• LMFAO 'Party Rock Anthem'
• Nero 'Guilt'
• Noah And The Whale 'L.I.F.E. G.O.E.S. O.N.'
• Nicole Scherzinger 'Right There'
In which our hero eats too much cheese before bedtime and falls into a strange, Cheddar‑fuelled dream...
Hamilton Sterling & Jimmy Haslip * Kissy Sell Out * Rubik * Zomby * Cool Beyond Zero * Kansas Burns * Tall Poppies * Rapids! * Ozone Player & Matt Howarth
Cleaning out the closet can reveal the bones of unfinished projects long forgotten...
A good friend of mine who once had the enviable job of recording Bono's vocal using a Yamaha AW16 in a hotel bedroom...
• Ke$ha 'We R Who We R'
• Tinie Tempah 'Wonderman'
• Alexis Jordan 'Good Girl'
• Chris Brown 'Beautiful People'
To reach the top as a composer for the media, what you really need is ‘people skills’ — and the patience of saints.
Jiggo * New Town Triptych * Peyton Place * Herd of Instinct * AdamSK * The Apple Gies * Sticky Wickit * Royal Gala * Nick Stephenson
Jules Harding, SOS Video Media Editor, considers the effects of gear-lust.
Paul White's leader.
• Chase & Status 'Blind Faith'
• Jessie J 'Price Tag'
• David Guetta 'Who's That Chick'
No‑one makes demos any more — it’s just that any music we make is treated like a demo.
Ukab Maerd * Rebellious Jukebox * Carbon111 * Zhonray * Nuala Delton * Colein * The Fake Lazy Supernovas * The Fire And I * Ashley Reaks
A studio widow speaks out...
This month, Editor In Chief Paul White wonders why some recordings sound great and others sound so poor...
Today's composers are expected to be available around the clock — and around the globe.
Gerry Griffin * Sun Travellers * Genie Cosmas * Jon Gomm * Turndown Elliot * Kyshera
This month, Mike Senior vents his frustrations about the use (and censorship, thereof) of profanity in pop music.
Adele 'Someone Like You', Black Eyed Peas 'The Time (Dirty Bit)', The Ting Tings 'Hands', Rihanna 'What's My Name'
It's April, so what has Paul been dreaming up this year?
• Matt Cardle 'When We Collide'
• Bruno Mars 'Grenade'
• Ellie Goulding 'Your Song'
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