The MusicTech Survey 2014


Welcome to the annual MusicTech survey, we’ve got a range of questions for you – our lovely audience, so we can better tailor our content for your needs, in both web and magazine form. One More...

Easier Mixing in Cubase


In the penultimate part of the Power User series, Tim Hallas looks at one of the most important processes in music production: mixing… Mixing is something that we often More...

Mixing in Reason

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Reason’s mixer is friendly yet powerful enough to help you take your mixes to the next level, as Hollin Jones explains… When Reason first debuted, its mixer was a breath More...

Dirty Dubstep Part 1

Dirty Dubstep

Fierce yet clear, loud but clean… Liam O’Mullane and Christopher Pearson guide you through the process of creating the harder edge of this contemporary genre, their first More...

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Avid Sibelius 7.5 Review

Workflow, playback and sharing have all been improved in the upgraded Sibelius 7.5. Keith Gemmell mulls over the score Details Price Full version £480; upgrade More...

VIR2 – Acou6tics Review

Acoustic guitars have always been hard to do in software, but could Vir2 have cracked it? Hollin Jones strums away… Details Kit Acou6tics Manufacturer Vir2 Price £289 Distributor Time More...

Korg – Taktile 49 Review

We’re all soon going to be buried under a huge pile of controller keyboards and studio monitors, but can Korg’s Taktile kick this invasion off with a bang? Andy Jones dons More...

MusicTech issue 134 – Supercharge your computer


The new issue of MusicTech magazine is on sale Thursday 19th June and this month we’re showing you 20 ways to Supercharge More...

MusicTech Issue 135 – DIY Audio


The new issue of MusicTech magazine is on sale Thursday 15th May and this month we’re exploring building More...

Featured-Image-RME New RME Update Features For All Users

For over 13 years RME have provided a host of upgrades, up-to-the-minute features and support for...

VocalLive App IK Multimedia Announce VocaLive App

Record, process and edit pro-quality vocals now with a full built-in DAW on your iPhone, iPad...

909-full-shell A Nine-Foot Tall TR-909 anyone?

Roland has built a nine-foot long TR-909 to promote Aira at various festivals this year. Best...

Get Your Music Heard -The Ultimate Guide – Part 1


So, you’ve got some tracks together that you’re happy with, but what are the next steps you need to take More...

Ten Minute Master: Analogue Warmth

In this digital age, the relative warmth of analogue recording technology seems to have increasing appeal. Mark Cousins turns up the..

Ten Minute Master: DSP Monitoring

Many studios struggle with acoustic issues and monitoring, but DSP systems aim to negate them. Russ Hepworth-Sawyer explains.  KRK’s ERGO room..

Meet The MusicTech Team!

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Meet the team of experts behind MusicTech   Editor : Andy Jones Editor of MusicTech magazine and website More...

Album Crafting: Part 7 – The Lion and the Unicorn

Andy Price re-examines an older track in this latest blog, and is inspired by the range of music he’s heard from..

Keeping Up With A Jones: Part 8 – Three Sirens And Their Bewitching Songs…

As his quest to build a studio continues, MusicTech senior editor Andy Jones’ boat runs aground on  Synth Island…    ..

Beginners Guide To Music Production

bg It’s MusicTech’s guide to everything you need to know about music production: from recording to mixing to mastering. Welcome to our..

The Ultimate Guide to Ribbon Mics – Part 2

far In Part One Huw Price explained the technology behind ribbon mics and rounded up some of the cheaper sub-£750 options. Now..

sE Electronics X1 USB Review

Joining sE Electronics’ X1 series, the X1 USB is a fixed cardioid condenser with digital output and 24-bit converters that can..

Audio-Technica M50x Review

Audio-Technica’s M50 headphones are a standard feature in many studios, but you asked for more, and AT answered that call by..

MAD 1920s Monitors Review

MAD grows its range of passive studio monitors with a lower-cost offering than its last. John Pickford is all ears. Details..