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Synth Icons: Roland TR-808 Rhythm Composer
Roland's TR-808 is a stone cold classic in the history - and the present - of music technology. But its story has a few more twists and turns than you might have guessed...
Aug. 8, 2019
5 Reasons To Use Analog Gear In Your Studio
Analog gear never went away, and its popularity is on the rise again. So in a world of digital, why would you turn to the analog domain? Here are 5 good reasons...
Aug. 5, 2019
What Could Apple's 16 Inch MacBook Pro Mean For Musicians And Producers?
An extra inch of screen space doesn't sound like much but there are other ways in which the software and hardware could evolve to make your music life easier. Here are some of them...
Jul. 26, 2019
Synth Workshop: Beyond Beginner Techniques
If you want to take your synthesis skills and knowledge to the next level, this handy guide from Matt Vanacoro will tell you everything you need to know about the wonderful world of synths.
Jul. 24, 2019
How To Mix In Your DAW Using Analog Hardware Effects
The sound of analog gear is as popular as ever, but integrating it into your DAW setup might seem daunting. Not so, as Joe Albano explains in this handy guide.
Jul. 22, 2019
Teenage Engineering OP-Z: Step Recording Demystified
Unlock the power of Teenage Engineering's OP-Z hardware with this short video, where you'll learn step sequencing skills in just a few minutes.
Jul. 15, 2019
5 Reasons Why Raspberry Pi 4 Could Be Your Next DAW Computer
The Raspberry Pi 4 boasts some seriously beefed-up hardware, moving it into contention for a place in your music production setup. Here are 5 reasons why you should consider it.
Jun. 25, 2019
When Worlds Collide: How To Integrate Tape-Based And DAW Recordings
Printing mixes to tape is a process that's still in regular use in studios, for the unique character it can impart to a mix. Here, Joe Albano shows you why it can be a good way to work.
Jun. 18, 2019
These Essential Level Metering Skills Take 5 Minutes To Learn
Is there a single metering standard you should be using, and are the loudness wars really over? Find out in this quick video explainer from Joe Albano.
Jun. 17, 2019
Vocal Recording In Logic Pro: Your Mic Options Explained
Hear some popular mics tried and tested in this Logic Pro X recording shootout with producer Josh Carney to better understand your mic choices and positioning options when recording.
May. 28, 2019
The 4 Coolest Things You Might Have Missed At Superbooth 2019
In among the big names at Superbooth 2019 were some lesser-known gems you may have missed, but that you definitely need to know about. Noah Pred reveals all.
May. 16, 2019
5 Quick Tips For Working With Amp Sims
Software amp simulations can be the perfect way to get exactly the tone you want, not just for guitar and bass but for any sound. Here, Joe Albano shares his pro tips for getting it just right.
May. 14, 2019
The Korg Prologue's Core Connections Explained
Get the lowdown on hooking up and connecting your Korg Prologue in this short video. You'll be up and running in under 4 minutes.
May. 3, 2019
Cleaning Checklist: Preparing Your Audio & Video Workstation
To ensure a long life and efficient performance for your music or video computer, Matt Vanacoro recommends you follow these few simple tips. Read on to find out what they are...
Apr. 29, 2019
Is A SoundProofed Music Studio Without Walls The Future?
Could a revolutionary new material mean the end of conventional studio design? It sounds far fetched, but the future might come sooner than you imagine...
Apr. 26, 2019
How To Set Input Levels In Cubase For Perfect Audio Recordings
Understand the relationship between hardware and software levels when recording in Cubase with this quick explainer video from Matt Hepworth.
Apr. 6, 2019
Pro Tools Guitar Recording - Getting A Great Take Every Time
Understanding input levels, connection types and impedance is crucial to perfecting your guitar recordings in Pro Tools. Joshua Carney has all the information you need.
Apr. 4, 2019
Working In The Box? Your Core Studio Connections Explained
Working primarily inside the computer still requires some audio cabling for recording and monitoring. In this short video, Joe Albano explains the different ways you can set it up.
Apr. 1, 2019
Pro Tips For Recording Electric Guitar And Bass
Capturing a great take is the starting point for any well-produced track. Here, Joe Albano shares some of his studio secrets for getting the perfect guitar and bass sound at source.
Mar. 21, 2019
On The Road: Portable Power Options For Synthesizers & Electronic Instruments
Gear that needs serious wattage can be tricky to power when you're away from the mains supply. But Scott Riesterer found some high powered solutions. Here, he shares his impressions.
Mar. 20, 2019
This Graph Shows Tracks That Have Used Samples, And Tracks That Have Been Sampled, In Last 100 Years
Creating your own samples is a great way to make new, unique and inspiring tracks. Here are four ways you can do it - which one will you choose?
The Editorial Team
Feb. 27, 2019
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