Music Educator Award: Deadline April 15, 2013

Here at Tanglewood Productions, we know that inspiring teachers along the way are crucial to...
11
MAR
2013

Freshly Back From GRAMMYs 55!

We really did work, honest! It seems that when you do what you love, you have to remind...
15
APR
2011

Why music? Dr. Paulnack makes a brilliant case. Definitely worth the read.

http://greenroom.fromthetop.org/2009/03/11/karl-paulnack-to-the-boston-conservatory-freshman-class/
22
NOV
2010

Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at Tanglewood.

Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at Tanglewood Productions. Watch the Video
26
SEP
2010

Reconnected?

Some time ago we seemed to lose our connection from our blog to Facebook and Twitter. Just...
24
SEP
2010

Wireless Microphones – Breakthrough

A Letter From The Recording Academy’s President: 9/23/10 Dear Recording Academy Members: In...
11
SEP
2010

A thought for 9/11

Just a thought for 9/11. A close friend recently sent me a link to the video many of you may...
11
SEP
2010

Positive and Relevant

OK, you may have noticed that Tanglewood has taken some time off for the summer. No, it wasn’t...
12
JUN
2010

Brian Crane – Lifetime Achievement Award

Michael had the great pleasure this week to present Brian Crane, the artist who created the...
02
MAY
2010

Interview with Steve S.

If you take a listen to Steve’s narrative, he talks about myths and legends. So we asked him...
18
NOV
2009

Check out this other article.

http://www.ktvn.com/Global/story.asp?S=11401983
18
NOV
2009

Extra Extra Read All About it!

Tanglewood makes the news. Although it should be noted that the reporter didn’t get her facts...
18
NOV
2009

Fun Session

In session with Colin Ross featuring a very nice Steinway Grand brought in especially for this...
15
NOV
2009

I’m thinking seriously of recording at Tanglewood but still have some reservations…

Tanglewood is a friendly place. We love it when people just have an interest in our facilities...
15
NOV
2009

I’ve got some karaoke tracks. Can I record my vocals to them?

Young singers have a resource today that can be a major boost in helping them create demos and...
14
NOV
2009

When choosing a recording studio what should we look for?

In a word, comfort. Making music is such a personal creative endeavor you want to make sure...
14
NOV
2009

I am pitching a potential new business prospect – can Tanglewood help?

You’ll find that Tanglewood’s attitude about potential new business is that if we can help...
14
NOV
2009

Do you have reliable/trusted sources for actors, dancers, musicians, make up, etc?

Because we’ve been doing this for a while, we’ve built up a database of trusted talent in many...
14
NOV
2009

Do you offer sound sweetening/final mixing to completed video projects?

Prior to adding video production to our offerings, sound for picture was something many clients...
14
NOV
2009

What do you require from new clients?

New clients can book production time as easily as picking up the phone. If we have no previous...
14
NOV
2009

What are the most frequent issues agency producers overlook when planning their audio or video session?

New clients can book production time as easily as picking up the phone. If we have no previous...
14
NOV
2009

Should we record covers?

If your target is expecting to hear you deliver a convincing rendition of popular material, by...
13
NOV
2009

My friend has a home studio and great software. Why shouldn’t we just record there?

The technology available to the personal recordist today is nothing short of phenomenal. Then...
12
NOV
2009

We’ve been quoted a cheaper rate at another studio. Why is your rate higher?

Experience and facility. Many of our clients have actually chosen to record at other facilities...
11
NOV
2009

Once we have our recording done, how do we get it packaged?

Before you can send your CD out for duplication, you’re going to want to consider its...
10
NOV
2009

What mastering services does Tanglewood provide?

Mastering may include many different treatments to your final mixes. If you’re expecting your...
10
NOV
2009

What is the general rule of thumb for the budgeting a video project?

Short format video can vary greatly depending upon the complexity of your final piece. Being...
10
NOV
2009

What are the most frequent issues agency producers overlook when planning their audio or video session?

