All posts by William Holland

New comment by DavidG7 in "Ask HN: Who wants to be hired? (February 2021)"

Location: Current: Ireland, Desired: USA (specifically New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Boston) Remote: No Willing to relocate: Yes Technologies: Scala, Kotlin, Java 8, Microservices, Kubernetes, PostgreSQL, product engineering. Résumé/CV: On request Email: On request Experienced backend engineer with a background in developing and operating large scale production grade systems, distributed in the cloud for … Continue reading New comment by DavidG7 in "Ask HN: Who wants to be hired? (February 2021)"

New Music Gear Monday: SSL UF8 DAW Controller

It’s fair to say that any time SSL comes out with a new control surface, there will be a lot of interest. When it’s affordable almost everyone in the industry picks their head up a bit, and there’s good reason to with the new UF8 DAW controller. If you feel the need to push faders … Continue reading New Music Gear Monday: SSL UF8 DAW Controller

Show Off Your Studio: Luigi Madonna’s humble techno playground

Instagram | Facebook | Spotify | SoundCloud Key kit Erica Synths Techno System Sequential Pro 2 Pioneer DJ Toraiz Squid Roland TR-8 Elektron Octatrack Allen & Heath Qu-24 mixer  Tell us a bit about the studio, Luigi! I have been living in Amsterdam for six years now. I’ve had various studios over the years … Continue reading Show Off Your Studio: Luigi Madonna’s humble techno playground

Online Gear Purchases Might Get A Lot More Expensive

Up until now, if you purchased a product from Amazon, Reverb or Ebay and it somehow caused you harm, you took your case directly to the manufacturer of the product. The big retail distributors were viewed as just neutral intermediaries in the sale. A recent ruling in a lawsuit that went against Amazon could change … Continue reading Online Gear Purchases Might Get A Lot More Expensive

Hard Truths: Mixing is Making Small Changes

It’s easy to think of mixing as a magic process that turns raw tracks into slick productions. Complicated tutorials and racks of rare gear in pro studios can make it seem like mixing tools completely transform the sound of the basic tracks in a session. It is possible to totally reshape a sound with audio … Continue reading Hard Truths: Mixing is Making Small Changes