In this clip from www.artistshousemusic.org – Carl Beatty, a veteran engineer and Professor of Production and Engineering at Berklee College of Music, discusses many aspects of the craft of engineering a recording session. He shares his opinions on what it takes to be a great engineer, how to set up a home studio, the digital-versus-analog debate, how to choose an engineer for a project, and how to make yourself the best studio engineer you can be. He also offers advice to students who want to study engineering, and to parents of students who are considering applying to Berklee College of Music.