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    Talkback: Shuta Shinoda

    Engineer

    Engineer Shuta Shinoda faces the SOS nine-question treatment...

    People Jul 2022
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    Express Yourself

    I write this column with two recent events in mind. One is the sad passing of legendary synthesist and composer Vangelis. The...

    People Jul 2022
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    Why I Love... The State Of Flow

    Pasquale Abate

    The state of flow is a term used in different practices ranging from sports to the creative arts, but what does the state...

    People Jul 2022
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    Modular Profile: Moritz Klein & Girts Ozolins

    DIY Education

    German DIY electronics whiz Moritz Klein and Erica Synths founder Girt Ozolins explain the motivation behind their mki x es.EDU collaboration.

    People Jul 2022
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    Talkback: Michelle Birsky & Kevin Henthorn

    Post‑classical Melodies To Collaged Soundscapes

    Composers Michelle Birsky and Kevin Henthorn speak to us from their studio space in Los Angeles...

    People Jun 2022
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    The Sustainable Studio

    Part 1: Genelec

    What can audio equipment manufacturers do to minimise their impact on the environment? We look for answers in the forests of Finland.

    Music Business Jun 2022
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    Why I Love... Playing Live

    Dave Stewart

    When I started my musical career in 1968, playing live was all there was. My first band Uriel lived for the moment when...

    People Jun 2022
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    Paying Our Dues

    Leader

    The idea of paying to ‘own’ software has always been problematic. What exactly is it that you possess?

    People Jun 2022
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    Vangelis (1943 - 2022) - Obituary

    R.I.P. Evangelos Odysséas Papathanassiou

    We are sad to report the death of the Greek composer and electronic musician Vangelis, in Paris, from a heart attack brought on by complications of Covid.

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    Why I Love... Handheld Recorders

    Michael Denny

    Modern, computer‑based music technology has revolutionised home production. For all the positives, though, one downside...

    People May 2022
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    Sam Inglis, SOS Editor In Chief.

    Second Fiddle

    Leader

    During his lifetime, Antonius Stradivarius made around 2000 instruments, but dying gave his productivity a real boost...

    People May 2022
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    Talkback: Noga Erez & Ori Rousso

    Collaborative Beat-making

    We put the desert island questions to this Tel Aviv-based dynamic, hip‑hop‑infused pop duo.

    People Apr 2022
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    Why I Love... Making A Difference

    Simon Glenister

    My school attendance was, ahem, erratic to say the least. The only place I felt I was any good at anything was hitting drums...

    People Apr 2022
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    Central Processing

    Leader

    One of the core skills of the audio engineer is overcoming limitations. In the days of tape, that might have meant squeezing...

    People Apr 2022
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    Hugh Robjohns (L) and Paul White (R)

    Grumpy 101: Top Peeves, Annoyances and Pet Hates | Podcast

    Paul and Hugh wax lyrical about the things they dislike about today's gear

    Paul White and Hugh Robjohns engage in a lighthearted discussion about what peeves and annoys them about today's music software and recording hardware.

    Music Business Mar 2022
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    Orchestral Revolution!

    Leader

    Ask anyone in the know about trends in music technology, and the reply will probably contain the word ‘democratised’. DAW...

    People Mar 2022
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    Talkback: Angel-Ho

    Artist / Producer

    South African artist/producer Angel‑Ho creates joyous and very danceable music, combining synths, samplers, Afrobeat influences and pop sensibilities.

    People Mar 2022
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    Why I Love... Adversity

    James Keith Norman

    How a setback forced the writer to question and freshen the way he had been doing things...

    People Mar 2022
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    Talkback: Hinako Omori

    Producer / Artist

    Japanese producer and artist Hinako Omori receives the SOS desert island treatment...

    People Feb 2022
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    Sam Inglis, SOS Editor In Chief.

    The People’s Choice

    Leader

    When you talk to manufacturers and developers whose work has been honoured in the annual SOS Awards, you’re in no doubt as to how much importance they attach to winning...

    People Feb 2022
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    Why I Love... Arranging

    Julian Schmauch

    Should arranging play a role in music education?

    People Feb 2022

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