A little over three years ago, I wrote a leader column pointing out the pitfalls of relying on plug-in presets,...
Unless you’ve worked in today’s television business, you can’t hope to understand the true meaning of job satisfaction.
The Unknown Stuntman * Steve Nicholls * Permanent Déjà Vu * Stus Rollins
The modern producer has a vast array of sounds at his command, but does that make for musical misery?
• Calvin Harris 'Bounce'
• Arctic Monkeys 'Spangled Shalalala'
• DJ Fresh 'Louder'
• Bon Iver 'Calgary'
• Pitbull 'Give Me Everything'
Making a live recording of a band is something many of us want to do from time to time, which is why we're covering...
The Weir * Lucy Wise & The B'Gollies * Book Of Birds * Me And The Mountain Elf * Flintology * Elysium Theory * Matti Roots * Bob McCarroll
Recent disturbances in the space-time continuum gifted our columnist an unsettling vision of Oxford Street, circa 2014.
Live performance is all well and good for the young and fearless, but not all hobbyists are made that way...
• Ed Sheeran 'The A Team'
• The Wanted 'Glad You Came'
• Jason Aldean 'Dirt Road Anthem'
• Caro Emerald 'A Night Like This'
Back in the days when a tape machine, together with a mixer, equalled the best part of a studio, most engineers...
One thing that never changes in the world of music: the people who make it usually end up getting ripped off.
Verse Metrics * Hot Red Dress * The Chris Finnen Band * The Tennis Players
If you thought your cupboards were full of faded dreams, just take a look at your old hard drives...
• Alison Krauss & Union Station 'Paper Airplane'
• Katy Perry 'Last Friday Night'
• Alexandra Stan 'Mr Saxobeat'
A few years ago, I commented in this very column that, despite advances in recording technology, many of our readers still...
• Dev Featuring The Cataracs 'Bass Down Low'
• Wretch 32 'Traktor'
• Aloe Blacc 'I Need A Dollar'
You’ve got to be good to get ahead in this game. And not just at mending cookers.
Phat Flavour Crew * Res-Q * Darren Lock * Amphibic
This column could save your life. And $7.99.
Music is primarily about feel and emotion, and most successful musicians develop the ability to convey those two essentials...
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