The MPG Award-winning mix engineer talks plugins, studio techniques and working with Stormzy
Giles Martin's seasoned ears have brought The Beach Boys' hallowed Pet Sounds into the spatial audio realm with astonishing results. We spoke to Giles to learn more…
Gryffin tells us how going from AC/DC to deadmau5 and classical piano to Ableton Live helped him launch his bid for Spotify superstardom
Promising to infuse the crackle of yesteryear into your tracks, Retronaut goes beyond its lo-fi headline to deliver thrilling sound-shaping abilities
Here are our picks of some of the slickest routes to create and mix in both Sony 360RA and Dolby Atmos
This 55-track compilation, mixed in 360 Reality Audio at London's ARK360° Studio, makes a convincing case for the post-stereo world
When is a piano not a piano? When Heavyocity rips it apart, builds a new instrument from its internals, then goes at it with a range of tools…
Logic is one of the most versatile DAWs when it comes to composing music and sound for video content. Here's how to get started
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With a constant stream of visual content competing for our eyes and ears, we wonder what the future will look like for soundtrack composers, and whether AI is friend or foe?
Sync licensing and production music creation can be a stable route for jobbing musicians, but it can be a tricky world to navigate for those not familiar with the details
The boundary between sound design and score has blurred in recent years, as melody and abstract sonics fuse to create today’s modern soundtracking norm
Writing to picture means responding musically to visual events on-screen. We explore some of the best practices that will serve you well during this process
Becoming the first Chinese DJ to play Tomorrowland at only 17, Chace is an EDM savant. We find out more about his beat-driven approach to production
Perfecting Audified’s meticulous modelling of Gallien-Krueger’s bass amps, this updated amp/cab sim brings cool new elements into play
Will Modalics’ debut plugin take the prize for most refreshingly innovative piece (or should that be slice?) of software we’ve seen for beat creation?
Knitting ethereal vocal textures, evolving atmospherics and swelling bass throbs, Speculative Memories opens vast avenues for sonic introspection
Summoning the spirit of the string machines of the pre-digital age, EastWest’s latest VI brings retro-future textures to the 21st century table
Bulging with a host of new upgrades, Studio One 6 smartly tailors your workflow to be more honed than many other DAWs. but is its plethora of new features accumulatively worth the switch?
After his track I Hear A Symphony went viral on TikTok, songwriter and orchestrator Cody Fry felt compelled to pursue a longstanding ambition - to build a collection of huge-sounding, orchestra-backed tracks
Marrying unabashed romance with a diverse musical armoury, the former Guillemots frontman has re-emerged with a new EP, birthed from adventures both real and digital
Japan’s innovative guru has mixed classic synths, real instrument samples and expressive pedals on his new lockdown-recorded album