Tag Archives: Sound

Sound and Vision: Music Visualization Lets You See Your Sounds

Every year the Pantone Color Institute names a color of the year—a single swatch to accompany the global movements and trends that define us. 2020’s color of the year? Pantone Classic Blue 19-4052. To mark the intersection of Classic Blue and our current moment,, LANDR, PANTONE and Audio UX came together to answer a simple … Continue reading Sound and Vision: Music Visualization Lets You See Your Sounds

A fresh electronic sound for the Netherlands, and urgent work to fight racism

For this project, electronic music isn’t just a sound, but a rallying cry. And you can answer that call from all around the world. Organizers in the Netherlands are building on years of work in immigration advocacy and support on behalf of queer communities to deepen the connection between dance music and change. The latest … Continue reading A fresh electronic sound for the Netherlands, and urgent work to fight racism

Unlock sound tricks in Ableton Live 10’s effects: new tips

There are some powerful sound creation possibilities lurking beneath Live’s built-in devices. Finding inspiration from Live effects is the topic of my second collaboration with Riemann Kollektion. In the first part of this tutorial series, I told you how to finish tracks faster using some of the latest shortcuts in Ableton Live 10.1. This time, … Continue reading Unlock sound tricks in Ableton Live 10’s effects: new tips

Sound Frequency: How to Use the Frequency Spectrum For Better EQ

The most basic processes for mixing music are compression, EQ and reverb. EQ is the technique in mixing that deals with sound frequency content. To master EQ you need to understand what audio frequency is and how it relates to the instruments in your mix. But learning to interpret music by frequency is difficult. It … Continue reading Sound Frequency: How to Use the Frequency Spectrum For Better EQ

Australia is using sound to monitor its wildlife and ecosystem

Listen to the Earth – no, literally. Australia has a world’s-first project to map the voice of its wildlife, which will make a “galaxy of sounds” that can be heard like the ecosystem’s heartbeat. The galaxy metaphor isn’t just poetic. Scientists already observe the cosmos through radio signal, optical imaging, and other techniques. A network … Continue reading Australia is using sound to monitor its wildlife and ecosystem

New Gear Alert: Holiday Bundle via Novation’s Sound Collective, Bitwig Studio 3.1, PreSonus ATOM x Ableton & More

Novation announces the Sound Collective x Holiday Bundle 2019. From November 21st 2019 to February 6th 2020, Novation’s Sound Collective members can download iZotope Trash 2, KV331 Audio SynthMaster Player, D16 Group Nithonat, Puremagnetik Lo-Fi Ambient Tools, and Tracktion Software BioTek for free. iZotope’s Trash 2 is a dual-stage Read more… The post New Gear … Continue reading New Gear Alert: Holiday Bundle via Novation’s Sound Collective, Bitwig Studio 3.1, PreSonus ATOM x Ableton & More

A Look At That “Vintage Sound,” And How To Get It

A few weeks ago I posted a video of engineer Mark Linett speaking about remixing The Beach Boys and how it was to work with just 4 and 8 track master tapes. Since Mark has more experience with the recording techniques of the 60s and early 70s than anyone I know, I figured it would … Continue reading A Look At That “Vintage Sound,” And How To Get It