Howard Albert

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2014

    Miami Bass' Ten Best Producers and Musicians

    Miami is the undisputed world heavyweight champion of bass, and the globe's leading progenitor of trunk rattle, rear-view shake, and total body thump. The genre is a direct descendent of Pretty Tony's freestyle productions, and Henry Stone's earlier indie R&B Pop. It's the single hardest electroni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    Mack Emerman, Criteria Studios Founder, Dead at 89

    Over a half-century ago, Mack Emerman created Criteria Studios in North Miami. In 1959, it was a modest single-room studio setup. But after forming a partnership with legendary Miami-bred producer Tom Dowd, Criteria became the headquarters for Atlantic Records South, blooming into a massive (and mo ... More >>

  • Music

    November 13, 2008

    Howard and Ron Albert Are Analog Kings

    Their Audio Vision recording studio counts Lil Wayne as a client.

  • News

    February 26, 1998

    King of the Soundboard

    Mack Emerman founded Criteria Recording Studios, made a fortune, lost it all, then lost his mind. Now he's back from the dead and ready to work.

  • Music

    July 31, 1997
  • News

    January 13, 1993

    Wright Reborn

    First came teen superstardom, then years of troubled obscurity. Now Betty Wright is seeking to balance music, family, and faith.