Music Technology

Gear Of The Year 2017 – The Best Software Instrument/Library

<b>It wasn’t easy choosing the best software instrument/library due to the sheer volume of fantastic releases, but one stood out from the crowd…</b>Winner – …

The Definitive List of YouTube Channels for Music Producers

We all know that YouTube is an excellent resource for learning just about anything, and music production is no exception. With the shift to …

Mary J. Blige

The top 5 music tech personalities in the world today

<b>Ah, YouTube, the biggest social video platform there is and home to many music tech personalities who spend their time reviewing tech and teaching</b> …

Here's what artists in the 50-hour Moogfest live stream have to say

As Moogfest runs an international, 50-hour livestream of women and transgender artists, here are those voices talking about music, technology, and …

Isle of Wight

From Studio To Stage - Live Set Preparation

<b>You’ve made the big decision to take your tunes outside of your studio to the masses. Now it’s time for some live set preparation. Make sure you read</b> …

Guitar

The best music tech innovations of 2017

<b>Music technology was born out of innovation, and software developers and hardware manufacturers continue to push the boundaries of what’s possible.</b> …

Drums

Big Synths In Logic Pro X

<b>There’s more to a mix-filling synth sound than simply pressing the Unison button. Mark Cousins shows you how to add real scale to your patches…</b> <br>Once …

Tutorials

The A-Z Of Music-Making: The D's - From DAWs To Dynamic Range

<b>In our biggest roundup yet in this series, we’re looking at the essential D’s of music making including, but not limited to: DAWs, delay or dynamic</b> …

Guitar

Big Synths In Logic Pro X: Step-By-Step (Continued)

<b>Join Mark Cousins for the second part of his tutorial as he delves deeper into creating some big synth sounds in Logic…</b> <br>7. On the newly created aux …

Tutorials

Gear Of The Year 2017 - The Best Monitors

<b>It was incredibly hard to decide on the best monitors of 2017 with so many innovative releases. These are The Ones that stood above the rest…</b><p>Winner – …

Amazing

Production junkie? Gear head? Check out Enmore Audio, the studio and music tech arm of Happy Mag

In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve been working hand in hand with <b>Enmore Audio</b>, a recording studio and publisher based out of, you guessed it, Enmore …

Music (Australia)

Cubase 9.5 Trial Versions Are Now Available To Download

<b>Steinberg has announced that trial versions of Cubase Pro 9.5 and Cubase Elements 9.5 are now available to download…</b><p>Both versions have been designed …

Gear Of The Year 2017 - The Best Software Effect/Utility

<b>We’d love to nail every recording, every time, but sometimes, tracks need a little fine-tuning. To do that, we turn to the best software</b> …

Guitar

DynaMount X1-R Review - Unlike Anything Other Machine

<b>With DynaMount’s pioneering robotic microphone positioning, our gear now responds intelligently to our commands. Matthew Mann is in position…</b><p><b>Price</b> …

Gear & Gadgets

Rewind: Propellerhead ReBirth RB-338 – The First Soft-Synth Emulation

<b>With Propellerhead’s Reason DAW reaching version 10, it’s time to honour the software that came before it, ReBirth RB-338 – the first soft-synth</b> …

Comics

Gatekeeper Aims To Transform Your Audio With Silence

<b>Gatekeeper is the third collaborative plugin from Polyverse Music and legendary electronic duo Infected Mushroom, which they’re calling “the most</b> …

Electronic Music

The Buyer’s Guide To A Synthesiser Setup

The part of the MusicTech Beginner’s Guide where we choose a starter studio for a specific task or budget. This time, it’s everything you’ll need to …

Synthesizers

6 of the Best: Beat Makers

<b>We round up some of the best products recently reviewed at MusicTech. It’s time for the best beat makers in hardware and software, to provide your</b> …

Show Off Your Studio - The Latest Astonishing Reader Studios

<b>It’s been a very good month for #showoffyourstudio submissions as you’ll soon see in an extra-long feature of astonishing reader studios. Thanks to</b> …

Las Vegas

10 Tips To Move Beyond The DAW Loop

<b>DAWs are great at helping us loop ideas together, but it’s all-too-easy to stay stuck in loop land. Try these ideas to help expand your loops into</b> …

Daft Punk

Tracktion Waveform Review - Could This Be Your New DAW?

<b>Upgraded, injected with new features and renamed to Tracktion Waveform. Will you be persuaded to upgrade or switch DAWs? Andy Jones gets on …

Software

Show off your Studio - The 41st Collection of Fantastic Studio Shots

<b>Another week passes and once again we’ve been spoilt for choice as to what fantastic studio shots we feature. Again we’re going to minimise the</b> …

New Music Tech Company, UnitedMasters, Wants To Change How Artists Release & Market Their Music

A new company, UnitedMasters was just launched and it wants to disrupt the way the music industry operates, notably record labels. Armed with a $70 …

Music

Boom! Air Music Technology’s drum machine breaks out of Pro Tools as a VST/AU plugin

<b>Originally available as part of the Creative Collection of instrument plugins included with Pro Tools, Air Music Technology’s Boom drum machine can</b> …

The MusicTech Product Guide To MPE Controllers

<b>Has our recent piece on MPE controllers piqued your interest? Here’s a product guide to some of the finest examples on the market…</b><p><b>ROLI</b><b><br>Seaboard</b><p>The …

Talking Tech: Tech That Drove You To Frustration

<b>Whether you’re a gear hoarder or possess just a few select pieces, each of us has found ourselves driven to frustration. Here are a few cautionary</b> …

Best in music tech 2017

The runners and riders<p><b>2017 feels like it’s flown by in a crazy and slightly bewildering flash, but it can’t have escaped your notice that we’re into</b> …

House Music

What is the best new iOS app or hardware of 2017?

<b>iOS devices are getting more powerful every year, and so are the music making apps that run on them. We might not quite be at the stage when an iPad</b> …

iOS Apps

The top 5 techno DJ/producers in the world right now

Motorcity mayhem<p><b>Whether you’re into Detroit, dub, electro, industrial or the more melodic strains of techno, it is of no consequence here. We</b> …

Techno

Contemporary Production: The World Of MPE Controllers

<b>These days, it’s easier than ever to completely control the expression of your MIDI data with a wide variety of often quirky, somewhat futuristic</b> …