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Electronic Musician

Jan 01 2021
Magazine

The new ELECTRONIC MUSICIAN is a “must have” resource for anyone who makes music, plays music, and shares music. Every issue includes "gig tested" product reviews on music gear, tons of how-to's, and interviews with today's stars revealing the secrets of their songwriting approaches and audio-production concepts.

Going it alone

Electronic Musician

NEW GEAR

THIS MONTH IN SOFTWARE • Old favorite synths like the Minimoog and Juno-106 meet new friends including a creative crossfader and a compressor with 52 styles

iZotope NEOVERB

SAMPLE BETTER! • Modern sampling tools are more powerful than ever. With so much power, there are almost limitless ways you can manipulate sound. Let’s look at some tricks…

Custom kick layering • Designing the all-important bass drum from scratch will help set you apart from the competition. Here’s how it’s done…

Six tips for working with drum samples • Brush up on the basics with these tips for using a sampler to shape and perfect your one-shot drums

Creative sampler tricks for sampled beats • Make the most of your sampler’s features to give your beats life, dynamics, motion and character

Processing ideas for sampled hits • As it’s tricky to alter samples at source, familiarizing yourself with processing techniques is essential. Here are six approaches to consider…

Atmospheric drone beds • Sometimes the best bits happen after the MIDI stops. Here we’re using regenerating sounds and resampling them

Granular and resample mining • Through the following steps, we’ll look for little sonic characteristics which we can use to enhance our track, using resampling and granular processing techniques

BT • Grammy-nominated film score composer and trance legend Brian Transeau is back with his first dance music album in seven years. Danny Turner explores his stunning studio and obsession with technology

Modal interchange • Following on from his piece on modal harmony, Dave’s got new ways for us to substitute chords into and out of our progressions

Korg M1 • One of the most successful synths of all time, this sample-based workstation changed the music-making world

Maschine+ • After years of speculation, NI launches its first standalone instrument. But does it live up to the hype?

Native Instruments NOIRE

PolyBrute • The French brand marks its anniversary with a new flagship polysynth. Time to tame the beast…

iRig Keys 2 Mini • IK Multimedia delivers one of its dinkiest computer music-making keyboards to date

Quantum 2626 • Looking for a decent multiple stream audio device? Time to fire up PreSonus' latest recording-focused audio interface

Infinity • When science and creativity collide, the results are invariably interesting. Let’s see if this long-running audio dissection editor can make sparks

Syntorus 2 • Chorus has proven to be a tricky effect to create in plugin form. Let’s see if this upgraded classic hits the spot

RetroVolt • BeatSkills deliver a sample player with synth ambitions and a plugin simply drenched in nostalgia

Magma

Mastering the MOOG ONE • Let’s explore how to create a selection of sounds and tones using Moog’s epic flagship polysynth

‘That’ retro future sound

Build a kick drum

Creating a simple lead

Three is the magic number

Soft pads with controllable fizz

Multitimbral sounds with the One

TEAM THE ONE WITH…

Split and layer

One more for the road…

GRANULAR SYNTHS • Break apart the fabric of sound and go against the grain with our guide

QUICK TIPS

Six powerful granular instruments to help you get creative

Motion-fueled granular soundscapes with...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 68 Publisher: Future Publishing Limited US Edition: Jan 01 2021

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  • Release date: November 17, 2020

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The new ELECTRONIC MUSICIAN is a “must have” resource for anyone who makes music, plays music, and shares music. Every issue includes "gig tested" product reviews on music gear, tons of how-to's, and interviews with today's stars revealing the secrets of their songwriting approaches and audio-production concepts.

Going it alone

Electronic Musician

NEW GEAR

THIS MONTH IN SOFTWARE • Old favorite synths like the Minimoog and Juno-106 meet new friends including a creative crossfader and a compressor with 52 styles

iZotope NEOVERB

SAMPLE BETTER! • Modern sampling tools are more powerful than ever. With so much power, there are almost limitless ways you can manipulate sound. Let’s look at some tricks…

Custom kick layering • Designing the all-important bass drum from scratch will help set you apart from the competition. Here’s how it’s done…

Six tips for working with drum samples • Brush up on the basics with these tips for using a sampler to shape and perfect your one-shot drums

Creative sampler tricks for sampled beats • Make the most of your sampler’s features to give your beats life, dynamics, motion and character

Processing ideas for sampled hits • As it’s tricky to alter samples at source, familiarizing yourself with processing techniques is essential. Here are six approaches to consider…

Atmospheric drone beds • Sometimes the best bits happen after the MIDI stops. Here we’re using regenerating sounds and resampling them

Granular and resample mining • Through the following steps, we’ll look for little sonic characteristics which we can use to enhance our track, using resampling and granular processing techniques

BT • Grammy-nominated film score composer and trance legend Brian Transeau is back with his first dance music album in seven years. Danny Turner explores his stunning studio and obsession with technology

Modal interchange • Following on from his piece on modal harmony, Dave’s got new ways for us to substitute chords into and out of our progressions

Korg M1 • One of the most successful synths of all time, this sample-based workstation changed the music-making world

Maschine+ • After years of speculation, NI launches its first standalone instrument. But does it live up to the hype?

Native Instruments NOIRE

PolyBrute • The French brand marks its anniversary with a new flagship polysynth. Time to tame the beast…

iRig Keys 2 Mini • IK Multimedia delivers one of its dinkiest computer music-making keyboards to date

Quantum 2626 • Looking for a decent multiple stream audio device? Time to fire up PreSonus' latest recording-focused audio interface

Infinity • When science and creativity collide, the results are invariably interesting. Let’s see if this long-running audio dissection editor can make sparks

Syntorus 2 • Chorus has proven to be a tricky effect to create in plugin form. Let’s see if this upgraded classic hits the spot

RetroVolt • BeatSkills deliver a sample player with synth ambitions and a plugin simply drenched in nostalgia

Magma

Mastering the MOOG ONE • Let’s explore how to create a selection of sounds and tones using Moog’s epic flagship polysynth

‘That’ retro future sound

Build a kick drum

Creating a simple lead

Three is the magic number

Soft pads with controllable fizz

Multitimbral sounds with the One

TEAM THE ONE WITH…

Split and layer

One more for the road…

GRANULAR SYNTHS • Break apart the fabric of sound and go against the grain with our guide

QUICK TIPS

Six powerful granular instruments to help you get creative

Motion-fueled granular soundscapes with...


Expand title description text