There are many benefits to modern recording technology, but for our Editor In Chief one of the greatest remains the sheer convenience of being able to open a project and pick up exactly where he last left off.
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Engineer Phil Hampson didn’t even like punk rock — yet, with an inexperienced Martin Hannett, he recorded one of the defining records of the era.
Fans of singer–songwriter Ben Folds expect piano music — but a full–on piano concerto is certainly a new development!
New album Electronica sees Jean–Michel Jarre making connections with a galaxy of other legendary figures from the world of electronic music.
Where does a young mix engineer learn the techniques to deliver hit rock mixes? In Dan Lancaster’s case, right here!
It’s hard to believe that Sound On Sound is now 30 years old! When the magazine started in 1985 MIDI was still a new technology, but software sequencers sync’ed to tape via SMPTE were soon to change the landscape of recording beyond recognition...
This month we review releases from Kelly & Woolley, The SOS Team and Subliminal Message.
SOS Reviews Editor Chris Korff tackles the 80s!
We asked dozens of professional mixers, producers, designers and audio engineers to tell us what Sound On Sound magazine means to them.
In this month's video interview we meet a living legend of the audio industry, Mr Rupert Neve himself. Over 25 minutes, we talk transformers, software modelling, and get the story of how he created the world's first high-Q equaliser.
Alex Millar is currently working as a stage manager at festivals throughout the UK.
Working on Muse’s hit album Drones gave Tommaso Colliva and Rich Costey unique insight into the extraordinary methods of hitmaking producer ‘Mutt’ Lange.
In 1987, swimming against the tide of MIDI–powered pop records, Cowboy Junkies went into a church to record an album into a single microphone in a single day.
In any area of technology, the only thing that you can depend on being consistent is the presence of change.
Like any good SOS readers, Scots electro-pop trio Chvrches used the success of their debut album to buy more synthesizers...
We visit the world-famous Blackbird Studios in Nashville to meet Jacquire King, the Grammy-winning producer of James Bay’s Chaos And The Calm.
Location sound recordist Robin Bigwood offers an insight.
Engineer Richard King has brought the art of ensemble recording to new heights in both classical and folk/pop spheres.
A visionary in the field of electronic music, John Chowning invented FM synthesis and set up CCMRA, one of the world’s most influential research centres.