Tag Archives: Music

Electronic music pioneer, DJ, and remix legend Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56

Renowned producer, DJ and all-round musical powerhouse Andrew Weatherall has died at the age of 56, it has been confirmed this afternoon. “We are deeply sorry to announce that Andrew Weatherall, the noted DJ and musician passed away in the early hours of this morning, Monday 17th February 2020, at Whipps Cross Hospital, London,” a … Continue reading Electronic music pioneer, DJ, and remix legend Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56

Bionic synthesis: artists make music with a prosthetic arm, eye motion

Accessibility in music can mean expanding expression beyond what is normally physically possible. For one artist, that means jacking a prosthesis as CV – for another, overcoming paralysis to make music with eyes alone. Bertolt Meyer was already producing and DJing, even with a birth condition that left him without the lower portion of one … Continue reading Bionic synthesis: artists make music with a prosthetic arm, eye motion

New Music Gear Monday: Kolude KD-K1 Computer Keyboard-Hub

We don’t think about it very much, but a computer keyboard is our central and most used input device in our every day professional lives. If you’re like me you probably quietly suffer with the keyboard that came with your current computer, or maybe you have an old one that you really like that is … Continue reading New Music Gear Monday: Kolude KD-K1 Computer Keyboard-Hub

10th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards Winners Announced

The incredible impact of sound working perfectly to picture was celebrated in Los Angeles on February 6th, as The Guild of Music Supervisors (GMS) held their 10th Annual Award Ceremony. Over 1000 attendees convened at The Wiltern in Los Angeles to celebrate outstanding music supervision achievement in movies, television, games, Read more… The post 10th Annual Guild … Continue reading 10th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards Winners Announced

How to Prepare your Music for LANDR Mastering

Mastering is one of the most misunderstood parts of music production. Even though you can save a lot of time and effort by using AI to master your music, you still have to pay attention to the finer points to get the best results. In fact, there are several essential things you need to do … Continue reading How to Prepare your Music for LANDR Mastering

Bandcamp is an ecosystem; this guide explains how that can help your music grow

Bandcamp can work best when you’re both an artist and a fan on the platform. And if you care about actually connected with people, that’s a big deal. I’ve again teamed up with Riemann Kollektion to develop free tutorial material. It’s pretty fitting I think that this falls on Valentine’s Day. I remember a favorite … Continue reading Bandcamp is an ecosystem; this guide explains how that can help your music grow

The latest attempt to make digital music tangible: NFC-powered Muse Blocks

We are living in an immaterial world. Muse Blocks, tiles with embedded NFC chips, are one idea, and now team up with a popular electronic music label. Berlin-based Senic, a hardware startup focused on smart home solutions, devised the tangible product Muse Blocks. And they’ve recruited underground tech house label Katermukke, Dirty Doering’s label, which … Continue reading The latest attempt to make digital music tangible: NFC-powered Muse Blocks

New Music Gear Monday: IK Multimedia Sunset Sound Reverb Plugin

Sunset Sound in Hollywood is one of the oldest and most iconic recording studios anywhere. There have been so many hits recorded there that at its 25th anniversary party they played for 4 hours straight without repeating one. Van Halen, the Stones, the Beach Boys, Led Zeppelin, the Doors and hundreds of other music giants … Continue reading New Music Gear Monday: IK Multimedia Sunset Sound Reverb Plugin

Music Production: Everything You Need to Get Started

Music production is the process behind every track in your library. It covers every phase in the creation of a song from writing to the final master. But music production is a practice that can form the basis of your creative workflow as a musician. It’s never been easier or more accessible to start producing … Continue reading Music Production: Everything You Need to Get Started

Behringer’s New Music Tribe Marketplace Designed To Compete With Reverb And Ebay

Don’t look now but MI giant Behringer has something new up its corporate sleeve. It’s a brand new gear marketplace called Music Tribe and its designed to go up against the likes of Reverb.com and Ebay. Music Tribe is free and, according to the company, “is an online marketplace where buyers and sellers interact about … Continue reading Behringer’s New Music Tribe Marketplace Designed To Compete With Reverb And Ebay