Music Technology Posts from January, 2010

Touchable Projections For More Control

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

Touchscreens seem set to take off in a big way this year, but we’re actually not far from moving beyond the touchscreen already. This demonstration of interactive projection illustrates some gaming potential, but it could equally be applied to music controllers…

Four Golden Rules Of Mixing

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

Although every mixing project is different, there are a few techniques that producers tend to use all the time, regardless of whether the music is throat singing, ska punk, disco thrash, ambient foot squeaking or armadillo cajon rock…

Facing The Music With 30 Seconds To Mars

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

There’s always a new way to engage with your audience, and putting them on your album cover is a good example of how a simple idea can generate a lot of positive publicity. This is exactly what 30 Seconds to Mars have done with their latest album…

114 Free Plugins For Your DAW

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

It’s a whole new music-making year, and what better way to get started than with a batch of free audio mangling goodies. This is a perfect opportunity to combine two mega sources of free VST and AU plugins…

Digital Music Jargon Explained – Aliasing

Friday, January 8th, 2010

The fourth installment of this series covers the topic of aliasing, and the Nyquist Theorem. This follows on from the previous posts which covered FFT, oversampling and dithering

Music Memes – Nora The Cat

Monday, January 4th, 2010

The Internet can be a powerful promotional tool, and the viral music video is something of a holy grail for independent musicians and major label acts alike. However, it is very difficult to manufacture something as compelling as a cat playing the piano…