Category Archives: Music Production

Vangelis: The Passing of My Musical Inspiration

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Of all of the artists that have influenced me, none have loomed larger than Vangelis, the passing of my musical inspiration. I just learned of his passing today, at 79 years old. I am absolutely gutted. Vangelis meant the world to me and has so incredibly influenced my music and the soundtrack/compositional style that I […]

A Googly-Eyed Player Piano

A Googly-Eyed Transparent Player Piano

The incredibly inventive engineer Mark Rober built Chopstix, a A Googly-Eyed Player Piano self-playing, transparent piano with googly eyes and a digital screen that is able to speak English through a MIDI controller. Fellow YouTuber Buddy Sanderson of 3Blue1Brown explained how Chopstix is able to speak. The signals from speech can be visualized with a waveform, …If you zoom in on a little window […]

Mackie Big Knob Studio+ Review

Mackie Big Knob Studio+ Review. Bunker 8 takes you through their experience, installation and our recommendations. Mackie has been a mainstay in our studio from day one, with our experience directly with the Mackie 32-8. We needed a new control room monitor and audio interface in one unit. The Mackie Big Knob Studio definitely fit the […]

Download Preset Magician For Creating NKS Presets

Download Preset Magician For Creating NKS Presets

We have decided to host the Download Preset Magician For Creating NKS Presets application. You will find it here. Preset Magician is an application to automatically create NKS Presets from your non-NKS compatible VST plugins. You can then use Maschine and Komplete Kontrol hardware to browse and load presets – including audio previews for synths. […]

Noire Instrument Review

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Noire Instrument Review. This is an unprompted and user based review for Noire by Native Instruments. I have spent the better part of my professional career as first and foremost, a piano player. It was the instrument that I started on, the instrument that allowed me to artistically explore all sides of the emotional spectrum. […]

5 Reasons to Upgrade Cubase 10

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Chris Selim gives you a great video on 5 Reasons to Upgrade To Cubase 10. These may not be your five reasons. However, Chris Selim’s unique Canadian take on this product makes this video worth watching. Take a few minutes and watch the video below. It is worth it to get his unique take on […]

Orchestral Programming Day One

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We get asked, everyday, about Orchestral Programming. mainly, “where do I start.”. This video, “Orchestral Programming Day One” might be your answer. Well, this video, done by Christian Henson and sponsored by Spitfire Audio, if you have never done orchestral programming, is a great place to start. Sure, it helps to have the theory behind […]

How the Music Industry Works

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Rarely do we say this, but this video How the Music industry works is essential viewing. It is the best 3:44 seconds you will ever spend watching anything. If you do anything related to music in this industry, or have read anything that we have promoted here, including how David Prose, the actor who played […]