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    The Mix Review | October 2019

    Commercial Productions Analysed

    Brush up on your listening skills as we examine the production of some recent hits from Avicii, Dave, Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello, Fantastic Negrito and a classic mix from Procol Harum.

    People Oct 2019
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    Why I Love... Standing Up

    Paul Nagle

    Verticality has been such a revelation that I now no longer own a beanbag!

    People Oct 2019
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    Paul White in his studio, 2017.

    Thanks For The Memory

    Leader

    I've had a couple of sample-based instruments to review lately, and both have weighed in at over 50 gigabytes each. Given my...

    People Sep 2019
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    The Mix Review | September 2019

    Commercial Productions Analysed

    To help you brush up on your listening skills, we examine the production of some recent hits from Logic, Ed Sheeran, Lil Nas X and Paul Hardcastle's No.1 sampling classic '19'.

    People Sep 2019
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    Why I Love... My Guitar Processor

    Beren Matthews

    Don't get me wrong, I still love my tube amp. But the quality–of–life improvements that this device has brought to the table (or stage) is undeniable.

    People Sep 2019
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    Paul White in his studio, 2017.

    Work Smarter

    Leader

    As the 'smart home' revolution takes off, will we ever see the 'smart studio'?

    People Aug 2019
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    The Mix Review

    Commercial Productions Analysed

    Brush up on your listening skills with our analysis of recent hits from Lauren Daigle, Stormzy, Meduza (featuring Goodboys), Tom Walker and a 1966 classic from The Beach Boys.

    People Aug 2019
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    Why I Love... Fretless Bass

    Phil Ward

    Fretless bass: the instrument that dare not speak its name. It had its 15 minutes of fame in the '80s, when almost every bass player who'd caught a glorious moment of Jaco Pastorius in Weather Report or in Joni Mitchell's band had a go at fretless...

    People Aug 2019
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    Paul White in his studio, 2017.

    Going Mobile

    Leader

    As regular readers may have gathered, I'm not very good at relaxing holidays, so I always take a basic laptop-based studio setup with me...

    People Jul 2019
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    The Mix Review

    Commercial Productions Analysed

    To help you brush up on your listening skills, we examine the production of some recent hits from Dean Lewis, Jonas Brothers, Childish Gambino and a classic mix from Tom Jones.

    People Jul 2019
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    Why I Love... Teaching Music Technology

    Simon Paterson

    "Teaching this stuff has empowered me to really learn to master the studio so that I can teach it better."

    People Jul 2019
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    Paul White in his studio, 2017.

    Going Loopy

    Leader

    If I were ever asked to participate in the TV programme Room 101, I could find plenty of things to rant about...

    People Jun 2019
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    The Mix Review

    Commercial Productions Analysed

    To help you brush up on your listening skills, we examine the production of some recent hits from Lewis Capaldi, Brandi Carlile, and Mark Ronson feat. Miley Cyrus. Our classic mix is Bobbie Gentry's 1967 country music hit.

    People Jun 2019
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    Why I Love... Noise

    Rory Dow

    “Garage band sessions, where the drums have been mixed on a single microphone, embody honesty and humanity.”

    People Jun 2019
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    Paul White in his studio, 2017.

    Skating Cheaply

    Leader

    In keeping with his South Yorkshire roots, this month's column returns to one of our Editor In Chief's favourite themes, which might best be described as fiscal restraint — or perhaps audio austerity...

    People May 2019
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    Why I Love... Cheap Gear

    Drew Stephenson

    "I love the fact that recording and production has become so cheap."

    People May 2019
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    The Mix Review

    Commercial Productions Analysed

    To help you brush up on your listening skills, we examine the production of some recent hits from Panic! At The Disco, Mabel, Dan + Shay, Kacey Musgraves plus a classic Carpenters mix.

    People May 2019
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    Paul White in his studio, 2017.

    Wants Versus Needs

    Leader

    Over 10 years ago I started a leader column by saying: "The cold reality is that the musical hardware and software available...

    People Apr 2019
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    The Mix Review

    Commercial Productions Analysed

    We examine the production of some recent hits to help you brush up on your listening skills.

    People Apr 2019
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    Why I Love... The Album

    Michael Denny

    "Tracks in the context of an album can have a totally different effect in comparison to hearing those tracks in isolation..."

    People Apr 2019
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    Paul White in his studio, 2017.

    In With The New

    Leader

    With another NAMM show over, our esteemed Editor-In-Chief shares his thoughts on emerging trends...

    People Mar 2019

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