Master of One

September 28th, 2018
DAW

Mastering is the final stage of your audio production cycle, but just how important is it – and can you really do it in your DAW?
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Slowing Down The Compression Curve

July 27th, 2018
DAW

The two most common tools used when mixing – at least, those most likely to be used in any given project – are EQ and compression. It’s easy to overdo either of these, but the benefits can be significant…
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Sampling The Past

May 29th, 2018
digital music

There are plenty of ways to add depth and colour to your music productions; using your own field recordings are a safe bet from a copyright point of view, but it is also possible to create an entire album from samples…

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Introducing… Canabrism’s ‘Midnight Mango’

April 28th, 2018
sales and promotion

Setting a new record for late delivery, this is the 2017 RPM Challenge album from Canabrism, entitled ‘Midnight Mango’…
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Does Music Make You Smarter?

March 4th, 2018
music technology

As smartphones and their accompanying app ecosystems burst onto the scene over the past decade, a notable subset of apps began to appear which purported to improve neurological and cognitive functioning. However, it seems the best method for boosting the brain has been around for quite a bit longer…
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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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