Tag Archives: Studio

Should You Get a Subwoofer for Your Studio?

Is getting a subwoofer for your studio worth it? The truth is, there’s a right and a wrong reason to get a sub. Justin Colletti gives you a framework for figuring out if you would benefit from adding a sub to your room, or if it will just make everything Read more… The post Should … Continue reading Should You Get a Subwoofer for Your Studio?

Inexpensive Cyber Monday Recording Accessories Every Studio Owner Should Have

Cyber Monday is a great day for a deal, but it’s even better when its things that you can use in the studio right away. Here are some recording accessories that every studio owner can use. Personalized Studio Coffee Mugs – Don’t you just have it when you get your cup mixed up with someone … Continue reading Inexpensive Cyber Monday Recording Accessories Every Studio Owner Should Have

4 Best Banjo Pickups for Stage Performances & Studio Recording

As a banjo player, you’ll already be well aware of the beautiful sounds that this iconic instrument can create. However, while this sound can be easily enjoyed while you’re playing by yourself or with a small group of people, it’s not so easy for a live audience to enjoy while on stage, or if you’re … Continue reading 4 Best Banjo Pickups for Stage Performances & Studio Recording

New Music Gear Monday: United Studio Technologies UT-47FET Microphone

There are tons of clones of all the favorite vintage Neumann microphones like the U-87, U-47 and U-67, but one that’s more or less overlooked is the venerable U-47FET. It doesn’t get the accolades of the others even though it’s been a go-to outside-the-kick drum, bass amp and vocal mic by top engineers for a … Continue reading New Music Gear Monday: United Studio Technologies UT-47FET Microphone

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

Ubuntu Studio hits 19.10, gives you an ultra easy, config-free Linux for music and media

The volunteer-run Ubuntu Studio isn’t just a great Linux distribution for beginners wanting to make music, visuals, and media. It’s a solid alternative to Mac and Windows you can easily dual boot. Ubuntu Studio for a while had gone semi-dormant for a while; open source projects need that volunteer support to thrive. But starting around … Continue reading Ubuntu Studio hits 19.10, gives you an ultra easy, config-free Linux for music and media

Bitwig Studio 3.1 lets you do loads of creative stuff with pitch, tuning, slicing

The latest update from Bitwig offers variations on a theme – from microtuning to lots of new features for working with pitch editing and playing live. Oh, and it’s easier to learn, too. Bitwig Studio 3.1 is now in testing, and while there’s a ton of new stuff, it’s really pitch and tuning that stand … Continue reading Bitwig Studio 3.1 lets you do loads of creative stuff with pitch, tuning, slicing

Unpaid Studio Work? When to Work for Free and When Not To [SSP046]

In this episode of the SonicScoop Podcast, Justin Colletti gives some key principles on how to approach the prospect of “working for free” in the studio and audio world. Whether its “spec work” or the unpaid studio internship, or sample work, there are ways to make real progress, and ways Read more… The post Unpaid … Continue reading Unpaid Studio Work? When to Work for Free and When Not To [SSP046]