RPM Season – Time to Upgrade Your DAW?

January 26th, 2018
DAW

We’re nearing the end of January and that means it’s nearly time for the RPM Challenge 2018 (write and record an album in the 28 days of February). But if you’d like to do it on a shiny new platform, there are plenty of options…
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Music On The Street

December 13th, 2017
music technology

As we’re heading into the Christmas season, what better time to check out some of the overlap between music/technology and children’s television…
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Post-Production Tips for Lead Vocals

November 20th, 2017
DAW

The vocal is almost always the focus of a song, but can also be one of the most problematic elements to get right…
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VSTs in Reason

October 10th, 2017
DAW

Some people said it would never happen – including people who actually work for Propellerhead Software – but this year one of the most long-awaited feature releases has finally appeared…

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How To Listen To Music

August 30th, 2017
live performance

It’s difficult to go anywhere without encountering music in some form throughout your day, and indeed many people actively seek out music at any opportunity. But there are many ways of listening to music…
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Player Piano Player

July 26th, 2017
music technology

The piano was a revolutionary piece of music technology in its time, and still holds pride of place in the modern music landscape. Although nowadays computers can reproduce and create music (including the sounds of a piano) in remarkable ways, the quest to automate the piano far predates the advent of electronic computing…
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Introducing… Canabrism’s ‘Own Some Moon Land’

June 23rd, 2017
sales and promotion

It’s time for another Canabrism album release, but this one is a blast from the past…a collection of tracks from more than a decade ago!
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Audio Illusions – The Shepard Tone

May 14th, 2017
music technology

Most people are familiar with the concept of optical illusions, but it’s also possible to create auditory illusions. One such example is the Shepard Tone…
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A Reason To Link

April 6th, 2017
DAW

Choosing a DAW can be difficult – from Pro Tools to Reaper, each has its own pros and cons. Although you can try demo versions – and Reaper is actually free – it can take quite a bit of time to get to know a program well enough to really leverage its potential…
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Capture That Hot Take

February 28th, 2017
DAW

It’s the last day of this year’s RPM challenge, and many participants are putting the final polish on their submissions. This year, I’ve returned to Reason after a long absence, and was pleased to discover its new compositing functionality…
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