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My 1991 Home Recording Studio - Home Music Production
My 1991 Home Recording Studio - Home Music Production
My 1991 Home Recording Studio - Home Music Production

Lessons of Nostalgia: Maximize Your Creativity

I can clearly recall the joys of recording and producing music in my late teens and early twenties.  In those days, buying a particular piece of kit meant the difference between eating a normal meal that week, or surviving on ...
 

 
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Organizing Drum Samples in Maschine
Organizing Drum Samples in Maschine
Organizing Drum Samples in Maschine

Organizing Drum Samples into Drum Banks with NI Maschine

Organizing Drum Samples with Maschine With so much sound content available these days, it can be difficult to keep up with the vast amount of sounds available to us home studio recording musicians.  This is especially true wit...
 

 
 
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iPad Integrated Music Production Hardware
iPad Integrated Music Production Hardware
iPad Integrated Music Production Hardware

iPad Integrated Music Production Hardware

If there was one repeated theme at NAMM 2012, it was that the iPad as a music production tool is here and kicking.  iPad integrated music production hardware is quickly catching on with many music hardware manufacturers as ...
 

 
 
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Virtual Drums that Rock! - NI Maschine
Virtual Drums that Rock! - NI Maschine
Virtual Drums that Rock! - NI Maschine

Virtual Drums that Rock! – NI Maschine

Virtual Drums That Rock! – Maschine A couple of years ago I started the Virtual Drums That Rock! series and reviewed four of my go-to virtual drum plugins at the time including EZ Drummer, Addictive Drums, Battery 3 and...
 

 
 
Music Production Tips
 
Using Multiple Audio Interfaces
Using Multiple Audio Interfaces
Using Multiple Audio Interfaces

Using Multiple Audio Interfaces and Audio Devices in Mac OS X

Do you need to setup multiple audio interfaces?  Increasingly more audio devices and instruments feature native digital audio via a USB or Firewire cable.  The challenge is that most audio applications such as Logic, Cubase ...
 

 
 
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Lemur iOS DAW Controller App - Screenshot 1
Lemur iOS DAW Controller App - Screenshot 1
Lemur iOS DAW Controller App - Screenshot 1

Lemur iOS DAW Controller App

There are some good iOS DAW controller apps out there for virtual instrument plug-ins and Digital Audio Workstations.  Some such as AC-7 Core are very good in terms of graphic interface, but mostly follow the Mackie Protocol a...
 

 
 
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iPad Mobile Digital Audio Workstation DAW App Comparison
iPad Mobile Digital Audio Workstation DAW App Comparison
iPad Mobile Digital Audio Workstation DAW App Comparison

iPad DAW App Comparison

Are you on the market for a good iPad Digital Audio Workstation?  Well you’re in luck!  There are plenty of good iPad DAWs on the market.  However not all iPad DAWs have the same level of functionality and one may be a...
 

 
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Free VST Virtual Instrument and Effects Plugins - Home Music Production
Free VST Virtual Instrument and Effects Plugins - Home Music Production
Free VST Virtual Instrument and Effects Plugins - Home Music Production

FREE Virtual Instruments and Effects Plug-ins

If you’re just starting out with your home music studio, you may find yourself overwhelmed by an overcrowded sea of VST, AU, and RTAS virtual instruments and effects plugins.  There are so many to choose from of all diff...
 

 



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