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New Music Gear Monday: Baby Audio Parallel Aggressor Plugin

Parallel compression is a trick that everyone loves once they try it. The problem is that it takes a little time to set up if you use the classic technique of a separate buss and return with various processors on the insert. Thankfully we’ve been seeing blend controls on many new compressors which almost gets … Continue reading New Music Gear Monday: Baby Audio Parallel Aggressor Plugin

NAMM 2021: The best synths and music tech gear releases this year

NAMM 2021: January is normally a month reserved for an insane number of gear launches. Last year, we visited Anaheim in California to check out all the latest and greatest synths, plug-ins, studio hardware and more from big brands and boutique makers. However, the Winter NAMM Show in 2021 is a little different. Has NAMM … Continue reading NAMM 2021: The best synths and music tech gear releases this year

Online Event Alert: “How to Network” for the Music Business – January 13th

Get it together! This online event is about…getting together. “How to Network in an Industry in Turmoil” is the latest confab from KMD Productions. Taking place Wednesday, January 13th at 11 AM PST/1 PM EST, it is $20 to attend. Register here to sign up. Get connected and network better! Read more… The post Online … Continue reading Online Event Alert: “How to Network” for the Music Business – January 13th

New Music Gear Monday: Waves CLA Epic Delay/Reverb Plugin

One of the reasons why mixers prefer to use aux sends and return channels is the ability to send effects into one another. This gives your overall effects sound a thickness that you just can’t get from a single standalone effects plugin. Until now, thanks to the release of the Waves CLA Epic delay and … Continue reading New Music Gear Monday: Waves CLA Epic Delay/Reverb Plugin

Everything Musicians Need to Know about Music Distribution

Music distribution is the link between your finished record and your future fans. Distribution is a crucial part of music promotion. Brick and mortar music distributors used to be the only way for record labels and independent artists to get their records in the hands of listeners. But digital music distribution has taken the center … Continue reading Everything Musicians Need to Know about Music Distribution

The 10 Best Free Serum Presets for Music Production

Xfer Serum is one of the most popular VST synths for electronic music. It’s a powerful and flexible plugin with a bold sound that works really well in a mix. But programming your own sounds in Serum takes time, especially if you’re not familiar with synthesis. Luckily there’s a dedicated community out there building free … Continue reading The 10 Best Free Serum Presets for Music Production

Sony’s 360 Reality Audio plug-in can help you create immersive music

Sony has announced a set of expansions to its 360 Reality Audio platform, with the 360 Reality Audio Creative suite, two compatible speakers and a live performance in 360 Reality Audio with Swedish pop star Zara Larsson. According to Sony, there are only 15 studios in the world working with its 360 Reality Audio platform. … Continue reading Sony’s 360 Reality Audio plug-in can help you create immersive music

Behringer parent company Music Tribe announces partnership with Sweetwater

Behringer parent company Music Tribe has announced a new partnership with US online retail giant Sweetwater. This follows Music Tribe’s move away from distribution through traditional brick and mortar stores. The “Super Partnership” was announced yesterday (6 January) and will see the two companies collaborate in several areas. Music Tribe, which manufactures its products in-house, … Continue reading Behringer parent company Music Tribe announces partnership with Sweetwater

New Music Gear Monday: Korneff Audio Amplified Instrument Processor Plugin

There are a lot of channel strips plugins available but I’d venture to say that none of them are like Korneff Audio’s Amplified Instrument Processor (AIP for short). It borders on the one-of-a-kind and is quickly becoming one of my personal favorites. Let me tell you why. The Standard Modules Let’s face it, what differentiates … Continue reading New Music Gear Monday: Korneff Audio Amplified Instrument Processor Plugin

Interactive Sheet Music, Rating Your Musical Taste, And Drummer Matt Starr

My guest on the podcast this week is drummer Matt Starr, who’s worked with Ace Frehley, Joe Lynn Turner, Mr. Big and many others both recording and touring.  Matt is also a successful career coach, using his past success and failures as a guide to help musicians getting started or those that are stuck in place. During our … Continue reading Interactive Sheet Music, Rating Your Musical Taste, And Drummer Matt Starr