Location sound recordist Robin Bigwood offers an insight.
Paul White discusses the differences between what measures well on test equipment and what sounds good.
This month's selection include Ellie Goulding, Beck, The Book Thief soundtrack from John Williams, Jess Glynne and that all time classic mix, James Brown 'I Got You (I Feel Good)'.
Joseph Dobson gives us an insight into a day in his technical support shoes!
In this video interview we meet the so-called “Einstein of live recording” to talk production, drum processing and when (and when not) to quantise.
When a whole composition can be pieced together in a matter of minutes using tempo-sync’ed samples and a bunch of exciting effects and drum loops, it makes learning to play an instrument seem like a endless trudge...
Guitar synthesizers have been around since the mid-1970s but have never really captured the imaginations of the majority of guitar players.
After last month’s Leader column outlining the difference between products we’re asked to buy and products we actually need, I realised I’d missed out the really big one.
This month tracks from Kendrick Lamar, Roseanne Cash, Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney, Chick Corea and our Classic Mix - Miles Davis, 'So What'.
The tyranny of distance is real, and many musicians want to overcome it.
When it comes to new audio gear, I tend to split products into ‘things they try to sell us’ and ‘things we really need'.
This month tracks from Jack White, Angelique Kidjo, Paramore and our Classic Mix: I Heard It Through The Grapevine.
Matt Houghton recollects the good old days.
The world is full of questions, ranging from the really big ones, such as ‘Is life really just software running on a computer made of meat?
We examine the production of some recent hits to help you brush up on your listening skills.
André Rieu, J.Cole, Band Aid 30, St.Vincent, Erica Campbell. This month's Classic Mix - Bridge Over Troubled Water.
Mark Wherry discusses the point.
Recently, I’ve been adapting my studio to create enough space to make videos, with a view to covering review products and recording techniques.
This month we examine some recent hits by Pentatonix, Ed Sheeran, Pink Floyd and Mark Ronson. Plus our Classic Mix, Survivor's Eye Of The Tiger.
Are students too far removed from the nuts and bolts of music-making?
Over the past few years, top audio professionals have been warning of a global music-quality crisis caused by the...
This month music from Unto Us, Future Funk Squad and Jeremy Govero.
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