voxengo span

Span – a very useful FREE analyser plugin

Span by Voxengo is a multi purpose and ultra useful FREE analyser plugin available in multiple native formats for both PCs and Mac. SPAN is a free real-time “fast Fourier transform” audio spectrum analyzer AU, AAX and VST plugin for professional music and audio production applications.  For the most part it was derived from Voxengo … Continue reading Span – a very useful FREE analyser plugin

Friedman Mini Dirty Shirley

Recording the Friedman Dirty Shirley Mini – Clip included!

I finally completed my new hybrid analog/digital guitar recording rig! I couldn't be happier ... I've got a great sound, amazing easiness of use, and a lot of options at my fingertips without resorting to editors, menus or other stuff. So for now, I can say that I'm happy after selling my beloved Fractal Axe … Continue reading Recording the Friedman Dirty Shirley Mini – Clip included!

Friedman Mini Dirty Shirley

Why I sold my Fractal AXE FX and I’m going back to Analog

I just recently sold my Fractal Audio Systems AXE FX II XL on Reverb.com I had been an all-digital guitar player for 3 years after switching from the analog world. In the past, i owned A LOT of tube amps: Marshall, Mesa, VOX, ENGL, Fender...you name it. For me, the AXE FX has been a … Continue reading Why I sold my Fractal AXE FX and I’m going back to Analog

Buy this now! All Mars Samples for $39

ALL the samples from Mars for $39 on sale! (more than $1000 less than list price...) Seriously, do yourself a favor and buy them now. All the samples are playable with NI Kontakt or other samples, and some even included custom GUI for making it all way easier and better looking! Here's the link to … Continue reading Buy this now! All Mars Samples for $39

ECM Records

ECM Records now Streaming

This is great news for every contemporary, jazz and experimental music fans. The highly renowned, highly respected Independent label ECM Records has launched its entire catalogue to all major music streaming platforms. ECM’s focus is primarily on contemporary, jazz and classical music. Mostly instrumental. As of Friday 17 November, music from the likes of Keith … Continue reading ECM Records now Streaming

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Gear Porn: Clever Gear Rocks Pinterest

** WARNING ** This is pure, GAS inducing gear porno. I collected a bunch of the most intriguing, innovative, experimentally designed gear on Pinterest. I'm keeping the Pinterest page constantly updated so check back often for even more lust. Feel free to recommend or suggest any new piece of gear you'd like to see pinned. … Continue reading Gear Porn: Clever Gear Rocks Pinterest

TheoryBoard

Theory Board makes music theory easy.. and much more

There are countless ways to learn music theory out there. You know - chords, intervals, scales, arpeggios.. that kind of stuff. Most of them are (let's be frank) quite boring, old or just not interactive, making the process of learning a very difficult and tedious one. Worst of all, however, none of the theory methods, … Continue reading Theory Board makes music theory easy.. and much more

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7 FREE Virtual Instruments I Recommend

Virtual Instruments are pieces of software that allow you to play an instrument without relying or owning any physical hardware. They have internal sound engines (which can be modelling, synthesis or sample based) and are able to generate sounds and music. Most of them are usually controlled though some kind of MIDI (wired or wireless) input. Let's … Continue reading 7 FREE Virtual Instruments I Recommend

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9 FREE Plug-ins I Recommend: Effects

Music production and recording nowadays largely relies on the use of Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs) and plug-ins. Plug ins can be roughly split into two categories: Virtual Instruments Effects Virtual instruments can either be used to mimic real instruments by employing software (modelling or sampling based) or can be new types of instruments altogether, and … Continue reading 9 FREE Plug-ins I Recommend: Effects