Prog-rock wunderkind Steven Wilson is using his studio skills to give legendary rock albums a new lease of life.
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Catherine Marks trained in one of the world's most demanding professions — then gave it all up to make tea in a studio...
Drum & bass phenomenon Wilkinson tells us how his live show evolved from a simple DJ setup to a seven-piece band.
How does the manufacturer of a DAW, plug-in or app go about setting a pricefor that software?
“I’ve loved standalone sequenced synths and grooveboxes since coming late to the Roland MC202 and Korg’s Electribes. But the computer always seemed the way forward...”
Hone your listening skills, as we dissect more hits from a recording and production perspective. This month: Freya Ridings, Marshmello (feat. Bastille), Ella Mai, and our classic mix is Aretha Franklin ‘I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You)’ (1967).
Although Macs are simply wonderful when they are working properly, on a bad day they can be just as frustrating as their counterparts...
The move away from traditional studio production has opened up new opportunities for mastering engineers like Piper Payne — but it’s also brought new challenges.
MsM’s bedroom studio in North London helped put grime on the map. Since then, both engineer and music have gone on to bigger things...
Can you honestly say that you use all — or even most — of the features that appear in your DAW’s drop-down menus?
The Lemon Twigs not only draw their musical inspiration from classic power-pop; they’ve also learned to record using authentic ’70s gear and techniques.
“...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.”
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).
David Guetta is the global superstar who brought EDM out of the underground and into the mainstream.
Together with David Guetta, French producer and composer Fred Rister created the hits that made EDM a global phenomenon.
“Nothing, to my mind, represents the harmonious marriage between the creative and the technical quite like a patchbay.”
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?
For his recent tour of the States, synthwave star Seth Haley, aka Com Truise, has had to adapt his complex studio setup to life on the road.
Success as a songwriter didn’t fulfil Niles Hollowell-Dhar, so he reinvented himself as KSHMR to conquer the world of EDM.