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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LIVE LITE 11 GIVES YOU MORE OF ABLETON’S FULL DAW THAN YOU MIGHT EXPECT
ERICA SYNTHS MATRIX MIXER LETS YOU RE-PATCH YOUR EURORACK WITH THE PUSH OF A BUTTON
SERATO STUDIO CAN NOW RECORD AUDIO, SO DOES THAT MEAN IT’S NOW A ‘PROPER’ DAW?
AKAI’S 2.10 UPDATE BRINGS VOCAL TUNING TO MPC USERS
CHERRY AUDIO’S MEMORYMODE SYNTH PLUGIN IS A “SUPER-SIZED” VERSION OF THE MEMORYMOOG
SEMI-MODULAR MASTERCLASS • Powerful standalone instruments in their own right, semi-modular synths also come with a world of creative patching possibilities
CV, Gate and Triggers
Attenuators explained • Use attenuation to control the level of a CV signal
LFOs and oscillator modulation
Neutron bomb • Get to know Behringer’s little red synth…
Jam & Lewis: “The technology is the inspiration” • 35 years in the making, the incomparable production duo of Jam & Lewis have just released what is – unbelievably – their debut album. We get the inside track.
Remembering A Master • Legendary musician George Duke left us in 2013. There are many, many years of celebrating his work still ahead of us…
Dots and ties • Dave’s here to broaden your notation knowledge with a look at two essential devices for denoting rhythm in a score
Kawai K5000 • Just when the analog revival was kicking off, Kawai bucked the trend with a digital synth that sounded like nothing else – before or since
Modwave • Korg’s latest digital revival is a wavetable synth loosely inspired by the DW-8000. Time to ride the wave
Bitwig Studio 4 • Bitwig Studio has always been an innovative and impressive DAW, but will version 4 bring it the audience it richly deserves?
Hollywood Orchestra OPUS Ed. • Powered by a state-of-the-art new engine, EastWest’s refined orchestral suite aims to deliver total cinematic wonder right out of the box…
Opacity II • Craving expressive guitar textures, but lacking the nouse to conjure them? This suite presents a six-string universe ready to explore…
Tracktion F.’em! • Could this confrontationally-named plugin be the most powerful FM synth ever?
Lewitt LCT 140 Air stereo pair • Want to mic things in stereo? This new pencil mic bundle could be just what you need
Arturia FX Collection 2 • The second iteration of Arturia’s effects package adds modulation and bus processors. Let's see what’s special about these FX
8-Bit Synth • Recapturing the endearing charm of classic arcade machines, 8-Bit Synth may seem gimmicky at first, but a vibrant instrument lurks within
RipX: DeepRemix • Another app attempts to take your song and split it into multitrack parts. But this one claims to do it better and do more with the results
American Road Trip
ADVANCED AUDIO EDITS • Far from simple cutting and splicing packages, today’s software audio editors can perform some truly out-of-this-world feats
The challenges of vocal editing
THREE OF THE BEST
The price of greatness
Vinyl Kontakt Instruments • Five nostalgic instruments from lootaudio.com: which will become relics? Which will stand the test of time?
Turn Down! • Attenuators and IRs let you placate sound engineers and family alike.
SCALPING’S ESSENTIAL TIPS…