In our estimation, a great producer is one who HASN’T overlooked the planning of their project....
09
NOV
2009

What’s the difference between a “demo” and a “record”?

Demonstration recordings are meant to show your talent in a positive light but are not always...
09
NOV
2009

How much time is typically required for a :60 radio spot?

This, of course, depends upon the complexity of your spot. However, a single-voice “straight...
08
NOV
2009

What are some do’s and don’t in the studio?

Come prepared to have a great time. That doesn’t mean it’s a party, though. Making music is...
08
NOV
2009

How long should I expect to wait before I can get into the studio and produce my project?

Of course, the busier we are the harder this is to answer. But we love to jump to the rescue...
07
NOV
2009

What is pricing for custom scores and effects?

Hmm… custom means just that – a creation tailor-made for you. We’ll discuss what you have in...
06
NOV
2009

Can you create a semi-custom music/effects beds by enhancing cuts from your existing music/SFX library with customized musical or effects elements?

Often, a production is greatly enhanced by placing a single musical effect or sound effect at a...
05
NOV
2009

Are you available to record or shoot out-of-market projects?

Yes, we do recording and camera work remotely. Travel time and expenses are in addition to...
03
NOV
2009

How is the finished product delivered?

We can deliver your production in virtually any format you request. High-resolution MP3 has...
02
NOV
2009

How should we prepare for the studio?

Come prepared to capture your best performance. That means rehearse, rehearse, rehearse. The...
01
NOV
2009

How can my client and I review a recorded audio or video session?

We create a special page on our website just for you to preview and download your materials....
31
OCT
2009

How can my off-site client participate in a session?

Just as we can connect you to your session by phone, we can easily conference your client into...
30
OCT
2009

Do we need a “producer”?

A producer is usually someone with a great deal of musical experience who can act as an...
25
OCT
2009

What is the most effective way to produce a session if I am not at the studio?

We successfully produce spots all the time with only our producer/engineer involved. However,...
21
OCT
2009

How do various markets affect talent and music rates?

The number of “ears listening” is the determining factor. Your production will have a certain...
18
OCT
2009

Listen to Actual Spots on our Web site

Many of the samples you hear within the talent demos on our website are selections from actual...
08
OCT
2009

What is the mixing process?

After all your tracks are recorded, then comes time to decide how each track will appear in the...
07
OCT
2009

Which Voice Talent is Best Suited for my Spot?

We are always glad to help in the casting process. You provide the best lead for us with your...
02
OCT
2009

What is the overdub process?

With the advent of multi-track recording came the ability to record additional tracks over...
01
OCT
2009

Communicating Your Direction to Tanglewood’s Composer

If you can make even a modest recording of the melody and rhythm that you have in mind that can...
29
SEP
2009

What is the recording process?

Preparing to record should include some important homework. A song list, lyric sheets (for your...
28
SEP
2009

Using the Latest Sound Capturing and Transmission Hardware

Our digital recording equipment is capable of recording at today’s highest sampling rates. ISDN...
22
SEP
2009

How do we know when we’re ready to record?

Recording is a wonderful learning process. It can teach you so much about your music and your...
21
SEP
2009

Producing with Your Own Voice Talent

If you have a talent that you’d like to bring into the studio or who is available via ISDN...
15
SEP
2009

How much time will we need?

Setting up for a guitar/vocal obviously takes much less time than for a band featuring an...
07
SEP
2009

Contacting Voice Talent Directly

When it comes time for your session, we welcome your input and direction. You’ll have direct...
02
SEP
2009

What’s the purpose of our record?

Your recorded product should be as unique as you are. But there are a couple of questions you...
01
SEP
2009

How Often Do We Update Our Talent Pool?

We receive new demos from talent every week. We’re careful to only add talents to our roster...
25
AUG
2009

Selecting Voice Talent

Before adding a voice to our roster, we listen intently to their demo material. We’re looking...
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