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    Paul White in his studio, 2017.

    Now You See It...

    Leader

    Can you honestly say that you use all — or even most — of the features that appear in your DAW’s drop-down menus?

    People Nov 2018
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    The Mix Review

    Commercial Productions Analysed

    Brush up on your listening skills, as we dissect more hits from a recording and production perspective. This month: Mabel, Big Shaq, Eminem (feat. Joyner Lucas) and our classic mix is Petula Clark 'Downtown' (1965).

    People Nov 2018
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    Why I Love... Writing For Big Band

    David Ricard

    “...in a big band arrangement the goal is not simply to play the song with a big band, it’s to imagine something unique with it.”

    People Nov 2018
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    Paul White in his studio, 2017.

    The Commitments

    Leader

    Should we pay more attention to the benefits of creating a suitable sound and sticking with it rather than, for example, recording a dry guitar part and then spending hours trying out different amp models and effects?

    People Oct 2018
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    Why I Love... Patchbays

    Chris Korff

    “Nothing, to my mind, represents the harmonious marriage between the creative and the technical quite like a patchbay.”

    People Oct 2018
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    Paul White in his studio, 2017.

    SOS: Save Our Studios

    Leader

    Do you have studio issues that we might be able to help with and that could be realistically tackled in a day? Please get in touch...

    People Sep 2018
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    The Mix Review 0918

    Commercial Productions Analysed

    Brush up on your listening skills, as we dissect some hits from a recording and production perspective. This month: Portugal The Man, Lost Frequencies & Zonderling, Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa, Jay-Z and Run-DMC.

    People Sep 2018
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    Why I Love... Bandcamp

    Martin Walker

    Over the last few years, while so many musicians are bemoaning the death of their own CD sales and the singular lack of income...

    People Sep 2018
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    Paul White in his studio, 2017.

    Less Can Be More

    Leader

    When visiting colleges and universities to talk to students, we’re often surprised by just how many tracks get used in some projects, even when only three or four musicians are involved...

    People Aug 2018
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    Why I Love... Silence

    Sam Inglis

    I love music. Of course I love music. Why else would I make it and record it and listen to it and write about it? But I also love silence...

    People Aug 2018
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    The Mix Review

    Commercial Productions Analysed 

    Brush up on your listening skills, as we dissect some hits from a recording and production perspective. This month: Rudimental, George Ezra, Drake, Ariana Grande, plus Classic Mix: Cher ‘Believe’ (1998).

    People Aug 2018
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    Paul White in his studio, 2017.

    Travel Insurance

    Leader

    For some people sitting on a sandy beach doing nothing and getting cooked by the sun is their idea of holiday heaven, but that doesn’t work for our Editor In Chief...

    People Jul 2018
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    Sounding Off: Drum Machines

    Laura Barnes

    Drum machines are not a drummer’s enemy...

    People Jul 2018
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    The Mix Review

    Commercial Productions Analysed

    Brush up on your listening skills, as we dissect some hits from a recording and production perspective. This month:  Justin Timberlake ft. Chris Stapleton , French Montana, Daniil Trifonov, plus a classic mix from Bruce Springsteen.

    People Jul 2018
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    Paul White in his studio, 2017.

    Sight & Sound

    Leader

    Does the visual look extend to the way we perceive plug-ins, and does their appearance change over time according to fashion?

    People Jun 2018
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    Sounding Off: Making A Living From Music

    Craig Anderton

    There are other ways to make a living in music...

    People Jun 2018
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    The Mix Review

    Commercial Productions Analysed

    Brush up on your listening skills, as we dissect some hits from a recording and production perspective. This month: Lorde, Pablo Ziegler Trio, Chris Stapleton and Shakira.

    People Jun 2018
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    Paul White in his studio, 2017.

    Fake vs Natural

    Leader

    Recorded sound is an illusion, and as I think I’ve said before, stereo is doubly so. In real life what we hear is sound coming...

    People May 2018
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    Sounding Off: Losing Our 'Human' Sound?

    Joanna Eden

    Are we losing touch with what ‘human’ sounds like?

    People May 2018
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    The Mix Review

    Commercial Productions Analysed

    Brush up on your listening skills, as we dissect some hits from a recording and production perspective. This month: The Infamous Stringbusters, Logic, Chris Stapleton, NF, and Whitney Houston.

    People May 2018
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    Paul White in his studio, 2017.

    Future Forecast

    Leader

    It’s always interesting to speculate on what the future might hold for music technology, so maybe it’s time to wipe the dust off the old crystal ball...

    People Apr 2018

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