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. 38 No. 1 JANUARY 2022
LOGIC PRO 10.7 BRINGS DOLBY ATMOS TO APPLE’S DAW
BEHRINGER TAKES ON THE MOOG DFAM WITH THE EDGE SEMI-MODULAR PERCUSSION SYNTH
IZOTOPE RELEASES RX 9
SPECTRASONICS ADD FOUR NEW THEMED INSTRUMENTS FOR OMNISPHERE 2
ROLAND’S SP-404MKII PROMISES NEXT-LEVEL PERFORMANCE SAMPLING
PRESONUS’S SECOND-GENERATION R-SERIES MONITORS PROMISE MORE CONTROL AND IMPROVED PERFORMANCE
UNIVERSAL AUDIO INTRODUCE AFFORDABLE VOLT INTERFACES
NEKTAR ANNOUNCES THE IMPACT LX MINI, ITS MOST POWERFUL MINI MIDI KEYBOARD YET
Minimal Audio Rift
EQ & DYNAMICS 101 • You don’t need the latest and greatest plugins to get a polished-sounding mix. We show you how to get the most from standard EQ and dynamics processors
FOUR CLASSIC EQUALIZER PLUGINS
MAKE YOUR OWN SLICING PRESETS
Eris Drew • One of the few DJs still performing with turntables, house producer Eris Drew also uses her Technics as a production tool. Danny Turner delves into her debut album
An OG Crossover Master • A musical toast to the synth innovations of Jeff Lorber…
Consonance and dissonance • Our incumbent theory professor examines how a combination of nice and nasty can provide the ultimate musical contrast
Fairlight CMI • A trio of intrepid Australians set out to create a digital synthesizer but ended up with an entirely different instrument – one that changed music forever
Hammers • In a new collaboration between Saw composer Charlie Clouser and Spitfire Audio, percussion has never sounded so brutal
Alpha 65 Evo • If you’re looking to move up from your budget monitors this pair could be just the thing you need
Oxygen Pro Mini • A quality mini-key keyboard coupled with plenty of performance features should be a winning combo
Model 84 • As another software rebirth of a vintage classic from 1984 arrives, Softube delves into Greek mythology (via Japan) for inspiration
MPC 2.10 update • Does this free major update to the platform improve the MPC hardware? Let’s get stuck in to find out
NoiseShaper • ShaperBox branches out from effects processing with a sample-powered noise generator.
SynthMaster 2 iOS • Bringing the fully-featured flagship synth to iPad/Phone users, is this breakout version of KV331’s creative powerhouse the master of all?
Super-7 • What happens if you weave a karaoke classic into a programmable sample-based instrument? The results from UVI will be Super!
S10.4 subwoofer • Looking for some extra bass in your monitoring system? Fire up this latest yellow-coned beast
GO:MIXER Pro X • Built for video creators and portable recording, does the latest GO:Mixer Pro have the X factor?
Grum: Shades of Progressive
MIX & MASTER FOR STREAMING • Learn how the loudness rules have changed and get your tunes to make the grade online
The document that stopped the war
Dynamic range: then and now
Peaking too early
Loudness range issues
Mixing in Dolby Atmos
MULTI-EFFECTS • These plugins offer most of the effects you could possibly need in one single place, but which ones are worth the investment?
I Got Rhythm • Gatelab offers a new route to creative comping.