Manhattan Center Productions Grabs a Bigger Piece of the Recording Pie

(DGIwire) — Many of Lady Gaga’s “Little Monsters” as well as fans of New Zealand’s pop darling Lorde were on hand to attend their consecutive performances in the intimate setting of the Roseland Ballroom this past April. Both events were also bittersweet: Roseland shut its doors following their shows. At one time a New York institution, rent costs and […]

A Love Affair for the Ages: An Artist and Their Production Studio

 (DGIwire) — “Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine,” Rick says about his lost love Ilsa in the classic film Casablanca. Although this quote was referring to a romantic affair, the same can be said about pairing an artist with a production studio—it should ultimately be […]

How Recording Studios Inject “Magic” into Movies

(DGIwire) — When the weather takes a turn for the worse, many people flock to the movies. Although it’s nice to sit inside a cozy theater with a tub of warm buttery popcorn, or even to watch from the comfort of one’s own living room, not every movie makes us forget about frigid cold or […]

“Got to Have” Corporate Videos Make or Break Your YouTube Success

(DGIwire) — The corporate video is no longer just a “good to have.” And with YouTube solidly in place as the second-largest search engine after Google according to, it’s no wonder that a strong YouTube presence has become a “got to have”—and an integral part of most corporate marketing strategies. If companies really want to get […]

Are Major Recording Studios Still Big Business?

(DGIwire) — A number of music industry stars—from rockers to country artists—boast about their elaborate home recording studios. Advances in technology, particularly the availability of relevant computer software, has made it easier for professionals and amateurs alike to record music at home. Also, as record labels trim staffs and slash budgets, the demand has grown […]