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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Freebie Frenzy- Blue Cat Audio Freeware Pack 2

In this edition of Freebie Frenzy, we've got an entire bundle of top quality plugins for you to enjoy. See the press release below...

Your Audience Isn’t Listening- Part 2

  Still stung from the last glorious outpouring of truth about your audience's listening habits? I'll let you in on a little secret: they still...

Freebie Frenzy- Voxengo OldSkoolVerb

To celebrate National Pi day(or pie day, as I like to celebrate), I'm here to share more freebies from around the audio world. This...

Your Audience Isn’t Listening- Part 1

Do you REALLY think your audience cares if you used the more "airy" EQ or the most "realistic" sample library? Of course they don't! In fact, they aren't listening at all. Yeah, it stings. But I promise, this is a good thing.

Freebie Frenzy- Episode 1

In the first installment of Freebie Frenzy, we've got a couple of new freebies in the form of a generous new timbale library from Molotov sound, along with a newly-painted cult favorite compressor from Electric Snow!

Bob Katz: The Lost Interview- Part 2

We're here with the second half(actually, more than half of it) of our exclusive in-depth interview with mastering engineer, author, and all-round good guy, Bob Katz. You asked for it, and you waited for it. So without further delay.......

The Joy Of Recording And Mixing Music

In Part 1 of this series on making music fun and finding the joy in the music creation process, we'll take a look at making your DAW host work for you. We'll examine some ways to speed up the creative process and get started as quickly as possible, without the host getting in the way.

Review- Cakewalk SONAR X1 Producer

Mixing features and workflow is often a difficult thing to do. Can a robust application such as SONAR make all the right changes and become the best of both worlds? We'll find out in our in-depth review.

Review- Kirk Hunter Pop Rock Strings

String libraries are popular; and that's an understatement. But they are often either low on features or high on price. Pop Rock Strings hopes to find a happy medium with a library designed for those radio ready pop rock productions. We'll check the balance.

Review- EastWest The Dark Side

In an audio world where we constantly strive to be more "digital", The Dark Side dares to be different. You can expect plenty of grit and grime to be thrown around your speakers. No apologies, no hesitation, no pretty red bow on top. But is it practical?