With more and more kitchen tables, practice spaces, hotel rooms, and other non-studio spaces becoming professional production facilities, the market is demanding more from its smaller-format recording solutions. Musicians need high-end performance and power that is compact, so inspiration can be easily captured anywhere, anytime. The early desktop interfaces were Read more… The post New … Continue reading New Gear Review: Zen Tour Synergy Core by Antelope Audio
This week Justin Colletti answers a listener’s question about his analog audio envy, and how to deal with it in a digital audio world. The subtitle of this episode is “Of Apples and Audio“. Don’t worry. You’ll find out why. Whether you’re mixing or mastering or recording, it’s easy to Read more… The post Overcoming … Continue reading Overcoming Analog Audio Gear Envy
Learn where to download audio loops, how to create a basic song idea, and how to expand a basic idea into a full song.
Arturia launches the limited edition Sound Explorers Collection box set. This package offers the best of Arturia’s 20 years of software development and products that have enabled them to grow alongside their dedicated and demanding fans. The Sound Explorers box set includes: a 250GB hard drive, featuring a selection of Read more… The post New … Continue reading New Gear Alert: Sound Explorers Box Set by Arturia, Acustica’s Green4 Suite, Parallel Aggressor from BABY Audio & More
Audio ducking, or the process of automatically lowering a sound when another one is introduced, has been around for a long time and you’ve probably never noticed it. How about at an airport when the background music is automatically attenuated when an announcement is made? Or a boardroom where all the other members mics are … Continue reading New Music Gear Monday: 2gether Audio Space Duck Ducking Delay And Reverb Plugin
VAMP feature aimed at jam sessions, rehearsals, recording and more.
Take two weeks. Make a game. Learn a tool. Find a new approach to sound and music. Do all of those. AGJam is an online, free environment for discovering new ideas in audio and games, and it looks fantastic, even for electronic musicians in general. The post This free 2-week audio jam packs everything you … Continue reading This free 2-week audio jam packs everything you want in game audio, music, audio tool learning
My guest on the podcast this week is Martin Seidl, who spearheaded the drive to start Austrian Audio from the ashes of AKG after Harmon decided to close the company 3 years ago. In what might be an unprecedented move, Martin managed to keep the core of AKG together to start the new company and keep it operating … Continue reading UK Gives Music Venus Aid, Red Bull Studios Close, And Austrian Audio CEO Martin Seidl On My Latest Podcast
Will Hensley was ready. When a large part of the audio workforce had to make sudden readjustments to pandemic production, this Brooklyn-based mixer had already honed a home-based mix suite. One of several full-time pros who launched his career after assisting Michael Brauer, Hensley has established himself well in the Read more… The post Big … Continue reading Big Mixes from a Bedroom: How to Maximize Small Audio Spaces
Heritage Audio announces the HA-81A Elite channel strip. The HA-81A Elite is a channel strip that combines an all-discrete, Class A 73-style mic preamp with an extremely versatile and musical console-style equalizer—arguably the trick for obtaining instant classic sound for all recording engineers. Featuring controls for gain, output trim, a Read more… The post New … Continue reading New Gear Alert: Heritage HA-81A Elite Channel Strip, Focusrite x Black Rooster Audio, Undulator by Eventide & More