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How music education is using tech to thrive during coronavirus lockdown

With the shutdown of schools, colleges, and universities, educators are turning to existing and innovative new technologies that keep students learning and mentally healthy – this is how you can do it too.

Tech Dissect: discussing equality in the music production world

Spitfire Audio recently hosted Tech Dissect, an event designed to support womxn in music and music production, and challenge the current male-dominated landscape. We attended the event and spoke to some of the artists and producers involved.

How the computer became the ultimate synth

Virtual synths have become an established part of the music-technology landscape, but that wasn’t always the case. Let’s explore how the computer has basically become the ultimate synth…

The history of virtual reality

Let’s take a look back at the history of virtual reality, and how this technology – which could dramatically affect music-makers – has advanced over the last few decades.

Virtual reality: How will it change the way you make music?

Long the preserve of science fiction and well-funded laboratories, virtual reality is now an affordable consumer technology whose impact on music production could be as profound as the invention of magnetic tape. Let’s take a look at the history and tech behind this innovation.
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