Tag Archives: Give

Support the people of Beirut: music to discover, ways to give to vulnerable communities

This week saw a catastrophic explosion atop layers of existing crises in Beirut. From Lebanese artists – and their extended family of music makers around the world – comes an answer in sound, and a call for help. The post Support the people of Beirut: music to discover, ways to give to vulnerable communities appeared … Continue reading Support the people of Beirut: music to discover, ways to give to vulnerable communities

Parallel Compression 101: How to Give Your Mix Punchier Dynamics

Parallel compression is a powerful tool for shaping your dynamics. Aggressive compression can give your sounds a sense of weight and power. But that feeling of loudness and pressure can come at a price. Heavy compression settings often result in unnatural dynamics and a lack of punch that’s especially noticeable in a dense mix. Heavy … Continue reading Parallel Compression 101: How to Give Your Mix Punchier Dynamics

1010music give us bitbox mk2, bitbox micro, for wild sampling powers in Eurorack

Wires and voltage are great – now apply them to some powerful digital sampling for the best of all worlds. That’s the vision at 1010 – now their gear does more, and starts smaller and more affordable. There are two updates from 1010. We were fans already of their Blackbox desktop sampler, but for now … Continue reading 1010music give us bitbox mk2, bitbox micro, for wild sampling powers in Eurorack

Give yourself an onscreen acid trip with Air Liquide

Some things are labeled in misleading ways. Some people will lie to you about who or what they are. Air Liquide’s “This Is A Mind Trip” is … a mind trip. That is all. “You can’t really understand music / xxx if you haven’t had drugs” always struck me as one of the most annoying … Continue reading Give yourself an onscreen acid trip with Air Liquide