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    Sounding Off: The Home Studio Conundrum

    Pete Dowsett

    There are two commodities that, if we don’t get in check, will massively affect the quality of recorded music: space and skills.

    People Aug 2016
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    The Mix Review: August 2016

    Commercial Productions Analysed

    More analysis of tracks from: Drake • The Steeldrivers • Fifth Harmony • Classic Mix: Prince & The New Power Generation ‘Sexy MF’ (1992)

    People Aug 2016
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    Paul White

    The World’s Gone Modular

    Leader

    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.

    People Jul 2016
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    The Very Best Of Prince album cover.

    Off The Record: Who Owns What?

    Music & Recording Industry News

    How can we expect people to value music when we don’t keep track of who owns it?

    Music Business Jul 2016
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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    Sometimes a make-or-break opportunity can make you and break you...

    Music Business Jul 2016
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    Sounding Off: Royalty Revolution!

    Pete Brazier

    The process for royalty collection is laborious, complex, and at times hostile to the artist. We need a royalty revolution!

    People Jul 2016
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    The Mix Review

    Commercial Productions Analysed

    Music from: Zayn • Jonas Blue • Alan Walker • Kendrick Lamar and our Classic Mix is David Bowie's 'Starman'.

    People Jul 2016
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    Paul White

    Unsung Heroes

    Leader

    The sad death of Sir George Martin earlier this year got me thinking just how important producers are...

    People Jun 2016
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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    Every TV producer knows the value of a good ‘ssssccHHH PRRRgghhh’. How are you going to give them what they want?

    Music Business Jun 2016
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    Sounding Off: TB or not TB? That really is the question.

    Percy Rush

    Is it time that we retired our TRs and TBs and forced ourselves out of our comfort zones?

    People Jun 2016
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    The Mix Review

    Commercial Productions Analysed

    This month tracks from: D'Angelo, Zara Larsson, Lukas Graham, Mavis Staples and John Williams' Star Wars theme.

    People Jun 2016
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    Paul White

    Mods For Rockers

    Leader

    Today’s electronic keyboard players have a lot going for them that guitar players should envy: no tuning problems, no need for pedal effects ...

    People May 2016
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    Notes From The Deadline

    TV Music From The Inside

    It’s only when you look back that you realise how far you’ve come...

    Music Business May 2016
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    Off The Record

    Off The Record: Leaked Recordings

    Music & Recording Industry News

    What can studios do to protect themselves when high-profile recordings get leaked?

    Music Business May 2016
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    Sounding Off: The Reward Of Focus

    Will Betts

    The human head was not designed to wear two hats at a time.

    People May 2016
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    The Mix Review

    Commercial Productions Analysed

    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’    

    People May 2016
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    Paul White

    Does Not Compute!

    Leader

    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.

    People Apr 2016
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    The Mix Review

    Commercial Productions Analysed

    This month tracks from Krept & Konan, Fleur East, One Direction, Rod Stewart, Tame Impala and our Classic Mix is Britney Spears ‘Toxic’.

    People Apr 2016
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    Notes From The Deadline: April 2016 Column

    TV Music From The Inside

    Sound libraries are great, but making your own sound effects is more fun — and more individual.

    Music Business Apr 2016
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    Off The Record

    Off The Record: April 2016 Column

    Music & Recording Industry News

    As the role of studios changes, so too must that of the new generation of studio managers.

    Music Business Apr 2016
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    Sounding Off: Aaron Gill

    Put The Wallet Away And Play

    This month Aaron Gill suggests you focus on what you have.

    People Apr 2016

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