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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BUILD YOUR PERFECT HOME STUDIO • We show you how to turn your humble abode into a recording studio, complete with control room
The all-important control room
Noise in the recording space
ROOM ACOUSTICS IN DEPTH • We’ve looked at the setup of your control room. Now for some simpler and more ‘pro’ routes to turn your abode into a studio
KURTIS MANTRONIK • When Kurtis el Khaleel moved to NYC aged 14, he walked into a life-long love affair. The man arguably responsible for a ton of modern pop staples tells us why he was an early exponent of all things digital
Tony Banks – Prog Rock’s Masterful Composer and Arranger • A master of restraint can teach us to play in service of the song
Horn articulations • This month, Dave Clews looks at how using articulations can help add authenticity to your programmed brass parts
Clavia Nord Modular • Nearly two decades before modular synths became fashionable, one manufacturer attempted to resuscitate the idea
SP-404 MKII • Roland’s SP-404 is a modern cult classic that’s inspired a generation of beatmakers and performers. Is this follow-up another future classic?
Absolute 5 • The latest edition of Steinberg’s über-collection adds new plugins, instruments and expansions, but is it absolute hero, or absolute zero?
MiniFuse 2 • The French developer knows a thing or two about audio, so how does its latest USB interface fare?
Matrix Mixer • Erica Synths aims is to make modular patching more flexible. Let's grab some cables and find out if they’ve succeeded
Fusion Vintage Drive and Fusion Stereo Image • Plugins modeled on SSL’s ultra-desirable consoles and analog circuits are ever popular. What if they were made by the designers themselves?
Rift • If you’re looking for some inspiration, then this new distortion plugin from Minimal Audio could well be one of the best places to start
T-1 Algorithmic Sequencer • We find out what makes this sturdy piece of hardware Euclidean-ly (is that an acceptable adjective?) tick…
Limelight • 512 Audio’s new dynamic voice mic aims to offer value for podcasters and YouTubers alike
Beef • Need an effect to beef up your sounds? This great value plugin – that does what it says on the tin – could be just what you’re after.
MELODYNE 5 • Skill up on the world’s greatest audio pitch manipulation software, and learn its state-of-the-art musical talents
EXCITERS • Thrill yourself silly with these toasty signal warmers – but which is the most exciting?
Bring The Noise • Adding non-notes to your musical palette.