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Stomp Stations of the Stars

Best Coast<p><b>Bobb Bruno and Bethany Cosentino</b><p>Perhaps even more so than his former roommate, Nels Cline, Best Coast’s Bobb Bruno has a definite affinity …

Guitar

How to Get the Most Out of Your Delay Pedal

Delay pedals are among the most popular effects around, and the reason is simple: A delay pedal not only gives your sound a professional sheen and …

Make It Musical: Etude Instead of Just Practicing Exercises | Guitar Lesson

In this article I tell you how an etude can be a more fun way to practice certain techniques, as opposed to just practicing exercises.

Guitar Lessons

Panda Bear: The Wanderer

<i>All photos shot on location in and around Lisbon, Portugal by Tonje Thilesen</i><p>Embed is unavailable.<p>The sun casts a blanket of stripes over the grass as Noah Lennox leads a small delegation through the botanical gardens in Lisbon's Príncipe Real neighborhood. The air, damp from last night's rain, …

Building A Home Mastering Studio (Part 2)

Here’s part 2 of mastering engineer Ian Shepherd’s series of videos on building a home mastering studio.<p>Note that Shepherd is not intending to cover …

The New Analog

<i>Illustration by Molly Butterfoss</i><p>It’s 2014, the CD and mp3 are down, and vinyl is still up. Though the old champion format will never recover its dominant role, there's a more general principle at work in its endurance. Rather than a relic—something to be discarded in the face of newer, more …

Mini Interview: Jonny Greenwood

Jonny Greenwood is a composer, guitar player and programmer.<i>What got you started?</i>With programming? Well, a friend of Nigel Godrich (our producer) …

Collateral Damage: archivist Will Prentice

It’s an archivist’s job to take the long view, and by habit and training we inherit the memories of our institutional forebears. In pointing out …

Humanities

New York's Classical Music Radio Station

100 Recordings That Changed Music: 100 - 90

<b>For the next few weeks we’re going to be revealing the 100 tracks that for one reason or another have had a major impact on the course of popular</b> …

Understanding panning

Picture a single channel strip on a typical mixing desk, and you quickly get a sense of what producers and mix engineers can't live without. The …

Music Production

Tool: Vst state saver | Cycling '74

Here’s a Max tool aimed at improving the composer workflow while working with VSTs in Max. Connecting this piece of code to a vst~ object allows to :

Build your own drum pad

With the Drum kit – Kit AI by Spikenzielabs you can build an electronic drum kit. The bundle contains all of the electronics, including the piezo …

The Ten Best iOS Music Making Apps - Apple Garageband

<b>10 : Apple Garageband</b><p><b>Price £2.99/$4.99</b><p><b>Buy from iTunes now</b> for your iPad or iPhone<p>How could we not include one of the very first and finest all in one …

Nels Cline’s 5 Essential Effects

<b>Cline demonstrates his Korg Kaoss Pad during a PG Rig Rundown.</b><p>I am writing this column for two reasons: One, I was asked to and I thought "why not?" …