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.
The new sub standard
WOOV PROMISES TO RECREATE THE LIVE MUSIC EXPERIENCE IN YOUR BROWSER
CHERRY AUDIO ENTERS THE OBERHEIM FRAY WITH EIGHT VOICE VST
NATIVE INSTRUMENTS AND IZOTOPE JOIN FORCES
M-AUDIO’S HAMMER 88 PRO IS A FULL-SIZE MIDI KEYBOARD THAT WILL APPEAL TO PIANISTS AND PRODUCERS
Roland’s monster JD-800 synth is back from the ’90s as a Zen-Core Model Expansion
Beatport DJ lets you mix in your web browser
Sonarworks SoundID Reference calibrates your speakers or headphones so that you can create better mixes
VOCALS 101 • Vocal recording can be a tricky business. A great mic and interface will help capture a great vocal, but a little know-how will go a long way too. Here’s our complete guide…
The proximity effect
Vocal recording styles
Vocal reverb types explained
Vocal mixing tips
JIMMY EDGAR • The producer, DJ, and photographer tells Leo Maymind about his long history with recording, why he redlines in Ableton Live, and what’s motivated him in the time of Covid
Full Bore Overdrive • Taking your sound to 11 and beyond!
Negative harmony • Cheer up, Dave! Our resident theory expert’s glass is half empty this month as he explores the basics of melodic ‘polarity-flipping’
Buchla Modular Synths • Though another pioneer’s name would become synonymous with the word ‘synthesizer’, Don Buchla’s mad musical instruments were equally important to the development of electronic music…
SQ-64 Poly Sequencer • The SQ-64’s USP is its vast connectivity. Rob Redman tries not to be overawed by the sheer ’80s flashiness and flexibility
AmpliTube 5 • The latest evolution of IK’s lauded amp suite promises a veritable sonic utopia for guitarists. But do the new features warrant the upgrade?
Signature BB29 • It sounds solid in the low mid frequencies – on acoustic guitar this delivers a punch
Live 11 Suite • The immensely popular DAW enters its eleventh chapter with an array of new tools and features
Nuendo 11 • The latest iteration of Steinberg’s premium DAW promises a more potent toolset than ever before, but can it tempt the Pros away from Tools?
Spaced Out • Baby Audio continue their journey into new realms with a reverb unit that reinvents a classic for the 21st century… and some
Element • Marketed as “the people’s mic”, Aston says its latest mic has undergone exhaustive public testing. But how does it sound?
ARTURIA V COLLECTION 8 • See what’s new in the latest version of this classic analog synth collection and hear the new instruments doing their thing!
The Iconic E-mu Emulator II
THREE OTHER GREAT V COLLECTION MEMBERS
Updated Jup-8 V and Stage-73 V
SYNTHS UNDER $60 • Cheap and cheerful or weak and dismaying? Are these full-version plugins up to the job?
A Bit of Alright. • Downsampling for some different distortion.
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