Music Technology

In The Know: Weekly Music News Summary October 20, 2017

<b>Songkick Shutting Down:</b><p>Just a few months after parts of the company were sold to Warner Music Group, Songkick has announced that it is shutting down …

Music

Spotlight on Serum: Pyramind Workshop and Free Tutorials

Allow me to brag for just a second, because we here at Electronic Musician have been down from day one with the Xfer Records Serum synthesizer …

Synthesizers

14 photos to satisfy all your music tech urges

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Music

Rupert Neve Release The New 535 500-Series Compressor

<b>Rupert Neve Designs has revealed the 535 500-Series Diode Bridge Compressor, which they tell us captures the soul of Rupert Neve’s original 2254</b> …

Guitar

Gear Of The Year 2017 Survey

<b>The time has come to celebrate the remarkable achievements in music-technology. We want to know what came top of your list in 2017, and as a thank</b> …

Interview: A coworking space for musicians, and artists as startups

Music making requires a workspace – but what if a workspace were built for music makers? And what if artists and tech startups could be symbiotic? If …

Startups

The Beginner's Guide To Microphones

<b>Welcome to the new MusicTech Beginner’s Section, designed for newcomers to the world of music production. We’ve looked at the core of your studio,</b> …

Guitar

Yamaha Reveals Genos - An Innovative Digital Workstation Keyboard

<b>After trickling out details and teasing the masses, Yamaha has finally revealed the Genos workstation synth, which they claim has the power to be the</b> …

Audiophile

Women in sound: addressing the music industry's gender gap

Women are severely underrepresented in the fields of sound and music technology. This downward trend of women’s participation is reflected across the …

Electronic Music

The Buyer's Guide To Microphones

<b>We couldn’t list every mic out there, even though we have extended the Buyer’s Guide this month. However, here’s pretty much everything we’ve</b> …

Headphones

PreSonus Announces The New Quantum 2 Interface

<b>PreSonus has expanded its critically-acclaimed Quantum audio/MIDI interface with the new Quantum 2. Here’s the full story from PreSonus…</b><p>Slightly …

MTT34: Best 10 iPad apps for your music class students

In this episode of the Music Tech Teacher Podcast, I share several music apps for the iPad, which will be useful in your general music classrooms. …

Podcasting

6 Fun Activities for Podcasting in the Classroom

September 30 is International Podcast Day, put together as an international celebration of the power of podcasts. Podcasting has grown in recent …

Podcasting

7 Ways to Level up with Music Technology

Developments in technology over recent years have revolutionized the way I work and “play.” Smart use of technology can increase productivity, …

pATCHES Develop Free MacBook Pro Touch Bar App For Ableton Live

<b>Like it or not, the MacBook Pro Touch Bar has excellent Logic integration, yet it remains an unexplored avenue by other music software companies.</b> …

MacBook Pro

10 Tips For The Perfect DAW Template

<b>If you haven’t already, then set up a DAW Template to improve your workflow. It’ll load whenever your DAW loads up and can be the perfect starting</b> …

Guitar

6 (More) Ways To Make Your Studio Look Cool

<b>So good was the reaction to our first ‘6 Ways To Make Your Studio Look Cool’ feature, we’ve come up with another six ways to make it look even</b> …

Get The Classic Abbey Road Sound

<b>London’s Abbey Road has added its legendary aura to some of pop music’s all-time classic records. Here, John Pickford shows you how to use Chandler</b> …

Guitar

Show off your Studio - Your Latest Stunning Studio Shots

<b>Yet again we’ve been inundated with all your fantastic studio shots so it’s time to share them with the world! If you’ve got a music making space</b> …

The Gear At Abbey Road

<b>Obviously, there’s an incredible amount of gear at Abbey Road and even more in storage. To give you a complete rundown would take half the magazine,</b> …

Guitar

Show Off Your Studio - Your Breathtaking Studio Shots

<b>Once again we’re very pleased to share with you a selection of some of the most breathtaking studio shots sent in to us. As ever, if you’d like to</b> …

Photography

Talking Tech: Your Classic Gear Wish Lists

<b>There’s a lot of problems that arise for today’s producer. The most common of which is the desire for classic gear, particularly a Roland Space Echo</b> …

Guitar

Spire Studio - iZotope's New Portable, Wireless Recording Device

<b>iZotope has revealed Spire Studio, their first piece of audio hardware, which promises to simplify the recording and editing process…</b><p>So what exactly …

Wireless

The Guide to Buying a Vintage Walkman

If you're going to be a vintage audiophile, do it right.<p>The craze for retro music tech is in full swing, and now people are turning from just obsessing over vinyl to resurrecting the cassette. It might not seem practical at first, but listening to a music on a Walkman in 2017 does have its …

Audiophile

The Leeds Modular Meet 2017 - The MT Report

<b>The Leeds Modular Meet has fast become one of the major Modular Events of the year. Dave Gale headed North on the third Saturday in August to see</b> …

6 of the Best: Keyboard Synthesisers (2017)

<b>It’s the MusicTech Buyer’s Guide where we round up some of the best products recently reviewed in the magazine. This time around, we have a selection</b> …

Control Your Hardware From Ableton Live

<b>Everybody reading this has – or will eventually have – a hardware synthesiser or drum machine that they want to hook into their Ableton Live rig.</b> …

The Buyer's Guide To Creating A Starter Studio

<b>Welcome to our new feature in the MusicTech Beginner’s Guide, where we choose a starter studio for a specific task or budget. We start by detailing</b> …

Guitar

Fader Interview - First Light

<b>Fader is Benge’s third project to feature a renowned vocalist from the pioneering days of electronic music. Andy Jones catches up with the vintage</b> …

The Buyer's Guide To Virtual Instruments

<b>There are so many virtual instruments out there that it would be impossible to list them all on these pages, so we’ve grouped the best ones that</b> …