DAW / Music Production Platforms
Behind the Beats: How UK Producers Created Grime
By Emma Finamore. Grime is one of UK music’s big success stories in recent years, but despite the accolades and big sales numbers, it was the low-fi, DIY techniques of young producers that first generated the unique sound.
zenAud.io: Flash Sale this Weekend!
ALK2 available for $99 Friday through Sunday!zenAud.io is offering their award-winning sequenced looper ALK2 for only €99 (reg. €199) Friday, August 3 through Sunday, August 5, 2018. Don’t miss this opportunity to save 50%! Zenaud.io ALK2 is a linear...
zenAud.io Introduces ALK2 Solo
Berlin, Germany (June 7, 2018) – Berlin’s creative powerhouse zenAud.io has released zenAud.io ALK2 Solo, a lite edition of their sequenced live-looping DAW ALK2 for Mac. Aimed squarely at the gigging solo performer, ALK2 Solo provides the essential features...
Software Tech: The Year of the Platform
By Craig Anderton. Given the pro audio and music industry’s relatively small slice of the economic pie, a platform makes sense. Products need staying power that allows amortizing development costs over as long a time as possible—and the longer...
Gear and Technology
Review: Magix Sound Forge Pro Mac V3
By Russ Long. Sound Forge Pro Mac 3 is an audio editor and processor that incorporates a highly customizable single-window architecture. While the look and feel of the application isn’t necessarily bare-bones, it is still a no-fluff application that...
Recording in a Rolls-Royce
Capturing his latest track in a Rolls-Royce Phantom, UK Grime artist Skepta brings a whole new meaning to 'high-end mobile recording,' but he's not the first person to lay down tracks in a car.
AID Assists VSI L.A.
VSI (Voice and Script International Group), a translation and localization recording company, has established a new Los Angeles studio complex in collaboration with Audio Intervisual Design (AID).
Gear and Technology
Steinberg Unveils Cubase 9.5
Steinberg has announced the immediate availability of the 9.5 updates to the Pro, Artist and Elements editions of Cubase. Reportedly “earlier than anticipated,” Steinberg is releasing this year’s update this month, “seizing the opportunity to introduce the additions to...