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The Stutter Edit Revolution in Ableton Live

Few producers garner the attention that BT (Brian Transeau) commands at the helm of studio innovations. Years ago, BT was one of the first producers to make popular the sound of "stutter editing" - a

Review: BitSpeek by Sonic Charge

I'll start off by making a confession: I am a plug-in junkie. I'm not the only one in the world. In fact, I'm just one number in an ever growing population of wide-eyed individuals peering anxiously t

Review: iZotope's Stutter Edit

Stutter Edit is a great new plug-in that has been release by iZotope, and created by musician, composer and virtuoso, BT. I am a big BT fan and have been for 7 years because of how he continually push

Feature Review: Steve H's Apogee GiO Diary

Ok. So I'm waiting at the studio for the delivery truck (it's raining)... I know my new Apogee GiO has been shipped. Unfortunately I'm soon heading into NYC to meet with some friends and listen to...

Get Reaktor Free from Native Instruments

There's no such thing as a free lunch... Apparently nobody told Native Instruments that. And in keeping with the spirit of Christmas, the team over at Native Instruments have released a new Reaktor in

5 Essential Music Creation Apps for iPad

The holiday season is almost upon us and it'll soon be time to think about sharing gifts with your loved ones. If you already have an iPad, or suspect there might be one coming your way soon, well don

Hands-On Review: ARC System (Audio Room Correction) by IK Multimedia

Advanced Room Correction, or ARC by IK Multimedia is a software plugin that acts as a correction treatment without really having to "Treat The Room". It's a solution for those of us who are NOT in the

Pro Tools 9 - What's New

Every time there is an announcement of a new version of Pro Tools, Cubase or Logic, the rumor-mill in the world of DAWs proclaims it to be the "[insert competitors DAW here] Killer". I take these stat

Gear Review: APC 40 for Live use or in the Studio?

A DJ's real-world experience with the APC 40 I did about 6 months of DJ gigs with the APC 40 - including some big festivals like Coachella on the west coast and the All Points West Festival on the eas

Mixing: Creating 3D space in your Mix

If you have done research into how the Pro's approach Mixing, you've undoubtedly come across information such as to Mix at low levels, listening to your mix in mono and how important it is to give you

What is the box from Apogee?

Every computer musician or video editor I know has a soft spot for the latest and greatest hardware. It's called gear lust. For most of us that often means hankering after the latest shiny and "all-