SOS has been reviewing modular systems since the 1990s, but this month seems like the right time to embark on a regular column covering this ever-expanding, highly popular sector.
The process for royalty collection is laborious, complex, and at times hostile to the artist. We need a royalty revolution!
Music from: Zayn • Jonas Blue • Alan Walker • Kendrick Lamar and our Classic Mix is David Bowie's 'Starman'.
The sad death of Sir George Martin earlier this year got me thinking just how important producers are...
Is it time that we retired our TRs and TBs and forced ourselves out of our comfort zones?
This month tracks from: D'Angelo, Zara Larsson, Lukas Graham, Mavis Staples and John Williams' Star Wars theme.
Today’s electronic keyboard players have a lot going for them that guitar players should envy: no tuning problems, no need for pedal effects ...
The human head was not designed to wear two hats at a time.
This month Mike comments on work by Lalah Hathaway, Little Big Town, Alabama Shakes and Ghost, plus our Classic Mix, Bonnie Tyler's ‘Total Eclipse Of The Heart’
I’m sure I recall being told that computers were invented in order to make life easier. While they can probably handle more calculations in a millisecond than I could in a lifetime, there are still aspects that are incredibly frustrating.
This month tracks from Krept & Konan, Fleur East, One Direction, Rod Stewart, Tame Impala and our Classic Mix is Britney Spears ‘Toxic’.
This month Aaron Gill suggests you focus on what you have.
Over the past few years, Hugh Robjohns and myself have visited quite a few schools and colleges running music technology...
Through his work as an engineer and author, Mike Skeet inspired enthusiasts to build their own equipment and make better recordings.
If you’re a gig–goer, you might have noticed an unpleasant trend in recent years...
This month: Grace • Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust Choir • Jamie Lawson • Elvis Presley & The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra • Classic Mix: The Prodigy ‘Breathe’ (1997)
You’ll find your studio installation starts to look a whole lot tidier if you’re able to make up cables of the correct length.
Tracks from Justin Bieber, The Weeknd, Sam Smith, Dr. Dre and our Classic Mix, Lionel Richie 'Hello'
The BBC should open its playlists to independent artists.
The British sound recording fraternity contains many eccentrics, but perhaps none more so than Mike Skeet who sadly...
It’s rare to pick up a popular magazine these days without seeing photographs of people and products airbrushed to a level that’s arguably beyond perfection.
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