Future Music Issue 242 On Sale Now

Brand new steel + cable issue out in shops today! It looks like this:

Remember, if you have any problem finding in a store check out our list of international stockists here, or you can buy the issue online here, or you can subscribe and take advantage of the latest amazing offer here.

Or get a digital edition of the mag (no disc content, but our words and pages delivered instantly to your desktop or iPad) via our digitial zinio edition here.

Once you would have popped a postcard in the newsagent's window. Next you might have taken a small ad out in the local press. And then you might have given up looking for a drummer altogether and taken that day job after all…

Fortunately for anyone looking to make it in music today, we have a powerful ally in the shape of the Internet. It's time to Get Connected and our feature starting on page 34 spells out the latest amazing cloud-based DAWs and heaps on the social media tricks you need to get hits and… well… hits!

This month we've three amazing In The Studio With sessions for you too. We check in with prolific remix masters Seamus Haji and Paul Emanuel to learn the secrets of their success on page 44, complete with video on DVD. Check out the preview teaser trailer video below!

Next we get the inside track on producing Lady Gaga with high-flying Fernando Garibay (page 58). Then back to the UK (via Sydney, Australia) to meet with one of Dance music's more elusive and enduring legend's Mark Pritchard on page 72.

Our Get That Sound feature on page 76 show you how to achieve those famous, hit-making sounds and our massive Logic, Live and Cubase tutorials bring you the latest techniques each and every month. And remember - don't miss the accompanying video, audio and more on our DVD.

Daniel Griffiths

Daniel Griffiths is a veteran journalist who has worked on some of the biggest entertainment, tech and home brands in the world. He's interviewed countless big names, and covered countless new releases in the fields of music, videogames, movies, tech, gadgets, home improvement, self build, interiors and garden design. He’s the ex-Editor of Future Music and ex-Group Editor-in-Chief of Electronic Musician, Guitarist, Guitar World, Computer Music and more. He renovates property and writes for MusicRadar.com.