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.
Imagine a gorgeous sounding, diverse reverb unit in a 500 series hardware unit with creative controls. Then Meris Mercury7 is one to check out. Watch and read our review below.
Apple's MainStage is used for many live performances, tours, and even for big Broadway productions! Whatever the scale of your performance, Matt Vanacoro shows you how to keep it running smoothly.
With Bias FX and Bias Pedal emulating classic guitar gear so well for iOS & desktop we had high expectations for the Positive Grid Pro Series compression matching plugins. So, how does it perform?
Starting every musical phrase on the "one" can get boring quickly. But don't fret! Matt Vanacoro is here to help you elevate your melodies to the next level with rhythmic displacement.
iOS musicians stand up. So you want to get audio from one iOS app to another? Audiobus is the app you should have already installed. Here's a quick getting started guide for setting up Audiobus.
If you're tired of the "my MIDI controller is better than yours" studio talk, it's time for more mature read. Matt Vanacoro presents 5 cool features that 5 different MIDI controllers can be proud of.
Learn how to squeeze every last drop of performance from your audio or video production computer in this essential guide by Matt Vanacoro.
With so many of us working directly with drum sample libraries, here's four quick tips on how to make your drums sound real when you don't have the budget to hire Lars Ulrich.
AudioFile have created one of the most impressive audio batch processors we've ever seen. Although it was only recently released, we've been putting Myriad through its paces for some weeks now...
Taking tips from the Jazz greats like Monk, Coltrane and Corea can help you sound more like electronic producers like Thavius Beck, BT, and Richard Devine. Check out these 4 music theory tips.
Following on from Sample Logic's acclaimed CinemorphX & Cinematic Guitars, Morphestra 2 is a stunning instrument for composers & sound designers. We got exclusive hands-on before release for review.
With the continuing evolution of audio editing tools within major DAWs, some think that the dedicated audio editor has had its day. Matt Vanacoro shares 5 reasons Adobe Audition should not be ignored.
So you're looking to buy a new condenser microphone? Hold on... here's six things you should consider before you part with your hard earned cash.
We've all got our favorite software instruments. And when it comes to the Kontakt platform we're often spoiled for choice. To help, Matt Vanacoro shares his top 5 Kontakt instruments of all time.
Whatever music you make, theory is crucial. Also for all electronic styles. Some of the biggest electronic producers are theory masters. Matt Vanacoro shares 5 ways music theory can help your tracks.
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