All posts by Jerome Sparks

Mapping Multisampled Instruments in Logic Pro’s Sampler

If there’s one word that sums up Apple’s revised look at sampling in Logic Pro X it would be immediacy. Certainly, from our previous workshops on Auto Sampler and Quick Sampler (in MT212 and MT211, respectively) it’s clear than a range of sample-based tasked are now quicker and easier to achieve – whether that’s time-slicing … Continue reading Mapping Multisampled Instruments in Logic Pro’s Sampler

What is Timbre in Music? Sound Color and Texture Explained

The sounds you use in your music each have their own distinct character. Whether they come from VSTs, sample packs or your audio interface, the quality that makes them unique is called timbre. Timbre is a basic concept in music that affects everything from sound design to arrangement and mixing. With such a fundamental topic … Continue reading What is Timbre in Music? Sound Color and Texture Explained

Top 5 Bowie (MD) Influencers, Blogs, Podcasts & Youtubers in 2020

Top 5 Bowie Blogs, Podcasts and Youtubers Contents [show] ⋅About this list & ranking Bowie Influencers Bartlett Express Bartlett, TN » News Submit Blog Do you want more traffic, leads, and sales? Submit your blog below if you want to grow your traffic and revenue. Submit Your Blog We have 0 Bowie bloggers. Get bloggers contacts for … Continue reading Top 5 Bowie (MD) Influencers, Blogs, Podcasts & Youtubers in 2020

Freebie: Valhalla’s SpaceModulator is a luscious flanger/doubler plug-in

The fine plug-in-smith of Valhalla gives us another free plug-in. And this time, it’s a gorgeous flanger / doubling effect, perfect for thickening up your tracks. The post Freebie: Valhalla’s SpaceModulator is a luscious flanger/doubler plug-in appeared first on CDM Create Digital Music.

Trident Studios Stories From Ken Scott

I was interviewing Dewey Bunnell from the band America yesterday and in doing research, it dawned on me that my buddy Ken Scott had worked with them during his time at Trident Studios and we had documented it in his Abbey Road To Ziggy Stardust autobiography. As I reread the chapter that contained info on … Continue reading Trident Studios Stories From Ken Scott

Blistering driving acid and searing glitches in Vee – Litha music video (CDM premieres)

It’s a feverish, pounding acid nightmare – in a cathartic way. Get knocked back in your chair for Vee’s “Litha” on Failed Units, as we meet the artists. “Litha” is the latest release from the aggressive, underground up-and-comer label Failed Units, a collaboration between musician Vee and visual artist ZOR. This is perhaps even unintentionally … Continue reading Blistering driving acid and searing glitches in Vee – Litha music video (CDM premieres)

Native Instruments set to update Maschine this month

Native Instruments is pretty efficient at interacting with its userbase, sharing upcoming updates and responding to customer requests. Following several update announcements from October 2019 onwards, Maschine is about to be taken up another level. Due for release over the upcoming months, Native Instruments are planning to implement highly requested features from its userbase. Namely, … Continue reading Native Instruments set to update Maschine this month

RAUM is a tasty free reverb plug-in giveaway from Native Instruments

NI continue their holiday tradition of giving away some software each year – and these little gems often prove something to use the whole year round. RAUM is a versatile digital reverb from the developer. You only need an NI account to download it (which you can get for free). The comments are funny – … Continue reading RAUM is a tasty free reverb plug-in giveaway from Native Instruments