Sound On Sound – The world's best recording technology magazine!
Current Print Issue
May 2014 Issue Highlights:
Reviews: Toontrack EZdrummer 2 (Cover), SSL Sigma, Warm Audio WA76, ART Auto-Tune Pre, SE Electronics Magneto, Kurzweil Artis, Clavia Nord Drum 2, Elektron Analog Keys.
Techniques: Project Studio Reference Monitoring, Passing Chords Part 3.
Features: Inside Track: Pharrell Williams | Node: Flood, Ed Buller, Mel Wesson & Dave Bessell | Classic Tracks: Blues Brothers ‘Everybody Needs Somebody To Love’.
Buy This Issue Subscribe Renew Renew
The print edition of SOS
is available from all
main Newsagents and
good Bookstores.
Listen to the Sound On Sound podcast using SoundCloud
The Smart Guide to Microphones - ÊFree E-book !
NEWS HEADLINES
Thumbnail for article: Spitfire Audio launch Kitchenware Glass

Spitfire Audio launch Kitchenware Glass

Out-of-this-world tuned percussion instrument released

Read more >>

Thumbnail for article: Own all Rob Papen synths and effects, save 50%

Own all Rob Papen synths and effects, save 50%

eXplorer III collects all plug-ins for low price

Read more >>

Thumbnail for article: IK Multimedia launch EQ73 and EQ81

IK Multimedia launch EQ73 and EQ81

New T-RackS Custom Shop models announced

Read more >>

Thumbnail for article: Easter deals aplenty! [Updated]

Easter deals aplenty! [Updated]

Save cash and enjoy your time off with new toys

Read more >>

Thumbnail for article: FabFilter celebrate 10 years with 40% off sale

FabFilter celebrate 10 years with 40% off sale

Big savings to be had on plug-in effects and instruments

Read more >>

Thumbnail for article: SOS May 2014 is now available!

SOS May 2014 is now available!

EZDrummer 2 reviewed, Pharrell's 'Happy' and win UA Apollo setup...

Read more >>

Thumbnail for article: Design your kicks with Big Kick

Design your kicks with Big Kick

PluginBoutique's first branded plug-in launched

Read more >>

Thumbnail for article: Learn to track guitars: an online class

Learn to track guitars: an online class

Dillinger Escape Plan producer and guitarist team up for online tutorial

Read more >>

Thumbnail for article: Altiverb 7 comes to Windows

Altiverb 7 comes to Windows

Audio Ease's convolution reverb migrates to PC

Read more >>

Thumbnail for article: Waves want you to take their Vitamin

Waves want you to take their Vitamin

Vitamin Sonic Enhancer now available

Read more >>

Promotion

  Visit the SOS FORUMS

SOS TV Video Tutorials | Interviews | Exhibition Demos

Watch show report videos from AES, NAMM, Frankfurt, NAB, IBC or checkout our growing compilation of practical tutorial videos and artist interviews.


BUY & SELL YOUR MUSIC GEAR

£449,835 of gear for sale today in Readers Ads. Grab yourself a bargain!
1000s of 2nd-user audio and music equipment bargains for sale today in SOS Reader Ads — Keyboards, Synths, Sound Modules, Samplers, Software, Microphones, Monitors, Effects, Computers, Grooveboxes, Drums, PA, Guitars, Amps and more... Or sell your own gear — click to submit your own Ads for FREE.

Access 1,000's of articles below...

Classic Tracks

The Blues Brothers 'Everybody Needs Somebody To Love'

Classic Tracks

Thumbnail for article: The Blues Brothers 'Everybody Needs Somebody To Love'

His role as producer of The Blues Brothers soundtrack left Bob Tischler in charge of recording some of the best musicians of the 20th century, while managing conflicting shooting schedules and coping with the day-to-day effects of John Belushi's prodigious cocaine habit.

808 State 'Pacific State'

Classic Tracks

Thumbnail for article: 808 State 'Pacific State'

Born of the fertile late‑'80s Manchester music scene, 808 State's 'Pacific State' was a landmark in British house music.

Tomorrow 'My White Bicycle'

Classic Tracks

Thumbnail for article: Tomorrow 'My White Bicycle'

Tomorrow's pioneering paean to the joys of communal public transport has proved to be a classic of the British psychedelic underground.

Tom Petty 'Learning To Fly'

Classic Tracks

Thumbnail for article: Tom Petty 'Learning To Fly'

While Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne’s writing partnership was certainly successful, it was the partnership between Jeff Lynne and engineer Richard Dodd that gave the records their distinctive sparkle.

Shirley Bassey 'Goldfinger'

Classic Tracks

Thumbnail for article: Shirley Bassey 'Goldfinger'

Engineer Eric Tomlinson recorded a host of classic soundtracks during his 40-year career, not to mention what's...

The Velvet Underground 'Heroin'

Classic Tracks

Thumbnail for article: The Velvet Underground 'Heroin'

Its status as one of pop's most influential albums is clear, but the circumstances surrounding the creation of The Velvet Underground & Nico have always been clouded. We asked Andy Warhol's co-producer to set the record straight.

The Clash 'White Riot' Classic Tracks

Classic Tracks

Thumbnail for article: The Clash 'White Riot' Classic Tracks

When the Clash entered the studio for the first time they were determined not to sacrifice their punk principles, and the fates — not to mention a sympathetic engineer and a negligent record company — were on their side...

Electric Light Orchestra 'Don't Bring Me Down'

Classic Tracks

Thumbnail for article: Electric Light Orchestra 'Don't Bring Me Down'

Melding Beatlesque pop melodies with symphonic strings, multi-layered vocals and leader Jeff Lynne's generally overblown production of his own compositions

Beastie Boys 'Sabotage'

Classic Tracks

Thumbnail for article: Beastie Boys 'Sabotage'

The standout track from the Beastie Boys' smash hit Ill Communication album nearly didn't make it onto the record at all — and when it did, it was the eight-track ADAT mix that made the final cut.

Prince ‘Kiss’

Classic Tracks

Thumbnail for article: Prince ‘Kiss’

Originally intended for another group, ‘Kiss’ was quickly reclaimed by Prince when he heard David Z’s arrangement. Despite record company scepticism, the track became his third number one single and rejuvenated his career.

 Issue Selector
WIN Great Prizes in SOS Competitions!
SOS Readers Ads
GRAB A BARGAIN

£449,835

of Second-User Gear for sale now — don't miss out!

 

Home | Search | News | Current Issue | Tablet Mag | Articles | Forum | Subscribe | Shop | Readers Ads

Advertise | Information | Digital Editions | Privacy Policy | Support | Login Help

 

Email: Contact SOS

Telephone: +44 (0)1954 789888

Fax: +44 (0)1954 789895

Registered Office: Media House, Trafalgar Way, Bar Hill, Cambridge, CB23 8SQ, United Kingdom.

Sound On Sound Ltd is registered in England and Wales.

Company number: 3015516 VAT number: GB 638 5307 26

         

All contents copyright © SOS Publications Group and/or its licensors, 1985-2014. All rights reserved.
The contents of this article are subject to worldwide copyright protection and reproduction in whole or part, whether mechanical or electronic, is expressly forbidden without the prior written consent of the Publishers. Great care has been taken to ensure accuracy in the preparation of this article but neither Sound On Sound Limited nor the publishers can be held responsible for its contents. The views expressed are those of the contributors and not necessarily those of the publishers.

Web site designed & maintained by PB Associates | SOS | Relative Media