Is it time to burn a few musical bridges, experiment with a more Eno-esque approach, and turn off the click track?
There are two commodities that, if we don’t get in check, will massively affect the quality of recorded music: space and skills.
More analysis of tracks from: Drake • The Steeldrivers • Fifth Harmony • Classic Mix: Prince & The New Power Generation ‘Sexy MF’ (1992)
Listen online to the tracks whilst reading what music industry professionals think of the latest collection of SOS reader recordings.
Is there a correlation between pottery and soft synths?
More thoughts on the state of the record industry and landing a job in a studio...
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.
The process for royalty collection is laborious, complex, and at times hostile to the artist. We need a royalty revolution!
Music from: Zayn • Jonas Blue • Alan Walker • Kendrick Lamar and our Classic Mix is David Bowie's 'Starman'.
Would you rather have gear that can be upgraded at a sensible cost, or something that gradually becomes obsolete at no extra charge?
Replies from the editorial team to more of your valued feedback.
In music for TV, the solution is to not be a problem.
Business End enables you to have your demo reviewed by a panel of producers, songwriters, musicians and managers.
To celebrate our 20th anniversary, the UK/EU edition of SOS August 2005 comes with a free cover-mounted SOS DVD, featuring over 2.5 hours of SOS-created video tutorials and demos. Find out why it has taken SOS 20 years to find its 'voice'...
When it comes to installation and licensing restrictions, have sample-library makers completely lost the plot?
Striking the right balance between simplicity of operation and powerful features is as elusive as it ever was...
Read what music industry professionals think of the latest collection of SOS readers' recordings.
The sad death of Sir George Martin earlier this year got me thinking just how important producers are...
Is it time that we retired our TRs and TBs and forced ourselves out of our comfort zones?
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