Vocal tuning is a process many of us take for granted, but it hasn’t always been so easy.
Each year, at the end of January, the NAMM exhibition in California brings together music equipment and pro-audio manufacturers from all over the world to show off their latest and greatest products.
The question for the music industry is no longer ‘will it survive?’ but ‘what happens next?’
Despite a recent downturn, the video–game industry still has much to offer to audio pros.
Under new leadership, the AES could once again find itself at the vanguard of technology.
The MP3 may not be the perfect medium, but music has survived on far, far worse...
Historic studios might hold emotional value for us, but they are, after all, still only buildings.
Smartphones and tablets are giving artists new ways to explore multimedia. Does the ‘album app’ have what it takes to rekindle music sales?
First mastering went online, now it's becoming automated. Should we be afraid?
Jimmy Iovine used to sweep up recording studios. Can he clean up the record business?
The sports and music industries make better teammates than you might at first think.
Movies about music are undoubtedly good for the record industry, but is the favour returned?
Neil Young's new company Pono Music promises a lot — but can it deliver?
Formal education has many benefits, but to become a successful engineer, you need more than a degree alone.
The number of music grads is going up, but what of the number of experienced teachers?
What does the world of sports broadcasting offer the budding sound engineer?
Nashville is fast becoming the US's capital of music, but it risks losing its identity in the process.
Vinyl resurgence; surprisingly good classic-rock tribute bands on tour; Live Nation buying and burnishing the old Fillmore live-venue brand; the pining for music's past seems like it's in full swing.
Whatever your political views, 'Obamacare' can only be a good thing for musicians and engineers.
Audio networking looks set to be the next big thing — but will it make your music better?
Founded in 1988, Doug Rogers’ EASTWEST company pioneered the creation of realistic, playable sample-based instruments — 25 years on they remain the undisputed market leader.
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