Music Technology Posts from April, 2010

Mix Tape Amnesty Declared In Ireland

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Home taping has long been a serious issue in Ireland, and has severely hampered the ability of major label artists to fully exploit their income streams. For a limited time only, under a new amnesty scheme, illegal mix cassettes can be returned to designated recycling points throughout Ireland, without risk of prosecution…

Can Facebook Save The Music?

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Can’t make money from music in the real world? Then why not do it in a virtual world. Games like Farmville and even Second Life have demonstrated that people will actually pay real money for virtual goods – and music could certainly be considered a ‘virtual good’…

Mixing Headphones And Monitors

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

If you’re mixing on headphones, there are a few things to bear in mind – the differences between a monitor mix and a headphone mix can be quite considerable (and often not for the better), especially if you’re not familiar with the particular effects headphone listening has on your auditory perception…

More Linux Music Options

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

If neither Mac nor Windows work for you, there is a third option – Linux. Now less daunting than ever before, the various flavours of Linux still provide the ultimate in workstation customisation (if you want to dig in deep) but are now much more easy to install and use…