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.
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Electronic Musician • Vol. 37 No. 9
BITWIG STUDIO 4 ANNOUNCED: EXPLORE “NEW MUSICAL TIMELINES”
APOGEE’S DSP-POWERED DUET 3 USB AUDIO INTERFACE PROMISES TO SOUND AS GOOD AS IT LOOKS
BEHRINGER CHANNELS MUTABLE INSTRUMENTS’ PLAITS IN BRAINS, A MULTI-ENGINE DIGITAL OSCILLATOR
TRACKTION’S F.’EM IS TOUTED AS ONE OF THE MOST POWERFUL FM SYNTHS EVER
ARTURIA’S FX COLLECTION 2 BUNDLES 22 ‘AUDIO EFFECTS THAT YOU’LL ACTUALLY USE’
APPLE BRINGS SPATIAL AUDIO TOOLS TO LOGIC PRO
SPLICE SOUNDS NOW WORKS BETTER WITH YOUR DAW, AND THERE ARE NEW BEATMAKING AND SYNTH PLUGINS, TOO
BLACK CORPORATION IS BRINGING BACK THE JUPITER-8 AND WITH EXTRA FEATURES
FOCAL NAIM AMERICA SHOWCASES TRACKS ‘MIXED ON FOCAL’
PERFECT (VIRTUAL) CHANNEL STRIPS • Get all your standard mixing effects in one place with these analog-style plugins
Sunroof • Sunroof duo Gareth Jones and Daniel Miller have finally released their debut electronic album 40 years after they first became friends. Danny Turner reveals how the iconic producers’ modular jams finally saw fruition
More Love & Respect For Chick Corea • Last issue I celebrated the synth soloing aspect of Chick Corea’s legacy, covering his time in the groundbreaking Return To Forever, and some of his solo work immediately following the dissolution of that band in 1976. This month let’s look at some of his great moments from the ’80s and ’90s.
Chromatic mediants • Our resident theory enthusiast uncovers a secret weapon beloved of film composers – the chromatic mediant movement
Pultec EQP-1A • The very definition of boutique gear, the tube-toting Pultec EQP-1A set the standard for hardware equalizers
Verselab MV-1 • The MV-1 prioritizes vocals – as per the name – but it still has you covered for samples and instruments too
Al Schmitt • Bottling the sonic signature of the sadly departed producer, Leapwing Audio’s latest plugin promises the sound of a legend…
Audio Revolution 2x2 • Quality audio is at the heart of this firm’s ethos. We test the brand's first fully fledged audio interface
NightSky • Explore the infinite world of modulated reverb with Strymon’s new time-warped reverberator
Circuit Rhythm • Hot on the heels of the impressive Circuit Tracks, Novation adds a sampler to its groovebox range
Warlock • Warlock is Tone2’s attempt to deliver a power and workflow combination that is a rare partnership in softsynth design. And it’s damn cheap too…
UF8 • DAW controllers let us take direct control over our projects – can SSL’s new UF8 bridge the gap between software and hardware?
Orbitron • Providing an original method of effecting your sonics, Orbitron’s fresh concept conjures living, breathing modulation. Is it a hit?
SAMPLE SYNTHESIS • Rob Redman cuts and shuts, granularizes and mangles samples to discover new sonic possibilities
THREE OF THE BEST
Making a usable instrument
PLATE REVERBS • From simple EMT models to more out-there plate recreations, reverb is served…
Hold The Reverb • Have fun and save pedalboard real estate with this underused effect function.