Matt Vanacoro is one of New York's premier musicans. Matt has collaborated as a keyboardist in studio and on stage with artists such as Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), Mark Wood (Trans-Siberian Orchestra), Mark Rivera (Billy Joel Band), Aaron Carter, Amy Regan, Jay Azzolina, Marcus Ratzenboeck (Tantric), KeKe Palmer, C-Note, Jordan Knight and many others. He has appeared on many a recording with a variety of artists, as well as had his own music featured in films by Lionsgate Studios.
Matt Vanacoro is back for another NAMM report, with new gear from Zoom, Artesia Pro, and Yamaha.
NAMM Day 2 brought the heat with Neural DSP Quad Cortex, a history lesson from the MIDI Association, and the highly anticipated Ivory 3 from Synthogy.
It's the NAMM and Matt Vanacoro is there to bring you a daily rundown of his favorite gear finds. Take a look at the latest gear releases with Matt as he shares his top three finds from Day 1!
The SWAM technology is a great way to create the timbre and expressivity of real instruments. Matt Vanacoro investigates...
The most comprehensive and authentic-sounding sampled vintage synth collection gets a major upgrade! Matt Vanacoro dives deep into it...
According to Korg, their Nautilus workstation offers the most dazzling and expansive collection of sounds ever put into a Korg synthesizer. Matt Vanacoro discovers whether it lives up to the hype.
When Korg announced the NC-Q1 headphones I jumped at the chance to check them out.
Here are 5 things that can be easier to do with a paid streaming app.
The Neumann U87 has been the goto mic for engineers since it was introduced in 1967. Yes, it's that good! Their latest iteration of this "classic", the U87ai, is even better. Let's see why:
The combination of PhotoScore and NotateMe into one bundle is a pretty big deal for the music writing, scoring, and arranging world. Let's find out what Matt Vanacoro thinks about it!
Black Lion Audio are synonymous with making audio interfaces from other manufacturers sound better, so how good will their first foray into the interface world be? Matt Vanacoro finds out.
There's more to live loops in Logic X than you might realise. Maytt Vanacoro shares advanced tips with you here.
These three Jazz music theory elements will give every producer a way to enhance songs in almost any genre.
Quadra is a very powerful instrument and sequencer. There's a staggering level of control available as Matt Vanacoro discovered. But who is it aimed at?
Following on from part 1, master musician Matt Vanacoro takes us deeper into Auto-Tune covering advanced views, analysis and graph modes and more.
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