I wonder what Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, would make of this title… But for musicians using large power guzzling sample libraries this is a very valid question. Jay Asher investigates.
“The arts can help students become tenacious, team-oriented problem solvers who are confident and able to think creatively.” Who said this... and how does this relate to Special Needs students?
What do you get when you combine 7 days, a sale, Livid Instruments, a music gear nerd, a Block and your existing DAW? Read on to find out more!
What comes to mind when you think about the sound of analog tape? Warmth, punch, low-end beef, controlled distortion? Grammy-nominated Rich Tozzoli shows how digital doesn't need to sound digital!
The world is not a certain place from one day to the next, and change is in the air for the audio industry following today's surprise announcement by Avid and inMusic (Akai, Numark and Alesis).
As soon as I heard the audio examples for this new sample pack library for Kontakt I was hooked! And of course, wanted to explore it some more. Read on to find out more about this 1.5GB soundset.
If you've got a UAD-2 and you haven't tried out the Universal Audio EP-34 Tape Echo plug-in, Rich Tozzoli presents compelling reasons why you simply need to check it out.
Platforms in music & tech have long seen a diverse range of opinions. Mac vs PC, Cubase vs Logic v Pro Tools, etc. It's fair to want the best, but Matthew Loel T Hepworth notices a new "Sucks" trend.
Need more inputs or outputs than your current audio interface provides? Got 2 interfaces? Running Mac OS X? Hollin Jones explains how Audio MIDI Setup can fool your DAW into using two devices as one!
Every musician needs a studio! Mike Watkinson walks you through all the project studio essentials from monitoring to recording with mics in this enhanced iBook guide w/ 40 minutes of video tutorials!
There's plenty of useful tricks for working in Ableton Live which make life feel wonderful! Rory Dow, Ableton expert, explores the ins and outs for transposing clips using a MIDI Controller.
You may be using the digital EQ bundled with your DAW, or perhaps you've invested a pretty penny in a 3rd-party plug-in… Regardless, Jay Asher explores the highs & lows of EQing in the digital domain.
Learn how Adam Goldberg, Special Needs music educator, uses iPad apps for individualized instruction for students. From iKaossilator to ThumbJam, Bloom to Animoog, Adam explains what works best.
What to do when you're preparing to tour using your laptop or desktop computer? G.W. Childs explores the worst case scenarios and how to prevent them when playing live using a Mac, PC or iPad.
Find out why Logic Pro and iPads are on the list of gear that Special Needs Music teacher, Adam Goldberg, relies upon. If you're setting up a studio or music classroom this is an essential read!