Music Technology Posts from November, 2010

One Note Bass

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

One note bass is not a performance technique, but rather a mixing/mastering issue whereby a particular low frequency band is noticeably louder than the rest of a recording. In this video, legendary mastering guru Bob Katz demonstrates this problem and shows us how to fix it, all within three minutes…

Do You Need Money For Music?

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

There is still a perception amongst the general public – and probably amongst many musicians – that it costs a lot of money to produce an album. While it is certainly possible to spend huge amounts on production, a professional grade recording is also achievable on a very modest budget…which begs the question, do we really need advances, or fan funding?

Using Loopers For Live Music

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Loops and samples are two of the mainstays of modern music production. Particularly over the last decade, loop machines (both hardware and software based) have become a very popular means of creating a layered live performance for solo artists…

The Organ Of Corti

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

The organ of corti is the part of the inner ear of mammals which contains auditory sensory cells, but more recently it is also the name of an experimental artwork by Liminal which won this year’s PRS New Music Award…