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.
Return to bass
BEHRINGER’S NEW STUDIO XL AUDIO INTERFACE PROMISES TO BE AN ALL-IN-ONE STUDIO TOOL
POLY EFFECTS’ HECTOR PUTS A VIRTUAL MODULAR INSIDE YOUR EURORACK SET-UP
NEKTAR UNVEILS NEW IMPACT MINI
Vital Audio Vital
BASSLINE THEORY • Get better low-end lines with our guide to writing, mixing and dialing in the perfect sound for bass and sub
THREE OF THE BEST
JAPANESE BREAKFAST • Moving beyond the grief-stricken narrative woven into Michelle Zauner’s past Japanese Breakfast records, new album Jubilee strikes a more celebratory tone. Danny Turner speaks to Zauner about her artistic growth
Revisiting T Lavitz • Over a decade since the loss of the jazz-rock/fusion keyboardist, composer and producer, we pay tribute…
Jazz scales • This month, Dave demonstrates how to build sophisticated scales that work when programming melodies over specific chord types
Urei 1176LN • It may be the most-heard processor in recording history, yet you’d be hard-pressed to find anything common about this legendary box
Three great plugin alternatives
Prophet-5 Rev 4 • With Dave Smith back at Sequential’s helm, a new version of this ’80s icon was nigh-on obligatory
10? DOUBLE THE 5, SURELY
iD4 Audio Interface • Audiophile design on a budget is a tricky goal, but this popular and newly updated interface might have what it takes
Metropolix • What a difference an ‘x’ makes. Let’s patch in and explore this sequel to the jammers’ favorite Metropolis sequencer
Waveform Pro 11.5 • Could this latest update tempt you to try or even buy this excellent DAW?
KaoX • FM synthesis is associated with certain typical sounds, but maybe this new synth can expand that palette. Will you order some Kaox?
Zen Go Synergy Core • Antelope’s latest is an affordable USB powered and DSP-equipped audio interface
Tom Holkenborg’s Percussion • Hot on the heels of a salvo of stunning soundtracks, the master of high-intensity scoring opens up more ingredients of his sonic arsenal
One I made earlier
Solo • With many orchestral libraries offering music en masse, Audio Imperia distill things to a singularity, going for virtuoso with Solo
Back To The Funk
HITTING THE ROAD WITH MODULAR GEAR • Rob Redman delves into the forgotten world of live music, exposing some key tools and techniques to help you win over the gigging masses
KILLER LIVE TOOLS
Channel strip plugins • Get your basic effects in one place from these do-it-all processors
Playing the Field • Bram Brothers’ iOS app Gauss offers vintage and modern modes of looping.