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New Software Review: Nuendo 8 from Steinberg
Gear Reviews

New Software Review: Nuendo 8 from Steinberg

Now in its eighth iteration, Steinberg’s Nuendo is a powerhouse DAW with capabilities that stretch far beyond the traditional demands of simply capturing, editing, and mixing music.

In the world of professional audio, Pro Tools has long been king.

This has been especially true in the U.S., where it has Read more...

The Pioneers of Audio Engineering: Les Paul
Producer Profile

The Pioneers of Audio Engineering: Les Paul

Les Paul, pictured here toward the end of his life, never gave up designing, tinkering, and performing until the very end.

Who was Les Paul? He was man who could be classified in many different ways: Inventor, audio engineer, producer, arranger, musician—as a jazz, country and blues guitarist– and designer Read more...

5 DIY Hacks for Creating Your Own Unique-Sounding Sample Library
Tips & Tutorials

5 DIY Hacks for Creating Your Own Unique-Sounding Sample Library

5 Ways to make a more unique library of samples, all your own.

Whether you’re a musician, songwriter or producer, you have undoubtedly come across countless tutorials on becoming better at the very “thing that you do, whether it’s wailing on guitar, dreaming up multi-part harmonies, or avoiding that Read more...

New Gear Review: Brauer Motion from Waves
Gear Reviews

New Gear Review: Brauer Motion from Waves

Michael Brauer has teamed up with Waves to create a new plugin that aims to take panning to the next level.

Based on the rare FS1 Cyclosonic panner from Songbird, a novel signal processor that could produce 360 degrees of panning using just two speakers, Brauer Motion represents the next Read more...

Neve Cathedral: Studio Mozart’s Journey to the Next Level
Studio Tours

Neve Cathedral: Studio Mozart’s Journey to the Next Level

What do you call a man who launches his first studio in a communist bloc ex-bomb shelter? Who moved his family and facility a half-world away to record and mix music in America? Who learned English from reading Pro Tools manuals??!!

That is a 100% SonicScoop-certified Audio Warrior, and his Read more...

10 “Must Have” Plugins for Mixing Drums
Gear Roundups

10 “Must Have” Plugins for Mixing Drums

Drums are always interesting to mix. Simply bringing together and balancing as many as 20 or 30 mics is an art in itself. Perhaps because of this, there seem to be more plugins made specifically for mixing drums than just about any other instrument.

Today, I’d like to parse through Read more...

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