Our friends at Toontrack have some awesome winter promotions valid until 31st December.
Posted on October 20, 2015 by Dan The Man
The synthesizer has been forging new sounds, enabling ground-breaking music, and even creating entire genres since the 1960s and 70s when Bob Moog first brought the compact synthesizer to the masses and inspired musicians to experiment with new electronic sounds. Since then, instrument pioneers and advances in technology have brought us a whole host of weird and wonderful instruments, but during that time the fundamentals of synthesis have not really changed, and despite the many advances in digital technology things have gone full circle and the basic synthesizer is making a resurgence.
This article takes a look at the fundamentals of synthesis, and aims to point the reader in the right direction when it comes to choosing your first synth.
Read on to find out more…
Posted on October 19, 2015 by Dan The Man
Focusrite have released a range of audio interfaces that combine a new preamp design with the very latest in Thunderbolt technology, to offer exceptional sound quality with an unparalleled interface latency of under 1ms. These units are now in stock.
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Posted on October 12, 2015 by Dan The Man
October 27th sees the release of both the Komplete Kontrol S88 Keyboard, as well as the updated Komplete
Kontrol 1.5 Software for all S-Series Keyboards
The new KOMPLETE KONTROL S88 adds an 88-key professional-grade, fully-weighted, hammer action keyboard to the S-SERIES family.
Posted on October 12, 2015 by Dan The Man
Focusrite and Softube have teamed up to offer Focusrite Scarlett, Saffire and Clarett* owners an exclusive Time and Tone Bundle —all for free
Softube Time and Tone Pack is a unique plug-in bundle (valued at £129) which includes three of Softube’s world class plug-ins: a reverb, a delay and a distortion. The Softube Time and Tone Pack includes the following three plug-ins:
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Posted on October 7, 2015 by Richard Bottom
Using pieces of hardware to control music software can really speed up your workflow in the studio. There are now hundreds of options for hardware controllers that specialise in controlling virtual synthesizers and drum plug-ins, DJ software, or DAWs and their effects plug-ins, in fact almost all of your entire studio! To get to grips with this technology, and to assess what’s currently available, read on…
This post was posted in Blog entries, General News, How To Guides, Keyboards & Synths, Recording, Recording Demystified and was tagged with daw controllers, how to, midi controllers, Recording Demystified
Posted on October 7, 2015 by Dan The Man
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Posted on October 6, 2015 by Dan The Man
This month we are offering a recording and mix special in our studio for only £250!
Monday - Friday 10am - 6pm. Mixing will be completed unattended. To book simply email [email protected] or call 01202 572948, and ask for Gareth.
Posted on October 5, 2015 by Dan The Man
Get the chance to win an unforgettable day in the USA with Joe Bonamassa and his Vintage Guitar collection.
Special Bonamassa Ernie Ball sets will include a unique code that allows you to register online for entrance into the draw for the main prize. In addition, some special sets will include an Ernie Ball colour coded Pick which will result in an instant win from a range of fantastic Ernie Ball, Music Man, Sterling by Music Man and Dunlop prizes.
Posted on October 1, 2015 by Pete Shergold