Mark Simon

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Microphone Polar Patterns: Cardioid, Omnidirectional, Figure-8

You’ve read tons of product descriptions…<p>And you see the same 3 words appear over and over…<p><b>Cardioid</b>, <b>Omnidirectional</b>, and <b>Figure-8</b>.<p>But what do they …

De-Ess

The best approach to sibilance would be changes in mic placement and selection during recording. But if you were not the recordist, you may have …

Rap Vocal Compressor Shootout - UAD LA2A vs Softube Tube Tech

3 Simple Things You Can Do Today To Get More Out Of Your Home Studio - Recording Revolution

<b>If I asked you “Have you maximized your home studio?” what would you say?</b><p>Would you get overwhelmed with thoughts of acoustic treatment, expensive …

Pensado’s Mixing Techniques

Today I will be writing about further mixing techniques that I have come across over the last week or so. When researching techniques I specifically …

The Studio Detox: Start Mixing With Templates [Video] - Recording Revolution

<b>If there were a way you could save tens of hours of your life each year and make more music, with greater ease every time wouldn’t you do it?</b><p>That’s …

8 Amazing Studio Tricks The Beatles Used To Record Songs

As the Beatles evolved as musicians, they gradually increased their experimentation in the studio and released some of their most iconic music. Here …

How to make a mix sound great in mono

<b>Super-wide mixes often sound impressive in stereo, but this isn't much good if carefully-adjusted frequency and dynamic relationships crumble over a</b> …

5 Tips for Executing a Fast Mix

This is gonna be an “eat your vegetables” one. Maybe not as fun as how to mix flangers and phasers to create alien noises, but I feel it’s an …

Bobby Owsinski's Big Picture Music Production Blog

<b>Bobby Owsinski's Music Production Blog</b> can now be found at:<p>bobbyowsinskiblog.com<p>All new posts going forward will appear at that site, but you can …

Hear hidden sounds with a DIY microphone

Wire together your own unique microphone that can reveal hidden sounds all around you.

Home Security

EZ Drummer 2 - Making Software Drums Sound More Rockin'!

Review: Arturia Mini V2 Vintage Synth Plugin

Arturia Mini V2 Review<p>Going on with this amazing <b>V Collection 4 by Arturia</b>, I’m gonna review one of my favourite synths since I was a kid. Yeah, I …

Moog Minitaur Eurorack Module Mod

<b>Dave Smith Instruments</b> has gone Euro. <b>Oberheim</b> has gone Euro. <b>Waldorf</b> has gone Euro.<p>But what about <b>Moog</b>?<p>The company has not introduced any Eurorack …

How OSCiLLOT is the Smartest Way to Put a Modular in Ableton

Racks and knob-encrusted modules and wires tangling together to make sound – this is a perfectly lovely thing. But the computer sitting in front of …

Video Tutorials

Futuresonus preps a digitally controlled analog synth

• Previous<br>• Next<p>The first product from a new Austin-based synth maker, the Parva's signal chain is all analog but features a number of novel digital …

Listen to VF Mix 10: Django Django dig out rare funk and synth from the library

<b>With a new album announced this week, our latest vinyl-only mix sees collector, DJ and Django Django main man Dave Maclean get his hands dirty</b> …

Jacking Into the Past with the Vintage Synth Revival

Given the endless stream of reunions of beloved bygone bands, is it any surprise that similar nostalgia is afoot in recording studios and technology labs? The big news at this year's National Association of Music Merchants event (or NAMM, a trade show dedicated to musical instruments and music …

Synthesizers

Zed Synth giveaway results – 5 winners of JazzMan Ltd's iOS synth app

I reviewed the very interesting Zed Synth from Richard Meyer (the person behind JazzMann Ltd) last week on the blog. In what is becoming quite a …

Craig Leon Puts The Synth Back In Classical Music With ‘Bach To Moog’

<b>Sony Classical</b> has announced a new release, <b>Bach To Moog</b>, an album that’s expected to be the first created with Moog Music’s reissued <b>System 55</b> modular …

Evolution™

2 February 2018<p>..:: Category(s):<p>Damage v1.5 KONTAKT<p>P2P / SYNTHiC4TE | 19 June 2012 / 17 April 2016 | 14.8 GB<p>Dark, aggressive, thrilling and …