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Engineering the Sound: Jack White’s ‘Blunderbuss’

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“Technology is a big destroyer of truth and emotion” - Jack White, It Might Get Loud, 2008 From the raucous blues-rock swagger of The White Stripes to his endeavours with…
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Watch A Guide To Modular Synthesis with Look Mum No Computer

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If you've ever wanted a rundown on modular synthesis, but have been waiting for the right introduction, wait no longer. Everyone's favourite YouTube synth wizard Sam Battle a.k.a Look Mum…
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Download 100MB of Organic Percussion Samples For Free

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Producers know you can never have too many samples, especially percussion hits. So when they're free, you tend to download them. Thanks to a generous Reddit user by the name of…
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Dave Davies’ Gibson Flying V up for Auction

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If you, like many of us, are a fan of The Kinks then this might just tickle your fancy. Dave Davies' infamous Gibson Flying V is going up for sale -…

Walrus Audio Reveals Monument Harmonic Tap Tremolo V2

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Walrus Audio have just launched the Monument Harmonic Tap Tremolo V2. It's smaller than the original, but packs in a host of new features.   Inspired by the jagged peaks…

Counterfeit Pro Audio Factory Raided in China

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A factory that has been producing counterfeit pro audio equipment has been raided in Enping City, China. They've made fake versions of Harman, Sennheiser, Shure and Yamaha gear.   Ever…

IK Multimedia Unveils the iRig Micro Amp and Interface

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IK Multimedia has just announced the iRig Micro Amp. On the surface, it's a 15 watt battery powered combo. But it also connects to iOS devices, Mac and PC for…

Listen to a Alternate Soundtrack for David Lynch’s Eraserhead

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Eraserhead, David Lynch's first feature film was released in 1977. An unnerving, surrealist horror film - the type that maybe only Lynch could conjure - is fertile ground for musical…

Meet the SiX Compact Mixer: An SSL for Your Desktop

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SSL have long been industry leader in studio recording; definitively associated with high end professional craft. As such, they come with hefty price tags. With the advent of the SiX…

Does Bluetooth Have a Future in Pro Audio?

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As long as there have been recording studios, there have been lengths of cable. One might assume that the two are virtually inseparable, audio signals have to travel through something…

The Big Winners in the Margaret Guthman New Instrument Competition

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The Margaret Guthman New Instrument Competition was recently held at the Georgia Tech School of Music. 14 finalists were invited to present their creations and perform live. The judging panel…
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Download 167 Stab Samples For Free

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They might only last a second, but the impact of a stab can be infinitely profound. Slotting a few into your track can be great for creating catchy hooks and…
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David Gilmour Reveals That He Mixed Jimi Hendrix’s Sound in 1970

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Sound guys are a very important component of live shows, however, they are easily overlooked or taken for granted. But maybe not in this instance. In a recent interview with Prog…
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New Book ‘Pedal Crush’ to Cover Creative Applications for Stompboxes

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Kim Bjorn, author of the successful synthesiser book Patch and Tweak has announced his latest project, which explores pedal effects as a creative tool for all artists. The hardcover book called…
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The Boss RE-2W is the Coolest Delay That You’ll Never Get to Play

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Roland's Space Echo is one of the most loved of all delays, but we haven't yet seen a compact version of the effect. Until now. An imgur user by the name…

Arca Creates the Bootup Music for Mega Sg Gaming Console

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Arca, the Venezuelan electronic artist and producer who's worked with Bjork, Frank Ocean and Kanye West among others, has created the startup music for Mega Sg gaming console.   Arca…